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Filled with well-known department stores and charming local boutiques, NYC is the ultimate shopping destination, especially during Black Friday. With so many stores, you’re bound to find everything on that holiday shopping list in the Big Apple. As one of the busiest shopping days of the year in one of the largest cities, maneuvering Black Friday crowds can be tricky, so it helps when you know where to shop! Here are five New York businesses to shop on Black Friday.

Carlo Pazolini
543 Broadway
New York, NY 10012
(212) 792-5855

Start your Black Friday shopping early! Beginning Wednesday, Nov. 26 through Monday, Dec. 1, enjoy 40 percent off all in-store Carlo Pazolini products, at all four NYC locations. The brand is known for embodying the modern Italian lifestyle by offering the finest women’s and men’s shoes and accessories. Visit Carlo Pazolini’s stores page for a list of NYC store locations.

NYGARD Fashion
1431 Broadway
Ground Floor
New York, NY 10018
(646) 520-2022

If you need a good reason to head to Times Square on Black Friday, this is it. NYGARD’s Black Friday sales will include 25 percent off on holiday collections and a designer sample sale. Shop women’s mint-condition sample sale tops starting at $10, sweaters starting at $20 and dresses and jackets starting at $30. As the only NYGARD location in the U.S., these are deals you won’t want to miss!

203 Grand Street
Brooklyn, NY 11211
(718) 388-1655

Come on down to Brooklyn and save 30 to 40 percent off on select merchandise from Bird’s carefully curated women’s and men’s collections. All three NYC Bird locations feature women’s designers such as Alexander Wang and Rachel Comey, and men’s designers such as Band of Outsiders and Steven Alan. The shops also sell featured jewelry and accessories collections from Pamela Love, Proenza Schouler and many more brands. Black Friday sales will include discounts on styles such as an Alexander Wang T neoprene-cotton oversized collarless coat marked down from $675 to $469, and a Rachel Comey floral jacquard lenore dress marked down from $525 to $369. Visit Bird’s stores page for a list of NYC store locations.

Yellow Rat Bastard
483 Broadway
New York, NY 10013
(212) 925-4377

On Nov. 28, from 6 a.m. to 10 p.m., all Yellow Rat Bastard (YRB) in-store merchandise will receive an extra 20 percent off. YRB is known for its fun and funky women’s, men’s and kids clothing and accessories. If you’re in the market for some rainbow pantyhose, a super hero tee and infant converse sneakers, then make sure you add this store to your Black Friday shopping list. Don’t forget to check out the denim bar located downstairs.

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Alessi SoHo
130 Greene Street
New York, NY 10012
(212) 941-7300

Alessi will offer 20 percent off all in-store and online products from Monday, Nov. 24 through Monday, Dec. 1, Monday through Friday, from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m., and Sunday from 12 p.m. to 6 p.m. Alessi takes pride in its position at the forefront of innovative product design with both mainstream and cult merchandise. Take 20 percent off unique home goods products such as the Ossidiana coffee maker, acacia honey dipper, Ecco! fruit bowls, and La Stanza dello Scirocco jewelry collection. The company has a second NYC location, Alessi Madison, located on 30 East 60th Street.

Lanya Trypupenko is a freelance writer living in NYC and covering all things New York. She is a self-proclaimed shopaholic who is always on the lookout for the latest trends and deals. Her work can be found on Examiner.com.