New York Magazine


Best Shopping Destinations
If you've come to New York to shop, these are the essential stops, from iconic Tiffany's to edgy Barneys.

Best Boutiques
Lesser known and high end, vintage and cutting-edge, our picks for the top boutiques.


Where Can I Find Sample Sales?
A daily rundown of the best sales, trunk shows, and bargains on everything from clothes and shoes to furniture, art and spas.
 12-Month Sales Calendar

  Which Stores Are New on the Scene?
Our weekly list of store openings keeps you on top of the shops.
  Street Fair Calendar
Seven months of fairs, fests, carnivals, bazaars, expos, and spectaculars — more browsing than even a bargain-hungry New Yorker could hope to enjoy.

Avoid spending your entire trip in a cab. Pick a few neighborhoods and hit the shops. Below are maps and walking tours specifically focused on shopping in the city. (For more neighborhood maps and tours, check out our neighborhood section.)

Walking Tours
Lexington Avenue: Classy boutiques that have lasted for generations.

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Madison Ave. (58th to 66th Sts) Madison Ave. (66th to 75th Sts)

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Walking Tours
Crosby Street: A quietly chic shopping experience
Meatpacking District: Trendy and full of paycheck-draining boutiques.

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ChelseaLower East Side NoLIta SoHo TriBeCa West Village

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Park Slope Smith Street Williamsburg

Walking Tours
Austin Street: Chains, boutiques, and hard-to-find items that make the F-train trip worthwhile.

Cheap Luxury Bags
This 2,000-square-foot shop is bursting with current-season bags from Prada, Fendi, Ferragamo, Dolce & Gabbana, Todís, and Dior, all at 20 to 50 percent off retail.

Wedding Dresses or Rings
Our complete guide to finding rings, dresses, cakes, lingerie, videographers, locations...everything except the spouse.

Four first-rate jewelry stores for flashy gems, antique finds, and offbeat creations.

Trendy Sneakers
Whether you're in the market for vintage Adidas, exclusive Nike releases, hard-to-find styles, or bargain sneaker deals.

A Hair Makeover
Who's best at redheads, blondes, brunettes, curls, men's cuts?



Designer Duds for Less
Can't live without your Calvin or Carolina, but can't bear shelling out the cash? We've done the research on where to get the labels you lust for without leaving you broke.

 Our Complete Cheap Guide to NYC