Window Shopping on Fifth Avenue: From Cartier and Saks to Best Buy and Beyond

Want to window shop along Fifth Avenue, in the heart of Manhattan? With these insider tips, you can find the best store deals and get lots of insider shopping information!

Let’s go shopping …


Cole Haan

Shoe shopping? Place your order online. While Cole Haan’s in-store selection is limited, you can pick up your order there. Sign up for the email promo for 15% off in store!


Great shopping for designer accessories. Note: Their return policy is only 14 days, not 30 days.


Shop for designer accessories. You can even have your shoes cleaned and laces replaced if you ship them to Gucci.

Henri Bendel

Shop for signature accessories, makeup bags and luggage. Give them your birthday and they’ll send you a colorful birthday card!

Kenneth Cole

Shop for men’s and women’s accessories. At the register, ask about any promotional offers. Sometimes if you spend a few dollars more you can get a $50 promo.

Louis Vuitton

Shop for designer accessories. The sales staff can help with items not available elsewhere, like the popular “Very Tote,” which they sometimes have in stock.

Nine West

 Shop for the latest in footwear fashions. Check online for coupons to use in store or order online and pick up there!


Very helpful staff with clothing and accessories. Have your eyeglasses fixed there, order items not in stores, and pick them up there.

Salvatore Ferragamo

 Discover the latest in upscale accessories, but check online for sales prices to get the best price!


Barnes & Noble

A great spot for books, DVDs and music, this store is a convenient hangout if you want a snack, comfy chairs and the restroom!


American Girl Place

A little girl’s dream: clothes, dolls, books, games and doll furniture. If they’re sold out of a product, check eBay.

Baby Gap

Find children’s clothes at affordable prices. Tons of great items on the sales rack! Check online, as not all items are available in store.


Lindt Chocolate

Ask about free samples (yum!) and how to customize your order. Get their rewards card. With 100 points, you get $5 reward and emails for 50% off!


Abercrombie & Fitch

Male models greet you at the door. During busy seasons, order online to avoid the lines!


Four floors of luxurious silks and cashmere. If you’re not in a hurry, have their tailor custom fit your clothes (big time saver!).

Armani Exchange

Buzzing with loud music, great sales (sometimes 40% off). Look for big markdowns after every season.

Bergdorf Goodman

Lots of luxury brands and celebs shopping! Check out their beauty events. You can take $200 off $1,000. Head down to the “Beauty Floor” for help with makeup. Very attentive staff!


With tech music and 20,000-square-feet of shopping space on three floors, find the latest in fashionable jeans and other clothing.


Discover the latest in luxury women’s wear with fashions right off the runway — ideal for fashion students.


For men’s clothing, the 2,500-square-foot space has a lot to offer. Look for their store-wide sales and awesome customer service!


It’s all-American, laid-back jeans and T-shirts. Shop during the holidays when they have huge discounts store-wide!


Shop for flirty and fun fashions at reasonable prices. Get there super early or late — never at lunchtime. The dressing room lines and checkout lines are horrendous!

Lord & Taylor

Dress shopping? Head to the 5th floor, known as “Dress Address”. Best sales — and they price match! Most styles online are in store.

Saks Fifth Avenue

Shop for fashions, makeup and jewelry. Check their calendar for celebrity appearances. Also, ask for free makeup and perfume samples with your purchases!


Fun and flirty European fashions. If you see something you love, hold onto it. They’re so busy it might be gone if you put it down.


Apple Store

Explore the latest in Apple electronics. Make an appointment for repairs, and get there early. Ask for an ETA. They are usually fast, so your item might be fixed in a short time if you don’t mind waiting.

Best Buy

The latest in electronics, TVs and accessories. They have a geek squad but price your repairs. A new computer might be cheaper. Ask the sales staff your questions, as they’re very helpful!



Need the perfect men’s gift? Shop here for men’s diving watches. Need jewelry or bag repairs? They can make repairs while you wait.


If you’re looking for cool holiday gifts, shop for key chains or pens and give them out individually bagged.

Harry Winston

The finest in elegant jewelry.

Tiffany & Co.

Shopping for signature little blue boxes? Tiffany’s also makes repairs. They have a tea lounge, but you need to make reservations for a table. You might even score a complimentary glass of champagne around the holidays!



It’s a makeup wonderland with fragrances, makeup and perfumes! Shh: Ask for makeup and perfume samples!


NBA Store

Great place for viewing nostalgic game memorabilia if you’re a sports fan.


It replaced the old Juicy Couture 70,000-square-feet store. For runners, head to the 156 Fifth Avenue location. It has the best customer service, has a treadmill, and you can donate your old sneakers!

If you’re looking for the best things to do in New York next month, shopping on Fifth can be so exciting! For tourists visiting new travel destinations, use Gosur travel maps for fast smartphone navigation access and convenient maps in and around New York so you don’t miss a thing!

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