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The Madison Avenue retail scene has been consistently booming as of late, and New York Magazine points out that shopping for menswear uptown has just gotten three times as sweet. By their count, three new boutiques have recently opened on or near the strip, all of which cater to "men who treat their wardrobes like investments."
First up: Bottega Veneta's first men's-only shop at 23 East 67th Street and Madison, which Bottega's Creative Director Tomas Maier assured would be very "man-friendly." Naturally, this includes all the leather goods your manliness can handle—that is, if you're not afraid of Bottega's spring bag collection (above), which does include pops of pink.
If you're looking for suits and have lots of cash to spend on them, stop by Cesare Attolini at 798 Madison near 67th Street, where certain sets can go for $10,000 a pop. Should you need accessories to top that off, Swiss watchmaker IWC Schaffhausen is now open at 535 Madison Avenue at 54th Street. The brand's watches retail anywhere from $5,000 to $50,000, but if that's not quite opulent enough, New York adds that they also sell a remote-controlled airplane for $39,000.
· Mad for Men [New York Magazine]
· Madison Avenue Also Getting a Men's-Only Bottega Veneta [Racked NY]