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Top Choice Vintage in Financial District & Lower Manhattan

Philip Williams Posters

You'll find nearly half a million posters in this cavernous treasure trove, from oversized French advertisements for perfume and cognac to Eastern European film posters and retro-fab promos for TWA. Prices range fro…
Top Choice Fashion & Accessories in Financial District & Lower Manhattan

Century 21

For penny-pinching fashionistas, this giant cut-price department store is dangerously addictive. Physically dangerous as well, considering the elbows you might have to throw to ward off the competition beelining for…
Top Choice Department Store in Financial District & Lower Manhattan

Pearl River Mart

Pearl River has been a downtown shopping staple for 40 years, chock-full of a dizzying array of Asian gifts, housewares, clothing and accessories: silk men's pajamas, cheongsam dresses, blue-and-white Japanese ceram…
Cosmetics in Financial District & Lower Manhattan

Ricky's NYC

Before there was Sephora, there was Ricky's. This urban-chic cosmetics emporium has been a mainstay for everyone from punks and drag queens to suburban moms and uptown teenagers since the 1970s, with a dizzying arra…
Fashion & Accessories in Financial District & Lower Manhattan

Shinola

Well known for its coveted wristwatches, Detroit-based Shinola branches out with a super-cool selection of Made-in-USA life props. Bag anything from leather iPad cases and journal covers to grooming products, jewelr…
Fashion & Accessories in Financial District & Lower Manhattan

Best Made Company

Give your next camping trip a Manhattan makeover at this store/design-studio hybrid. Pick up cool handcrafted axes, leather duffel bags, sunglasses, enamel camping mugs and even designer dartboards and first-aid kit…
Books in Financial District & Lower Manhattan

Mysterious Bookshop

With more crime per square inch than any other corner of the city, this mystery-themed bookshop peddles everything from classic espionage and thrillers to contemporary Nordic crime fiction and literary criticism. Yo…
Wine in Financial District & Lower Manhattan

Pasanella & Son

Oenophiles adore this savvy wine peddler, with its 400-plus drops both inspired and affordable. The focus is on small producers, with a number of biodynamic and organic winemakers in the mix. It offers an impressive…
Gifts & Souvenirs in Financial District & Lower Manhattan

Bowne & Co Stationers

Suitably set in cobbled South Street Seaport and affiliated with the attached South Street Seaport Museum, this 18th-century veteran stocks reproduction vintage New York posters and NYC-themed notepads, pencil cases…
Gifts & Souvenirs in Financial District & Lower Manhattan

Fountain Pen Hospital

Some things never go out of style. This 70-year-old family business specializes in beautifully crafted fountain pens, with several thousand in stock, including luxe brands such as Mont Blanc and house-themed pens fo…