A (Life)Stylist's Take on Times Square Shopping

As any style-conscious New York City shopper will tell you, the search for great clothing oftentimes suggests a choice between function and fashion but this begs the question, “Why can’t we have both?” In the age of space travel and high-speed internet, is a trendy statement that can keep up with your active lifestyle too much to ask for? We think not and neither do a few of our favorite Times Square retailers as they deliver stylish apparel that offers both utility and trend while answering our aforementioned question. Yes, when it comes to retail in Times Square, you perpetually adventurous shoppers can too have it all.



Walking a mile in your own shoes shouldn’t lead you to blisters and bruises so whether a trip to Niketown means new sneakers for athletic training or simply making a statement in street style, you are bound to find the finest footwear that Times Square has to offer as Nike’s famous flagship store. As much of a retail destination as it is an attraction, this five-story superstore is not only home to this season’s hottest sportswear collections but also your chance to design a pair of one-of-a-kind sneakers by way of their state-of-the art technology. In addition to their limitless selection of shoes, Niketown is a shine to all things athletic as they too sell sporting gear, apparel and accessories that keep us clothed in on-the-go style and success for any high-voltage adventure through Times Square, New York City or beyond.

Monday-Saturday, 10am-8pm/Sunday, 11am-7pm

6 E 57th St, New York, NY




Catering to New York City’s skateboarders, snowboarders, general board-riders or those simply wanting to snag the look, Quiksilver provides Times Square shoppers with activewear’s most popular styles. From trendy board shorts, jeans, sweatshirts, and hats for him to sundresses, shorts and bikinis from the international franchise’s Roxy line for her to unisex statements like backpacks and sporting goods for all, the action-packed Quiksilver location in Times Square is where fashion meets function.

Monday-Sunday, 10am-12am

3 Times Square, New York, NY

(212) 840-8111


American Eagle Outfitters 

With an interior as impressive as its massive LED-embossed exterior which features a live Times Square stream from the A&E photo booth, this American Eagle is home to four stories and 25,000 square feet of this season’s hottest fashion trends for shoppers of all ages, sizes and styles. As if giving customers great apparel and a shot at fifteen minutes of fame by seeing their face in lights several stories high wasn’t enough, the Times Square location of this national chain offers additional NYC exclusives like limited edition artist-collaborative apparel collections and a denim library that, with over 20,000 pairs, ensures the perfect fit for all men, women and children shoppers. Bringing west coast surf to the east coast turf of Times Square, American Eagle is our go-to for urban-boho vibes and en vogue apparel.

Monday-Sunday, 9am-12am

1551 Broadway, New York, NY 

(212) 205-7560