1. Welcome to the new Styleforum!

    We hope you’re as excited as we are to hang out in the new place. There are more new features that we’ll announce in the near future, but for now we hope you’ll enjoy the new site.

    We are currently fine-tuning the forum for your browsing pleasure, so bear with any lingering dust as we work to make Styleforum even more awesome than it was.

    Oh, and don’t forget to head over to the Styleforum Journal, because we’re giving away two pairs of Carmina shoes to celebrate our move!

    Please address any questions about using the new forum to support@styleforum.net

    Cheers,

    The Styleforum Team

    Dismiss Notice

Window shopping in NYC

Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by chobochobo, Oct 16, 2006.

  1. chobochobo

    chobochobo Well-Known Member

    Messages:
    6,411
    Joined:
    May 7, 2006
    Location:
    Hong Kong
    I'm just back from a holiday in New York (birthday treat for myself). I did a great deal of walking from my hotel on East 50th, went uptown and downtown several times. A great deal of browsing the shoppings whilst en route to 'tourist' destinations and saw many items that I'd only encountered via the internet eg Lattanzi, Berluti etc on Madison, Quinn in NoLita etc. Even ventured to Century 21. Amazingly I didn't buy anything - I guess there being no sales on was one reason, but I was also quite disciplined knowing that I didn't actually 'need' anything and also I was just enjoying the company of my lady friend [​IMG]

    Nice city, I'd go back though not the same hotel but that's another story.
     
  2. rabbimark

    rabbimark Well-Known Member

    Messages:
    57
    Joined:
    Sep 26, 2006
    I find I get a much better deal on windows at Lowe's and Home Depot that through the boutiques of Manhattan ...
     
  3. Leaveitothexperts

    Leaveitothexperts Well-Known Member

    Messages:
    667
    Joined:
    Aug 25, 2006
    Location:
    NYC
    I find I get a much better deal on windows at Lowe's and Home Depot that through the boutiques of Manhattan ...

    [​IMG]
     
  4. lee_44106

    lee_44106 Well-Known Member

    Messages:
    8,106
    Joined:
    Jul 19, 2006
    Location:
    the Zoo
    I always have a good time browing the Paul Stuart windows.
     
  5. chobochobo

    chobochobo Well-Known Member

    Messages:
    6,411
    Joined:
    May 7, 2006
    Location:
    Hong Kong
    In an attempt to reduce the amount of luggage, I took only one pair of shoes - the Dovers that I wore every day. They were extremely comfortable and held up very well with just a light cleaning with tissue paper each day and being put into plastic shoe trees overnight.

    I was mildly amused when I walked into a men's shop on either Madison or Fifth (I spotted a small number of EGs on a shelf) and the assistant then asked me if I knew about EGs [​IMG] He must have been 'new' as he hadn't even heard of the '888' last. Apparently there's a 14 week wait for the 888 Newbury, they've sold a few to Japan, so they say.
     
  6. luk-cha

    luk-cha Well-Known Member

    Messages:
    4,534
    Joined:
    Jun 1, 2006
    Location:
    Was Sinndom, Now is Rolexdom
    on your window shopping did you take any pics
     

Share This Page

Styleforum is proudly sponsored by