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Stores for holiday gifts NYC 2014

Coming to NYC to do some gift shopping for the holidays? Where to Start, as the choices are endless. Here is a helping hand for Hostess and other assumdry gifts, courtesy of Shop Gotham, defined by neighborhood:

ps: if you want to check out those legendary NYC Sample Sales, Shop Gotham is your source. information and bookings can be made at: www.shopgotham.com



C. Wonder, 72 Spring Street, btw Crosby & Lafayette Streets, 10:00am – 7:00pm

Charming colorful tabletop items (and apparel) – MODERATE

John Derian, 10 East 2nd Street btwn 2nd and Bowery, 12pm-7pm,

French inspired tabletop items, specialist in Decoupage

Pearl River 477 Broadway, btw Broome and Grand, 10am- 7pm

3-floors of fun hodgepodge Asian style home goods, clothing & random trinkets. Hundreds of sushi sets, takeout-container-shaped lamps, kimonos, and souvenirs starting at $5 – INEXPENSIVE

Love Adorned, 269 Elizabeth St btw Houston and Prince, Noon -7pm
Cool industrial small emporium selling unusual fine jewelry, home and bath – HIGHER END

MIN, 117 Crosby btwn Houston & Prince, 10am – 7pm

Apothecary primarily for Men. Lovely shaving items, fragrances and creams – MODERATE

Santa Maria Novella, 285 Lafayette St, btw Houston and Prince, 11am – 7pm

Italian apothecary for elegant options in bath, body and fragrance – MIDLEVEL

Sur la Table, 75 Spring @ Crosby, 10am – 7pm

Table top and such items as Shocking blue meat thermometer for $10 – MODERATE

The Market NYC, Bleeker between Thompson and Sullivan, Noon – 7pm

50 local designers selling apparel, accessories, kitsch – MODERATE

The Impossible Project, 425 Broadway, btw Canal and Howard Sts, fifth floor, 11am – 6pm

Find a Polaroid camera (defunct) and film here. Also for grabs: Groovy old Polaroid jackets ($74) – MODERATE

Vosges, 132 Spring Street, btw Wooster and Greene, 11am – 7pm – HIGHER END

Fine French chocolatier


Henri Bendel, 512 Fifth Avenue btw 55th and 56th sts, 10am – 7pm

Luscious 3 floor of glamour for women. Fun jewelry, designer handbags, travel accessories, fragrance and more. Lots of independent designer items- MODERATE/HIGHER END

MoMA Design Store, 4 W 53rd St btw Fifth and Sixth Ave, 10am – 7pm

Impressive array of contemporary furnishings and gifts: sculptural vases, clocks, kitchenware- MODERATE


Bloomingdales, Lexington btw 59th and 60th, 10am – 8pm

The flagship for the country, this store has 8 floors of eye candy- ALL PRICE LEVELS

Dylan’s Candy Bar, 1011 Third Ave @ 60th, 10am – 9pm

The original candy emporium

Serendipity, 225 East 60th Street between 2nd and 3rd Avenues, 11:30am to midnight

Take home some famed iced hot chocolate


Story, 144 Tenth Ave @ 19th Street, 10am – 7pm

Spacious boutique housing rotating collection of unique wares from local companies and well-known brands. From JAMBOX wireless speakers to gold hoop earrings – MODERATE/HIGHER END.

Chelsea market, 75 9th Ave, between 5th Ave & 15th St, 7am – 9pm

Assorted specialty food shops

Flight 001, 96 Greenwich Avenue between West 12th and Jane, 11am-8:30pm-

Modern and Innovative Travel Products – MODERATE


Union Square market, 14th – 16th Streets @ Park Avenue South, 8am  – 8pm

Outdoor tented market offering 70 shops with assorted gifts, apparel, and holiday wares

Max Brenner, 841 Broadway ntw 13th & 14th, 9am – 2pm

Chocolate restaurant and gift shop. All things chocolate

Eataly, 200 Fifth Ave, between 23rd & 24th, 8am – 9pm

Enormous Italian food market from famed chef Mario Batali

The famed Plaza Hotel Tea Room re-opens today

Want to feel transported for a couple hours? The Plaza Hotel tea hour in the Palm Court reopens today after a a full renovation. In addition to the typical tea fare of scones and mini crustless cucumber sandwhiches, lobster rolls and other delightful items have been added. $50- $65 for the service, but this is a treat worth trying.

A Shop Gotham shopping tour will most certainly cap off this most decadently delightful day

Palm Court at the Plaza Hotel