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Top 7 New York City Department Stores

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New York City department stores offer a wide array of merchandise for shoppers -- from cosmetics and housewares to designer fashions and accessories. Whether you're interested in the cutting edge styles of Barney's New York or the style and service of Saks Fifth Avenue, there's a New York City department store for every style and budget.

Barney's New York

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Shoppers interested in cutting edge fashion and able to afford the pricetags enjoy shopping at Barney's New York. Offering the trendiest merchandise of New York City's major department stores, Barney's twice-annual sales can put their fashions within reach for those with smaller budgets.

Bergdorf Goodman / Bergdorf Goodman Men

Bergdorf Goodman Department Store

Both the main Bergdorf Goodman and the men's store across Fifth Avenue offer shoppers top quality fashions, housewares and accessories. Well-known for classic high-end fashions, they have expanded their offerings to include items for a younger, affluent audience.

  • Address: 754 Fifth Avenue (58th)
  • Bergdorf Goodman Men Address: 745 Fifth Avenue (58th)
  • Phone: 212-753-7300
  • Subway: E/V 53rd/5th Avenue; N/R/W 59th/5th Avenue
  • Neighborhood: Midtown (Midtown Map)

Bloomingdale's Department Store

Bloomingdale's Department Store

One of New York City's shopping institutions, Bloomingdale's can overwhelm even the most seasoned shopper. Fantastic sales and a diverse array of merchandise make it a worthwhile shopping destination. If you get hungry, Martine's chocolates on the 6th floor and the delicious frozen yogurt in the basement cafe shouldn't be missed.

  • Address: 1000 Third Avenue (59th)
  • Phone: 212-355-5900
  • Subway: N/R/W and 4/5/6 to 59th/Lexington
  • Neighborhood: Midtown (Midtown Map)

Henri Bendel

Henri Bendel
Founded in 1896, Henri Bendel offers an intimate boutique experience for shoppers looking for chic youthful clothing. Henri Bendel is known for showcasing new designers, as well the flagship Frederic Fekkai salon on the fourth floor.
  • Address: 712 Fifth Avenue (55th/56th)
  • Phone: 212-247-1100
  • Subway: E/V 53rd/5th Avenue; N/R/W 59th/5th Avenue
  • Neighborhood: Midtown (Midtown Map)

Lord & Taylor Department Store

A New York City shopping institution, Lord & Taylor has been around since 1826. Not as luxurious as Saks or as trendy as Barneys, Lord & Taylor highlights American designers and offers shoppers good value. They are especially well known for their holiday window displays.
  • Address: 424 Fifth Avenue (38th/39th)
  • Phone: 212-391-3344
  • Subway: B/D/F/V/7 to 42nd Street/Bryant Park
  • Neighborhood: Midtown (Midtown Map)

Macy's Department Store

Macy's Department Store
Quite possibly the most famous department store in New York City, Macy's 10 floors feature a bit of everything from clothing to kitchenwares. Be sure to check out the original escalators connecting some of the top floors. Merchandise at Macy's is moderately priced, and they have great sales.
  • Address: 712 Fifth Avenue (55th/56th)
  • Phone: 212-247-1100
  • Subway: E/V 53rd/5th Avenue; N/R/W 59th/5th Avenue
  • Neighborhood: Midtown (Midtown Map)

Saks Fifth Avenue

Saks Fifth Avenue
Located across from Rockefeller Center, Saks Fifth Avenue offers shoppers a wide array of top-quality merchandise and solid customer service, including free personal shopping. Cafe SFA on the eighth floor has great food and an even better view.
  • Address: 712 Fifth Avenue (55th/56th)
  • Phone: 212-247-1100
  • Subway: E/V 53rd/5th Avenue; N/R/W 59th/5th Avenue
  • Neighborhood: Midtown (Midtown Map)

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