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New York City travel guide: The best fashion addresses

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New York City travel guide: The best fashion addresses

ELLE US editors reveal the best shopping addresses in New York City. From designer clothes to vintage finds, you'll be catching the next flight to NYC for a shopping spree in no time.

• Robbie Myers – Editor in Chief of ELLE US

• Joe Zee – Creative Director of ELLE US

• Anne Slowey – Fashion News Directror of ELLE US

• Emily Dougherty – Beauty & Fitness Director of ELLE US

• Joann Pailey – Market Director of ELLE US

CLOTHES

BARNEYS

660 Madison Avenue, New York, NY 10065
1 (212) 826 8900
barneys.com
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Barney’s is an iconic store in New York City where you’ll find everything you need to look stylish for day or night, with an impeccable selection of all the upscale designers’ current collections, accessories, gift ideas, beauty products and more. And the sales are not to miss.
JZ: “It's all there and easy for me.”

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CREATURES OF COMFORT
205 Mulberry Street, New York, NY 10012
1 (212) 925 1005
creaturesofcomfort.us
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In the heart of Greenwich Village, Creatures of Comfort is a multi-brand store that sells dresses, tops, trousers, shoes and accessories (Acne is a favourite of theirs) in a laid-back yet trendy style.
ED: “My go-to for basics. Owner Jade Lai is a genius.”

JEFFREY
449 West 14th Street, New York, NY 10014
1 (212) 206-1272
jeffreynewyork.com
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Jeffrey is one of those New York shopping institutions where you can find international and local cutting-edge brands for clothes, shoes, accessories and beauty products. They carry only the latest trends, and you don’t want to miss their sales!

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An amazing view of NYC

HANDBAGS

BERGDORF GOODMAN
5th Avenue 58th Street, New York, NY 10019
1 800 558 1855
bergdorfgoodman.com
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Bergdorf Goodman is a highly frequented department store in New York for the fashion set, or anyone who loves designer clothes. You will find everything under one roof.
ED: “Bergdorf Goodman is where I bought my first Goyard, Celine, and Chanel bag. So many good memories.”

LOUIS VUITTON
1 East 57th Street, New York, NY 10022
1 (212) 758 8877
louisvuitton.com
€€€-€€€€
An impressive shop covering several floors, this Louis Vuitton location features all of their latest trends, clothes, accessories, shoes and bags designed by Marc Jacobs. For lovers of the monogram bag, and everything else LV.

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SHOES

BARNEYS
660 Madison Avenue, New York, NY 10065
1 (212) 826 8900
barneys.com
€€€-€€€€
Barney’s is an iconic store in New York City where you’ll find everything you need to look stylish for day or night, with an impeccable selection of all the upscale designers’ current collections, accessories, gift ideas, beauty products and more. And the sales are not to miss.
ED: “Two floors of shoes! Designer and Co-op (their downtown “edgier” version) offer very different styles (and price points.)”

CHRISTIAN LOUBOUTIN
965 Madison Avenue, New York, NY, 10021
1 (212) 396-1884
christianlouboutin.com
€€€-€€€€
It’s a very small store but his signature red soles will mesmerize you as they do for so many women everywhere! Discover Christian Louboutin's world and you’ll surely find your “sole” mate…

VINTAGE

NEW YORK VINTAGE
117 West 25th Street, New York, NY 10001
1 (212) 647-1107
newyorkvintage.com
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If you really love vintage, you will be amazed by this place. Clothes, bags and other accessories are everywhere, in this crazy “vintage” location with an incredible sense of style. You will find everything, from Victorian era pieces to the '90s. Some of the fans of this shop include Beyoncé, Lady Gaga and even Michelle Obama.
JZ: “Great selection and designers go here all the time.”

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WHAT GOES AROUND COMES AROUND
351 West Broadway, Manhattan, NY 10013
1 (212) 343-1225
whatgoesaroundnyc.com
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This shop features a great range of vintage clothes, from the Victorian era to the '90s (and even Japanese World War II-era cargo pants – brilliant!). They also carry their own brand of contemporary vintage-inspired clothes. If it’s a hit with the Olsen twins and Brad Pitt, among others, then we can assure you that it’s definitely worth the trip.
JP: “They have the best perfectly broken in pieces - from cowboy boots to concert T-shirts. Perfect for when you want to look like you have owned something forever.”

OUTLETS

WOODBURY COMMONS
498 Red Apple Court, Central Valley, NY 10917
1 (845) 928-4000
premiumoutlets.com/outlets/outlet.asp?id=7
€€-€€€
Woodbury Commons is an outlet village where you can find great deals on designer pieces. It is a bit far from New York, but it’s definitely worth the trip if you want a great bargain.
ED: “A little bit out of the city but they have everyone from Balenciaga to Barneys New York.”
JZ: “It's an easy bus ride away or you can rent a car and go, which is easier to bring home all your packages. They have everything from Prada to Tom Ford to William Sonoma.”

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BEST SHOPPING AREA

LITTLE ITALY
ED: “I love every neighbourhood, but for fashion-stores-per-square-foot, none can rival Little Italy.”

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SOHO
JP: “Soho has all the high-end stores like the ones you can find Uptown...and then some: Alexander Wang, Marc Jacobs, Isabel Marant, etc.”

MADISON AVENUE
JZ: “You can get everything you need on one street.”


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