The Ultimate Guide to Shopping on Austin Street in Forest Hills

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Located within walking distance from Parker Towers is bustling Austin Street that boasts many retail stores and businesses.

It is packed with chains, boutiques, and vintage stores with shopping options for every taste and style.

Here are our top picks for the best shops located on Austin Street.



70-39 Austin St
Forest Hills, NY 11375

Fox’s is a little gem in the heart of Forest Hills that houses two levels of discount designer clothing. They have a great selection of winter wear, costume jewelry, and handbags.  You can always find something new – with items coming from France and Italy — and can score deeply discounted items that are worth the hunt. We spotted a Michael Kors top that was $21, marked down from $78.


7143 Austin St
Forest Hills, NY 11375

This charming and eclectic store on Austin Street sells everything from home goods to wedding dresses. If you need help figuring out what to buy, the staff can point you in the right direction and offer styling tips. Just note: the inventory changes frequently, so if you see something you like, buy it!


7111 Austin St
Forest Hills, NY 11375

No brand names here. If you’re looking for a unique, one-of-a-kind outfit, stop into Maiko. This small boutique offers a variety of colorful and funky dresses, tops, pants, and skirts – all sorted by color.  They also have a wonderful collection of jewelry.


71-63 Austin St
Forest Hills, NY 11375

As the name suggests, this vintage and consignment shop has a great selection of bags from Chanel, Burberry, Gucci, Louis Vuitton and more. It’s a candy shop of luxury bags with prices that are very reasonable.


7228 Austin St
Forest Hills, NY 1137

This neighborhood favorite offers an extensive collection of high-quality ties from 100-percent silk neckwear to skinny styles.  Naples-born designer and store owner Dmitry Toscano only sells the best of the best and is very helpful in creating the style that’s perfect for each person. And if you’re looking to get the man in your life a luxurious gift, this store is an oasis of men’s fashion. Aside from ties, there’s also a wide selection of socks and shirts. You can never go wrong if you come in. You will definitely find what you’re looking for.

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