New York City has no shortage of spots to discover the latest looks—but where are the best places to check out what’s new on the fashion scene? To find out we decided to Just Ask the Locals. Tim Gunn hits up Nolita to see what designers are just launching while Fern Mallis walks around the Lower East Side and the Meatpacking District and takes a seat at Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week and the Parsons and FIT senior class Fashion shows. As for Padma Lakshmi, she gets her fill of emerging designers at Foley + Corinna, Henri Bendel, Jeffrey, Kirna Zabete and Maleeka.

And earlier this week, we asked you where go to discover up-and-coming designers. We got lots of great responses, but the top spots according to Gothamist readers are:

     The Market NYC (Young Designer's Market)
     Edge NY
     Fashion Week at Bryant Park
     Marc by Marc Jacobs
     ALIFE Rivington Club
     Classic Kicks
     Lower East Side Boutiques
     Meatpacking District Boutiques

Want even more insider advice on where to shop, eat, drink and more? Discover where Debbie Harry goes to hear live music and how Ivanka Trump spends her Monday nights. Find out Tom Colicchio and Padma Lakshmi’s picks for the City’s best burgers and Cynthia Nixon’s favorite place for sushi. Plus offer up your own NYC tips and enter the Just Ask the Locals Challenge to become the Next Official Local. So go ahead get a tip, give a tip and enter to win at