Style & NYC: Times Square's Trendiest Retail Destinations
| Daniel Walters

New York City is undisputedly an international fashion capital, making Times Square its epicenter for amazing retail therapy thanks to its many apparel outlets catering to NYC’s style conscious men, women and children like you and I. With clothing stores of epic proportions, it’s no secret that the possibilities are endless. However, separating the good from the great is like scoring the perfect pair of shoes –it’s all about fit and of-the-moment fashion, which is why we’ve compiled this brief list of our favorite hotspots which cater to the city’s trendiest shoppers. Times Square invites you to browse and buy from the latest collections in New York style with ease and even snag some items on sale if you’re lucky.

Express Times Square

The internationally acclaimed retailer, Express calls NYC’s Times Square home with its three-story, 22,500 flagship location. Taking chic to the streets, this popular store offers megawatt style and amazing sales that make high-fashion clothing accessible to New York City’s frugal yet fashionable men and women. From casual swimwear to upscale nightwear, Express offers trendy apparel that will have Times Square shoppers looking haute to trot.

Monday-Sunday, 10am-1am

1552 North Broadway New York, NY

(646) 448-8376    

 Forever 21 Times Square

With four floors and 91,257 square feet of stylish apparel for the trendy youth of New York City, Forever 21 in Times Square provides customers with fresh styles at beyond-fair prices. Whether you need a last-minute look before hitting up the NYC nightlife scene or doing some big shopping on a budget, look no further that this international retail staple. In addition to dresses, tops, tees, leggings and more in nearly every color and style for men, women and children, this Times Square location sets itself apart from others with urban artistic motifs such as a real taxi-cab coated in colorful graffiti which makes for an amazing mid-shopping spree photo-op. For trendy apparel, accessories and intimates, Times Square’s Forever 21 is NYC’s mecca for fun yet frugal fashions.

Monday-Sunday, 8am-2am

1540 Broadway, New York, NY

(212) 302-0594

LOFT at Times Square    

From the most stylish soccer mom to the chicest Manhattan maven, you’ll find a wide range of shoppers at LOFT’s Times Square location. A more affordable line from Ann Taylor, this store has a way of offering fashionable tops, dresses, suits, sweaters and accessories that are as diverse and sophisticated as the New York City woman herself. By way of exquisite ladies’ fashion, Times Square shoppers that step into LOFT are quickly reminded that NYC style never stops as it doesn’t come simply in one specific shape, age or style. 

Monday-Friday, 8am-10pm/Saturday-Sunday, 9am-10pm

1459 Broadway

(212) 704-4195

H&M  Times Square   

It’s no secret that crossing paths with an H&M in New York City is no complicated task but of the international retailer’s many locations, the one situated in the heart of Times Square is by far the best for a couple of reasons. Not only is this quintessential retailer in the perfect location but also the April 2015 release of H&M’s sustainable fashion line which is available online and exclusively in this store pulls in shoppers from all over NYC. Whether you’re on the hunt for trendy clothing, swimwear, shoes and/or accessories, Times Square’s H&M is home to the hottest trends and latest collections for both men and women. 

Monday-Sunday, 9am-1am

1472 Broadway New York, NY

(855) 466-7467