New York City Shopping

New York City ShoppingNew York City is the largest city in America, so it's really no surprise that the shopping scene in this city is one of the best in the nation too. From upscale retailers to bargain basements, you'll find it all here in NYC. Before you head out on your shopping excursion, check out a few of our favorite places to shop.

Barney's New York
Shop at a signature New York retailer at Barneys New York. As you raid the racks, you'll see name brand items by noted designers like Giorgio Armani, Manolo Blahnik, Fendi, Givenchy, Marc Jacobs, Prada, Jil Sander, Dries van Noten and Diane von Furstenberg. While you're shopping, you'll also be able to browse Barney's own private label merchandise.

Address: 575 5th Ave., Ste. 11, New York , NY 10017 - MAP
Phone: (212) 883-7604
Web: www.barneys.com

Bergdorf Goodman
No shopping excursion in New York City is complete without stopping at Bergdorf Goodman. This luxury department store has been a staple on the city's shopping scene since the early 1900s and is a retailer unique to NYC with only two locations, both residing on Fifth Avenue. Chanel, Gucci, Tom Ford, Versace and Yves Saint Laurent are just a few exclusive brands available here.

Address: 754 5th Ave., New York, NY 10019 - MAP
Phone: (212) 872-2700
Web: www.bergdorfgoodman.com

Bloomingdale's
Step into fashion at an American retail icon at Bloomingdale's. This famous department store originated in The Big Apple and has a reputation for keeping up with the times and capitalizing on popular trends; Bloomingdale's featured clothes from designers like Ralph Lauren and Perry Ellis before they became household names in fashion. Shopping here will guarantee your status as a fashionista.

Address: 1000 3rd Ave., New York, NY 10022 - MAP
Phone: (212) 705-2000
Web: www1.bloomingdales.com

Century 21 Manhattan
Save some money on designer goodies at Century 21 Manhattan. This department store chain is popular throughout New York and New Jersey, and is popular because it offers awesome deals on high-end designer clothing, accessories, shoes and housewares. Century 21 also draws in celebrity clientele; Kim Kardashian, Lindsay Lohan, Jamie Lynn Sigler and Katharine McPhee have all been seen sporting big, red Century 21 shopping bags – plump with designer clothes and accessories of course. Check out the website to find all the NYC locations.

Web: www.c21stores.com

FAO Schwarz
Relive your childhood at the country's oldest operating toy retailer, FAO Schwarz. The store sells hard-to-find toys like life-size stuffed bears and child-sized Ferraris. Other features unique to FAO are mini-stores where customers can create a Barbie, Muppet or baby doll. The Fifth Avenue shopping destination is possibly the most famous toy store in the world and has made appearances in movies like Woody Allen's Mighty Aphrodite, and family favorite, Home Alone 2 starring Macaulay Culkin. While you're in the store, be sure to check out its 22-foot piano that was most famously featured in the 1988 film "Big," starring Tom Hanks. The piano is a tourist favorite.

Address: 767 5th Ave., New York, NY 10153 - MAP
Phone: (212) 644-9400
Web: www.fao.com

H&M
Shop the latest fashions at H&M, a large Swedish clothing company that boasts around 2,000 stores in 37 countries. Its first American store was opened on New York's famed Fifth Avenue and 9 more have since opened in the Manhattan area – meaning you can find designer goodies while shopping all over the city. H&M has collaborated with designers like Karl Lagerfeld, Stella McCartney, Viktor & Rolf, Roberto Cavalli and Jimmy Choo.

Address: 640 5th Ave., New York, NY 10019 - MAP
Phone: (212) 489-0390
Web: www.hm.com

Henri Bendel
Enjoy shopping at a New York City original as you raid the racks at Henri Bendel. This store sells a little of everything, including fashion accessories, cosmetics, fragrances, gifts and gourmet foods. The store's namesake, Henri Willis Bendel had a history in high fashion. Bendel is known to be the first retailer to bring the famed designs of the one-and-only Coco Chanel to the U.S. from Paris. The store is associated with designers like Anna Sui, Stephen Burrows, Rick Owens and Diane von Furstenberg.

Address: 712 5th Ave., New York, NY 10019 - MAP
Phone: (800) HBENDEL
Web: www.henribendel.com

Kings Plaza
Kings Plaza is a shopping center in the borough of Brooklyn that boasts over 120 stores. The shopping center opened in 1970 and is the largest of its kind in the Brooklyn area. Anchor stores include Macy's, Sears and Old Navy. Other major stores are Aeropostale, H&M, Gap, Charlotte Russe, Forever 21, Modell's Sporting Goods, Victoria's Secret, Express, A/X Armani Exchange, GUESS and New York & Company.

Address: 5100 Kings Plaza, Flatbush Ave. & Ave. U,
Brooklyn, NY 11234 - MAP
Phone: (718) 253-6844
Web: www.kingsplazaonline.com

Lord & Taylor
Plan an upscale shopping trip at the nation's oldest upscale department store, Lord & Taylor. Known as the first major store on Fifth Avenue, Lord & Taylor offers a large variety of clothing, shoes, cosmetics and accessories from some of the best names in business: Armani, Bvlgari, Burberry, Carolina Herrera, Dolce & Gabbana, Dooney & Bourke, Givenchy, Gucci, Michael Kors, Lacoste, Marc Jacobs, Oscar de la Renta, Prada, Versace and Yves Saint Laurent, among many others.

Address: 424 5th Ave., New York, NY 10018 - MAP
Phone: (212) 391-3344
Web: www.lordandtaylor.com

Manhattan Mall
The Manhattan Mall is an indoor shopping mall in New York City. The mall is located in Midtown Manhattan and is half a block from the Empire State Building, Penn Station and Madison Square Garden. The mall's anchor tenant is JC Penney and it is accompanied by stores like Charlotte Russe, Foot Locker, Express, Aeropostale, Victoria's Secret and more.

Address: 100 W. 33rd Street, New York, NY 10001 - MAP
Phone: (212) 465-0500
Web: www.manhattanmallny.com

Queens Center
The Queens Center is one of the most profitable shopping centers in the nation, and it's not hard to figure out why when you see the impressive selection of stores. A|X Armani Exchange, bebe, Charlotte Russe, Coach, Guess, H&M, New York & Company, Nine West, Papaya, Steve Madden, Urban Outfitters, and White House | Black Market are just some of the retailers that are housed in this mall.

Address: 90-15 Queens Blvd., Elmhurst, NY 11373 - MAP
Phone: (718) 592-3900
Web: www.shopqueenscenter.com

Saks Fifth Avenue
You'll find clothes and accessories designed by the best names in fashion at while shopping at Saks Fifth Avenue. Saks is a world famous retailer that sells only the best name brands – Alexander McQueen, Carolina Herrera, Christian Louboutin, Diane von Furstenberg, Dior, Giuseppe Zanotti, Herve Leger, Jimmy Choo, Marc Jacobs, Michael Kors, Mui Mui, Oscar de la Renta, Prada, Roberto Cavalli, Salvatore Ferragamo, Tom Ford, Yves Saint Laurent and Zac Posen are just a few of the designer brands you'll find here.

Address: 611 5th Avenue., New York, NY 10022 - MAP
Phone: (212) 753-4000
Web: www.saksfifthavenue.com

South Street Seaport
The South Street Seaport and Pier 17 is a cultural marketplace along the Lower Manhattan waterfront. Along with concerts, street performers, boating, bike rentals and a farmers market, the waterfront attraction offers a collection of stores and restaurants for you to enjoy. While you're shopping and exploring the Seaport, you'll find retail favorites like Abercrombie & Fitch, Ann Taylor, Bath & Body Works, Coach, Express, Gap, Guess, J. Crew, Stone Flower and Victoria’s Secret.

Address: Fulton St., New York, NY 10038 - MAP
Phone: (212) 732-8257
Web: www.southstreetseaport.com

Staten Island Mall
For mall store favorites like JCPenney, Macy's, Sears, Forever 21, Gap, and Victoria's Secret, look no further than the Staten Island Mall. Along with these favorite retailers, you'll also find Old Navy, Armani Exchange, Coach, Hollister Co., and Swarovski, among many others.

Address: 2655 Richmond Ave., New York, NY 10314 - MAP
Phone: (718) 761-6666
Web: www.statenisland-mall.com

Tiffany & Co.
Tiffany & Co. was founded in 1837 as a "stationery and fancy goods emporium." Today, Tiffany's is one of the most famous jewelry and silverware companies in the world. The flagship store is located at the corner of Fifth Avenue and 57th Street in Manhattan and usually, the location has the 123.54-carat Fancy Yellow Tiffany Diamond on display. Tiffany diamonds have been worn by many famous individuals such as members of the Astor and Vanderbilt families, athletes, Hollywood elite and royalty.

Address: 727 5th Avenue, New York, NY 10022 - MAP
Phone: (212) 755-8000
Web: www.press.tiffany.com

Macy's
You might find Macy's all over the place nowadays but there's nothing like shopping at the department store's original, flagship location in Herald Square. You'll find everything at Macy's from housewares to clothing, shoes, jewelry and more. A few name brands you may recognize include BCBGMAXAZRIA, Calvin Klein, Michael Kors, Ralph Lauren, Tommy Hilfiger, 7 For All Mankind, DKNY, Lucky Brand Jeans, Nike, Nine West, Levi's, Armani Jeans, Ed Hardy, Kenneth Cole, Lacoste and more.

Address: 151 West 34th St., Heald Square, New York, NY 10001 - MAP
Phone: (212) 695-4400
Web: www.visitmacysnewyork.com