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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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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
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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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Best money I have ever spent!

This was the most fun (and successful) adventure EVER! Not only did we have incredible shopping success, but Pilar made the day! She found exactly the kind of places that suited... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was the most fun (and successful) adventure EVER! Not only did we have incredible shopping success, but Pilar made the day! She found exactly the kind of places that suited us and shopping with her was a delight! We are scheduling another adventure with Pilar as we speak - maybe coats and fur this time - whatever the genre,... More 

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West Bloomfield, Michigan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My daughter and I went to NY the week of her birthday. I booked with Pilar before we arrived and I knew we would love her even before we met her. Pilar is so knowledgeable in the field of fashion and each designer respected her. What a fun way to spend a few hours.....walking from showroom to showroom playing dressup!... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What an afternoon we had with Pilar! I had a few hours before my fight back and we booked a tour with Pilar. It was so fun, we went to a variety of showrooms and boy did we shop. The dress I ordered --they didn't have my size--no problem! They shipped it to me and it just arrived and it... More 

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New Braunfels, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I recently surprised my wife with a shopping experience with Pilar. She insisted I go with them and glad I did. The designers we visited had clothes ready for my wife.They were very professional and fun to talk to. Pilar really did her homework to pick the right designers to suit my wife's taste and needs. On one occasion my... More 

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Thank JimJenkins5
Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Visiting the Garment District has been on my bucket list for years and I finally made it, with Pilar leading the way! She was such a delight, and able to navigate from one designer to the next with ease. To visit the actual designers in their showrooms was amazing. I will always have wonderful memories attached to the clothing I... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2016

My mother had a friend who had gone shopping with Pilar, so she coordinated this on my 30th birthday as we were up visiting NYC. We had a blast - meeting designers, seeing their studios and where they make the clothes. A total treat for my birthday and would highly recommend it! Pilar first likes to understand your personal style... More 

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Houston, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2016

My sisters and I had a great day with Pilar! She listened to our wants/needs and took us to places where we each found treasures despite our varying tastes and sizes. Not only did we each come away with goods, we also enjoyed the experience of visiting the designer showrooms and getting a glimpse of the fashion industry in NYC.... More 

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2016

My wonderful husband surprised me for my birthday with a shopping spree with Pillar. I had a great time with her and she showed me around the garment district helping me find out great outfits for the upcoming months. Thank you!

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Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2016 via mobile

We had a great time visiting designers, getting an inside look of studios and having the opportunity to visit with each personally. Loved it. My daughters (ages 18 & 29) and I loved it so much that we decided to make it an annual trip! That says a lot since it's no small affair getting there from Texas!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2016

My mother, younger sister, and myself had a great time with Pilar. Finding designers that could accommodate all three of our very different ages and tastes could have been an insurmountable challenge for many, but she handled with ease and ensured that each of us had ample shopping time.

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