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Manhattan Mania: Canteloup

  • Cantaloup
  • trendy togs to die for
  • 1036 Lexington Avenue (@ 74th Street)
  • 212-249-3566
  • Mon-Sat 11-7, Sun 12-6
  • $36-$1000
  • 10 days for store credit. Sale items are final sale.
  • 6 to 77th Street
  • Click here for a store map!

A mix of downtown cool with uptown sophistication, Canteloup is a super chic boutique stocked with cutting-edge designer labels from around the world. Fashion editors, celebs and the A-List crowd flock here for hipster Australian labels like Sass & Bide and Willow, Diego Binetti, La Cosa and re-worked vintage T’s from Burn ‘n Violet. As if that’s not reason enough to sprint on over, they also carry a dynamite denim selection, sexy lingerie, funky tees, cool carryalls and to-die-for jewelry by the cash. Need we say more?

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Manhattan Mania: Pookie & Sebastian

  • Pookie & Sebastian
  • a fun, flirty, and oh so girly specialty boutique
  • of-the-moment lines from Citizens of Humanity, Havaianas, Carmen Flores to Cosabella
  • pookieandsebastian.com
  • 1488 Second Avenue, New York City (additional stores in Murray Hill & the UWS)
  • 212.861.0550
  • customerservice@pookieandsebastian.com
  • monday-saturday, 11-9pm; sunday, 12-7pm
  • $20-$150 (a serious bargain)
  • Exchange or store credit within 14 days of purchase
  • take the 6 train to 77th St.
  • Click here for a store map!

Head to this fun ‘n flirty shop for irresistible cheap ‘n chic designer knock-offs that won’t break the bank. Our faves for the season: whimsical skirts, beaded cocktail dresses, True Religion jeans, girly T’s, Cosabella undies and sparkly jewelry. Jazz up your look in a NY minute with a knockout clutch you’ll covet for years to come. And if you can’t find what you came for, don’t sweat it: there are two equally impressive sister stores in the city, plus a swanky online store. Happy shopping!

Photography  Photography © Pookie & Sebastian

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Manhattan Mania: Shop

  • Shop
  • A Lower East Side gem stocked with hard-to-find frocks for day-to-night
  • Rebecca Minkoff, Ella Moss, 3.1 Philip Lim, Kale, Charlotte Ronson, Deener, Madison Marcus and much more!
  • iloveshop.com
  • 94 Orchard Street (@ Delancey)
  • 212-375-0304
  • info@iloveshop.com
  • Mon-Sun 12-7
  • $30-$600
  • Store credit within 7 days. Accessories, jewelery and lingerie are final sale.
  • F/V to Second Avenue
  • Click here for a store map!

Trend-setters flock here for the well-edited mix of vintage-inspired clothing and accessories that can’t be beat. An ultra feminine spot that’s oozing with coolness, wait ‘til you get a hold of the flirty Ella Moss striped dresses, high-waisted Deener stovepipes and over-sized Kale handbags – all sizzling summer essentials you’ll want in your wardrobe. For the ultimate downtown get-up, go for a pair of chic Charlotte Ronson hot pants (toothpick legs only, please) luxe leather wedges and a WOW ‘em Madison Marcus tank. Top it off with a delicate Jenny Sheriff leaf necklace and you’re ready to tear up the town.

Photography  Photography © Shop

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Manhattan Mania: Anik

  • Anik
  • a one-stop-shop for all the hottest labels du jour
  • 1355 Third Avenue (additional location at 1122 Madison Avenue)
  • 212-861-9840
  • Mon-Sat 10-8, Sun 12-7
  • $40-$500
  • No cash or charge refunds, store credit only within one week of purchase
  • 4, 5, 6 at 86th Street

If you’re looking for super stylish gear for work or play you’ve hit the jackpot. Peruse jam-packed racks filled with sexy suits from Theory, Teen Flo (a Canadian fave) and Duca d’Andrea. You’ll go gaga over Juicy Couture sweats, comfy Joie pants, 3 Dots tops and loads of hot denim labels. Cashmere addicts will love the super soft cardigans from Malika.

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Manhattan Mania: Nellie M

  • Nellie M
  • Nanette Lepore, Rebecca Taylor, Tracey Reese, Trina Turk and much more.
  • nelliem.com
  • 1309 Lexington Avenue (@88th Street)
  • 212-996-4410
  • nelliembtq@aol.com
  • Mon-Fri 10-8, Sat 11-8, Sun 11-7
  • $50-$500
  • Store credit only, absolutely no refunds.
  • 4/5/6 at 86th Street

UPTOWN

Known as the Upper East Side (UES), this ultra glam and somewhat snooty neighborhood is finally getting a dose of downtown cool.

It’s worth the trek uptown to this fashion forward oasis. Fashion Junkies of all ages flock here for the hottest it labels like Nanette Lepore, Rebecca Taylor, Tracey Reese, Beth Bawley and Trina Turk. You’ll drool over their ultra glam bags, flirty cocktail dresses, fitted coats and girly accessories. Don’t miss out on the massive denim area… we guarantee you won’t leave without a pair of butt-firming blues.

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