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NYC’s 5 Best Shops For Sunglasses

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.

04/17/2014

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4 Best Places To Make Your Own Perfume In New York

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.

02/03/2014

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NY’s 5 Best Shops For Discounted Designer Purses

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.

04/04/2013

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5 Best Places For Antiquing In New York

If you throw in an appreciation of the unique and quality unmatched by much of today’s mass-produced stuff, you’ll find our best picks for the most interesting antiquing destinations New York City has to offer.

06/26/2012

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5 Best Vintage Stores In New York

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.

06/14/2012

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5 Best Places To Get Last-Minute Pride Outfits In New York

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.

06/04/2012

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Best Places To Buy Homemade Gifts In New York

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.

05/22/2012

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5 Best Places For Women’s Sports Team Apparel In New York

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.

CBS New York–05/15/2012

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5 Best Tailors In New York

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.

04/10/2012

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NYC’s 5 Best Wax Salons

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.

04/03/2012

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5 Best Places For Last Minute Father’s Day Gifts In New York

While no dad is perfect (except maybe yours!), Father’s Day is a great time to say thank you for trying to be the best dad you could be. There is no one gift that can ever express everything you feel for your dad, but here are some great places to start.

06/11/2011

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5 Best Mother’s Day Gifts In New York

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.

CBS New York–05/11/2011