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Top 5 NYC Celebrity Shopping Hot Spots

Don't think that LA is the only place Hollywood's elite indulge in a little credit card action. New York City is home to many stars, and the city has its own celebrity clientele that need to be served. So where do celebrities shop in the Big Apple? Hobnob with some recognizable A-listers while satisfying your hard-to-break shopping habit at any of these five premier shopping hot spots. But don't say we didn't warn you: You'll be spending a pretty penny while out on the town! By Krissy Dolor.

Barneys New York

Barneys, New York Landmark
Barney's On Madison Ave. (credit: Peter Kramer/Getty Images)

660 Madison Ave., New York, NY 10065

From Alexander Wang to Yves Saint Laurent and every designer in between, Barneys New York is a must-stop haven among celebrity fashionistas, specifically at the Madison Avenue location. Pick up the latest in designer threads or wait until one of their legendary warehouse sales to drop some cash. You'll see the likes of Chloë Sevigny, Halle Berry and Victoria Beckham at this well-known celebrity hangout.

Bergdorf Goodman
Bergdorf Goodman (Photo by Bryan Bedder/ Getty Images for HP)

Bergdorf Goodman

754 Fifth Ave., New York, NY 10019

This Fifth Avenue department store is another go-to destination for celebrities in New York City. With designers like Narcisco Rodriguez, Cynthia Rowley and Jason Wu, it's no wonder stars like Sarah Jessica Parker, Mary J. Blige and Nicole Richie can be seen shopping 'til they drop. If you want the ultimate glam experience, look no further than this fashion mecca.

Chelsea Market

Chelsea Market
Chelsea Market concourse. (credit: Chelsea Market)

75 9th Ave., New York, NY 10011

Stop by this enclosed urban market in Chelsea, which includes a food court, retail stores, offices, and television production facilities. Celebrity sightings include Ted Danson, Julianne Moore and Kelly Ripa. You might even run into Food Network stars like Emeril Lagasse on their way up to the network's production studio. (Hint: enter on the Ninth Avenue side where Anthropologie is -- you're closer to the elevators!)

What Goes Around Comes Around

What Goes Around Comes Around
What Goes Around Comes Around in NYC. (credit: What Goes Around Comes Around)

351 West Broadway, New York, NY 10013

If you're into the bohemian look, visit this SoHo boutique, a favorite of bi-coastal stylists and celebrities. This vintage-inspired collection, created by designer Gerard Maione, offers clothing, shoes and accessories that are both up-to-the-minute pieces ready for the runway and classic items you can wear again and again. Mischa Barton, Jamie Chung and Katy Perry are fans. Never has thrift shopping felt more elegant.

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