New York City is the perfect place for shopping therapy. If you search for vintage treasures – there are plenty of thrift shops. If you have a passion for big brands like Chanel and Versace, visit their boutiques in Manhattan. For those who do not like to spend hours searching for the best price or quality, chain stores are the right choice. Therein let’s find out which are the largest fashion store chains in New York City:
Bloomingdale’s is the most famous department store in the USA. It was founded in 1861 by the Bloomingdale brothers, who wanted to create a store where women can buy clothes as well as all types of accessories. The first store opened in New York City in 1872 on 56th Street. Later it moved to a bigger building on 59th Street, which is actually the store’s current location.
People can find Bloomingdale’s outside of the USA only in Dubai. However, this is not a problem because the online store offers international shipping. Bloomingdale’s has a great assortment of female and male clothes and accessories, home décor, kids’ clothes, and toys. Besides, it presents new collections by world brands like Adidas, Balenciaga, Fendi, and Tom Ford.
Macy’s is an American store chain founded in 1858. It first appeared in New York City on Sixth Avenue under the name “R. H. Macy and Co.” It turned out to be very successful, which lead to more stores to be opened in NYC. Today Macy’s can be found in almost every big city. It is not only the largest but also the most profitable department store in the USA.
The biggest Macy’s store is the one on Herald Square in Manhattan, NYC. It became the chain’s flagship store in 1902. Firstly it occupied one building but then expanded and took over the surrounding blocks.
Macy’s Herald Square has 11 floors full of clothes, accessories, and housewares. It is amongst the symbols of NYC. The fascinating architecture made it a National Historic Landmark in 1978. It is also a part of the National Register of Historic Places.
Saks Fifth Avenue or Saks and Co is an American chain of department stores founded by Andrew Saks in 1867 in Washington, D. C. The store on Fifth Avenue in NYC opened in 1902. In 1924 it became the chain’s flagship store, and its name – Saks Fifth Avenue, replaced the original Saks and Co.
Saks Fifth Avenue is amongst the most famous luxury retailers in the world. It offers expensive brands like Armani, Balmain, Dior, Gucci, Alexander Wang, Cartier, and Bottega. Saks Fifth Avenue stands behind its products and guarantees its quality.
It is a store with a great assortment of fine clothing, jewelry, and shoes, but if you shop on a budget, it is a mistake to put it on your list.
These fashion store chains provide excellent clothing from the world’s top brands. They are well-beloved by some global superstars of both Hollywood and Broadway.