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MoMA Design & Book Store

The flagship store at the Museum of Modern Art is a fab spot for souvenir shopping. Besides gorgeous books (from art and architecture tomes to pop-culture readers and kids' picture books), you'll find art prints and…
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Barneys

Serious fashionistas swipe their plastic at Barneys, respected for its collections of top-tier labels like Isabel Marant Étoile, Mr & Mrs Italy and Lanvin. For (slightly) less expensive deals geared to a younger…
Jewelry in Midtown

Tiffany & Co

Ever since Audrey Hepburn gazed longingly through its windows, Tiffany & Co has won countless hearts with its glittering diamond rings, watches, silver Elsa Peretti heart necklaces, crystal vases and glassware. …
Department Store in Midtown

Bloomingdale's

Blockbuster Bloomie’s is something like the Metropolitan Museum of Art of the shopping world – historic, sprawling, overwhelming and packed with bodies, but you’d be sorry to miss it. Raid the racks for clothes and …
Department Store in Midtown

Saks Fifth Ave

Graced with vintage elevators, Saks' 10-floor flagship store is home to the 'Shoe Salon,' NYC's biggest women's shoe department (complete with express elevator and zip code). Other fortes include the cosmetics and m…
Books in Midtown

Argosy

Bookstores like this are becoming as rare as the books they contain, but since 1925 this landmark has stocked fine antiquarian items such as books, old maps, art monographs and more. There's also an interesting boot…
Department Store in Midtown

Bergdorf Goodman

Not merely loved for its Christmas windows (the city's best), plush BG, at this location since 1928, leads the fashion race, let by its industry-leading fashion director Linda Fargo. A mainstay of ladies who lunch, …
Fashion & Accessories in Midtown

Nepenthes New York

Occupying an old sewing machine shop in the Garment District, this cult Japanese collective stocks edgy menswear from the likes of Engineered Garments and Needles, known for their quirky detailing and artisanal prod…
Market in Midtown

Grand Central Market

It's not all arrivals and departures at Grand Central. The station also harbors a 240ft corridor lined with perfectly coiffed fresh produce and artisan treats. Stock up on anything from crusty bread and fruit tarts …
Books in Midtown

Drama Book Shop

Nirvana for Broadway fans, this expansive bookstore has taken its theater (both plays and musicals) seriously since 1917. Staffers are good at recommending worthy selections, which also include books on costume, sta…