If you are walking on the streets of New York and unexpectedly observe each person carrying the ubiquitous Big Brown Bag and wonder where they all are coming from, then probably the destination for your pursuit is the universal shopping name called Bloomingdale’s. The only place on the globe where shopping is perhaps a never ending challenge, with overabundance of choices in brands like Prada, Dolce & Gabbana, Polo Ralph Lauren, Salvatore Ferragamo, and many more waiting for you to seize. Owned by Macy’s Inc., Bloomingdale’s New York flagship store at 59th Street and Lexington Avenue is one of the most visited stores by day-trippers in New York City, no wonder why every one in New York pompously says “It’s like No Other Store in the World”.
The Bloomingdale's story started in 1861 when brothers Joseph and Lyman G. Bloomingdale started their business by selling hoop-skirts in their Ladies Notions' Shop on Manhattan's Lower East Side, with an unsurpassed service, extraordinary assortment, and exclusive fashions, “Bloomie’s” has certainly made its name as an international retail institution. Unlike the preconceived forged perception of the store’s inadequacy of boasting just apparels and clothing , Bloomingdale’s also possess a global array of footwear, beddings, furniture, jewelry, beauty products, optical, and even house wares. Take home your purchases in the famous Big Brown Bag designed by fashion designer Mossimo Vignelli, certainly an assurance of delighting shopping bliss!
With its Annual events like Glamorama, Macy's Great Tree, Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade, Celebrate the Season Parade etc., the store is definitely much more than just a shopping experience. To conclude, one thing that you should definitely do in your vacation in the New York City is experiencing this legendary shopping paradise. Bloomingdale’s is not very far from another astonishing place in Manhattan called East Village Apartments where you can take the pleasure of New York City in a holiday flat or a city apartment for a budgeted accommodation. Again providing you with a myriad of selections, this place is very close to every grand place one must visit in New York. Have a great time in NYC!