Guide to Outlet Shopping in New York
Generally in the United States and in particular New York, everything is big: huge buildings, long wide avenues, XXL hamburgers…following this trend are the outlet shops in New York which are massive. In this trend setting city there are enormous shopping centres full of famous brands and designer clothes at irresistible prices.
Let’s go shopping!
Woodbury Common Outlet-One of the best outlets in New York. Located on the outskirts of the city, but if you are going to be in holidaying in the Big Apple for a few days and want to fill your suitcase with clothing designed by some of the top fashion designers, it is well worth visiting. Woodbury Common Outlet is a shopping centre with 220 outlet stores among them Adidas, Armani, Burberry, DKNY, Guess, Gucci, Jones New York and Tommy Hilfiger. Discounts off the original price range from 25%-65%.
Where: 498 Red Apple Court. Central Valley, NY. When: Open everyday from 10am-9pm. Getting There: There are various buses to Woodbury Common from the Port Authority Station in Manhattan (Grayline Bus, Shortline Bus, City Sight NY, MTA. You can also go by train from Penn Station; the journey lasts approximately one hour.
Jersey Gardens Outlet- This is another of the best known outlets on the outskirts of New York. Housed in a large building on the banks of the Hudson River is this large New Jersey shopping centre. The brands found in Jersey Gardens aren’t as exclusive as those found in Woodbury Commons, but with big discounts it is a compulsive shopper’s paradise. The brands which can be found at this outlet include Abercrombie & Fitch outlet, American eagle Outfitters, Banana Republic, Calvin Klein, Converse, Nike, Kipling and Victoria’s Secret.
Where: 651 kapkowki Road. Elizabeth, NJ. When: Everyday from 10am-9pm. Sundays from 11am-7pm. Getting There: NJ Transit Bus 111 from Port Authority Station. The journey lasts 30min.
Century 21-If you don’t have enough time to visit the outskirts of the city then you have to visit one of the best outlet stores in Manhattan: Century 21, right next to Ground Zero. Among the labyrinths of hanging clothes there are authentic bargains waiting to be discovered. Discounts off the original price can reach 65%. We recommend going first thing in the morning or late afternoon to avoid the throngs.
Where: 22 Corlandt St. New York. When: Monday to Friday 7.45am-9pm, Saturday 10am-9pm, Sunday 11am-8pm
Ava Maria-This New York outlet store is one of the city’s hidden secrets, it can be found in Soho. Inside you will find a varied selection of clothes from New York designers and big discounts on last year’s range of luxury clothing from designer’s such as Louboutin and La Perla. Where: 107 Crosby Street, New York. When: Monday to Saturday, 12am-7pm. Sundays until 6pm.
If you want to save even more money when you go shopping in New York, remember to take advantage of the big sales days Black Friday, Labor Day and Memorial Day. The summer sales in New York begin in July and the winter sales in mid December. Enjoy the shopping!