New York City

Where to Shop in the City



You’ll find quite the mishmash of high-end luxury designers, big department stores and unique boutiques crammed together from one block to the next. The entire shopping area spans 25 blocks, and if size alone is any indication, you can bet you’ll find whatever you’re looking for here

Fifth Avenue

If budget isn’t a concern (way to go, you!) look no further than Fifth Avenue — a legendary area to go shopping in New York City. In fact, this is not only the most popular shopping area in New York City, but it’s also one of the most popular shopping areas in the world.

Madison Avenue

Peppered with luxury brands in the posh Upper East Side neighborhood, this popular NYC shopping street swells with tourists and locals alike every day of the week. Much like Fifth Avenue, Madison Avenue is home to some of the most expensive real estate in the world


The colorful streets of this charming neighborhood are peppered with unique stores and great boutiques. It’s easy to mix this region with Soho since the two neighborhoods blend flawlessly, but rest assured – they are both great shopping districts respectively.

The West Village

Bleeker Street is home to some of the most interesting boutique stores in New York City, not to mention the great food options in the area. You’ll find vintage stores, bookshops, cafes, pop up stores and a few big names.

The Flatiron District & Union Square

The star of the show is the Greenmarket that takes place within park. You’re bound to find some unique vintage clothes or interesting souvenirs to bring home. If you’d like to stock up on farm fresh fruits and vegtables, this is the best place to do so!

Meatpacking District/Chelsea

The Meatpacking District has a great vibe. The area used to be chock-full of industrial warehouses that have since been converted as new life was breathed into the neighborhood. You’ll find some of the most expensive stores in New York City in this shopping area.



Known for easy-going locals and epic flea markets, this is one of the best places for affordable shopping in New York City. Swing by Smorgasburg if you’re visiting on a Saturday during the summer for a foodie experience you won’t soon forget!

Check out the complete guide to shopping in New York City (Including what stores to shop at)