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The 50 best clothing stores in NYC

Get your fashion fix at the best clothing stores in New York City, from posh boutiques to sprawling department stores

By Christine Fischer Hewit

New York has a seemingly endless supply of the best clothing stores, from consignment shops to vintage clothes shops, that span hundreds of styles and price points. So whether you’re an Upper East Side dweller or rarely see north of 14th Street, there’s plenty of shopping opportunities to tap into—and we’ve rounded up the best ones from every NYC neighborhood.

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Best clothing stores in NYC

11. DVF

Shopping Designer Meatpacking District

The queen of the wrap dress continues her reign of supremacy with painfully cute prints that are must-haves for every fashion gal. Splurge on everything from silk blouses, ’70s inspired jumpsuits and an array of cute clutches.

Rachel Comey store in Soho
Photo: Courtesy Rachel Comey

12. Rachel Comey

Shopping Designer Soho

It’s housed in a rustic, industrial-style shop with an absolutely jaw-dropping shoe display, but you’ll need to raise your credit limit before shopping Rachel Comey’s selection of luxury clothing, bags and shoes.

Kirna Zabete
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13. Kirna Zabete

Shopping Boutiques Soho

Exclusive luxury labels make Kirna Zabete a go-to shop for downtown women. Binge on brands like Mansur Gavriel, 3.1 Phillip Lim, Maison Michel and Alaia.

14. Totokaelo

Shopping Soho

With the aura of an art gallery and the price point to match, this beautifully designed and well-curated shop is known for smart and sleek fashions for men and women.


15. No. 6 Store

Shopping Boutiques Little Italy

A trendy nook for hard-to-find European designs, this Little Italy shop brings major pizzazz. And while the clothing selection is chic and expansive, the highlight is the custom, hand-made clogs.

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16. In Support Of

Shopping Boutiques West Village

This multi-label boutique is known for its cool selection of independent designers, making it the place for women who want a unique, one-of-a-kind wardrobe. Shop dresses from Samantha Pleet, jackets from Allina Liu and a large collection of funky jewelry.


17. Creatures of Comfort

Shopping Boutiques Nolita

Housed inside a charming brick Nolita building, this upscale shop is filled with apparel, shoes and accessories for discerning ladies. High-profile designers include Lisa Marie Fernandez, Acne and Karen Walker.

18. Warm

Shopping Boutiques Nolita

Better known as boho-chic heaven, it’s easy to follow in love with Warm. A sophisticated outlet for men’s and women’s clothing, shop independent, small-batch brands know for hand-made details, quality fabrics and elegant craftsmanship.

Photograph: Courtesy Kith

19. Kith

Shopping Shoes Noho

Home to trendy street gear including accessories and footwear, Kith provides fashion-forward fun for men, women and kids alike.

20. Opening Ceremony

Shopping Womenswear Soho

This iconic unisex clothing store is unbeatable for exclusive men’s and women’s fashions. Shop brands ranging from affordable (Adidas, Calvin Klein, Levi’s) to ultra high-end (Jeremy Scott, Vivienne Westwood, Alexander Wang).

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