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660 Madison Ave., New York City, NY (Manhattan)
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Ranked #51 of 579 Shopping in New York City
Type: Department Stores
Activities: Shopping
Description: Floor after floor of expensive designer clothes, accessories and cosmetics.
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St. Petersburg, Florida
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014 NEW

Make sure to have lunch at Freds while you're there. The service is great and really good people watching.

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Avon, Connecticut
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75 reviews 75 reviews
12 attraction reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

Barney's is great! If you have the money to spent I say go to Barney's they have everything! It's the greatest store with the newest trends. I'm not sure the sales help is that helpful but the merchandise speaks for it's self. It's a magical place!

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Boston, Massachusetts
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122 reviews 122 reviews
13 attraction reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

Ok, I'm a bit frugal, yet my mother brought me to Barney's way back when, thus when deciding to shop for my son's first suit, we opted for Barney's. I believe we'd made it to the 5th floor of the Madison Ave store, and was quite impressed with the style, and level of service. The floor people were friendly, knowledgeable... More

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Abuja, Nigeria
12 reviews 12 reviews
6 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2014

The first thing I'll say about Barney's is: Wow! Great brands! Very lovely and creative layout! Super friendly and helpful staff! The second is you could bump into someone famous when you're there (worth the experience) The last thing I'll say is this: People say Barney's is pricey and I agree but there are so many other great things you... More

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New York City, New York
11 reviews 11 reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2014

The staff is not that nice ! Also lack of lighting, kind of dark the first floor, and missing some branding signs.... I could not find the brand I was looking for...

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Newtownards, United Kingdom
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33 reviews 33 reviews
8 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2014

We went into barneys to try and get my wife a pair of louboutins for her 30th birthday from the shoe dept but staff were unhelpful and uninterested in helping us so we went elsewhere.

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London, United Kingdom
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282 reviews 282 reviews
161 attraction reviews
95 helpful votes 95 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2014

This store is amazing! Some of the items, Gucci shoes were over $2000 but were gorgeous! This is a real high end store but worth looking around!

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Top Contributor
74 reviews 74 reviews
25 attraction reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2014

Don't miss their amazing renovated beauty and cosmetics section. I've never seen anything like it anywhere in the world. Stunningly beautiful, and a phenomenal range.

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Helsinki, Finland
13 reviews 13 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2013

Simply put Barneys is one of the most amazing department stores in the world. The nicest ones I had seen prior to this were in Japan, but Barneys New York is on the same level. It doesn't have a special vibe like many classic department stores in Europe, but the selection of products is just outstanding. Big kudos to the... More

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London, United Kingdom
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62 reviews 62 reviews
31 attraction reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2013

Barneys can be overwhelming, particularly when you look at the price tags on the ready to wear. However, if you want to get an idea what is considered fashion, this edited version from the cat walks of London, MIlan and Paris will provide a quick overview. In addition to RTW, shoes, jewellery, and handbags feature strongly. The beauty department has... More

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