Category Archives: Shop New York

NEW: 2 NYC Full Day Tour Itineraties – for those who want to get the MOST out of Their time in NYC

February 27th, 2018

 

CHINATOWN to SOHO:
An Urban Scavenger Hunt, Local Pizza and Shopping Tour
Get three big slices of the New York experience in under six hours: You’ll start with a Watson Adventures scavenger hunt revealing the secrets of Chinatown and Little Italy, then you’ll break for a pizza lunch in Little Italy, and finish with a shopping expedition in Soho/NoLita. Fill your eyes, your belly, and your shopping bag in one great downtown NYC adventure!

3 neighborhoods, 5.5- 6 Hours

For Groups of 15 to 20
(ages 14 and older)
 

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NYC Fashion


THE ULTIMATE NYC FASHIONABLE DAY

Sometimes one program just isn’t enough. This ultimate treat will
take you on two fabulous private programs AND get you around town to see several NYC neighborhoods.

Part I. )3-Hour SOHO/NOLITA Chic Boutique Shopping Tour (Walking portion)

Part 2. )3-Hour GOSSIP GIRL sites program or SEX and THE CITY hotspots tour (Limousine portion

Luxuriate in your private limo on one of these fun and
fabulous programs.

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15% Winter Shopping Tour Discount. One more reason to Actually LOVE NYC in the winter

January 9th, 2018

New York City may not be balmy in January and February, but there are plenty of advantages to coming here. RESTAURANT WEEK, BROADWAY WEEK and better hotel rates. Here is another:

The Winter 15% Discount on Shop Gotham’s Garment Center Insider Shopping Tours.  Through February 28th.

SHOP at WHOLESALE and MEETS DESIGNER face to face on this

Best to crack out your tropical wear when the weather is cold. dreaming of sunny islands

Special Access shopping adventure in the legendary GARMENT DISTRICT.15% off the program fee as well.

The Winter is long: you might as well try to at least look good. Winter and Resort apparel beckon.

To book: SHOP GOTHAM.
promo code: winter18

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Pass along to your visiting friends!

 

New York City Activities for your Corporate Group

December 5th, 2017

Shopping is always in style in New York City

Entertain your Corporate Groups with our fashionable and Special Access programs.

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NYC Shopping is always in fashion

 

 

Private New York City Shopping Tours

November 8th, 2017

Why take a Private NYC City Shopping Tour with Shop Gotham?

We can unlock the doors to Wholesale Designer Showrooms which are Just to your liking or escort you to the indie boutiques to fill in the holes in your closet.

Just for you. Time and Money Well Spent

FAQ: Shop Gotham programs are for private groups of 2 or more

NYC Fashion. Shop Designer Showrooms and chic NYC boutiques.

 

Mother and Daughter NYC Shopping

November 5th, 2017
Designer Showroom Clothing

Sometimes too much is well.. just too much. NYC can feel like that. Including all the retail options.

One of the great shopping mysteries has always been the Garment Center District. What lies behind those many windows of those many buildings where the designers create their wares for the stores.

The Garment Center “insider” shopping tour will unmask those secrets and we have found its a wonderful jaunt for moms and daughters (ages 18 and older) to shop at Wholesale and learn a bit about this mysterious and legendary fashion industry.

All guests are sent home with a complimentary list of Sample Sales for post tour independent shopping. Which will keep anyone busy with shopping fun for many many hours.  PEAK Sample Sale Season is November 15 to December 15

Happy Shopping

 

 

 

2017 NYC Holiday Sample Sale Season and What is a Sample Sale

October 26th, 2017
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Fall 2017 Apparel Garment District

The ABC’s of New York City Sample Sales

As the peak season approaches each year, we try to enlighten our readers with the What, Why and How of Sample Sales.

Once upon a time, designers sold their handful of sample size items at the end of the year. These are the individual pieces shown to store buyers. Some make it to full production, some do not.  Typically, these are size 2, 4 or 6. That was then, this is now

Now, sample sales are BIG business and one can expect big inventory. All seasonal overstock in ALL sizes as well as those coveted one-off samples, are offered at Massive discount. This is an opportunity to buy often unaffordable clothing and accessories at very affordable prices. Or to chase down the designer names you love. or to simply shop for cool stuff. Essential to know: Must get to Sample Sale on its First day open!

In New York City, the apex of the 2017 sample sale season is November 13 to December 15.

Shop Gotham knows what is what and what is where. Come join us for private access to designer showrooms to shop at wholesale followed by a roster of all the best sample sales in town. Forget the Department Stores. This is oh so much chicer.

Here are but a few names we are excited about. Starting in NOV

Zadig & Voltaire
Parker NYC
3.1 Philip Lim
Tracey Reese
Marc Jacobs
Pas de Calais

 

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How to Dress in November New York City 2017

October 25th, 2017


 

 


Visiting  NYC in November? here is what to wear

October has been unseasonably warm. Butthat could turn at any time. New York City is ALWAYS casual chic, so pack your Best and Newest Pieces for Broadway, Dinner  and  Day Excursions.

What’s in: Jackets Jackets Jackets. Velvet and Kimono Jackets of all Lengths and Styles. Pair these with Jeans and Cool platform, hightop or embellished sneakers for all Day activities.

DAYTIME:  Jeans, Trendy Sneakers, Leather, Kimono or Velvet Jacket

EVENING: Jeans, Cold Shoulder top (yes they are still in!) Heels and your Velvet or Kimono Jacket

Need one of these Essential pieces? join us on a Shop Gotham shopping tour and we will help you find one!

 

 

 

 

Biking New York City. May we suggest a Great Few Hours . Our Itinerary Suggestions

August 14th, 2017

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Biking in NYC can be lots of fun and a fascinating way to see parts of the city from a different perspective.    While many locals have adopted bike riding in lieu of mass transit – I a long time resident

That said, a pleasurable few hours on a bike armed with the right itinerary…. YES! im down with that. Here is a Recommended Itinerary for a few afternoon hours of “non taxing” NYC bike  exploration.(Manhattan).  Best if you are having  a late dinner !

WEST SIDE

2pm: Get your bikes at Liberty bikes  on Ninth Avenue between 55th and 56th street, just a couple of blocks from the Hudson River Bike  Path.  Bikes at Liberty are $5 an hour pre-reserved or $6 for walk ins. There are always plenty of everything from girly bikes to mountain bikes, so really no need to reserve. Freddie will set you up and remember to rent a lock.

Ride south on the Hudson River Bike Path, a relatively flat but winding road running parallel to the Hudson River. With ever present views of New Jersey, pretty parks with sunbather,  The Intrepid Museum and Chelsea Piers, there is plenty of take in along the ride.

2:30 Destination The marina at Battery Park officially known as  North Cove Marina. 4- 5 miles. You will run right into it. Almost at the southern tip of Manhattan, this is the place to stop for views of The Statue of Liberty, The Freedom Tower and all of lower Manhattan. Plenty of cafes abound as well as a very high end Mall if you need some shopping therapy. We suggest you just Rest your bikes, grab an outside table at the marina , order some iced coffee or lunch and soak in NYC.

Head back north on the Hudson Bike Path.

5pm:  Destination:the West Village. Get off at the path at West 10th street. Walk or ride east crossing over 12th Avenue and Washington. Walk one block north to Charles Street. Destination: Casa La Femme, 140 Charles St, between Washington and Greenwhich . 

One of the most delightful environments you will find in NYC, sit by the large open windows in the luscious high back chairs and order some Turkish coffee and mezze at this wonderful Egyptian restaurant, a little slice of paradise.

Ride around the West Village just a couple of blocks to take in the lovely townhouses which fill this coveted corner of the city.

Destination : hotel nap. Return your bikes and head immediately to your hotel for a nap.

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Easter and Passover Shopping with Your Teens in NYC

April 4th, 2017

Visiting NYC Easter or Passover 2017?

Want to do a little retail therapy with your teens who crave some cool spring fashion?.

Here are some Shop Gotham Deals and Programs to fill that hunger.

March & April – SoHo/NoLita Teen Promo
Self Directed Formal Dress Shopping Itineraries

Sweet 16 Shopping Programs
Private Mom/Teen Shopping Tours