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Lord & Taylor

424 Fifth Ave., New York, NY, 10018
at 39th St.
212-391-3344

Avg. Rating

9
Service: 8
Selection: 9
"Highly Recommended"

Average Reader Rating on a Scale of 10.

88% would go back.

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Just Don't Call Them...

By djohn27743 on 3/6/2013

  • Overall Rating: 4
  • Service: 1
  • Selection: 7
  • No, I would not go back!

Attempted to locate a dress that was advertised as being sold at Lord and Taylor. I called the Manhattan store 5 times in the course of an hour and got absolutely nowhere. Calls were routed to the 6th floor instead of the 3rd and then rerouted to the 3rd where no one picked up. I finally asked for a supervisor and was then routed to an extension and heard nothing but silence for 4-5 minutes, no elevator music, no voicemail, no nothing. When I called back a final time and hit 0 for the operator, the system went into a fast busy. I have never experienced such poor customer service over the phone from a large department store ever. I even called the corporate offices and surprise, surprise, got voice mails also. I would much rather find my dress, but now will be sending a complaint letter to the owner, Richard Baker. Improvements are needed.

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33 out of 66 people found this review helpful.

Smart Shopping For SMART People

By Hiptoit on 9/22/2009

  • Overall Rating: 10
  • Service: 10
  • Selection: 10
  • Yes, I would go back!

Lord & Taylor, at their stunning landmark Fifth Avenue building, first department store in America, is the very vision of grand old world elegance that rivals the finest department stores in Paris & London. NYC is very fortunate to have her here & now! In the 21st Century Lord & Taylor has returned to her early roots offering the finest in fashion for SMART women & men! The store is beautifully detailed,clean, well organized & generously stocked with wonderful selections that make your shopping pleasantly convenient with the gracious, polite help of EXPERIENCED salespeople who are there to cheerfully assist rather than stare & pose. All the latest trends are there! Wit, STYLE, intelligence, standards, ethics, courtesy, kindness & good sense! ...YOU will find ALL of those fine qualities in abundance at Lord & Taylor!

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107 out of 221 people found this review helpful.

Lord & Taylor, Manhattan's Best Department Store!!!

By Manhattman on 7/1/2009

  • Overall Rating: 10
  • Service: 10
  • Selection: 10
  • Yes, I would go back!

Lord & Taylor IS Manhattan's Best Department Store! It's new owners have ALREADY returned Lord & Taylor to it's original identity as Fashion Leader, stocking the store with fashionable merchandise & Manhattan's NICEST sales help! Theory,Bobbi Brown, Carmen Marc Valvo,Betsey Johnson,NARS,Juicey Couture,Badgley Mischka,Eileen Fisher, Cole Haan,7 For All Mankind,Hudson,Nicole Miller,Ralph Lauren,Donna Karan,DKNYC,Shoshanna,Cynthia Vincent,Hanro,Max & Cleo,Lafayette 148 NY,Leilani,Oscar De La Renta,David Meister,Givenchy,Michael Kors,Morgan McFeeters,Laundry,& so many more. WHAT do I need from any other store where the help is not interested in really helping the customer because they think they are SOLELY there to look/feel Hip? I don't!

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520 out of 649 people found this review helpful.

If you're a New Yorker, shop at Lord & Taylor

By KMcGrane on 5/22/2009

  • Overall Rating: 9
  • Service: 9
  • Selection: 9
  • Yes, I would go back!

Sometimes there are items you just need to purchase from a department store. Or maybe you want the experience of being able to get everything in one place. All the other department stores in the city are so packed with tourists, it's hard to get your shopping done. Lord and Taylor is like the department stores you went to as a child: civilized and calm.

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1143 out of 1267 people found this review helpful.

My Favorite Place To Shop

By olympicshopper on 11/11/2005

  • Overall Rating: 10
  • Service: 9
  • Selection: 10
  • Yes, I would go back!

I am an avid Lord & Taylor shopper and I absolutely love it there. I just recently checked out their website & saw that you can now shop online! The site is fantastic and easy to use. I just bought cashmere sweaters for my family and picked up some great gifts for the holiday. Definitely an A+ in my book.

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858 out of 1278 people found this review helpful.

the best kept secret in NY

By love_to_shop on 11/10/2005

  • Overall Rating: 9
  • Service: 9
  • Selection: 9
  • Yes, I would go back!

i started shopping at lord & taylor last year. i had not been there since i was a kid and WOW was i surprised! the selection is so great. much more contemporary than what you'd expect. great service and values. i just checked out their website and found it really easy to navigate. quick and simple to order. i picked up 3 cashmere sweaters! i just hope the secret doen't get out!

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545 out of 970 people found this review helpful.

Fantastic

By nikid on 6/11/2005

  • Overall Rating: 10
  • Service: 9
  • Selection: 10
  • Yes, I would go back!

Best place in the whole of new york to shop. Has everything you could need or want and the staff are great too. Out of all the department stores in manhattan, this one has my vote

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511 out of 879 people found this review helpful.

Great shopping experience

By shopper on 3/27/2003

  • Overall Rating: 10
  • Service: 10
  • Selection: 10
  • Yes, I would go back!

The store really looks great. The window displays are fabulous - art exhibits, cars and more. Plus, Larry Forgione is running their newly remodeled restaurant and the food is outstanding. I love shopping for dresses there - as well as clothing for my husband. It's very updated and modern.

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432 out of 817 people found this review helpful.

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