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Samantha Thavasa

965 Madison Ave., New York, NY 10021 40.773971 -73.963778
nr. 76th St.  See Map | Subway Directions Hopstop Popup
212-535-3920 Send to Phone

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  • Price Range: ($$) Mid-Range
  • Products & Services: Handbags

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Official Website

samanthathavasausa.com

Hours

Mon-Sat, 10am-6pm; Sun, closed

Nearby Subway Stops

6 at 77th St.

Payment Methods

American Express, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Product Guide

Accessories

  • Handbags

Profile

With the opening of this Madison Avenue store in 2006, Samantha Thavasa, a Japanese handbag company, put down its first glittering roots in the United States. Stylish, affordable handbags are the name of the game, although you’ll also find no short supply of rhinestone-studded wallets. In the windows, the flashy bags twinkle on chandeliers. Inside, pink rugs punctuate the bright white floors, glitter sparkles from all over, and larger-than-life pictures of New York socialite Tinsley Mortimer, one of the brand's U.S. designers, hang on the walls. In Japan, the bags’ bright colors, heart-shaped decorations, and foreign-celebrity endorsements have earned a cult following among young women. Here the bags have been seen as a somewhat more affordable alternative to mainstream luxury brands.

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