In a city like New York, each neighborhood doesn’t just have its own personality, it has its own sense of style. If you live in the Big Apple or are shopping for someone who does, this gift guide is designed for you.
Maybe you aspire to the city’s fast-paced, ultra-hip aesthetic—if so, you can shop the looks below to capture the personality-driven style that New York neighborhoods have to offer.
1. Brooklyn — Shop a vintage look
These vintage finds come from Vestaire Collective, like all their secondhand offerings, are guaranteed authentic, checked for quality control, and can be mixed and matched to re-create Brooklyn’s quirky yet sleek sense of style. If you’re hunting for that hard-to-find vintage treasure, shop this look.
2. Meatpacking — Shop a trendy look
Two decades after the Meatpacking District distinguished itself as uber chic, thanks to a hot nightlife scene and even hotter fashion, the neighborhood remains trendy. For everyone on your holiday list who stays on fashion’s pulse, these choice items—from Hood By Air, Comme des Garçons, Vetements, and sneakers in millennial pink—are so on fleek.
3. East Village — Shop a rocker look
Rocker T-shirts, distressed cashmere mittens, and a beanie cool enough to keep you warm bring together the East Village’s relaxed rocker look.
4. West Village — Shop a bohemian look
More is more when it comes to a unisex bohemian look. Layer a cape over a tunic, and finish with black cigarette pants to rock a look that’s quintessentially West Village. From music to literature to the historic architecture, this neighborhood has a notable New York legacy that vibes with those people in your life who march to their own drums.
5. Upper East Side — Shop a posh look
Home to the city’s most decadent department stores, the Upper East Side is a posh girl’s dream neighborhood. Wondering what to get the Serena or Blair in your life? These choice items capture the Upper East Side’s extravagant sophistication.