The Best Local Shopping Spots in New York

The month’s salary burning in your pockets? Itching to get gifts for friends and family? Curious to find the very best stores, bookshops and markets in New York? Is browsing your number one hobby? We understand, and so do our locals, who have their own favorite hidden gems, top picks for when nothing but a bit of window (or actual) shopping will do the trick. Check out their recommended local shops and never fall in a tourist trap again.

Alice & Olivia – Wearable art

Alice & Olivia – Wearable art

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“Alice & Olivia” in New York is laser-aimed at people who want to be bright and shiny. The prices are up there but still affordable for something truly NY.

Full Article by Geoffrey Dunbar

AuH2O – My favorite thrifty boutique

AuH2O – My favorite thrifty boutique

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“AuH2O” is one of my favorite thrift shops in New York’s Village. Great selection, friendly staff… The best part? Mostly everything is under 20$.

Full Article by Katya Barannik

Birchbox SoHo – Beauty products paradise

Birchbox SoHo – Beauty products paradise

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“Birchbox SoHo” in New York is best known for their monthly online subscription beauty box – I love how I can build my own samples at their beauty bar!

Full Article by Paula Ryszkiewicz

Book Culture LIC – Cozy chic bookshop

Book Culture LIC – Cozy chic bookshop

Image by Paula Ryszkiewicz

“Book Culture LIC” is an adorable local bookstore that caters to New Yorkers and travelers alike. I’ve found lots of great reads by following their tips!

Full Article by Paula Ryszkiewicz

Canal Street Market – A Chinatown oasis

Canal Street Market – A Chinatown oasis

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“Canal Street Market” in New York City’s Chinatown is a little oasis. I love this space because of the unique aesthetic and relaxed atmosphere…

Full Article by Victoria Yang

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