The Faithful Shopper: Shop the Gold Coast

My Fall fashion jaunts always include an epic day trip to the Americana! This collection of 60 fabulous shops is a mere 20 miles from Manhattan. The Americana Manhasset is at 2060 Northern Boulevard, Manhasset, NY, and is the premier location for our favorite brands outside the city. These are the trophy stores that are my go-to spots during my many magical visits to this designer enclave....

Beautiful, big, sprawling; Women's Fashion, Shoes, Accessories & Jewelry, Eveningwear, Men's Fashion, Made-to-Measure, Beauty & Fragrance, Luggage/Leather, Specialty Gifts, Hosiery & Lingerie, Children's Clothing, Pet Accessories, Books, Home Furnishings.

I can never resist the little blue box; Fine Jewelry, Beauty & Fragrance, Specialty Gifts, Accessories & Jewelry, and Home Furnishings. Neighbor to RL and I always need to pick up gifts!

The super sweet and stylish shop has just doubled its space and was fully renovated. Tory at Americana is now one of the brand's largest global stores. At this outpost you can shop Women's Fashion, Shoes, Accessories & Jewelry, Beauty & Fragrance, Luggage/Leather, and Books.

I feel like I am on Madison Avenue! Another big scale version with Women's Fashion, Shoes, Accessories & Jewelry, Men's Fashion, Beauty & Fragrance, Luggage/Leather, Specialty Gifts, Fine Jewelry, and Pet Accessories.

Another major expansion and renovation that made this global showcase even more impressive. Had to add to my collection and pick up some new scents! Fragrance, Women's Fashion, Shoes, Accessories & Jewelry, Men's Fashion, Made-to-Measure, Luggage/Leather, Fine Jewelry, and Pet Accessories. Much more of a serene atmosphere then the 57th and Fifth location and I often check out luggage here.

One of the reasons I adore shopping here is this unique, 4th generation luxury store, featuring over 100 luxury brands. I can spend hours here because of its careful curation and shop in shop boutiques. The Jimmy Choo and Celine boutiques here are decadent! Here is the complete list of designers they carry. Very impressive!

I always stop for lunch here and sit on their alfresco dining patio. They serve contemporary Northern Italian specialties; authentic brick-oven pizza to savory salads and delicious Mediterranean style seafood.

“Cipollini Trattoria and Bar is a casual, Manhattan-style restaurant. Proud owners Gillis and George Poll opened the doors of Cipollini in the spring of 2005. Their goal was to create a metropolitan dining experience that offered freshly prepared, satisfying meals at moderate prices in a comfortable, inviting atmosphere. Clearly they have succeeded. Just ask the families, couples, friends, shoppers, and business associates who flock to this trattoria for lunch, dinner, and cocktails.”

Here is the full list of stores for your shopping reference from A - Z:

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I always leave with a big haul so the ample parking outside of each boutique makes logistics easy!

Happy Fall and Happy Shopping!

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