New York Shopping Guide

Midtown East and Upper East Side

Blue Tree

Helmed by '80s teen star Phoebe Cates, this Upper East Side spot fills a whippet-thin, teetering townhouse, which feels like it is inhabited by a wacky-but-chic grande dame. The case of delicate jewelry near the front is particularly strong, while the upstairs is replete with Sophie D'Hoore ballet flats and Antipast cashmere dresses. 1283 Madison Ave. UES 212-369-2583, bluetreenyc.com

Burberry

The service is friendly and pressure-free and the selection outstanding at this venerable Brit brand's biggest stateside outpost.
9 E. 57th St. (between Fifth and Madison Aves.), 212-407-7100, burberry.com

Products: Swimwear, Women's Clothing, Shoes, Bags, Jewelry, Beauty
Type of Store: Boutique

Chanel

Inspired by the No 5. perfume bottle, this multilevel store is the iconic French brand's retail home base in New York City. It's all here: Bags, footwear, clothing, jewelry, watches, makeup, and perfume.
15 E. 57th St. (between Fifth and Madison Aves.), 212-355-5050, chanel.com for more information

Products: Lingerie/Loungewear, Swimwear, Women's Clothing, Shoes, Bags, Jewelry, Beauty
Type of Store: Boutique

Chloé

Chloé's renovated flagship stocks the beloved label's full range of clothing, shoes, bags, and sunglasses. 850 Madison Ave. (at 70th St.), 212-717-8220, chloe.com for more information

Products: Swimwear, Women's Clothing, Shoes, Bags, Jewelry, Beauty
Type of Store: Boutique

Christian Louboutin

Louboutin's entire selection of ravishing, feminine shoes is as wickedly sexy as it is wildly chic.
965 Madison Ave. (between 75th and 76th Sts.), 212-396-1884, christianlouboutin.com for more information

Products: Shoes
Type of Store: Boutique

Coach

For more of its signature logo totes, brass-bit driving mocs, and collectible key rings, visit Coach's largest shop in the U.S.
595 Madison Ave. (at 57th St.), 212-754-0041, coach.com

Products: Swimwear, Shoes, Bags, Jewelry, Beauty
Type of Store: Boutique

Fendi

Fans of Fendi's trademark double-F "Zucca" pattern will find it here in a stunning range of goods; especially noteworthy are the colored metallic-trim bags.
677 Fifth Ave. (between 53rd and 54th Sts.), 212-759-4646, fendi.com

Products: Women's Clothing, Shoes, Bags, Jewelry
Type of Store: Boutique

Gap

Smack in the center of the retail action on Fifth Avenue is Gap's most atmospheric NYC branch, and it has a huge stand-alone section for the (Product) Red line.
680 Fifth Ave. (at 54th St.), 212-977-7023, gap.com

Products: Denim, Lingerie/Loungewear, Swimwear, Women's Clothing, Shoes, Bags, Jewelry, Beauty
Type of Store: Boutique

Gucci

There's nothing lacking here: Browse a full selection of bags, including the newest logo styles, plus the complete line of clothing.
725 Fifth Ave. (at 56th St.), 212-826-2600, gucci.com

Products: Swimwear, Women's Clothing, Shoes, Bags, Jewelry, Beauty
Type of Store: Boutique

H&M

This particular outpost is our favorite of the famed Swedish chain: The lines are shorter, and the lofty layout is the least claustrophobic.
640 Fifth Ave. (at 51st St.), 212-489-0390, hm.com for more information

Products: Denim, Lingerie/Loungewear, Swimwear, Women's Clothing, Bags, Jewelry
Type of Store: Boutique
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