The Faithful Shopper: Halloween Happenings

Costumes and candy — can you think of a better combination? NYC is one of the most festive and fabulous cities to celebrate. Here are my recommendations on what to wear and where to go.

October 31, 2016 from 7–11pm. The Halloween Parade runs up Sixth Ave from Spring St to 16th St in Manhattan. Costumes are mandatory for anyone who wants to walk; line up at Sixth Ave and Canal Street to start. As a spectator, get to Sixth Ave early for a spot so you can see the show; it’s fantastic fun.

39 E 58th St Club-vibe celebration with the craziest and sexiest costumes in town!

Now to Find a Costume....

SoHo Factory Outlet - 285 Lafayette Street (212) 675-2360

Chelsea - 181 8th Ave. (between 19th & 20th St.) (212) 727-3540

Columbus Circle - 1841 Broadway (60th St. between Broadway & Columbus) (212) 265-3386

FIT - 345 7th Ave. (between 29th & 30th St.) (212) 239-7940

Flatiron District - 142 5th Ave. (between 19th & 20th St.) (212) 620-4960

Harlem - 250 W 125th St. (between 7th & 8th Ave.) (212) 678-5020

Hell's Kitchen - 610 9th Ave. (between 43rd & 44th St.) (212) 258-2653

Lower Broadway - 429 Broadway (at Howard, 1blk N of Canal) (212) 925-0560

NYU / NOHO - 704 Broadway (between 4th St. & Washington Pl.) (646) 383-2257

SOHO - 121 Spring St. (at Greene St.) (212) 226-4880

Tribeca - 140 W. Broadway (between Duane & Thomas St.) (212) 393-3489

Upper East Side - 1030 3rd Ave. (212) 207-3239

Best place to dash in and make something creative out of nothing. Always on trend ...catsuits, metallic, animal print, ears and tails. Get ready to party the night away!

382 Lafayette Street

This vintage mecca has been a favorite spot to find costume authentic pieces from the 1950s to the 1990s, with clothing racks organized by decade. A great place to put together a complete period look, including wigs and accessories.

3435 East Tremont Avenue Bronx, New York 10465

Worth the trip. Opened in 1957, this family-run operation now sprawls over three storefronts brimming with costumes for all sizes, from babies to 4X adults.

Everything you need to transform yourself; makeup, wigs, accessories!

And for the Trick or Treaters? Chocolate of Course....

The Rolex Building 665 Fifth Avenue

(212) 754-5191

My favorite because of the adorable packaging and the decadent taste! I stop in for every holiday!

1011 Third Ave (at 60th St.) (646) 735-0078

33 Union Square West (646) 419-2000

Seriously, any and every sweet you can imagine!

Happy Halloween, and Happy Shopping!

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