The pages of a top regarded fashion magazine are brought to life in essentially any direction you turn from The Surrey. Simply strolling around Madison Avenue is a style lover’s dream in itself, as artful, beautiful designer store windows display their latest luxury arrivals. Pop in at your leisure to make the gorgeous collections your very own, all while enjoying the ultimate in service on NYC's Upper East Side.
745 Fifth Avenue
At the corner of Fifth Avenue and 58th Street, with its majestic facade and scalloped roof, Manhattan’s most iconic department store stands grandly. Inside, plush chandelier-adorned foyers and luxuriously furnished rooms hold immensely coveted designer collections as well as an immaculate edit of style from contemporary talent. It’s a place where fashion is celebrated and shopping is a fairy tale.
660 Madison Avenue
A sanctuary for the creative and stylistically discerning, Barneys nine-story flagship department store curates ready-to-wear, shoes, accessories, and beyond through the lenses of fashion and wit. Here, globally applauded designers sit alongside the freshest emerging talent. The effect is downtown soul with an unequivocally chic air.
18 East 69th Street
Tucked away on a quiet, tree-lined Upper East Side street, this elegant yet innovative five-story townhouse brings together the classic, the avant-garde, plus exclusive collaborations with designers and artists around the globe. Fivestory’s visionary aesthetic and intimate shopping experience win the constant applause of fashion’s most distinguished editors.
845 Madison Avenue
Upon entry into the double-story mirrored foyer vestibule, high drama abounds in Tom Ford’s flagship store. Amidst sleek black surfaces, a white marble fireplace, and other audacious nods to 1970s glamour, timelessly luxurious wardrobe standouts and decadent vanity treats await.
691 Madison Avenue
With its equestrian roots and a nearly two-century-old tradition in French luxury goods handmade in ateliers, Hermes products are stories unto themselves. And it all comes to life in the brand’s whimsically sophisticated boutique brimming with silk scarves, forever leathers, and jewelry to make the heart aflutter. Enjoy celebrating purchases in the top floor gallery.
850 Madison Avenue
Light, glass, and mirrors bring a glamorous airiness to Chloe’s pale-rose-colored uptown shop. The detached feminine ambiance serves as the perfect backdrop for the house’s coveted accessories and floaty ready-to-wear.
815 Madison Avenue
The decadent, glamorous, witty world of Lanvin resides on three floors of an Upper East Side townhouse. Inside, Art Deco details like opulent chandeliers sit alongside baroque furniture for a scene that elicits beauty and individuality. For a more intimate shopping experience focused on bespoke creations and tailoring, ascend to the ever-plush top level.
Yves Saint Laurent
3 West 57th Street
Sleek, chic pieces with rock ‘n roll attitude and runway luxeness assume a confident spotlight in this larger-than-life space featuring sharp angles, white marble slabs, and dramatic mirrored surfaces.
737 Madison Avenue
Coco Chanel once said that “luxury must be comfortable.” And the Upper East Side flagship of the French is just that. Here, wide open shelves, velvet banquets, and wood paneled walls welcome trying on and playing with ultra-coveted quilted handbags, playful shoes, and irresistible ready-to-wear at one’s leisure. For something sparkly, pop into the house’s adjacent fine jewelry boutique.
802 Madison Avenue
The gorgeous shapes and silhouettes of the South-American-born designer’s pristine dresses don’t need much to show their true beauty. This sparsely adorned boutique offers elegant black and white striped sofas in which to appreciate each show-stopping creation.
Oscar de la Renta
772 Madison Avenue
Oversized paneled mirrors, warm neutral decor, and large flat screens displaying iconic runway moments master a balance between modern and classic in the ideal backdrop for Oscar de la Renta’s unmistakable evening gowns, vibrant caftans, and society wear.
860 Madison Avenue
Madison Avenue delivers a more personal moment for the couturier whose haute designs are red carpet regulars. Inside the stately two-story corner boutique, clean lines, glossy surfaces, and textural carpets abound. Wind up the large undulating staircase to experience occasion-perfect statements that demand a moment in the spotlight.
653 Fifth Avenue
Recently restored to awaken its original turn-of-the-century splendor, the four-story Cartier Mansion adorns its grand, romantic salons with elegant cases of impossibly pristine jewels, timepieces, and more precious accessories. Overlooking Fifth Avenue, its rooftop terrace offers an intimate space for celebration.
996 Madison Avenue
Highly regarded for its fusion of the timeless and the avant garde, this Brazilian jeweler’s distinctive creations shine from towering cases which line its compact yet dramatic boutique. Channel a film noir star while trying exceptional baubles amidst the sleek, dark ambience.
970 Madison Avenue
The most discerning collectors of antique Cartier, Boucheron, and beyond look to this petite wood paneled shop for rare and treasured jewels displayed strikingly on black velvet. From Edwardian to Art Deco, the intensively edited vintage collection hails from estate sales and international sources, while original contemporary designs round out the gorgeous array of offerings.
725 Madison Avenue
On the most prestigious red carpets and exclusive galas, Kwiat’s exquisite diamonds consistently stun. With heavy curtains and velvety carpeting, its plush Madison Avenue boutique invites a private discovery of the full, dazzling collection.
853 Madison Avenue
With bright white walls, wood and glass cases, and an air of warmth, the iconic British jewelry and accessories house’s fine wares favored by United Kingdom royalty shine proudly. The airy space illuminates the touch of subtle wit signature to designs.