Marisa Tom | September 9, 2011 9:25 amThe narrow streets of the East Village are perfectly suited to housing blocks and blocks of boutiques and eateries. Storefronts jostle to offer the new, the vintage, the luxurious, the locally made, and the odd one-offs, all crammed side by side. In the second of many block excursions, I've challenged myself to all that East 7th Street has to offer and revisited some tried-and-true favorites.Read More
Marisa Tom | April 18, 2011 8:30 amToday is the last day to get your taxes signed, sealed, and delivered, so you better scoot! Knowing you, you're ahead of the curve and pocketing the rewards of an early tax refund, so why not start your week off with a little retail therapy? If you couldn't make the Oak warehouse sale over the weekend, no biggie.Read More
Marisa Tom | April 14, 2011 8:50 amThe search for the perfect dress is no easy feat. Many of the brides-to-be I've encountered have long dreamed of their dress — the detailing, the length of the train, the shape — and nothing (and I mean, nothing) will get in the way of obtaining that vision-in-white princess gown. Here are five of New York's most sought after wedding dress destinations.Read More
Marisa Tom | April 13, 2011 8:45 amLooking to stick it to Uncle Sam? OK, fine, this isn't so serious. But it does feel really good to have a tax refund in hand and some sweet sample sales at the ready.Read More
Nancy Einhart | April 6, 2011 4:34 pmFrom organic flowers to eco-everything, it's time to start taking nominations for next week's list. In honor of April being about all things eco, for next Tuesday's top five, I want to know your favorite NYC shopping destinations for eco-friendly style.
Whether it's earth-friendly shoes at Terra Plana (254 Elizabeth St., 212-274-9000), fair trade fashion, green dry cleaners, green-minded home stores, eco-friendly beauty products, or basically anything else eco that's not food, we want to hear about it.Read More
PopSugar City | April 1, 2011 7:08 amSorry! Our Dean & Deluca giveaway has ended!
From buttery croissants to Osetra caviar, gourmet food purveyor Dean & Deluca carries everything a PopSugar City girl could want for a party-ready pantry.Read More
Marisa Tom | March 31, 2011 8:40 amFile this event under "awesome." Head over to West Elm (1870 Broadway, 212-247-8077) for a one-night only Etsy pop-up shop from 6 to 9 p.m. If the evening unfolds the way I've dreamed about in my crafty wannabe fantasies, the mod furniture store will be dripping in the city's coolest Etsy vendors' goodies.Read More
Marisa Tom | March 29, 2011 9:38 amFor the past couple of weeks, the NYC fashion crowd has begun to transform into quite a charitable force, but wait until you hear what's coming to you this weekend! Under the direction of fashion industry insiders Kikka Hanazawa, president of VPL; Tomoko Ogura, women's fashion director at Barney's Co-Op New York; and Kyoko Kageyama of 3.1 Phillip Lim (collectively called the Fashion Girls For Japan), a special two-day sample sale will be held as a fundraiser for the Japanese tsunami and earthquake relief efforts. More than 60 New York-based designers have stepped up, pledging to donate at least one rolling rack of clothing to the sale; thus, the event has been officially named "60+ Designers/ 60+ Rolling Racks."Read More
Marisa Tom | March 24, 2011 8:15 amLooks like today marks another onslaught of big designer name sample sales (never something to complain about) so I hope you have your tax refund handy!
Dolce & Gabbana (123 W. 18th St., 4th floor) frees up its back stock by helping you fill your closet with its last season merchandise, starting at 9 a.m.Read More
Marisa Tom | March 22, 2011 8:15 amIn an ongoing effort to give back to Japan's disaster relief efforts, brands 3.1 Phillip Lim, United Bamboo, and Nepenthes are holding samples sales to benefit the Japanese Red Cross and other select relief organizations. Proof that giving back is always in style.
3.1 Phillip Lim will host a rare public sample sale on Thursday, March 24, and Friday, March 25, in its showroom (260 W.Read More