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llowe248 Jul 30th, 2003 03:21 PM

Knock off shopping?
 
Going to spend just 1 day shopping in NYC- probably around 5th ave, apparently large H&M there - are there knock-offs anywhere around there - maybe some street vendors selling knock off purses, watches etc.?
I don''t want to spend the day on the subway going from place to place - want to stay in basically one area.
Thanks so much.
Lj

Scarlett Jul 30th, 2003 03:26 PM

Scroll down to the thread about shopping for purses in NYC..

aj2003 Jul 30th, 2003 03:38 PM

Forget 5th Ave. Unless you are looking for designer. Hit Soho. There is an H&M on Broadway along with a range of stores. Head south on B'way to Canal Street where you will find knock-off heaven!

cablerep Aug 1st, 2003 09:32 AM

It's not knock-offs, but Century 21 on Trinity Pl downtown has good prices on the real thing.

tskobo Aug 1st, 2003 01:42 PM

The above posts are correct and the best knock-off items are on Canal St. However, if you must stay near 5th Avenue area, you won't have a problem buying fake purses, watches, sunglasses, etc. I work in the area and see these guys every day every where!

Katherine Aug 1st, 2003 02:18 PM

Hi llowe.Ooh I'm envious..shopping in NYC...I know I am not answering your question but.....there is a website called Overstock.com...check out their ladies handbags..they have quite a few designer handbags...the real thing and deeply discounted prices..they also have some no name ones too. Also they have some sunglasses as well. Just thought I'd throw in this suggestion..


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