Specialty stores are nice when you know exactly what you want, but nothing beats departments stores for spur-of-the-moment shopping inspiration. How would you possibly know you need new shoes until you see the perfect pair in front of you? Here we list the best of New York's considerable roster of department stores.
Standing at the crossroads of fashion at Fifth Avenue and 58th Street in New York City, Bergdorf Goodman is known throughout the world for elegance, luxury, and superior service. Discover the evolution of this New York legend below: 1899 Edwin Goodman works for Herman Bergdorf, a...754 5th Ave
This Swedish clothing superstore offers both classic and trendy fashions for only a fraction of price of most other European retailers.111 5th Avenue (18th Street)
Barney's has been a mecca for discerning fashionistas and clothing connoisseurs since 1923. While the store has been through tremendous upheaval in the last ten years, it remains a must-visit for anyone who is serious about clothes and accessories.660 Madison Avenue (61st Street)
Since 1895, Bendel's has been a shopaholic's paradise. For over a hundred years, the store's remained a New York landmark for those looking to indulge themselves in all things stylish and high-end. Store Hours Mon-Sat: 10am-8pm Sun: 12pm-7pm712 5th Ave
Saks is one of NYC's legendary department stores, alongside Bergdorfs, Barneys, Bloomies, and Bendels. You'll find everything you could ever think of here, like beauty products on the first floor from NARS, Mac, T. LeClerc, La Mer, and many more. There is also a separate floor fo...611 5th Ave (East 50th Street)
What can you get at national super-chain K-Mart? Well, if you’re in the market for toys, bicycles, refrigerators, animal crackers, laundry detergent, sneakers, socks, home furnishings, towels, ovens, air-conditioners, t-shirts, shoelaces, Doritos, ice, Halloween costumes, scooter...770 Broadway
Department store that carries women's, men's and children's apparel, as well as a large selection of shoes, handbags, accessories, beauty and fragrance.424 5th Ave (East 38th Street)
After several failed retail ventures, Rowland Hussey Macy's determination and ingenuity paid off at the age of thirty-six with the launch of R.H. Macy and Co. He adopted a red star as his symbol of success, dating back to his days as a sailor. First day sales totaled $11.06 but b...151 W. 34th St.
World famous luxury mini-department store/boutique Jeffrey carries clothes from YSL, Prada, Lanvin, Bottega Veneta, Dries Van Noten, Marni, and many more. The buyer for the store has a keen eye and very specific vision so expect to find lots of things here that you won't find any...449 West 14th Street (bet. 9th and 10th Avenues)
Bloomingdale's began with a 19th century fad, the hoop skirt, and the extraordinary vision of two brothers: Lyman and Joseph Bloomingdale. The first retail endeavor of the Bloomingdale's brothers was a Ladies' Notion Shop in New York. In 1872, Bloomingdale's expanded and opened...1000 Third Ave. (59th St. and Lexington Ave.)
TJ Maxx is one of those discount department stores that will almost always surprise you with incredible stuff. Their Sixth Avenue location is notable for its house wares, which can run up to 90% off normal department store prices. There’s a huge selection of towels, bed linens, c...620 Avenue of the Americas