January 14 2020
August 22nd, 2018 | Fashion
Manhattan is laid out for the window shopper, with boutiques and shop displays beckoning passersby at every opportunity. This works well when you have the time or the weather’s fine – other times a shopping mall is exactly what you need to all your shopping done.
Fortunately, Manhattan is home to modern malls that are not only architecturally pleasing to the eye, but also have everything you’re looking for in one place. Check out the best shopping malls and plazas in Manhattan.
Across from the World Trade Center site, Brookfield Place maintains what existed in the area pre-2001: global commerce that drew diverse crowds. Today, it continues to welcome visitors from all over the world. The shopping place has taken full advantage of its location: waterfront activities, rooftop events, and an ice skating rink makes it more than just a retail destination. On the subject of retail, luxury shops like Gucci, Diane Von Furstenberg, Bottega Veneta all occupy space at Brookfield. Enjoy the marvelous atrium and fare from Manhattan’s best food court. 230 Vesey St., Lower Manhattan
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Connected to Brookfield Place via underground passage, Westfield WTC is futuristic in its modernity. Its main feature is its stunning Oculus, modeled after a dove being released. Whether it looks like a whale skeleton to some or a dove in flight, its composition is stunning. Westfield WTC is almost overwhelmingly vast, so don’t hesitate to ask for directions if you’re feeling a little turned around. Make sure to check out the Apple Store at this location; an impressive 2-stories. Eataly is a favorite stop for many, as well as John Varvatos and Campers. 185 Greenwich St., Lower Manhattan
Located in the glass towers of the Time Warner Center, The Shops at Columbus Circle is a place to shop, dine and be entertained in the Upper West Side. Browse over 50 high-end retail shops, such as Coach, Diptyque, Eileen Fisher, and more. The Shops are also home to Michelin-star restaurants led by chefs like Masayoshi Takayama and Thomas Keller. The Shops at Columbus Circle offer views of Central Park and neat architecture. 10 Columbus Circle, Upper West Side
South Seaport is a work in progress, but the revamped, historic district welcomes new exciting tenants this year. Amsterdam-based men’s fashion brand Scotch & Soda opened this spring at 18 Fulton St. The most anticipated opening will happen Sept. 6 with the opening of 10 Corso Como, a Milan-based complex that focuses on art, fashion, music, design, cuisine and culture. This is the first 10 Corso Como to hit the US and it’s expected to be a huge jump from your typical shopping experience. 19 Fulton St., Seaport District
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