Dressing for city living, especially in New York, isn’t always easy. It’s a skill that many learn but few conquer (no matter how long it takes to officially be considered a New Yorker). That’s part of the reason we designed Les Second Handbag, that carryall you’ve always needed but never owned—to make sure there’s a place for all those items that usually get left behind.
FRIDAY 1 p.m. CENTRAL PARK
The juxtaposition of verdant Central Park with the surrounding buildings is what makes the view from Gapstow Bridge one of the best places to see the New York City skyline.
SATURDAY 11 a.m. MADISON AVE & 63rd
Despite Barneys New York’s humble beginnings as a downtown discount suiting shop, it is arguably the most esteemed shopping destination on Madison Avenue. With its trademark mix of luxury and humor, you never know what you’ll find at Barneys.
FRIDAY 4 p.m. THE MERCER HOTEL
The Mercer Hotel has attracted clientele such as Leonardo DiCaprio, Marc Jacobs and Calvin Klein. Jay-Z and Kanye West famously recorded the bulk of their joint effort Watch the Throne over several months at The Mercer.
MONDAY 8 a.m. 5th AVE & 64th
Founded in 1898, Saks Fifth Avenue not only has a storied history as the unofficial flagship of Fifth Avenue, but its shoe department is so large it has its own ZIP code(true story).
THURSDAY 10 a.m.THE MERCER HOTEL
The New York art community’s settlement of SoHo in the 1960s turned an almost forgotten area of Manhattan into an
epicenter of commerce and downtown cool. SoHo was once home to Jean-Michel Basquiat, Keith Haring and Donald Judd.