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Where This Freelance Writer Splurges on Bags and Shoes Uptown

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New York City has more stores than anyone could physically tackle, but somehow we always keep returning to the usual suspects. To break out of the rut, we've asked some local shopping and fashion gurus to provide their hidden retail gems—those unique stores around our fantastic city that we might not all know about. Cue the Beatles: We're about to get a little help from our friends.

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The Fashion Spot's style editor Sharon Feiereisen is a freelance writer based in New York City. Her work has been published in Newsday, AM New York, Hamptons Magazine, and The Knot, among many other print and online outlets. She's a shopper by nature, and when she wants to splurge on new clothes, she checks out Chuckies on Third Avenue.

It's hard for any Upper East Side boutique to compete with the shoe selection at Bergdorf Goodman and Barneys, but Chuckies does an amazing job at curating a stellar offering. They've got everything from harder to find styles from brands like Bottega Veneta, Giuseppe Zanotti, and Victor & Rolf (yes they make shoes!) to up-and-coming designers that you won't easily find elsewhere, like Mechante of London and Chelsea Paris. They also stock a nice selection of handbags and accessories, which again include big name designers like Stella McCartney along with lesser known brands like Vlieger & Vandam. Basically you're pretty much guaranteed to find something amazing.....and max at your credit card.

· Chuckies [Official Site]
· Sharon Feiereisen [Official Site]
· The Fashion Spot [Official Site]


1073 3rd Avenue New York, NY 10065