New York - Shopping
Shopaholics and fashionistas whisk out your credit cards! New York is possibly be the best shopping city in the world. Every major chain and label has an outpost here, and there are so many small designer boutiques and flea markets, you’re guaranteed to bring home much more than you bargained for. Shopping in New York is retail heaven!
If you’re able to tear yourself away from Macy’s, there are retail shops of all kinds as far as the eye can see in this neighbourhood. Walk uptown and cross over to 5th Ave to see the shops grow increasingly delectable and exclusive towards Saks Fifth Ave.
Bustle through the street stalls to find bargain versions of top designer handbags, shoes, watches, and perfumes. Always haggle for a better price. Wander deeper into Chinatown to find more unusual goods.
The most stylish of neighbourhoods for expensive designer goods and unbeatable window-shopping. Once the home of New York’s bohemian artist community, today a loft in SoHo sells for millions.
Lower East Side/St. Marks Ave
Every designer boutique you encounter is hipper than the next. Vintage clothing is displayed and sold with equal measures of style. And it’s not a bad place to stop for a trendy haircut or a cup of coffee either.
Hell’s Kitchen Flea Market
Browse for antiques, dresses and shoes from the past century at the weekend street flea market in Hell’s Kitchen. Rain or shine. Not old junk, but priceless relics. There are also several flea markets in the region of Sixth Ave and 26th Street.