Shop ‘n’ Stroll: The Ultimate List of New York Luxury Stops

Walk off some post-holiday pounds at these luxury shopping destinations.

When you’re looking to walk off some extra post-holiday pounds, why not do it someplace where you can reward yourself for surpassing your goal? These luxury shopping destinations are the perfect place to take a long, leisurely stroll and then treat yourself.


Beneath Columbus Circle lies the Upper West Side’s latest shopping experience. With 24 shops (including Lush, The New Stand, Dog & Co. and Specs), 10 restaurants (The Pizza, Meltkraft and Semsom Eatery to name a few) and niche food and beverage boutiques (Doughnuttery, Pressed Juicery, Dylan’s Candy Bar, among others), TurnStyle’s vibrant atmosphere makes walking underground feel like a breath of fresh air. 1000 S. Eighth Ave., 646.768.9224

The Shops at the Plaza

Whether you’re a guest at The Plaza hotel or visiting the Upper East Side, take a stroll through this assortment of sumptuous shops that boast luxury handbags (MCM), stunning jewelry (Maurice Fine Jewelry, Misahara) and the latest trends for your little ones (Couture Kids). At The Shops at the Plaza, visit The Eloise Shop and discover her delightful antics at The Plaza. Stop at the Gramercy Park Flower Shop for a fresh bouquet of your favorite blossoms. 1 W. 58th St., 212.759.3000

Brookfield Place rotunda

Brookfield Place

With almost three dozen high-end stores (Saks Fifth Avenue, Hermès, Paul Smith and J. Crew, among others), upscale food options that include Le District—an authentic French marketplace—and a Starbucks Reserve Bar that offers rare, small-lot coffees, you’re sure to find something special as you amble around Brookfield Place in Battery Park City. 230 Vesey St., 212.978.1698

Westfield World Trade Center

Culture meets commerce and community at the Oculus, the architectural centerpiece of this shopping, dining and transportation hub in the Financial District. Over 100 fashion, technology and lifestyle brands (including John Varvatos, Kate Spade, Apple, Tumi, Moleskine and more) can be found on the six floors of Westfield World Trade Center—the largest shopping center in Manhattan. 185 Greenwich St., 212.284.9982

The Shops at Columbus Circle

This stylish and sophisticated mall, located in the Time Warner Center on the Upper West Side, The Shops at Columbus Circle boasts over 50 boutiques and shops that range from designer jeans (Diesel, Lucky Brand, True Religion) to luxury skincare (Aveda, Face Stockholm, L’Occitane en Provence) to sweets (La Maison du Chocolat, Sugarfina), jewelry (Monica Rich Kosann, Swarovski) and beyond. 10 Columbus Cir., 212.823.6300

Katie Labovitz
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