New York, NY
Jewelers On Fifth is a collection of forty different jewelers who have banded together to offer there wares. Here you can buy jewelry similar in content (same size stone or amount of gold) as more upscale Fifth Avenue shops as Tiffanys for a fraction of the price. They claim to adhere to a code of ethics as the jewelry business is rife with inferior stones beng sold as quality stones. If you feel you know a little bit about jewelry you can get a nice ring or necklace here at a good price, of course some people just can't live without that blue box.
Dean Leather has three locations in New York City and this is the largest. They have a nice line of attractive leather handbags , wallets and other accessories, The bags come in many different colors and make nice gifts. The people working there were nice and friendly.
Altman Luggage is a great great luggage store. They carry many of the major brands Aurora, Samsonite , French, Kenneth Cole etc. The service and prices are really good. Definitely woth going to to buy luggage.
Gordon Ron Watches sells a decent selection of used watches. Nothing to spectacular but some nice pieces. Where they really stand out is in the repair end of the business. They do a nice job and are reasonable in there pricing for the repair jobs.