7 Best Stores in NYC ...

Finding the best stores in NYC is quite easy for any fashionista – at least, all the big names are incredibly recognizable. But if you want to know exactly where to go and what you can find, don't worry; I've got you covered! No matter what you're looking for, New York City has it, from toasters to designer clothing. Take a look at the best stores in NYC and prep for your next big shopping trip!

1. Bergdorf Goodman

www.bergdorfgoodman.com
754 5th Avenue
New York, NY 10019
(212) 753-7300

Bergdorf Goodman is easily one of the best stores in NYC, not in the least because of its fabulous 5th Avenue address. It's the sort of high-end luxury store that offers a little bit of everything, including women's wear and menswear from all your favorite designers. There's a reason you see it so much in popular culture, with mentions in classic and modern books, TV shows, and movies. You'll find shoes, handbags, jewelry, and more clothes than you've ever imagined.

2. Barneys

www.barneys.com
660 Madison Avenue
New York, 10065
(212) 826-8900

Crazy for Christian Louboutin? Swooning for Saint Laurent? Mad for Marc Jacobs? Batty for Balenciaga and Manolo Blahnik? You'll find all those designer brands and more at Barneys, where luxury is the word of the day. The Madison Avenue store even has a restaurant, just in case you get a little famished while working hard at being a fashionista.

3. Henri Bendel

www.henribendel.com
712 5th Avenue
New York, NY 10019
(212) 247-1100

Henri Bendel is one of the most fabulous specialty shops on 5th Avenue, and it's all for the ladies. You'll find all the most luxe accessories, including designer handbags and jewelry, not to mention scrumptious gourmet food. It'll cost you a pretty penny, but when you're looking to accessorize or cook to impress, then you have to visit.

4. Bloomingdale's

www.bloomingdales.com
1000 3rd Avenue
New York, NY 10022
(212) 705-2000

Bloomingdale's is just iconic. It has its place in pop culture as well, but don't live vicariously through books and movies! Even if you're only window shopping, a stroll down 3rd Avenue simply isn't complete without a trip into Bloomingdale's. You'll find clothing for men and women, designer goods, fab footwear, plenty of jewelry and fashion accessories, and lots of beauty buys as well.

5. Saks Fifth Avenue

www.saksfifthavenue.com
611 5th Avenue
New York, NY 10022
(212) 753-4000

Saks is possibly the most well-known store on timeless 5th Avenue. After all, that's its namesake! There's designer wear for everyone, shoes galore, amazing accessories, and more events than you can shake a stick at. How could you miss a stop by Saks?

6. Macy's

www.macys.com
151 West 34th Street
New York, NY 10001
(212) 695-4400

There are Macy's stores everywhere, but a visit to the iconic store in New York City is an experience. You might just experience your own miracle on 34th Street, especially if you're looking for the perfect LBD or, yes, a toaster. It doesn't matter if you frequently shop at your local Macy's, you've got to stop by the NYC store if ever you get the chance.

7. Century 21

www.c21stores.com
22 Cortlandt Street
New York, NY 10007
(212) 227-9092

Although there are Century 21 stores located across the Northeast as well, the biggest one is located right in NYC. There are items for men, women, and kids, not to mention plenty of home goods and gift ideas. It's fun, new, and fresh, but still full of fashionable haute looks that will keep you at the very height of style.

The best department stores in NYC are not to be missed, whether you live there or not. If you're visiting this big, vibrant, fashionable city, and you love high style, visits to these shops and the biggest luxury brands are definitely in order. What's your very favorite department store?

Special thanks to Tamara Masco for picking the best stores in NYC.