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New York is there really anything worth shopping for?
I plan to give a full day up because I'm a Sod for lingering in Sephora and drug stores. I become obbsessed with different toiletries it's completely ridiculous I know. It's New York!!! And there I am in Bigelows rubbing different creams in. Anyway this time I'm spending one day on my own indulging myself. I don't want to waste money on anything I can get here. My nieces have ordered me it Holister and will go to Ralph Lauren got my nephew a couple of jumpers, last time got them from Bloomingdales is that the best place for RL?
I just want to know really is there anything really worth bringing back? I'm not really a fan of Michael Korrs. Seems to be everywhere.
£:$ rate is totally crap right now so no bargains. Just buy things if you really think they are good value and you cannot get them here. RL is often a good buy. My DH likes Cole Hahn. Lots of quirky shops in SoHo might attract you. My DH didn't even do his usual sweep in Banana Republic when we were there! Check out the perfume/make up prices on all beauty before you go, just in case it's cheaper here.
Converse are cheaper if that is your thing. I like Macys as they usually have a sale on and overseas visitors get an extra discount on top. I like Sephora too. Hollister is so much cheaper and always seems to have a sale on. I have some beautiful Ralph Lauren from the states but most is from discount stores although Macy's have a Ralph Lauren section too. Have fun. :-)
Seventh Avenue between 20 and 28th streets used to have lots of wonderful small shops selling odd leftover bits from the top names. Don't know if it still does, but it's probably not easy tourist browsing if you just have one day.
I've just got back and thought stuff was still really good value. I shopped in Ralph Lauren on Fifth Avenue, Tommy Hilfiger (the non-branded beautiful stuff) and Banana Republic, which was silly cheap. I did a sweep of Macy's and bought. Leather bag in Fossil