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Shopping Girlfriend NYC

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Address: Seventh Ave Garment District, New York City, NY 10018
Phone Number: +1 917-825-2564
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Shopping Girlfriend NYC is a unique experience for NYC residents and...

Shopping Girlfriend NYC is a unique experience for NYC residents and visitors alike. In New York, the world's leading force in fashion, you'll have the opportunity to see the ins and outs of the industry with your own eyes- and shop at wholesale prices. Come take the ultimate shopping trip in NYC!

After working for many years in the NY fashion scene, owner Pilar Katz has earned her reputation as a cutting edge stylist. After realizing she could open the same shopping opportunities and her love for looking good to the public, Pilar decided to become one of the leading personal guides to shopping in the city. Now with the connections Pilar has made over the years and Shopping Girlfriend NYC, you can visit heart Manhattan's Garment District to browse the exciting wholesale showrooms of small private designers.

With up to 50%-80% off retail prices, Shopping Girlfriend NYC takes you on a private tour of the showrooms that any fashion lover can appreciate and afford. Each designer showroom is selected depending on your body type and your fashion sense, so it's individually tailored toward what each shopper wants. Great for visitors, special occasions, or just a day out of bonding- Shopping Girlfriend will leave you with a unique experience and a real slice of the Big Apple.

Come and see the art of private shopping with Shopping Girlfriend NYC for a personal trip that will leave you with incredible experience!

Perfect for Girlfriend Getaways, Mom's and Daughters. Gentlemen, a great gift for your better half. Celebrate any occasion with shopping.

Fees are based on the number of shoppers.

Shopping available Monday-Friday mornings or afternoons

NEW: Men's Classic suits, shirts, ties, coats all at wholesale prices

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Designer Showroom Shopping with Pilar is a MUST!

Hands down, Pilar knows the New York Fashion District like no other. She has great relationships with designer showrooms to shop unique, quality and great priced garments. I have... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed September 28, 2015
Deanna L
Houston, Texas

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Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2015

Hands down, Pilar knows the New York Fashion District like no other. She has great relationships with designer showrooms to shop unique, quality and great priced garments. I have shopped with Pilar a couple of times and referred others. We are picky ladies and always pleased with Pilar as she takes the time to know your style and matches the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2015

I had a wonderful time. It was shopping with a girlfriend who LIKES to shop. I never felt rushed or pressured. It was all about me.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2015

We came to NYC from Melbourne Australia to experience the shopping and the sights and sounds of the Big Apple! We did 5th Avenue, Macy's, Bergman Goodman and Barneys but nothing compared to our personal shopping tour with Pilar. This 'pocket rocket' classy lady, Pilar introduced us to the 'real deal' designers. The ones that show at NY fashion week,... More 

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McAllen, Texas, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015

This gal knows her way around ! Wonderful experience!!! Pilar will ascertain what you are looking for and get you to the best shopping venues!

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015

My husband booked this for me as a surprise gift so when I met Pilar she didn't have a lot of information to go off of. However, she still managed to significantly enhance my wardrobe:) If you are interested in fashion, curious about how designers work or just in need of some new pieces at very good prices I would... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015

This is the first time I have ever used a personal shopper so didn't really know what to expect. Pilar was good at holding my hand throughout the day - she's a good conversationalist so there was no awkward moments which was good given it was just the two of us. I really felt like she went beyond the standard... More 

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Durham, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015

Pilar was a great shopping companion, she was definitely very knowledgeable about the various designer stores and planned the duration of our visit perfectly starting off with a couple of mid range designers and then finishing off with a fun but low priced store with great merchandise where you could splurge and experiment with various outfits without blowing the budget.... More 

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Madison, Mississippi
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015

Pilar is wonderful! My teen daughter, 25 year old niece, sister and I had unique shopping experience. Pilar was very eager to determine what our personal styles and likes/dislikes were. We thoroughly enjoyed every expect of the tour. The only negative part of the tour is that it ended too soon. I will definitely do this tour again!

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

I have shopped in NYC a number of times before, and know from experience that you can waste a lot of time and energy looking for what you want. This time I decided to go with some 'expert' help, and ended up having a wonderful - and very successful - one on one shopping adventure with Pilar! I was specifically... More 

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Surrey, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

I found out about Pilar from Trip Advisor and I am very pleased that I did! Originally, even depsite positive reviews, I was not quite sure whether this was the right thing for me (as I think I have got a speicif taste and I worried that I will not find items that I will like and will want to... More 

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