Top Personal Shopping Henri Bendel 712 Fifth Ave. New York, NY 10019 (212) 247-1100 In edition to well-edited clothes and a great make-up counter, Henri Bendel boasts one of New York Citys most precious gems, shoppers say--director of client and studio services Michael J. Palladino. He can determine what will look good on you and what wont, and if you are shopping for your family, hell help you find the perfect gift. Whats more, Palladinos services are free. Top Boutique Colette 213 rue Saint-Honore-75001 Paris, France (+33) 1 55 35 33 90 With racks of designer clothes lining its walls, Colette has no problem pulling in crowds. And the sales staff work hard to cater to all who pass through--whether they are looking for a hard-to-find piece or curious about the designer behind the brand. Top Womens Shoes Christian Louboutin 59 Horatio St. New York, NY 10014 (212) 255-1910 For additional locations, visit www.christianlouboutin.fr. From ultra-high heels to simple flats, shoe designer Louboutin delivers his customers shoes that make most coveted lists every season. While that may make them hard-to-find, his sales staff work diligently with colleagues across the globe to locate pairs sold out of local markets. Top Mens Shoes Salvatore Ferragamo 655 Fifth Ave. New York, NY 10022 (212) 759-3822 For additional locations, visit www.salvatoreferragamo.it. To make sure his staff know the client is always right, chief executive Massimo Ferragamo implemented a strict customer service training program and it shows, says Milton Pedrasa, founder of the market research firm, the Luxury Institute. Among the services offered: in-store lists of customer sizes and color preferences. Top Department Store Harvey Nichols 125 Knightsbridge London SW1X 7RJ (020) 7235 5000109 Some think of a visit to a large department store as a shopping experience devoid of personal attention. But British retailer Harvey Nichols takes customer service to the extreme by assigning personal shoppers that are not only knowledgeable in fashion, but in housewares, accessories and food as well.