If you beat to your own, individually-scented drummer, why buy off-the-rack perfume when you can conjour up a scent uniquely yours? For those bold, chosen few who dare to distill a scent of their own, here are the go-to sources for know-how, nectar, and a little bit of magic.
Light up your life by making a purchase from one of New York’s best candle shops. Everyone looks better by candlelight, and, depending on what kind you buy, everything smells better too.
Sunglasses are the quintessential New York accessory, providing instant glamour or a sense of whimsy to any look. With the sun finally showing itself this spring, it’s time to refresh your collection.
Wherever you stow your take-it-with-you must-have’s, your bag has got to be fabulous. Too savvy to spend $1,000 on a handbag? Here’s where to find this season’s hottest clutches, satchels and shoulder bags at prices way below retail.
You love vintage fashion because you’re an individual. You also love holding onto a dollar. Whether you’re setting the trend or simply pushing it up by a few days on the calendar, you know how retro pieces can turn modern looks into personal statements capable of rocking fashion’s favorite city to its knees. From Harlow to Bardot, here’s where to get the look.
Here’s where pool-loving guys and gals may snag the hottest stand-out looks, sure to turn heads from Manhattan Beach to Maui. From fashion-forward to fun and funky, the best swimshops in New York promise pool perfection every time.
Straight, gay or in-between, here are the places to get teeshirts, accessories, or head-to-toe outfits that shout your colors to the world. After all, closets should only be for clothes, so let’s go shopping and join the party.
We wonder what ancient rug-makers would think of today’s perfection-driven artisans and crafters of home-made wares. The jewelry, glassware and hand-sewn apparel found at these amazing New York emporiums feature some of the most charming and creative hand-made gifts you will find this side of a flying carpet.
Ladies, want to look like you own the clubhouse on gameday? These are the venues to find shorts, shirts, and jerseys that treat you like a girl. Got curves? Here’s where to get gear. Team gear.
If you’re craving a custom-made suit, have your heart set on walking down the aisle in your mother’s wedding dress, or need to repair that vintage dress, you’re going to need a tailor. Great tailors are a lot like nannies, once you’ve find one you can’t live without, you tend to keep it to yourself. Here are the best tailors NYC has to offer.
What’s your pleasure? These waxing emporiums can offer you anything from a simple, perfectly arched eyebrow to an all-over glowing softness a baby would envy. Warmer weather is on its way and so is a sleeker, sultrier you. Here are New York’s top waxing salons.
New York, ever the beacon of fashion, has some of the best stores around for the stylish mothers-to-be.
Up until very recently being plus-sized meant being doomed to a wardrobe of big-eyed puppy sweatshirts and floral print everything, but thankfully, someone got the memo that curvier girls love clothes too.
We’ve picked the venues bound to have just the right thing for the special women you love. Pick her gift with care but remember, what she wants most of all is to be remembered.