EAST 57TH STREET
Christian Dior – One of the most sought-after names in high fashion shows off in this deluxe storefront.
Jil Sander – Sexy simplicity is the rule of thumb for Sander’s clientele, and the clothing – dramatic yet unembellished – screams luxury.
Louis Vuitton -Visit the lap of luxury at the flagship store of this legendary luxury company, presenting exquisite accessories, must-have handbags, and tempting togs for stylish guys and gals.
Niketown New York – More Nike sneakers and athletic gear than you ever imagined existed set in a hyperstimulating atmosphere.
Asser – Perhaps the most inviting high-end haberdashery in New York, this renowned British shirtmaker and suit purveyor is a businessman’s dream store.
Abercrombie & Fitch – The go-to spot for that all-American teen look, with a wide selection of jeans, logo-ed T-shirts, and slouch wear.
Bottega Veneta – The beautiful flagship store of the luxury Italian leather goods brand, where chic and peppy tunes implore shoppers to linger over its gorgeous bags, shoes, and accessories.
Cartier – Dazzling diamonds are just the tip of the “ice”-berg at this classic jeweller that is a standard-bearer of impeccable taste.
Ermenegildo Zegna -Deluxe suit purveyor, known for fab fabrics and fit made for the corner office.
Escada -For unrepentant glamour, big-spending gals get indulgent at this multi-level boutique featuring the revered brand’s feminine accessories, separates, and haute couture.
FAO Schwartz -Travelers with kids can’t get around a trip to this frenetic, fantastical toy emporium.
Gucci -Even without Tom Ford at the helm, this slinky, high-end clothier delivers jet-setter gear that makes everyone feel like a model.
Mikimoto -No pearls look fresher than these exquisite cultured beauties, decadently strung or set for a variety of tastes and situations.
Salvatore Ferragamo – For a 360-degree wardrobe that declares to the world opulence and taste, men and women turn to Italian fashion house Ferragamo; it never lets them down.
Tiffany & Co. – That little blue box sends heart aflutter, and a stroll through this classic jewellery shop will overstimulate shoppers with its glittering displays.
Versace – A lavish showcase for the sexy, spot-on wares of Donatella Versace, who has toned down the line a tad in recent years, yet never lost the panache.
Coach – Pretty bags, gloves, and accessories in sumptuous leathers, plus a delicious assortment of scarves conceived by talented designer Reed Krakoff.
Domenico Vacca -Super-expensive, supremely tailored Italian suits and button-downs as well as gorgeous Italian shoes draw a heavy-hitting set of shoppers.
Molton Brown – A British brand offering beautifully packaged skincare goods and cosmetics that don’t scare off guys; great haircare products, too.
Paul Stuart – A well-suited gent’s dream store, with respectful staffers, an unparalleled sock and tie selection, antique walking sticks, and an endless range of suit sizes and styles.
Brioni (55 East 52nd St) – The very best in meticulous Italian suiting, plus a wholly capable staff that goes to great lengths to fit you. A second store up the way on 57th Street.
Chanel (3 West 57th St)- This flagship displays all the must-have items, from handbags and ladylike suits to the classic perfumes.