Saturday, June 20, 2009

Shopping in NYC

A lot of our visitors are looking for great places to go shopping in NYC, places that aren't available in the average mall in suburbia. Unfortunately, I don't normally have advice on that front, but today I read an entry on, a blog that I frequent, which I think is particularly helpful. Don't forget to read the comments because there are some nuggets in there too:

Here is a sneakpeak of the posting at

Ah, a leisurely day of shopping in NYC — what fun! Given your price range and your goals, we’d recommend a few different stretches, depending on your time and energy. First up, we’ll talk about the area we’ll call Lower Fifth Avenue. Photo: Flatiron Building, originally uploaded to Flickr by sunsurfr. (The Flatiron Building is at 23d and 5th. It’s beautiful, but not really noteworthy as a shopping destination in and of itself.)

Depending on where you’re coming from, you’ll want to start either at 22d and 5th Avenue and work your way south (along Fifth) or at 15th and 5th, and work your way north. Destination points for a good selection of work clothes, in your price range, include: Club Monaco, BCBG/Max Azria, United Colors of Bennetton, White House | Black Market, and Zara....

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