WHEN TO GO:
Most boutique and department stores in New York remain open all year long.
Smaller boutiques are generally closed for national holidays:
New Year’s Day (January 1)
Memorial Day (last Monday of May)
Independence Day (July 4)
Labor Day (ﬁrst Monday of September)
Thanksgiving (last Thursday of November)
Christmas (December 25)
New products ship every month (for fast retailers, every week) but general deliveries are:
Spring – Feb, March, April
Summer – May, June, July
Fall – August, September, October
Holiday – November, December, January
*Sales occur throughout the year but larger clearance happens in late-December/January (Fall/Holiday product), late-June/July (Spring/Summer product).