Love to shop? Take a private New York shopping tour with a professional stylist and licensed NYC Sightseeing Guide.
- Your choice of tour date, time, and length (two-hour minimum)
- Custom tour itinerary with stores or points of interest chosen according to your group's interests and budget
- Choice of meeting location (hotel pickup/drop-off available)
- Choice of transportation method (walking only, cab, bus, or subway; fare not included in tour price)
- Post-tour recommendations (restaurants, theatre, etc.)
- Private shopping tour with a New York City shopping tour guide who is both a professional designer or stylist and DCA-licensed NYC Sightseeing Guide
- Non-shopping destinations (ie: landmarks) may also be included in private New York shopping tours
Start with one of the suggested fashion tour itineraries below, or let us customize a shopping and sightseeing plan just for you.
Our most popular tour itineraries! Visit fabric stores and fashion landmarks, learn about famous design schools, and explore the history of the garment and retail industries with a professional designer and licensed tour guide. For more information on our Garment District, Fabric Shopping, and Fashion Showroom tours, or to schedule an educational Garment District tour for your school or camp group, please visit our Garment District Tours page.
A New York CIty shopping tour designed specifically for women in search of clothing in US sizes 14 - 24. Visit department stores and boutiques catering to a plus-size clientele. (Large-size swimwear and lingerie can also be included.) Ideal for fashion-savvy full-figured women. Learn more about the Women's Shopping Tour.
A tour for aspiring costumers and and anyone interested at an "inside" look at the world of costume design and styling in NYC. Visit fabric stores, see a rental house, learn your way around the Garment District, purchase scripts and art supplies, get portfolio advice, and more. Learn more about the Costume Design and Stylist Tour.
Visit only-in-NYC clothing and accessory boutiques in one of the city's most fashionable neighborhoods. Tour with a professional stylist and longtime resident of the neighborhood. Ideal for female shoppers interested in exploring a hip, non-touristy shopping district. Learn more about the Upper West Side Boutiques Tour.
Shop at makeup boutiques and trendy, only-in-NYC accessory stores. Visit the wholesale district to score great deals on jewelry and handbags, and learn how to spot legitimately licensed street vendors. Ideal for makeup junkies, pocketbook addicts, shoe lovers, and jewelry fiends. Learn more about the Makeup & Accessories Tour.
Ideally suited for tween girls (ages 8-13), this tour allows plenty of time to shop for clothing, accessories, shoes, makeup, activewear, candy, gift items, and more. The focus is affordable clothing and accessories, with higher-end tween boutiques and showrooms in the mix as well. Learn more about the Tween Shopping Tour.
Search for cool retro threads at vintage clothing and accessory stores, as well as high-end resale and charity shops. Led by a professional costume designer who utilizes the city's vintage resources for TV/film. Ideal for anyone with an interest in antique and vintage clothing. Learn more about the Vintage Clothing Shopping Tour.
The Ladies' Mile once thrived with the hustle and bustle of female shoppers. The stores are gone, but their shadows remain. Explore the Ladies' Mile Historic District (much of which falls within Manhattan's Chelsea neighborhood) with a licensed NYC tour guide. Learn more about the Ladies' Mile Historic District Tour.
Visit a selection of the city's best consignment stores, resale boutiques, and high-end charity shops. A fantastic way to find gently used designer clothing and accessories for a fraction of the original price. Led by a professional stylist and licensed tour guide. Learn more about the Resale and Consignment Shopping Tour.
Designed for parents of infants, toddlers, and young children, this NYC shopping tour focuses on unique stores and boutiques which feature children's clothing, accessories, shoes, toys, and gifts. Focus on one neighborhood or shop kid-friendly boutiques all over the city! Learn more about the Children's Clothing Shopping Tour.
Explore the history of one of New York City's most fashionable streets. Learn the evolution of fashion on Fifth Avenue, from garment manufacturing and the beginnings of department stores to landmarks and famous movie locations. A historical walking tour for fashion fans.
Learn more about the Fifth Avenue Fashion Historical Tour.
Visit trendy clothing and accessory boutiques and shop for high-end designer labels. Experience bustling Broadway and sleepy cobblestone-lined side streets. Ideal for anyone curious about the stores and streets that make SoHo the "it" destination for shopping in NYC. Learn more about the SoHo Neighborhood Shopping Tour.
Visit pre-selected stores and boutiques while enjoying extended shopping time in the New York City neighborhood of your choice. Tell us where you want to shop (anywhere from Upper East Side to the outer boroughs) or let us suggest an area based on your interests.
Learn more about New York City neighborhoods.
A seasonal New York City shopping tour for visitors interested in enjoying the hustle and bustle of NYC at Christmas while purchasing unique gifts. Visit outdoor holiday markets, local vendors, seasonal pop-up shops; see holiday decorations and history of the city's Christmas traditions.
Learn more about NYC Holiday Shopping Tours.
Brand new for 2015, this series of special tours is ideal for guests who are looking for a one-of-a-kind New York City experience. Each of our licensed guides has created a very unique, very personal itinerary to introduce you to their own neighborhood or area of expertise. Signature tour offerings include:
Queens Shopping, Art & History Tour
New York Sample Sale Shopping Tour
North Brooklyn Shopping Tour
Costume Creation Tour
Showbiz Insider Dancewear Tour
Eco-Friendly Fashion Tour (coming soon!)
Visit this page to learn more about our licensed guides and their signature tours.