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Elegant Tightwad

545 8th Ave, Suite 401, New York City, NY 10018-4307
+1 631-805-6719
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Fabulous Fashion at Fifty!

I planned a private excursion for my 50th birthday. My friends and I all had lots of fun and... read more

Reviewed March 5, 2015
Gigi A
Montville, New Jersey
Overall a "miss"

We booked a private shopping excursion and gave a detailed list of our sizes and favorite... read more

Reviewed March 1, 2015
Naperville, Illinois
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Dress like a diva, shop like a tightwad! Join NYC's original Garment Center Wholesale Shopping Tour. We've been taking shoppers behind the scenes in the NYC Garment District since 2002 where they buy current season designer duds at wholesale and below. Other tours include East Village Bargainista, Uptown Consignment Crawl, and Accessory Addict & Customized Private Tours for your group or organization of 1 – 100 people. We’ve been seen on CBS, CNN, & media outlets worldwide.
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  • Terrible11%
Mar 5, 2015
“Fabulous Fashion at Fifty!”
Mar 1, 2015
“Overall a "miss"”
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545 8th Ave, Suite 401, New York City, NY 10018-4307
+1 631-805-6719

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Reviewed March 5, 2015

I planned a private excursion for my 50th birthday. My friends and I all had lots of fun and purchased a great deal of clothing. We look forward to doing it again!

1  Thank Gigi A
Reviewed March 1, 2015

We booked a private shopping excursion and gave a detailed list of our sizes and favorite designers. Pros: Everyone was very nice. Cons: Not really worth the time or money if you are larger than a size 6 or so. 3 of the 5 places...More

1  Thank M60540
Reviewed October 22, 2014

I phoned the evening before to make an apt with Pamela for a private tour. Pamela asked questions about my style, designers I liked and what I was looking for. I gave her my budget and she assured me I would be pleased. The following...More

1  Thank Rhonda S
Reviewed August 26, 2014

I booked this tour for a weekend trip to NYC. There was a few reviews that said they had cancelled the tour due to lack of participation so I wasn't completely surprised when the same thing happened to me the day before we left on...More

1  Thank NicoleDD
Reviewed June 17, 2014

This is our 4th tour with the Elegant Tightwad and we always enjoy the time and the finds. Each location we visit has something special and we have found new favorite designers. This is always a highlight of our time in New York.

1  Thank Amy L
Reviewed June 3, 2014

This is a long overdue review about a tour which was so lousy, I had hoped to forget it, My friend and I took the Garment District Diva tour in December with high hopes of a great experience and some fabulous shopping, Both elements were...More

2  Thank Annette R
ElegantTightwad, Owner at Elegant Tightwad, responded to this reviewResponded June 5, 2014

As the owner of this company I assure you we always want our customers to walk away happy. The fact that we have so many 5 star reviews tells us that we usually hit the mark. No one by the name Annette took our any...More

Reviewed May 27, 2014

My sister and I travel to NYC every year and are always looking for different things to do. Before leaving for our trip we saw Elegant Tigjtwad on Living Social and purchased the garment trek and the accessory trek. We purchased both for $320 total....More

9  Thank Peggy R
Reviewed May 6, 2014

I went on Pamela's apparel and accessories tour yesterday. I live in New York and my husband bought me the tour pass for my birthday. I really wasn't sure what to expect but was SO happy with the experience! We went to over 10 different...More

1  Thank LEMMY13
Reviewed May 6, 2014

My niece and I did the Elegant Tightwad Garment District Diva Trek on May 5th and we had a nice time. We got great deals on dresses, pants, etc, handbags and coat. Pamela is great, she kept the choices varied to please all in our...More

1  Thank CityGirlAda
Reviewed February 11, 2014

My girlfriend and I had a fantastic time on this tour! Lou was great and so were the deals! We got some amazing buys and had a blast! Our arms were dragging by the end of the day from all of our purchases :) would...More

Thank Shana P
This is the iconic New York that so many visitors
imagine before they visit - spectacular skyscrapers
like the Chrysler Building and Empire State Building,
iconic public buildings like Grand Central Terminal
and the New York Public Library, and the non-stop
hustle and bustle of the city streets. Fifth Avenue is
a shopper's paradise where you can find every kind of
store imaginable, with fashion brands ranging from the
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