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.

Candy Colored Girl – Brooklyn vintage

Candy Colored Girl – Brooklyn vintage

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“Candy Colored Girl” in New York City is a vintage shop in Brooklyn that will remind you of Victorian black & white funerary art but in living color.

Full Article by Geoffrey Dunbar

Cobblestones – Goldmine of vintage

Cobblestones – Goldmine of vintage

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“Cobblestones” New York is the ultimate goldmine of vintage. This is my go-to as I love rummaging through the riches here and finding the perfect skirt…

Full Article by Katya Barannik

Diallo Cap USA – Team logo wear

Diallo Cap USA – Team logo wear

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“Diallo Cap USA” in Harlem, New York, is where you should go to get baseball caps. You can hold, feel and try on caps from among hundreds, maybe thousands.

Full Article by Geoffrey Dunbar

East Village Books – Used books fiasco

East Village Books – Used books fiasco

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“East Village Books” New York is a second-hand bookstore where you can find anything whether it’s a travel guide or a photography book, you’d find it here!

Full Article by Katya Barannik

East Village Hats – Village Milliner 3

East Village Hats – Village Milliner 3

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“Hat Works” on New York’s 7th St. is a hand-made hat shop. First time I was here, I was just arrested by the colors on the window & its interior cosiness.

Full Article by Geoffrey Dunbar

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