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We've already covered where the city's wealthiest inhabitants unleash their American Express Black Cards, but what about that other tier of wealth: specifically, the world's most enviable power couple, Beyoncé and Jay-Z. After the jump, we've rounded up twelve stores you're likely to find the pair (plus a swarm of body guards and maybe Blue Ivy)—from Audemars Piguet uptown to Christian Louboutin in Meatpacking.


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1. Tom Ford

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845 Madison Ave.
New York, NY
(212) 359-0300
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At the Tom Ford flagship on Madison Avenue, Jay can replenish his suit collection, since repeating the one he wore to the Inauguration is probably a hip hop faux pax. Beyonce, on the other hand, can stock up on the womenswear—which she modeled at the Tom Ford runway show back in 2011.

2. Hublot

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692 Madison Ave.
New York, NY 10065
(212) 308-0408
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For Christmas this year, Beyonce allegedly bought Jay-Z a $5 million Hublot watch. Presumably, she picked up on the hints he dropped in songs like "Otis" and "Mr. Nice Watch."

3. FAO Schwarz

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767 5th Ave
New York, NY 10153
(212) 644-9400
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By the time she's five, Blue Ivy will probably have her own stock in FAO Scwartz—and be able to afford to buy all the toys inside.

4. Bergdorf Goodman

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754 5th Ave
New York, NY 10022
(212) 753-7300
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Bergdorf Goodman has become a family outing for Bey and Jay. Beyonce took Blue Ivy there in July, and this past Christmas Eve, mom and dad were spotted doing some last minute shopping.

5. Ralph Lauren

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867 Madison Ave, New York
NY, 10150
(212) 606-2100
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In "Upgrade U," Beyonce promises to have you "rockin' Purple Label." And she's buying.

6. Audemars Piguet

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65 E 57th St
New York, NY 10022
(212) 688-6644
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For whatever reason, Jay-Z's Audemars watch is "losing time," along with his "Roleys that don't tick tock." He can get the first repaired, or pick up a new one, at the boutique on East 57th Street.

7. Manolo Blahnik

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31 W 54th St.
New York, NY 10019
(212) 582-3007
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She might be a staunch Louboutin wearer now, but back in the '03 Bonnie & Clyde days, it was Manolo Blahnik Timbs.

8. Rolex

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665 Fifth Ave
New York, NY
(212) 758-7700
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Jay-Z has been rapping about Rolexes for years, but now that he's in the process of upgrading his, he'll have to do some more shopping. As he explained, he "traded in the gold for the platinum Rolexes," and now his wrist matches "the status of my records."

9. Emilio Pucci

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701 Fifth Avenue
New York, NY 10022
(212) 230-1135
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Beyonce recently wore an Emilio Pucci gown to the Inauguration, as well as at the Met Ball in 2011, in the "Run the World" video, and a zillion other places. It appears to be one of her go-to spots for Freakum Dresses.

10. Owen

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809 Washington Street
New York, NY
(212) 524-9770
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At Owen, the sales associates make it a point to treat everyone like Beyonce. Though she hasn't been there herself yet, her stylist has—and hopefully, passed along the message.

11. Christian Louboutin

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59 Horatio St
New York, NY 10014
(212) 255-1910
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When sitting courtside at the Barclays Center, Beyonce's shoe of choice is usually a pair of sky high Christian Louboutins.

12. Maison Martin Margiela

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801 Greenwich St.
New York, NY 10014
(212) 989-7612
As someone who owns plenty of Margiela, Jay-Z took a few liberties when pronouncing the brand's name in "Run This Town," specifically, by inserting an extra word ("uh") between Maison and Margiela.

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1. Tom Ford

845 Madison Ave., New York, NY
At the Tom Ford flagship on Madison Avenue, Jay can replenish his suit collection, since repeating the one he wore to the Inauguration is probably a hip hop faux pax. Beyonce, on the other hand, can stock up on the womenswear—which she modeled at the Tom Ford runway show back in 2011.
845 Madison Ave.
New York, NY

2. Hublot

692 Madison Ave., New York, NY 10065
For Christmas this year, Beyonce allegedly bought Jay-Z a $5 million Hublot watch. Presumably, she picked up on the hints he dropped in songs like "Otis" and "Mr. Nice Watch."
692 Madison Ave.
New York, NY 10065

3. FAO Schwarz

767 5th Ave, New York, NY 10153
By the time she's five, Blue Ivy will probably have her own stock in FAO Scwartz—and be able to afford to buy all the toys inside.
767 5th Ave
New York, NY 10153

4. Bergdorf Goodman

754 5th Ave, New York, NY 10022
Bergdorf Goodman has become a family outing for Bey and Jay. Beyonce took Blue Ivy there in July, and this past Christmas Eve, mom and dad were spotted doing some last minute shopping.
754 5th Ave
New York, NY 10022

5. Ralph Lauren

867 Madison Ave, New York, NY, 10150
In "Upgrade U," Beyonce promises to have you "rockin' Purple Label." And she's buying.
867 Madison Ave, New York
NY, 10150

6. Audemars Piguet

65 E 57th St, New York, NY 10022
For whatever reason, Jay-Z's Audemars watch is "losing time," along with his "Roleys that don't tick tock." He can get the first repaired, or pick up a new one, at the boutique on East 57th Street.
65 E 57th St
New York, NY 10022

7. Manolo Blahnik

31 W 54th St., New York, NY 10019
She might be a staunch Louboutin wearer now, but back in the '03 Bonnie & Clyde days, it was Manolo Blahnik Timbs.
31 W 54th St.
New York, NY 10019

8. Rolex

665 Fifth Ave, New York, NY
Jay-Z has been rapping about Rolexes for years, but now that he's in the process of upgrading his, he'll have to do some more shopping. As he explained, he "traded in the gold for the platinum Rolexes," and now his wrist matches "the status of my records."
665 Fifth Ave
New York, NY

9. Emilio Pucci

701 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY 10022
Beyonce recently wore an Emilio Pucci gown to the Inauguration, as well as at the Met Ball in 2011, in the "Run the World" video, and a zillion other places. It appears to be one of her go-to spots for Freakum Dresses.
701 Fifth Avenue
New York, NY 10022

10. Owen

809 Washington Street, New York, NY
At Owen, the sales associates make it a point to treat everyone like Beyonce. Though she hasn't been there herself yet, her stylist has—and hopefully, passed along the message.
809 Washington Street
New York, NY

11. Christian Louboutin

59 Horatio St, New York, NY 10014
When sitting courtside at the Barclays Center, Beyonce's shoe of choice is usually a pair of sky high Christian Louboutins.
59 Horatio St
New York, NY 10014

12. Maison Martin Margiela

801 Greenwich St., New York, NY 10014
As someone who owns plenty of Margiela, Jay-Z took a few liberties when pronouncing the brand's name in "Run This Town," specifically, by inserting an extra word ("uh") between Maison and Margiela.
801 Greenwich St.
New York, NY 10014