Boutique Shops in the Upper West Side

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Everyone that shops for real estate knows to look at the value that factors like the school district and nearby attractions can bring. However, one additional feature they sometimes forget to consider are the quality of the nearby shops. New York City is one of the fashion capitals of the world, with billions of dollars coming in from the fashion industry every year. One of the neighborhoods that benefits from an amazing selection of fashion boutiques is the Upper West Side.

We’re going to give a few local highlights to help you get a feel for the area and to give you some stops to check out the next time you’re here.


Bocnyc is a women’s clothing store, specializing in stylish basic looks and fashionable pieces from international designers. Located at 410 Columbus Avenue, its name, Boutique On Columbus, is inspired by the busy and diverse area that it’s found.

The shop features a diverse selection of brands. They have globally-sourced pieces with a mix of styles, from contemporary looks to luxury items, alongside their exclusive selection of accessory labels.

First established in 2013, they’ve since built an outstanding rapport with local clientele and further developed their aesthetic. Their driving force is to look at what’s next, making one of their primary goals to find items that aren’t available anywhere else. This passion has earned them accolades as The Village Voice’s “Best Clothing Store for Women” in 2014. In the past few years they’ve also launched a website, to make shopping for their merchandise more convenient.


This trendy boutique located at 2488 Broadway offers a contemporary selection of relaxed casual wear alongside trendy looks. The location itself offers a true New York luxury shopping experience, with plush red settees making for the perfect picture setting. The availability of their trendy styles along with their accessible price point earned them Time Out magazine’s “Best Cheap & Chic” award.

Darryl’s Boutique NYC

Located at 492 Amsterdam Avenue, this chic shop provides a variety of clothes and accessories in contemporary styles. What makes this spot so special is their personability and excellent service. You’d be hard-pressed to find a more personalized shopping experience.

The boutique offers a unique collection of enticing clothing, curated by their knowledgeable staff. And that skillful staff makes it a point to share their great eye for fashion with each of their clients and apply it find what works for each individual. The proof of their attentiveness and great selection is found in the longevity of their customer relationships, with many customers returning over the past 15 years.

The owner Darryl, for whom the store’s named, makes it a point to be available and attentive without being overbearing, letting everyone feel comfortable shopping without pressure, but still being honest and candid. That keeps clients coming back, looking to discover the perfect find.


Since opening in 1982, this high-end boutique continues to be a unique shopping spot in the Upper West Side. It’s known for its personal styling service, allowing busy women to be inspired and find the perfect look for them. They’re collection is also highly curated, offering anything from pantsuits to floral dresses, meaning you’ll be sure to find something special. You can discover this gem at 324 Columbus Avenue for an amazingly personal shopping experience.

These are just a few of the outstanding boutique locations that can be found in the Upper West Side, and that’s part of what makes the neighborhood so special. If you’re interested in Manhattan real estate, consider shopping with WKB. As a full-service real estate firm, William Bolls and his team provide the very best service in NYC. Their commitment to hard work has gotten their property sales and listings featured in the New York Times and Brokers Weekly. Reach out to William today at (646) 285-8197 or [email protected]

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