Words like opulence and elegance come to mind when you hear the name Bergdorf Goodman. One of the many esteemed shopping destinations situated on Fifth Avenue, this luxury department store has it all: designer clothing, shoes, handbags, accessories, beauty products, homewares, and more. Spend the day browsing brands ranging from Akris to Valentino then stop by the lavish BG Restaurant on the seventh floor. If an indulgent meal isn't enough to restore your energy for another round of shopping, head to the in-house day spa and let soothing treatments with essential oils melt your cares away. There's a reason the fashion elite swear by Bergdorf Goodman.
The Dead Rabbit has been lauded for many things: being the "Best Bar in North America," the "World's Best Bar," and offering the "World's Best Cocktail Menu" among them. This sophisticated Irish pub meets classy cocktail lounge has something for everyone, be it the stellar selection of craft beers in the taproom, more than 70 vintage cocktails in the upstairs parlor, or festive bands and DJs featured weekly. Hungry crowds can choose between elevated bar snacks like cheese and charcuterie plates or heartier dishes like the rabbit burger. There's even a gourmet grocery attached where foodies can stock up on artisan goods. Experience the flow of conversation among fashionable guests on the first and second floors of The Dead Rabbit or book the top floor for a private event.
Whether you recognize its facade from the classic Audrey Hepburn film or remember it best by its little blue gift boxes, everyone knows about Tiffany & Co. Visitors to this iconic flagship location are met by dazzling displays from the moment they enter. Wander the first floor in search of the perfect diamond engagement ring or splurge on the pearl earrings you've been eyeing. You can also head upstairs, where you'll find sterling silver offerings at a more affordable price. Beyond traditional jewelry, shoppers will find a variety of other accessories, including cuff links, key rings, sunglasses, and even fragrances. No matter what you buy, just be sure to get it boxed for the full experience!
Whatever you're looking for, Bloomingdale's is bound to have it. Downstairs are the accessories department and glitzy beauty counters, where you'll find stylish accouterments to complete any outfit. Upstairs, you can move between the women's and men's departments, peruse bedding and kitchenware, and more. Those who enjoy designer labels will be thrilled to find the likes of Stella McCartney and Kate Spade New York among others. Best of all, while the merchandise is expensive, Bloomingdale's is also famous for its big sales.
This store located in Greenwich Village features exquisite antique furniture and earthenware for the home from Provence. Pottery, decorations, weather vanes and much more fill this tiny Le Fanion in the West Village. There is oven ware, artwork and crystal chandeliers-all of which you are not likely to find elsewhere in New York City. The store gives off a warm, cozy glow, much like the landscape of the south of France.
Kate Spade is well known for their must-have purses and handbags - but that's not all that there is - this place is a hip accessory cornucopia. The flagship shop at Broome Street offers everything from clothes and accessories to stationery. New mothers will be pleased to discover a range of baby items and maternity wear. Pick up trendy accessories, sleek shoes and cool sunglasses. This is also a good spot to pick up achingly cool supplies for hobbies and crafts.
The $1.7 billion Time Warner Center, completed in 2003, houses the Time Warner World Headquarters, the Mandarin Oriental luxury hotel, CNN's broadcast studios, Jazz at Lincoln Center and high-profile restaurants like Masa. The facility is physically imposing and architecturally significant, framing Columbus Circle and highlighting the grandeur that is Manhattan. Check website for more details.
If you're looking for stylish, custom made eyewear, then Morgenthal Frederics is the place for you. Whether you choose frames of plastic or metal, they'll be made from the highest quality materials sourced from artisans in France and Japan. You can also choose to get frames made out of buffalo horn, the shop's signature material, which is hand milled from an artisan in Germany. There are so many styles to choose from, you will surely find the exact frame to fit your face.
The high-end shoes, bags and belts at the Shops at Columbus Circle location of Cole Haan on the ground floor of the Time Warner Center are all crafted with supple leather. It has everything from casual loafers to trendy boots, and scarves, gloves and other accessories are also available. Cole Haan shoes can be found at most department stores, but nothing beats the selection at the retail shops.
Definitely a place for all music lovers, this is a niche store. Besides the name that sets it apart, the Bose Showcase Store has something different to offer compared to any other audio equipment store. The shop features an actual Music Theater wherein you can experience how exactly the company is revolutionizing music technology for the future. And if you just want to browse through family oriented products, you could do that too; it is a 'showcase' store after all. M-Sat: 10am-9pmSun: 11am-7pm
Form and function come together with quintessential style in this home store across the street from the MOMA. Artistic creations and reproductions will give your guests plenty to talk about at your next dinner party. Whether your penchant is for silver or polyurethane, you can find contemporary designs in silverware, glassware, furniture, kids toys and jewelry by American and international designers.
Mikimoto is a famous name in cultured pearls and the company's premier American store is located on the Fifth Avenue. The pearls, grown in favored akoya oysters, are noted for their luster, beauty and durability. The "Akoya Necklace," was given to Marilyn Monroe by Joe DiMaggio on their honeymoon and was recently reacquired by the company as a prototype for a new line. Don't be surprised if you see it at this Fifth Avenue store!