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Soho & Nolita NYC Stores September 2012. Piperlime and Christian Siriano

September 16th, 2012

With the ever-changing retail landscape of Soho and Nolita, it was time to troll the streets and see what’s new (what’s belly up) and whats wortwhile. Today we went to the Piperlime and Christian Siriano stores, both of which opened in past 3 weeks.

Piperlime: This fresh big store– the only bricks and morter one of this popular on-line company — offers mid range women’s apparel, accessories and footwear. Here you wont find originality, but rather items from Rachel Zoe,   Splendid, Olivia Palermo, BCBG and about 12 other designers. A good one-stop shopping excursion in lieu of a visit to Bloomies. The large shoes and boots section has worthwhile offerings in the $150- $300 price point. Overall: good addition to Soho for those who find the area overrun with chains and unaffordable boutiques. Piperlime, 121 Wooster St, between Prince and Spring

Christian Siriano: High hopes dashed with this store.Felt  like so many of the individual boutiques (with short lives) in NYC. Designer’s inspiration vs what women want to wear. At first glance, this small store does not even inspire a thorough glance.  Dark and drab dresses and separates in the $300 – $600 category.  Funny, but the online store feels fresher. Feh. Christian Siriano, 252 Elizabeth Street

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Things to do with teens nyc spring break. And March 31 Deal

March 29th, 2012

Soho & Nolita is THE place to shop with your teens. But instead of wandering around aimlessly and missing all the good stuff, how about taking Shop Gotham’s Soho & Nolita Chic Boutiques Shopping Tour this weekend. Cause there is a DEAL in Sat March 31. 15% off . To book: www.shopgotham.com. discount code: clutch

Weekly Deal on New York City Shopping Tours – Soho & Nolita Chic Boutiques

March 10th, 2012
Enjoy a special savings of 15% on the Shop Gotham March 16th and March 17th Soho & Nolita chic Boutiques shopping tour. Tours have a maximum of 12 persons. To book, please visit: www.shopgotham.com. Booking code: SHOE

August 2011 New York City Sample Sales..still hanging in

August 12th, 2011

Our Garment Center “insider” Tour stopped by the Joes’s Jeans sample sale today. Here is pic of a happy camper. Note: Shop Gotham’s Garment Center tours take a “pause” after August  19th, and commence again with fall goodies on  September 7th. To see the schedule, tour details or to book tickets: www.shopgotham.com

Why take a Soho & Nolita Shopping Tour with Shop Gotham NYC Shopping Tours

June 22nd, 2011

Recent reviews from Citysearch:

1)”GREAT Shopping program. highly recommend. Last weekend,my girlfriend and I took the Soho tour. Although we live in the Westchester, we dont know that area and were determined to “edge up” our wardrobe. the shops we were taken to were oh so interesting and we found the guide Molly to be as charming and knowledgable as any host could be. We recommend spending your entire afternoon shopping on your own and using the discounts they provide. We enjoyed it very very much and would have enjoyed the tour for several more hours as well”

2)”Fantastic Fantastic Programs for those who like to shop. Last December, I took my 21 and 23 yrd old daughters to nyc and took a shot at the Garment Center tour. We all simply loved the shopping and the entire experience. So much so that we then booked the Soho tour too! And had a blast ont his one too. Both tour guides were stylish, patient, lovely and oh so charming women. Part of the enjoyment was spending time with them. The programs are so very different. If i had to break it down, one is for “deals” and visiting a side of NYC you really cant do on your own, the other is for “now” fashion, in super cute and well thought out spots. Shop Gotham’s tours are really terrific and professional. Go for it!”

NYC Designer Sample Sales Heating UP

June 8th, 2011

Coming to NYC between June 14 and june 24? Then you are in luck! Spring & Summer designer sample sales are HEATING UP. Get deals up to 80% off on hot  names like Tory Burch, Milly & AKA.  Shop Gotham is ready to take you there on our Garment Center “Insider” Shopping tours, every Wednesday and Friday.  For details and booking, see: www.shopgotham.com

Things to do in NYC February 2011

January 30th, 2011

Men and Women. If you plan to both shop and explore while visiting NYC this winter, you may want to consider one of  Shop Gotham’s specialty shopping tours. Seasonal low rates apply in February,  but the goods are still great!

Garment Center “Insider” Tour (for women)

Ladies, this is for you deal-hunters. See the neighborhood that is the epicenter of women’s fashion & design. Special Wholesale shopping access, & hot designer Sample Sales, all the while getting an inside peek of this industry. The perfect program for savvy shoppers, fashionistas and anyone interested in seeing one of the last wholesale districts at work.

 

 

(NEW!) Men’s NYC Shopping Tour: Fashion, Home and Art for the Discerning Man.

Guys, its time to be elevated from bag- carrying status to center of attention. This tour takes gentlemen to a selection of very special make spots for wallet friendly contemporary clothing as well as designer splurges. And you will be fawned over and enjoy some perks.  Indecisive? not to worry, you will be led around by a credentialed stylist who will assist and teach. Enjoy a must-see art or photo exhibit and shop for other things you “should have” , such as a great scent and the right grooming tools.  Men’s Shopping Tours 

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