French literary culture is the raison d’être for the Payne Whitney mansion’s bookstore. Operated by the French Embassy’s Cultural Services department, the shop contains more than 14,000 French and English titles by authors from 30 French-speaking countries.

Albright Fashion Library

Legendary NYC-based fashion stylist Irene Albright’s 7,000-square-foot space is loaded with around 20,000 high-fashion designer treasures, such as Giambattista Valli gowns, DSquared2 jackets and Christian Louboutin shoes, available for rent. By appointment only.

Alejandro Ingelmo

Avant-garde pumps and sandals, futuristic sneakers, and men's high tops and low tops fill the Cuban designer’s first brick-and-mortar store.


Selling charming and funky items for the home, as well as personal accessories like jewelry, sunglasses and watches, Alessi's wares combine functionality with aesthetic appeal.

Alex & Lorenzo

An accessories shop filled with such whimsical items as brightly-hued chandeliers, playful ceramic dishes, wall art, scented candles, Buddha figurines and bookends in unique shapes.


Owner and designer Carolyn Rafaelian offers eco-conscious jewelry at her first NYC boutique in SoHo.

Alexander Gray Associates

An emphasis is placed on artists who emerged in the late 20th century. Tues-Sat 11 a.m.-6 p.m.

Alexander McQueen

Alexander McQueen's flagship store sells clothes and accessories that encompass the late designer's edgy aesthetic.

Alexander Wang

The CFDA Fashion Award-winning designer’s flagship store offers his coveted collection of everyday wear for men and women.

Alexander's Antiques

Precious objects include porcelain, textiles, ivory, paintings, bronzes and Islamic art and antiques. Mon-Fri 10:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m., Sun noon-5 p.m.


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