BEST CUSTOM CASUAL SHOES
Tod’s (650 Madison Ave.) Tod’s My Gommino program allows customers to choose stitching, buckles, insole, exotic leather and initials embroidery options.
BEST SHOPPING EXPERIENCE
10 Corso Como (1 Fulton St.) Equipped with an in-store garden and cafe, this Italian store combines culture with commerce and promotes a slow, relaxing shopping mood.
BEST EVENINGWEAR SELECTION
Elizabeth Kennedy (Bergdorf Goodman, 754 Fifth Ave.) After a decade of designing for Donna Karan and Isaac Mizrahi, the design talent handcrafts gowns worn by Molly Sims and Mariah Carey.
BEST PRE-OWNED TIMEPIECES
Watches of Switzerland (60 Greene St.) In addition to pre-owned pieces from Rolex, Cartier and Chopard, the new store features a library and events space.
BEST ROLEX SELECTION
Wempe Rolex Boutique (665 Fifth Ave.) The century-old company is the best place to hunt for new Rolex models, from Sky-Dwellers to Datejusts.
BEST HANDBAG FINDS
Rebag (390 W. Broadway) The designer resale store boasts coveted brands such as Louis Vuitton, Chanel and Gucci that are authenticated by the professionals and occasionally revamped by professional artists.
BEST CASUAL BLING
Stephanie Gottlieb Fine Jewelry (by appointment only) These everyday fine jewelry pieces are delicate and sophisticated with modern twists on classic designs.