The Faithful Shopper: Basics and Beyond

03/01/2016 05:58 pm ET Updated Dec 06, 2017


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Life in our bustling City is all about the glitz and glamour, but what about the no-frills bare necessities? Here are my "go to" spots that never disappoint. When you need it now and need specifics.....

Home Sweet Home

These are the shops where I know I can find it all and do it fast. I am all about organization and quality; finding it all under one roof is the cherry on top!

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Different locations offer different specialties so this breakdown is super helpful!

1220 3rd Avenue
70th Street; West Side of Street

DEPARTMENTS
Housewares, Hardware & Paint, Appliances, Cookware & Cutlery, Tabletop & Gifts, Electronics & Audio, Cleaning Supplies, Vacuums, Luggage, Closet & Storage, Candles & Fragrance, Bulbs & Elec. Supplies, Seasonal

SERVICES
Personal Shopping, Gift Registry, Gift Wrapping, Repairs & Parts, Custom Paint, Keys Cut, Knife Sharpening, Gift Wrapping

1201 3rd Avenue
70th Street; East Side of Street

DEPARTMENTS
Bath, Bedding, Lighting & Lampshades, Bathroom Fixtures, Decorative Hardware, Decorative, Plumbing, Window Treatments, Gifts, Candles & Fragrance, Beauty

SERVICES
Design Services, Custom Lampshades, Personal Shopping, Gift Wrapping

1992 Broadway @ 67th Street

DEPARTMENTS
Bedding & Bath, Lighting & Lampshades, Housewares, Hardware & Paint, Decorative Hardware, Decorative Plumbing, Appliances, Cookware & Cutlery, Tabletop & Gifts, Luggage, Closet & Storage, Candles & Fragrance, Electronics, Beauty, Window Treatments, Furniture

SERVICES
Personal Shopping, Gift Registry, Gift Wrapping, Repairs & Parts, Custom Paint, Keys Cut, Knife, Sharpening, Gift Wrapping, Interior Design, Custom Lampshades, Custom Stationary

45 W. 25th
DEPARTMENTS
Decorative Hardware, Decorative Plumbing, Lighting, Drapery Hardware, Window Treatments

SERVICES
Interior Design Services, Trade Services, Custom Decorative Hardware, Custom Decorative Plumbing, Custom Drapery Hardware

Gracious Home is the epitome of everything and anything home! They also deliver and the staff is beyond knowledgeable; experts really!

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58th & Lexington
725 Lexington Avenue

Sixth Avenue, Manhattan
629 Sixth Avenue

This is the temple of organization. Two massive levels of design in every home category; closet, bathroom, office, travel, cleaning, kitchen, toys, dorm........... Come Holiday, they transform the ground floor into a gift wrapping wonderland. Every time I enter I discover things I never knew existed and certainly never knew I needed. They deliver too!

410 East 61st Street and 1st Avenue

1932 Broadway at 65th Street

620 Sixth Ave between 18th and 19th Street

270 Greenwich St btw Warren & Murray Street

Where shall I begin; bedding, bath towels, kitchen electrics, cookware, cutlery, coffee makers & K-Cup Packs, window treatments, storage items, gifts, baby and kids, outdoor, holiday, wedding registry, rugs, appliances.....and now they have hair products, makeup, skin products, food, health products....I can keep going! One of the best places to register and you can shop every single category and have it all delivered straight home!

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Home Depot

980 3rd Ave
40 West 23rd Street

The game has changed now that we have two Home Depot locations that both deliver! Not only do they sell the basics for building, but they have appliances, holiday, organization, cleaning supplies, paper supplies, hardware, plants, potting soil, tiles, carpets, paint, design service....

Happy Shopping!