Shop Nora Gardner for Women’s Workwear in NYC
A former Wall Street woman, Nora Gardner knows the challenge of finding work-appropriate clothing that checks all the boxes women need. In a perfect world, you would have pieces that are commanding but not too flashy, flattering to your figure, durable rather than disposable, and not St. John-level expensive.
Line Friends Flagship Comes to Times Square
Line Friends, one of the fastest-growing character brands in the world, has opened its first official flagship store right in the center of everything: New York’s Times Square. The opening coincides with the one-year anniversary of Line Corp’s listing on the New York Stock Exchange.
Best Japanese Skincare Sites in NYC
Explore the exotic beauty regimen and rituals of Asia, specifically Japan and Korea. A host of New York City spas invite innovative beauty-goers to explore their enticing offerings. From sake soaks to green tea treatments, there are lots of unique offerings, so clear the calendar and book some solo time.
City Point: Brooklyn's New Shopping Center
If you’re visiting Brooklyn, you’ll find some of the best the borough has to offer all in one space downtown. City Point is an exciting new multilevel structure with food on the basement level and shopping above. The dining area is itself called DeKalb Market, showcasing vendors with roots in Brooklyn. You’ll find Steve’s Authentic Key Lime Pies, BK Jani’s Pakistani street food, DeKalb Taco, the transcendent Ample Hills ice cream, and many others. Alongside is a Trader Joe’s if you’re wanting some Speculoos or cheap olive oil!
Vintage Shopping in New York City
You’re in New York City, one of the most desirable shopping destinations in the world. While we understand why you'd want to spend some time walking up and down Fifth Avenue, there are also plenty of stores around where you can score great pieces that won't break the bank. We’re talking vintage, all the way. Here are just a couple worth checking out.
The Best Places to Find Antiques in NYC
If you love shopping for antiques, then New York City will feel like a godsend. The amount of collectables, antiques, vintage items, and treasures to be found in this city is immeasurable, and we’ve rounded up the top five places to shop for them below. From outdoor markets to oddity stores, be sure to spend some time shopping at all of these NYC gems.
Hershey’s Chocolate World Is Getting Bigger & Better
Hershey’s Chocolate World is a Times Square staple, and just when you thought it couldn’t get any better (or any more chocolatey), Hershey’s Chocolate World is about to up their game. Coming very soon, Hershey’s Chocolate World will be moving to a bigger and better location, adding in dozens of new store features and chocolate-inspired experiences. Mark your calendar, because 2017 is going to be a delicious one.
Where to Find the Best Eco-Friendly Non-Toxic Nail Salons in NYC
We're in the heart of summer, which means baring more skin and donning more sundresses, capris, and sexy, strappy sandals. Now is a a great time to get pampered with a manicure and pedicure. Thanks to a handful of contemporary salons, eco-conscious beauties can indulge without compromising their health.
Unexpected Shops and Goods in NYC
There’s no shortage of places to shop in New York City, including some stores where you least expect them. These five establishments have goods that will surprise. Whether you’re looking for that simple black T-shirt that’s been on your shopping list for months, or something unique, you are guaranteed to find all sorts of treasures in these five unusual NYC establishments.
New York Charm(s): A Q&A with Pandora Jewelry
Pandora, one of the leading names in jewelry for more than 30 years, offers women across the world a universe of high quality, hand-finished, modern and genuine jewelry products at affordable prices. Known primarily for their vast selection of iconic charms (and beautiful bracelets to wear them on), Pandora makes it easy to express your personal style in your own unique way. City Guide sat down with Pandora to find out the secret of the jeweler's charm.
Fashion Shopping NYC: Summer Stripes for All
Summer is the season for the stripe to come out in full force, and from sidewalks to subways you'll find them all around NYC. Look for nautical-inspired along with more fashion-forward takes to fill out your seasonal wardrobe. Blue and white may be the tried-and-true color combo, but 2017 is the summer of anything goes. Pops of pink, yellow, and red make appearances on some of our favorite striped ready-to-wear and accessories. Read on to discover the best stripes to shop in NYC.
What You'll Find at NYC's Hell's Kitchen Flea Market
Some call it a flea market, and some call it a treasure hunter’s haven. Whether you’re a seasoned veteran or a first-time visitor of New York City, there’s going to be something new and exciting to be discovered at the Hell’s Kitchen Flea Market.
Summer Fashion Best Bets in NYC
The sun is finally out; it’s safe to say that summer has finally arrived. Besides unearthing sandals and floaty day dresses from the closet, it’s a good time for a further wardrobe refresh. The latest crop of ready-to-wear and accessories (literally) speaks for itself. From handbags to home furnishings, there’s a sartorial way to inject wit into your seasonal wear. Consider this the stylish way to say 'hello' to the new season.
Sugi Acupressure Offers Long-Term Health Solutions
Sugi Acupressure is a Korean modality of bodywork therapy that aims to recruit and integrate various elements to bring about lasting healing of the whole person, rather than just alleviating symptoms temporarily.
NYC's Grand Bazaar: Food, Fashion, Antiques, and Collectibles
Find yourself in the city on a Sunday with a free morning or afternoon? Head up to the Upper West Side to explore the Grand Bazaar NYC.
A Second Chance: NYC’s Best Designer Resale Boutique
Always dreamt of owning a vintage Chanel purse, golden chain and all? How about some Jimmy Choo pumps? A Second Chance, an authentic luxury retail store, can help make those dreams a reality for you, even if you’re living on a budget. Whether you feel like popping into one of their two store locations (Upper East Side and SoHo) or shopping their webstore, it’s nearly impossible not to score a deal on some vintage designer gems at A Second Chance.
Artists & Fleas Opens a New Location in SoHo
On May 13th, Artists & Fleas will be opening a market in SoHo (568 Broadway) in the old Armani Exchange space. Stop by seven days a week, from 10am to 8pm, to shop your heart out. This uniquely curated shopping experience has some of the best New York City has to offer when it comes to independent art, design, fashion, and vintage finds. Come see for yourself!
May Flowers: Where to Find Fashionably in Bloom Florals in NYC
While tulips line Park Avenue and Central Park is a spring wonderland, fashion too is in bloom. From Tiffany Glass and Peonies scarves at New-York Historical Society, to floral footwear from Dolce & Gabbana and Saint Laurent, read on for our guide to the best florals in fashion right now.
Hop to It! Great Easter Gifts in NYC
When it comes to Easter gift-giving, know your audience. Read on for our favorite Easter gifts from some of the best shops in NYC.
LOOT: MAD About Jewelry Opens at Museum of Arts and Design
Gilded silver. Repurposed skateboard. Paper. Enamel. Aluminum. Driftwood. Pearls. You'll find the most unique pieces of jewelry, and personally get to meet the artists that make them, at the Museum of Arts and Design's 17th annual pop up LOOT: Mad About Jewelry, an exhibit/shopping event running April 4th through 8th.
Spring's the Thing: Key Pieces for the New Season
We’ve set our clocks ahead. Now it’s only fitting to spring forward our closets as well. The days are getting longer and a seasonal, sartorial refresh is due. Think accessories destined for picnics in the park, sandals for the sunny days ahead and, yes, raincoats for the inevitable bout of spring showers. There’s no better time to enjoy strolling (and shopping) the streets of Manhattan. Read on for our guide to the must-have pieces to scoop up this spring.
Milan Fashion Week: Where to Shop in NYC
Two cities down. Two cities to go. It’s at this point in the Fashion Month calendar that a few days in Milan can feel almost like a vacation. The street style images filtering in from Instagram and style blogs are sunnier and brighter. The sky bluer. And, naturally, gelato is making a starring appearance as the must-have accessory. To get that Italian vibe in NYC, head straight to the shops (potentially after a detour for a scoop of stracciatella at the Flatiron District’s beloved Eataly outpost). A lot of color, bold prints and fun shapes are just the trick for making the rest of the NYC winter a bit brighter.
Shopping NYC: How to Find London Designers in New York
London is most often thought of as short stop on the fast-paced timeline of Fashion Month. However, in recent seasons the city has stood out as being at the forefront of fashion that pushes the limits and celebrates both historically revered design houses and emerging upstarts. Luckily, it’s quite easy to get into the London swing of things across the pond in NYC, as the city is host to some of the foremost British labels. Read on for some of our top British picks from the spring collections.
The Best Shoe Shopping in NYC
New York is a walking city where tootsies sport everything from red-soled Louboutin stilettos to drugstore flip-flops. Here are our favorite spots for the best shoe shopping in New York City.
Beauty Multitasking in a NY Minute
Speedy services are making waves in the beauty industry. It’s all about specialization—whether it’s creating the perfect blowout, manicure, or root touch-up job. To keep pace with the dizzying pace of Manhattan, some salons are multitasking—offering two expert processes simultaneously. How’s that for service? Read on for our picks for the best of NYC beauty in a hurry.