Suzy Gershman's Born to Shop New York: The Ultimate Guide for Travelers Who Love to Shop

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John Wiley & Sons, Oct 16, 2006 - Travel - 326 pages
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"Gershman's guide may be the best guide for novice and pro shoppers alike," praises The Washington Post, and you'll agree. For more than ten years, Suzy Gershman has been leading savvy shoppers to the world's best finds. Now Born to Shop New York is easier to use and packed with more up-to-date listings than ever before. Inside you'll find:

  • The best of Manhattan's shopping scene, from world-renowned department stores to hip boutiques-now with even more coverage of the hottest downtown neighborhoods
  • Great values on everything from bath and beauty to wedding gowns-plus insider tips on sample sales, flea markets, and factory outlets
  • Terrific gift ideas, even for the friend who has everything-plus the best gifts for under $10
  • Tips on finding the best hotel and dining values-so you can maximize your shopping dollars
 

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Contents

Manhattan Neighborhoods
1
The Best of New York
10
New York Details
24
Shopping Tips for International Visitors
42
Eating Sleeping in New York
57
West
78
East
90
Downtown Shopping Neighborhoods Including Brooklyn
103
New York Resources A to Z
131
New York Beauty
218
New York Home
241
New York Bargains
279
Index
314
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About the author (2006)

Suzy Gershman is a journalist, author, and self-professed shopping goddess who has worked in the fashion and fiber industry for more than 25 years. The Born to Shop series, which is over 20 years old, is translated into eight languages, making Gershman an international expert on retail and trade. Her essays on retailing have been used by the Harvard School of Business; her reportage on travel and retail has appeared in Travel & Leisure, Travel Holiday, Travel Weekly, and most of the major women’s magazines. She writes in French and English for Air France Madame, published by Condé Nast France. When not in an airport, Gershman can be found in Paris, Provence, or San Antonio, Texas.

Aaron James is a singer-songwriter who lives and sings in L.A., where he has a day job at Warner Brothers Music. He is also a contributing editor for Born to Shop.

Jenny McCormick has just won her graduate degree in criminal justice. She can recite your Miranda rights or steer you to the best in fashion and trends for young women.

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