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Summer Fashion Best Bets in NYC

(June 16, 2017) - The sun is finally out; it’s safe to say that summer has finally arrived. Besides unearthing sandals and floaty day dresses from the closet, it’s a good time for a further wardrobe refresh. The latest crop of ready-to-wear and accessories (literally) speaks for itself. From handbags to home furnishings, there’s a sartorial way to inject wit into your seasonal wear. Consider this the stylish way to say 'hello' to the new season. (read the story...)

Sugi Acupressure Offers Long-Term Health Solutions

(June 01, 2017) - Sugi Acupressure is a Korean modality of bodywork therapy that aims to recruit and integrate various elements to bring about lasting healing of the whole person, rather than just alleviating symptoms temporarily. (read the story...)

NYC's Grand Bazaar: Food, Fashion, Antiques, and Collectibles

(May 30, 2017) - Find yourself in the city on a Sunday with a free morning or afternoon? Head up to the Upper West Side to explore the Grand Bazaar NYC. (read the story...)

A Second Chance: NYC’s Best Designer Resale Boutique

(May 11, 2017) - Always dreamt of owning a vintage Chanel purse, golden chain and all? How about some Jimmy Choo pumps? A Second Chance, an authentic luxury retail store, can help make those dreams a reality for you, even if you’re living on a budget. Whether you feel like popping into one of their two store locations (Upper East Side and SoHo) or shopping their webstore, it’s nearly impossible not to score a deal on some vintage designer gems at A Second Chance. (read the story...)

Artists & Fleas Opens a New Location in SoHo

(May 03, 2017) - On May 13th, Artists & Fleas will be opening a market in SoHo (568 Broadway) in the old Armani Exchange space. Stop by seven days a week, from 10am to 8pm, to shop your heart out. This uniquely curated shopping experience has some of the best New York City has to offer when it comes to independent art, design, fashion, and vintage finds. Come see for yourself! (read the story...)

May Flowers: Where to Find Fashionably in Bloom Florals in NYC

(April 28, 2017) - While tulips line Park Avenue and Central Park is a spring wonderland, fashion too is in bloom. From Tiffany Glass and Peonies scarves at New-York Historical Society, to floral footwear from Dolce & Gabbana and Saint Laurent, read on for our guide to the best florals in fashion right now. (read the story...)

Hop to It! Great Easter Gifts in NYC

(April 11, 2017) - When it comes to Easter gift-giving, know your audience. Read on for our favorite Easter gifts from some of the best shops in NYC. (read the story...)

LOOT: MAD About Jewelry Opens at Museum of Arts and Design

(April 04, 2017) - Gilded silver. Repurposed skateboard. Paper. Enamel. Aluminum. Driftwood. Pearls. You'll find the most unique pieces of jewelry, and personally get to meet the artists that make them, at the Museum of Arts and Design's 17th annual pop up LOOT: Mad About Jewelry, an exhibit/shopping event running April 4th through 8th. (read the story...)

Spring's the Thing: Key Pieces for the New Season

(March 20, 2017) - We’ve set our clocks ahead. Now it’s only fitting to spring forward our closets as well. The days are getting longer and a seasonal, sartorial refresh is due. Think accessories destined for picnics in the park, sandals for the sunny days ahead and, yes, raincoats for the inevitable bout of spring showers. There’s no better time to enjoy strolling (and shopping) the streets of Manhattan. Read on for our guide to the must-have pieces to scoop up this spring. (read the story...)

Milan Fashion Week: Where to Shop in NYC

(February 24, 2017) - Two cities down. Two cities to go. It’s at this point in the Fashion Month calendar that a few days in Milan can feel almost like a vacation. The street style images filtering in from Instagram and style blogs are sunnier and brighter. The sky bluer. And, naturally, gelato is making a starring appearance as the must-have accessory. To get that Italian vibe in NYC, head straight to the shops (potentially after a detour for a scoop of stracciatella at the Flatiron District’s beloved Eataly outpost). A lot of color, bold prints and fun shapes are just the trick for making the rest of the NYC winter a bit brighter. (read the story...)

Shopping NYC: How to Find London Designers in New York

(February 23, 2017) - London is most often thought of as short stop on the fast-paced timeline of Fashion Month. However, in recent seasons the city has stood out as being at the forefront of fashion that pushes the limits and celebrates both historically revered design houses and emerging upstarts. Luckily, it’s quite easy to get into the London swing of things across the pond in NYC, as the city is host to some of the foremost British labels. Read on for some of our top British picks from the spring collections. (read the story...)

The Best Shoe Shopping in NYC

(February 22, 2017) - New York is a walking city where tootsies sport everything from red-soled Louboutin stilettos to drugstore flip-flops. Here are our favorite spots for the best shoe shopping in New York City. (read the story...)

Beauty Multitasking in a NY Minute

(February 10, 2017) - Speedy services are making waves in the beauty industry. It’s all about specialization—whether it’s creating the perfect blowout, manicure, or root touch-up job. To keep pace with the dizzying pace of Manhattan, some salons are multitasking—offering two expert processes simultaneously. How’s that for service? Read on for our picks for the best of NYC beauty in a hurry. (read the story...)

NYC's Treasure Trove of Finds and Deals: Hell's Kitchen Flea Market

(February 03, 2017) - Located in heart of Manhattan, the Hell’s Kitchen Flea Market draws in all sorts of vendors, including top-brand designers, antique collectors, vintage clothing sellers, home décor specialists, and independent jewelry makers. As for the clientele? You’ll find every sort of person here as well, from locals and tourists to celebrities and hagglers. (read the story...)

The 5 Best Places for Accessories in Midtown NYC

(January 23, 2017) - If there’s one thing that everybody almost always forgets to pack when going on a trip, it has got to be accessories. Fortunately, New York City has you covered when it comes to shoes, scarves, jewelry, and sunglasses. If you’re in midtown, stop in at any (or all!) of these five accessory destinations to stock up and stay in style. (read the story...)

Looking Good and Feeling Good in the New Year!

(January 23, 2017) - The new year is upon us and New York has some great options for both looking good and feeling good. From world-class massage to a stylish new pair of glasses to the Official Dentist of Miss Universe, check out our picks for the best ways to spoil yourself in 2017. (read the story...)

The Best NYC Non-Souvenir Souvenirs

(January 06, 2017) - Souvenirs are a tricky thing, whether you’re gifting others or simply procuring something for yourself. Most souvenirs are best left in the places they hail from, considering their usual fate involves collecting dust once brought back home. In New York City, however, the souvenir market is a treasure trove of unique finds and keepsakes you’ll actually want to keep. There are exclusive products (hello 1-pound chocolate Kiss!) and only-in-NYC things aplenty. For the best souvenirs to get, gift, receive and enjoy, read on. (read the story...)

Make Sweet Music at a Dylan's Candy Bar Virtual Reality Experience

(January 04, 2017) - Dylan’s Candy Bar began with a mission to “awaken the creative spirit and inner child in everyone,” and their latest in-store virtual reality game takes that dream seriously. Opened December 22nd at the Dylan's Candy Bar location in Union Square, “Playthings” is a 3D experience that adults and children of all ages can enjoy during their visit to the famed candy store. (read the story...)

City Shopping NYC: How to Dress for the Holidays

(December 12, 2016) - A full social calendar during the holidays is a wondrous thing. Family and friends to see, cocktails to sip, and Christmas cookies aplenty to indulge in. The only downside? What to wear. Every fête requires a different dress code, especially in New York City, and we've broken down the mainstays. All it takes is a slip on of the right shoe or an occasion-apropos statement bag and you’re set. Now, it’s time to party. (read the story...)

New Shopping Centers in New York City

(December 07, 2016) - Shopping never gets old, especially in New York City, where new shopping centers and storefronts are constantly popping up all over town. Need the memo on the latest additions to the NYC retail world? Check out these five new shopping centers in NYC, along with what to find there (from clothing to food to impressive histories). (read the story...)

The Best Stocking Stuffers in NYC

(December 07, 2016) - Buying stocking stuffers can be tough—some days it seems everything is either too expensive or too large to snuggle inside. We've made it easier to holiday shop with ideas for almost everyone on your list, culled from the best of NYC specialty stores and online shops. (read the story...)

Holiday 2016: Gifts for Kids in NYC

(December 02, 2016) - Face it: it’s fun to buy holiday gifts of any kind, but it’s really fun to buy gifts for kids and families. Kid gifts are generally bright and colorful—and they often make noise! They clack and whir and spin! What’s not to like? New York is full of great destinations for parents, friends, aunts, and great aunts to shop for kid gifts: read on for our ideas to bring in some serious holiday smiles. (read the story...)

NYC Holiday Gift Ideas 2016: Only in New York

(November 30, 2016) - For NYC holiday gift ideas in 2016, check out our list of "only in New York" presents, from FDNY gear to amazing cannoli to souvenirs from One World Observatory. (read the story...)

Gifts for Art Lovers in NYC

(November 29, 2016) - While there’s no shortage of places to shop for the holidays in New York, the art lovers on your list are especially lucky. From museums to bookstores, the choices are varied and thorough, especially at this time of year. And happily, we’ve defined “art” in the broad sense, so gardening implements and notebooks are just as fair game as the more traditional posters and sculpture reproductions. (read the story...)

The Best NYC Gifts for Party Hosts

(November 29, 2016) - Ah, the holiday party. Whether your bestie, your boss, or a business acquaintance throws the bash, the same rule applies: you shouldn't show up empty-handed. It’s polite, of course, to offer a small gift, but it’s also appropriately festive and holiday-ish and just in the spirit of Christmas, Hanukkah, Kwanzaa, or whatever you observe. After all, ‘tis the season, and shopping and giving are just as much fun as receiving…especially if your host chooses to share. Read on for our picks for the best New York gifts to bring a host. (read the story...)

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