I. Coming to New York with the family for Columbus Day weekend? If yours are teens or older, you know they want to shop! Treat them and yourselves to a Soho & Nolita Chic Boutiques shopping tour. NYC indie boutiques, coolest of the cool, exclusive store discounts and lots of fun facts, like where Leo DiCaprio likes to eat dinner. For more details or to book tickets: www.shopgotham.com. Tours are on Fri, Sat & Sun. mornings and have a maximum of 12 persons.
I. Are you a woman of style or perhaps one who’d like to up her look a bit? Do you love insider deals or a bit of hand-holding. The Garment Center “insider” shopping tour may be for you. Wholesale showrooms and sample sale. need we say more? Tours are on Wed & Fri morning and have a maximum of 12 persons. For more details or to book tickets: www.shopgotham.com.
Shop Gotham is pleased to offer our fellow fashion mavens the exciting opportunity to participate in a complimentary Garment Center “Insider” Shopping Tour, our signature shopping tour that takes you into the heart of NYC’s Fashion District with special access to wholesale showrooms- and wholesale prices.
But why, may you ask? This will give you a first-hand look at how real women shop and buy- great fodder for your own blog. You will be introduced to new, up-and-coming local designers that you likely have not yet heard about, and, of course, you get to shop wholesale for yourself! Of course, we hope you will have a fantastic experience with us and tell your readers about our program. We are pleased to offer you a pair of complimentary tickets for any of the following dates: October 5th, 7th, 14th, 19th, or 21st from 10AM to 1PM. Tours max at 12 persons and tickets will be extended on a first-come, first-served basis. Please R.S.V.P. to firstname.lastname@example.org with your name and blog URL. Only legitimate fashion bloggers are invited to this exclusive tour.
If you are not local and wish to have some information on our shopping tours, please let us know.
Season has changed. And quickly. One day it’s a sunny sweltering 87 degrees, and the next day it’s 60, cloudy and chilly. Visting NYC in the coming weeks and have no idea what the natives wear ? Here are some seasonal do’s and dont’s:
Boots or booties- check! Dark colored sandals – check! Light weight leather jacket- check! Light weight cashmere cardigan – check! Jeans – always
Fur (not yet), shorts, pastel cotton items, light colored sandals, sundresses, heavy wool coats
Anything wool or heavier fabrics in grey, black, brown, winter white. Fur collars on jackets, jeans! (always)
Daytime sandals, cotton pastel scarves, full fur coats,
For assistance on how to dress your best and where to buy it, visit: www.shopgotham.com, NYC Shopping Tours
Of the 160 tours one can select from in NYC, NewsDay selected Shop Gotham’s Garment Center as one of its Top 1o. Choices. See all 10: http://www.newsday.com/travel/10-great-guided-walking-tours-of-nyc-1.3173943
This week’s DEAL: 20% off Saturday, Sept 23, Soho & Nolita Chic Boutiques Shopping Tour. Best for women of all ages, teens and men. Maximum of 12 persons per tour, so tickets are limited.To book: www.shopgotham.com . Code: Sept 23
Shop Gotham does scour the city on foot and by taxi to keep abreast of thid ever changing retail landscape. But sometimes we have to rely on bigger sources than us too. For the latest in retail happenings in NYC, we suggest a monthly check of http://www.refinery29.com. This week, they featured 13 new NYC hot fall store openings. High and low, they got the eye and the ear. Check it out.
If you are coming to NYC from mid-November to mid- December, one of the most exciting thing to do if you like to shop, is to visit the designer sample sales.They are at their Apex then and the deals on current apparel and accessories are exceptional. Shop Gotham’s Garment Center “insider” tour for women incorporates the best sample sales into our program along with private wholesale showrooms that noone else can access. Shopping, bargains, fun!. www.shopgotham.com
September in NYC is pretty spectacular. Blue skies, warm temps, stores feel fresh and alive with their fall offerings, and the natives are back in town. Here is a suggestion for a lovely day in Midtown.
1. Commence your morning with a Shop Gotham Garment Center “insider” Tour, at 10am. Always wanted to shop wholesale and designer sample sales, see what the inside of a showroom looks like or find out what all the fuss is about the Garment Center? This is your opportunity to do so with the leading company in New York. Deals, designers, shopping, small tour groups. Sound good?
2)At 1pm, stroll to Fifth and grab lunch at either the: charming casual cafe at the new Andaz Hotel on 41st and Fifth or if you qwant something a bit more upscale to celebrate your new purchases, book at res. at Bryant Park Cafe, situated on the north end of the park, behind the NYC Public Library.
3)Stroll one block or cross the street to the New York Public library and take in the exhibition Celebrating 100 Years. “This major exhibition of more than 250 thought-provoking items from NYPL’s vast collections celebrates how the Library has encouraged millions of individuals to gain access to a universe of information during the past 100 years. Examples are the first Gutenberg Bible acquired in the Americas ,dance cards, dime novels, and John Coltrane’s handwritten score of Lover Man”
4)Go to hotel and nap. You have earned it
Fashion Night Out New York – make your own fun with 2 tickets to the Soho/Nolita Shopping tour for the price of oneSeptember 7th, 2011
Want to go shopping at real stores with clothing that a real woman can wear? To Celebrate Nesw York’s Fashion Night Out – we invite our readers to take our Soho & Nolita Chic Boutiques Shopping tour the very next day – with a special offer of 2 tickets for the price of 1 . Salivate Thursday night and then buy a little something for yourself on Friday. www.shopgotham.com code: Sept9