It is normal that on every tour of New York you want to go and buy some clothes to renew the closet, and this is something for which you should not feel guilty because it is inevitable after a visit to the Big Apple to return with the luggage as it arrived. That’s why today we’re going to tell you about the most famous outlets in New York City, the best places to buy clothes in the city and where every fashion fan will have an unforgettable day.

Let’s begin!

Outlet Woodbury Common

Woodbury Common is a giant outlet, it looks like a small town dedicated to big brands where you will find designer shops, accessories, suitcases, very famous brands of clothing including Dior, Ralph Lauren, Dolce & Gabbana, Adidas, Aeropostale, Converse, American Eagle or Michael Kors with discounts of up to 50 or 70%, making Woodbury Common the preferred outlet for tourists and New Yorkers.

In this outlet you will find a total of 220 stores where you will also find restaurants, toilets, free Wi-Fi, Woodbury Common is located on the outskirts of New York City 2 hours from the city and if your idea is to buy lots of clothes at great prices this is a trip worth doing.

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The easiest, most comfortable and quickest way to get there is by doing a Shopping Tour, this tour you do by bus, take you and bring you, the best of all is that you just have to worry about thinking about what you’re going to buy, nothing else. If you want to know more about Woodbury Outlets Shopping Tour, we share this link where you will find all the necessary information to make the tour and where you can also book the tour.

There are other ways to get to the outlets of Woodbury Common, you can rent a car, you can also go in a private car or on the train that departs from Penn Station, the disadvantage of these three transportation alternatives is that you will have to deal with traffic and people, plus after an entire day of shopping, with lots of bags in hand getting on the train or driving can be very stressful.

Before travelling to Outlet Woodbury Common we recommend you to make a list of the shops you plan to visit, so you will save time and make the most of the day. Remember that this outlet is outdoors, so on very sunny days don’t forget to wear sunscreen.  Another thing to keep in mind about this outlet is that, on days like Labor Day, Columbus Day in which they make special discounts, in addition to discount seasons such as after Christmas the outlet make a discount on the discount, something completely incredible.

So, if shopping is your thing then Outlet Woodbury Common will be your paradise.

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Outlet Jersey Gardens

This is the second most famous outlet in New York City and unlike Woodbury Common this outlet is more like a mall where all stores have constant discounts.  Jersey Gardens is located in New Jersey, where you will find brands such as Victoria Secret, Abercrombie, American Eagle or Bed Bath & Beyond, Levi’s, Gap, Abercrombie, Banana Republic and many more.

One of the advantages of Jersey Gardens is that in the state of New Jersey there is no tax on clothing, which means that the price is tax free and is as the label indicates. Getting to Jersey Gardens is very easy, you can take a New Jersey Transit bus from the Port Authority station, in Manhattan, it costs $14 dollars round trip, the bus leaves every 30 minutes and the journey lasts approximately 1 hour.

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If you decide to go to Jersey Garden we give you this tip that will serve you for your purchases, take your passport and when you arrive at the outlet present it in information, there they will give you a booklet with discount coupons that you can use to save much more money on your purchases.  Again, we suggest you make a list of the stores where you plan to buy, you will save a lot of time and make the most of the day.

Indoors Jersey Garden you will find stores with the words “Factory” or “Outlet”, that means that those stores offer merchandise from previous seasons, the rest of the outlet stores offer merchandise from the current season. Some Jersey Garden stores don’t offer discounts and you’ll find full price clothing. Something else to keep in mind is that the best time of day to go to this outlet is in the morning, you won’t find as many people and you’ll be able to choose, try on and buy clothes in a quiet way, as well as avoid the long lines.

Differences between Woodbury Common and Jersey Garden

  • The Woodbury Common outlet specializes in luxury and haute couture brands, Jersey Gardens in more common brands.
  • All Woodbury Common stores have discounts, in Jersey Gardens some stores do not have discounts.
  • Woodbury Common is outdoors and looks like a small town, Jersey Garden is an outlet more like a mall.