Best Places to Shop in New York The best places to shop in New York suit all tastes and temperaments. Madison Avenue on the Upper East Side features couture designer shops.
SoHo, just south of Houston Street, is an energetic neighborhood full of trendy shops and cafes. The area has a nice mix of all kinds.
Nolita, short for Little Italy to the north, is SoHo's less-visited counterpart. The neighborhood exudes a funky, trendy atmosphere.
The East Village may not sound like the first choice for a day of shopping, but if you're one of those people.