In many cases, the airline dutyfree price is lower than the airport duty-free price. Subway: 4, 5, or 6 to 86th St. The famous bridal shop Kleinfeld has opened up in Chelsea, at 110 W. Parking Concepts If you have a car with you, pick your hotel with parking needs in mind. Car services can be booked by the hour, by the job, or for a standard run—such as going to the airport. Both are probably boyfriend-borers, but have such great stuff that you can let him loose in the Mini Mall described below while you browse.
Empire State Building M 6 M M M F,V N,R 6 ay adw. Back-to-School: During the last 2 weeks in August, there are promotional sales for school supplies, furnishings, and clothing. The florist is Christian Tortu, the toast of Paris. If you have an area of interest, ask dealers if they can recommend any private resources who might help out. Subway: C or E to Spring St. This used to be the Beverly Hotel, which was one of my secret finds in New York.
Even though my dress had a slight defect, the savings made it invisible to me. In addition, she owns the nearby Calypso Bijoux 252 Mott St. But to simplify things, for example, I have not listed Eileen Fisher 395 West Broadway, between Spring and Broome sts. If you are at all concerned about where a shop or address may be, call ahead for directions. You can also go for morning café au lait.
This is the kind of find that every smart shopper wants to know about, mostly because the rates are about half that of a fivestar hotel and the rooms are large. European shoppers should only consider buying European brands if the items are on sale or are being sold at a factory outlet or discount source. The cost of living—and living well—in Europe is not as high as in New York, but with the euro as strong as it is right now, shopping with dollars becomes a real treat. Remember that the world of Manhattan was built from the bottom up, and 14th Street was sort of the edge of civilization at that time, so it would have been an exciting area to be in. While regular Sunday hours seem to be from noon to 5pm, the opening times are creeping earlier and earlier. The grandma of downtown, and the first tenant to really make Bond Street worth the trip, Daryl K is known to dress celebs and rock stars.
The crowd is trendy beyond belief. Therefore, a trip to the U. The store has a revised look, but it still specializes in French country home and lifestyle items. Subway: C or E to Spring St. Locals go out for brunch and then go shopping.
For those interested in proximity to Museum Mile, the enclave of Upper Madison Avenue shopping in Carnegie Hill, or the idea of a secret hotel at a good price, this is a find. Subway: F to 57th St. Subway: 6 to 68th St. . Even before Jeffrey arrived, there were signs of the times here: clubs, galleries, restaurants, and uptowners slumming it with a smugness that bordered on glee.
At beauty salons and spas, tip 15% to 20%. Fifth Avenue divides the East and West sides, so building numbers start at 1 heading east or west from Fifth. Pre-Christmas: Recently created to goose Christmas shoppers with the warning that the store has less merchandise than usual, these sales prod you to buy before it sells out. The grocery store Fairway 2127 Broadway, at 74th St. New York has two tax-free weeks a year—usually one in January and one in June—when the sales tax is waived. And frankly, who really needs a limo? Columbus Day: Coats and early fall clothing are sold at these sales in early October. Now almost all of the SoHo art galleries have moved to Chelsea.
Broadway bisects Sixth Avenue at 34th Street, so this part of Broadway, which is very close to Seventh Avenue, also houses much of the trade. If your feet are swollen from too much shopping, simply plop down here for a coffee and something to read. This is true of many businesses on the Lower East Side as well as individual stores here and there. Obviously it is the end of civilization as I knew it. I want quick, I want cheap, I want convenient, and I want good though charming and chic are nice bonuses. Subway: R or W to Prince St.
And Façonnable recently moved in, too. It will take 2 to 4 days, depending on the destination. Many stores open at 11am now, and a few even open at 10am. The luxe shopping area begins at Park Avenue and ends between Fifth and Sixth avenues. However, you must eat dinner before 7pm, which many visitors consider uncivilized. Subway: R or W to 23rd St. This place is considered a secret find by many Ladies Who Lunch, as well as by businesspeople who stay here during the week.
It builds a flagship in New York. Still, the shop is pure heaven—everything you want a stylish, secret, SoHo source to be. The Warwick is an old, very famous New York hotel that went downhill for a while and therefore may have fallen off your list. The view is of Fifth Avenue through Lalique windows. Rose Knightly is the owner of these two great shops, Metaphors and Pilgrim Home.