Shop ‘n’ Stroll

There is no bet­ter way to get in those ex­tra posthol­i­day steps than by walk­ing—and shop­ping— around these lux­ury re­tail des­ti­na­tions.

Where New York - - Contents - BY KATIE LABOVITZ


With al­most three dozen high-end stores (Saks Fifth Av­enue, Her­mès, Paul Smith and J. Crew, among oth­ers), up­scale food op­tions that in­clude Le Dis­trict—an au­then­tic French mar­ket­place—and a Star­bucks Re­serve Bar that of­fers rare, small-lot cof­fees, you’re sure to find some­thing spe­cial as you am­ble around this Bat­tery Park City shop­ping cen­ter. 230 Ve­sey St., 212.978.1698, brook­field­pla­


Cul­ture meets com­merce and com­mu­nity at the Ocu­lus, the ar­chi­tec­tural cen­ter­piece of this shop­ping, din­ing and trans­porta­tion hub in the Financial Dis­trict. Over 100 fash­ion, tech­nol­ogy and life­style brands (in­clud­ing John Var­vatos, Kate Spade, Ap­ple, Tumi, Mole­sk­ine and more) can be found on the six floors of the largest shop­ping cen­ter in Man­hat­tan. 185 Green­wich St., 212.284.9982,­field­world­trade­cen­ter


This stylish and so­phis­ti­cated mall, lo­cated in the Time Warner Cen­ter on the Up­per West Side, boasts over 50 bou­tiques and shops that range from de­signer jeans (Diesel, Lucky Brand, True Re­li­gion) to lux­ury skin­care (Aveda, Face Stock­holm, L’Oc­c­i­tane en Provence) to sweets (La Mai­son du Cho­co­lat, Su­gar­fina), jew­elry (Mon­ica Rich Kosann, Swarovski) and beyond. 10 Colum­bus Cir., 212.823.6300, theshop­sat­colum­bus­cir­


Be­neath Colum­bus Cir­cle lies the Up­per West Side’s lat­est shop­ping ex­pe­ri­ence. With 24 shops (in­clud­ing Lush, The New Stand, Dog & Co. and Specs), 10 restau­rants (The Pizza, Meltkraft and Sem­som Eatery, to name a few) and niche food/bev­er­age bou­tiques (Dough­nut­tery, Pressed Juicery, Dy­lan’s Candy Bar, among oth­ers), TurnStyle’s vi­brant at­mos­phere makes walk­ing un­der­ground feel like a breath of fresh air. 1000 S. Eighth Ave., 646.768.9224,


Whether you’re a guest at The Plaza ho­tel or vis­it­ing the Up­per East Side, take a stroll through this as­sort­ment of sump­tu­ous shops that boast lux­ury hand­bags (MCM), stun­ning jew­elry (Mau­rice Fine Jew­elry, Misa­hara) and the lat­est trends for your lit­tle ones (Cou­ture Kids). Visit The Eloise Shop and dis­cover her de­light­ful an­tics at The Plaza and stop at the Gramercy Park Flower Shop for a fresh bou­quet of your fa­vorite blos­soms. 1 W. 58th St., 212.759.3000, the­p­


No MTA card is needed to ac­cess TurnStyle, NYC’s trendy sub­ter­ranean shop­ping space.

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