Downtown Holiday Shopping Guide

December 20th, 2016

What better excuse to shop than the Holidays! Here’s a complete guide to downtown’s best shops to find your friends and family the perfect gift.


Brookfield Place: Need a one stop shop filled with luxury items? Brookfield place has you covered for the people in your life who enjoy the finer things. Pick up hip, stylish clothes for the trendsetter toddler in your life at Babesta, activewear for fit fashionistas at Lululemon and must-have trends at the iconic Saks Fifth Avenue. Make sure to check out the many other stores while you are there.


Westfield World Trade Center: Holiday must-haves can be found at the newest place to shop downtown- Westfield World Trade Center. Designed for millennials looking for fashion, beauty and technology all under one roof. Check everyone off your list by stopping in Apple, Kit and Ace, M.A.C and Pandora.


Fulton Center is more than a transit station– stop by on your way home and pick up the perfect last minute gift. For the foodies in your life check out Freedom Wine Cellar – wine and spirits; Irving Farms – fine coffee roasters, Island of Treats for bulk confectionary sweets. No matter what you are looking for, you’ll find it here, from brand name watches to a variety of perfumes.


Hermès: Find the perfect luxurious gift at Hermès. The iconic silk scarves, the Clic H Bracelet and leather handbags all make extraordinary gifts. If you are really trying to WOW your partner, surprise them with the most desired handbag in the world, the Birkin.


Tiffany & Co: For over 175 years Tiffany & Co. has been a destination store for sparkling, special holiday treasures. The World of Tiffany offers jewelry that compares to no other.  Check out this year’s exclusive holiday ornaments: two crystal pieces, a snowman and tree, and one sterling silver star that can be engraved and treasured as a keepsake for years to come.


Century 21 Department Store’s flagship store location opens as early as 7:45 a.m. giving you the opportunity to shop before heading to work. Here you will find gifts for everyone on your shopping list: designer clothing, gourmet food gift baskets, jewelry, perfumes, as well as a special vintage section with top name designers. Beware, even if you stop by early it’s generally crowded no matter what time you go.


Zara: Looking for the perfect gift for the fashionista in your life?   Fashion forward clothing at affordable prices abound here. We challenge you to walk out of the store with only 1 item.


Brooks Brothers: Finding the perfect gift for the special man in your life can be a challenge, but at Brooks Brothers you can’t go wrong. There is something for everyone at this classic store. Freshen up his suit with a new tie, matching pocket square and customized cuff links. The gift options are endless at Brooks Brothers for the business professionals. They do offer a selection of women’s clothes as well.


SoulCycle: Do you know someone who loves to party on a bike? Stop in SoulCycle and pick up something for your Soul sister to use in her next class, whether it be a tank, leggings or her very own pair of cycling shoes! If you aren’t sure on sizes, buy her a gift certificate to a class instead!


Barnes & Noble: Have a bookworm on your list? Look no further than Barnes & Noble. Best sellers, journals, cookbooks, and more can all be found in this book super store. If you have a Nicholas Sparks fan in your life, Barnes and Nobles has a special edition copy of Two by Two. Don’t forget, club members get an additional 10% off your purchase.


Target: Make your holiday shopping a little easier at Target where you can find anything for any budget. The Holiday collection is perfect for those who just moved into a new apartment and need an accessory piece. Kid’s gifts are easy at Target with plenty of new toys to choose from, and if you need something for the tech lover in your life just head over to the electronic section.