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This week’s Column takes you to the sun and sea in St. Barth. The French island never fails to please. There were even more French visitors than normal this season. Find the newest restaurants and explore shopping in some of the hundreds of boutiques found on the island. There are many unique shops to be found. Discover them here, and see the best beaches on St. Barth with New York shopping tours. Read the column Toujour St. Barth written by Barbara Hodes of  NYC Private Shopping Tour in New York Social Diary.

Toujours St Barth this winter
Landing in St Barth

This week’s Column looks at a storm of “new” in Soho. Many new brands are opening stores downtown. Several of them are bringing new tech ideas along with the retail. Brands with strong businesses are finding that having their own brick and mortar can be good. And with every brand it is the experience that counts. And there are many kinds of experiences. Find Soho’s newest stores, and shop  the new boutiques in Soho with a NYC shopping tour. Read the column written by Barbara Hodes of  NYC Private Shopping Tour in New York Social Diary.

A Storm of New In Soho on Mercer St
A Storm of New in Soho

This week’s Column takes you to Midtown and Rockefeller Center. Midtown means business this time of year. The boutiques are full of a little bit of this and that.  Whether you are shopping for holiday gifts, or for yourself, Fifth Avenue and nearby streets have so much going on right now.  Some of the spaces are minuscule, and the others are a bit larger. Size does not matter, creativity does. As the winter progresses towards the Holidays, there are many new looks available to the shoppers, and maybe even the non-shoppers, among us.  Discover them here, and shop  the new boutiques in Midtown with a NYC shopping tour. You’ll agree, Midtown means business. Read the column written by Barbara Hodes of  NYC Private Shopping Tour in New York Social Diary.

NY Social Diary Something New in An Old Hood
Midtown means Business

This week’s Column looks at some of the many new brands opening stores downtown. That’s the way it is in Soho. Many of them are American-made, but new concepts and popular brands from other countries are arriving here too. Brands with strong businesses are finding that having their own brick and mortar can be good. And it is the experience that counts. Find Soho’s newest stores, and shop  the new boutiques in Soho with a NYC shopping tour. Read the column written by Barbara Hodes of  NYC Private Shopping Tour in New York Social Diary.

The Way it is in Soho column
The way it is in Soho today

This week’s Column looks at the how the old and the new blend downtown. Visit the newest boutiques and most interesting concepts that have opened on Orchard Street. These days you will find something new in a very old ‘hood. Discover lots of boutiques with a mix of merch, books and vinyl, clothing and jewelry. You will find many new and unexpected stores. Visit all the best places on a NYC private shopping tour. Discover the flavor of the LES, and get the message of this ‘hood on a private shopping tour. Read the column written by Barbara Hodes of  NYC Private Shopping Tour in New York Social Diary.

NY Social Diary Something New in An Old Hood
Something new in an Old
Something new on Orchard Street on the LES

This week’s Column visits some intriguing stores discovered after falling onto Madison Avenue. Several are multi-brand stores filled with all kinds of clothing, shoes and bags. There are reboots and new arrivals among them. Some of the spaces are minuscule, and others are quite big. Just like New York. There are many new looks available to the shoppers, and maybe even the non-shoppers, among us. Spruce up your Fall wardrobe. Discover the boutiques here, and shop while falling onto Madison Avenue with a NYC shopping tour. Read the column written by Barbara Hodes of  NYC Private Shopping Tour in New York Social Diary.

NY Social Diary Something New in An Old Hood
Falling Onto Madison in Oct
Falling onto Madison Avenue

This week’s Column explores La Rentrée in Paris. La Rentrée is a French tradition, that means coming back, and is the start to a new season after the summer vacations. See the newest museum and gallery shows, and explore new season clothing and trends in the boutiques of Paris. There are many unique shops to be found. Discover them here, and see the new premises with New York shopping tours. Read the column written by Barbara Hodes of  NYC Private Shopping Tour in New York Social Diary.

Looking at Pais during La Rentree
La Rentree in Paris

This week’s Column looks at some exciting changes in Soho. Soho’s newest stores are familiar names. Some are stores that have re-established their presence in Soho, are pop ups turned permanent, or D.T.C. brands opening their first flagships. Most of the stores offer fashion at approachable price-points.  As the summer season continues, there are many new looks available to the shoppers, and maybe even the non-shoppers, among us.  Find Soho’s newest store, and shop  the new boutiques in Soho with a NYC shopping tour. Read the column written by Barbara Hodes of  NYC Private Shopping Tour in New York Social Diary.

Soho's newest shopping area
Repositioning Soho's Newest

This week’s Column takes you to Elizabeth Street in Nolita. The boutiques are full of a little bit of this and that in Nolita. Nolita’s got so much going on right now. Pop ups turned permanent, new arrivals, and new outposts among them. Some of the spaces are minuscule, and the others are a bit larger. Size does not matter, creativity does. As the summer season continues, there are many new looks available to the shoppers, and maybe even the non-shoppers, among us.  Discover them here, and shop  the new boutiques in Nolita with a NYC shopping tour. Read the column written by Barbara Hodes of  NYC Private Shopping Tour in New York Social Diary.

This and That in Nolita
This and that on Lizabeth ST in Nolita

This week’s Column takes a voyage from Paris to St. Tropez and the South of France. The song of the South of France calls. Also discover the towns and beach life on the other side of the St. Tropez peninsula. There have been many changes in the over the years. There is much to discover. Things in St. Tropez and the South of France are never static. Stores, restaurants, hotels and beach clubs are opening and changing. See what the different parts of the peninsula have to offer.  The song of the South of France beckons. There are many unique shops to be found. Discover them here, and see the new premises with New York shopping tours. Read the column written by Barbara Hodes of  NYC Private Shopping Tour in New York Social Diary.

the song of the South of France in St Tropez
Listen to the song of the South of France in St. Tropez