The Faithful Shopper: Premium Treasure Hunts

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All of you Faithful Shoppers take shopping very seriously. There is nothing more satisfying then finding that perfect something with the perfect pedigree and ....gasp....reduced in price! Here are some of my favorite haunts to find all that is haute at a delightful discount...

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Woodbury Common Premium Outlets
498 Red Apple Ct, Central Valley, NY 10917-6619

This center now has 220 stores occupying more than 800,000 square feet and is one of the largest contiguous outlet centers in the world. This is the crème de la crème of the outlets. Easily accessible from Manhattan via the New York State Thruway at exit 16, Harriman; here we can hunt with savings of 25% to 65%. Trolleys transport shoppers from the parking lots and around the center. Tour buses and shuttles make daily trips from NYC.

Look at a sampling of this luxury lineup: A|X Armani Exchange, Anne Fontaine, Barneys New York Outlet, Bottega Veneta, Brooks Brothers Factory Store, Brunello Cucinelli, Burberry, Celine, CH Carolina Herrera, Chanel, Chloé, Dior, Emilio Pucci,Etro, Fendi, Giorgio Armani,Gucci, Ralph Lauren Factory Store,Saks Fifth Avenue Off 5th, Salvatore Ferragamo, Valentino. Click Here for a Full List.

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Tanger Outlets Riverhead New York
200 Tanger Mall Drive
Riverhead, NY 11901

Come all the way out East on your way to the Hamptons; this is a mega shopping center featuring over 165 brand name manufacturer and designer outlet stores.

Highlights from my perspective include; Armani Exchange, Armani Outlet, Barneys New York Warehouse, Dooney & Bourke, J.Crew | Crewcuts Factory, Kate Spade New York, Michael Kors, Polo Ralph Lauren Factory Store, Saks Fifth Avenue OFF 5TH, Lululemon Athletica, Victoria's Secret , Pottery Barn,Restoration Hardware,West Elm Outlet...Click Here for a Full List.

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Tanger Outlets Deer Park New York
152 The Arches Circle
Deer Park, NY11729

One hour from NYC, on the weekends there is a Farmer's Market and in the winter the skating rink is open. It's a great place to shop, eat, see a movie and check out some of the heavy hitters. There is a Neiman Marcus Last Call, Saks Off 5th, Nike Factory Store, Brooks Brothers, White House Black Market, a giant Christmas Tree Shop. Click Here for a Full List.

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The Mills at Jersey Gardens

651 Kapkowski Rd
Elizabeth, NJ 07201-4901

"The Mills at Jersey Gardens is a two-level indoor outlet mall in Elizabeth and is the largest outlet mall in New Jersey with over 200 stores all under one roof! The mall is located near the Elizabeth Center in Elizabeth, New Jersey off the New Jersey Turnpike at Interchange 13A near Newark Liberty International Airport and is 30 minutes from Midtown Manhattan. Bus service is available on the NJ Transit route 111 bus that runs between Jersey Gardens and the Port Authority Bus Terminal in New York City.

Anchored by top outlets including Saks Fifth Avenue Off 5th, Neiman Marcus Last Call, Century 21, and Marshalls. The center also offers the largest Tommy Hilfiger in the US and a 20-screen AMC Theatres featuring IMAX. With daily transportation from both the Manhattan Port Authority Bus Terminal and Newark Liberty International Airport, the center is a great day-trip!" Click Here for a Full List.

On the Drawing Board

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Empire Outlets New York City

55 Richmond Terrace
Staten Island, NY 10301

"Empire Outlets is a category-defining retail destination and New York City's first and only shopping outlet. It will be the retail centerpiece of New York City's newest entertainment district of Staten Island's waterfront. The world-class shopping destination is located at the base of the Staten Island Ferry Terminal, a 20 minute free ferry ride from Manhattan. It will host approximately 100 shops of the finest brands, an extensive array of waterfront food and beverage concepts and a 190 room boutique hotel with rooftop lounge offering unparalleled views of New York City. Empire Outlets grand opening is set for November 2017."
Can't wait to shop this!

"American Dream is located in Bergen County, New Jersey at the Meadowlands Sports Complex at the intersection of three major highways - I-95, Route 3, Route 120 - that service more than 100 Million vehicles annually and connected by passenger rail service to Penn Station in Manhattan.

Saks Fifth Avenue and Lord & Taylor along with more than 450 retailers, including Aritzia, Banana Republic, Gap, Lululemon, MAC, Microsoft, Pink, Uniqlo, Victoria's Secret and Zara and food and specialty shops. In addition, the mall will contain North America's largest fully-enclosed indoor DreamWorks Water Park, Amusement Park and a 16-story Big Snow Indoor Ski & Snow Park; a 1,500 seat live Performing Arts Theater; 285-ft. tall observation wheel; luxury movie theatres by Cinemex; 70,000-sq.-ft. Sea Life Aquarium & Lego Discovery Center; NHL-size Ice Rink; and an18-hole miniature golf course. An area of the mall called The Collections encompasses 460,000 sq. ft. of luxury and fashion retail and The Dining Terrace will contain 15 full-service restaurants showcased in one location."

Projected to be Open by Summer of 2017

Happy Shopping!