Top Choice Books in West Village, Chelsea & Meatpacking District

Strand Book Store

Book fiends (or even those who have casually skimmed one or two) shouldn’t miss New York’s most loved and famous bookstore. In operation since 1927, the Strand sells new, used and rare titles, spreading an incredibl…
Top Choice Fashion & Accessories in Financial District & Lower Manhattan

Century 21

For penny-pinching fashionistas, this giant, cut-price department store is dangerously addictive. Raid the racks for designer duds at up to 65% off. Not everything is a knockout or a bargain, but persistence pays of…
Top Choice Gifts in Midtown

MoMA Design & Book Store

The flagship store at the Museum of Modern Art is a fab spot to souvenir shop in one fell swoop. Aside from stocking gorgeous books (from art and architecture tomes to pop culture readers and kids' picture books), y…
Books in Financial District & Lower Manhattan

Mysterious Bookshop

With more crime per square inch than any other corner of the city, this mystery-themed book shop peddles everything from classic espionage and thrillers to contemporary Nordic crime fiction and literary criticism. Y…
Vintage in SoHo & Chinatown

INA Women

Pre-loved, high-end fashion, shoes and accessories for female fashionistas.
Fashion & Accessories in SoHo & Chinatown


Design your most flattering pair of jeans at this bespoke denim factory/showroom, which offers three levels of services. Quick, on-the-spot 'ready-to-wear service' lets you choose the hem for ready-to-wear denim (wo…
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, bags, sunglasses, even designer dartboards and first-aid kits. A small, smart edit of threads for …
Fashion & Accessories in SoHo & Chinatown


SoHo's version of a surf shop sees boards and wax paired up with designer grooming products, graphic art and surf tomes, and Saturdays' own line of high-quality, fashion-literate threads for dudes. Styled-up, grab a…
Vintage in SoHo & Chinatown

INA (NoHo)

High-end consignment store stocking luxe fashion and accessories for men and women.
Food in SoHo & Chinatown


In the heart of Little Italy stands fourth-generation Alleva, one of the city's original cheese shops and a deli famed for its mozzarella.