Mon-Sat, 10am-10pm; Sun, 11am-8pm
4, 5, 6, L, N, Q, R at 14th St.-Union Sq.
American Express, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
This basement-level store is fully stocked with 25,000 pairs of shoes, 2,000 pairs of denim, 2,400 handbags, and 1,000 watches, all for 30 to 70 percent off original Nordstrom prices. Accessories, beauty products, and lingerie fill the space to the left of the escalator, womenswear and juniors' racks take up the central floor, tall shelves of shoes flank the cash registers, and menswear wraps around the back wall. (Nineteen cashiers are regularly churning through customers to keep lines in check.) The beauty section is packed with the likes of Bliss and Stila, the lingerie range includes Elle Macpherson, Calvin Klein, and Chantelle, and stacks of sunglasses are emblazoned with Prada and Fendi logos. Women can browse a slew of dresses from Nanette Lepore, Max Studio, BCBG Max Azria, and D&G, and men will find plenty of choices in the suiting department from Hugo Boss, Dolce & Gabbana, Joseph Abboud, and Ben Sherman. Plus, there’s an on-site tailor for fittings, a rare off-price perk.