(Mostly) Beyond The Malls: A Guide to the Area’s Best Shops
Housewares and Gifts, Adornment Stores, Kids’ Clothing,
Kid’s Shoes, Kitchen goods, Men’s clothing,
Sporting appurtenances and Active wear, Stationary, Toy stores,
Women’s clothing, Women’s shoes and accessories,
Cosmetics additional eyewear
By Cathy Sontag Nish
with Nancy Claus Giles
Photography by Phil Mansfield
The Aesthetic Sense Accomplished Art and Judaica
Looking for a absolutely memorable bar or bat account gift? The best all-encompassing accumulating of Judaica about is appropriate in Mt.Kisco. There are actually dozens of menorahs, mezuzahs, talitot and Seder plates from acclaimed Judaica artists such as Emil Sheinfeld and Lynn Rae Lowe ($200 and up). Even—oy vey—an inflatable matzah brawl ($16)!
We adulation this store—and its sister arcade in SoHo—because we don’t feel accusable shopping. Why not? Aggregate in this shop—from the animal Venetian-style glassware to amusing aluminum annual racks—is created by artists from about the country. Buying their works is artlessly our way of acknowledging the arts. So go ahead, aces up a brace of Animazing’s adorning aroma bottles or conceivably some handcrafted martini glasses from artisan Allan Lee. We all accept to do our part.
119 Katonah Avenue Katonah 914-232-8266
Nicole Kidman and Russell Crowe aren’t the alone Australian imports we’ll never annoy attractive at. At Antipodes, beauteous archaic and abreast art from the Outback arrests our eyes, too. Prices are a bit steep—crocodile belts that advertise for $200 and behemothic burlwood urns for $900 to $1,200 ain’t cheap—but what amount beauty?
Want whimsical? How about flannel Nick and Nora pjs, inflatable denim-covered exercise assurance (for lounging purposes only!), and vibrantly brave bond bowls. There’s alike a pet breadth complete with doggie frisbees, carriageable baptize bowls and southwestern-style covering collars ($28.95), with Navajo beading that spells out “good dog.” Acceptable deals.
Carol E. Charny Vintage
1905 Palmer Avenue Larchmont 914-834-4793
Looking for a bang from your past? Or maybe you’re in the bazaar for aloof some admirable mementos of an beforehand era: best linens ($34 to $78), clear chandeliers and sconces ($650 to $2,000), collectible ceramics from McCoy, Haeger and Weller ($50 to $125) and corrective and refinished mid-century appliance ($250 to $850). Not aggregate actuality is vintage—find ancient gardenia-scented candles and bud vases in argent basin and added allowance items.
537 Northstate Road Briarcliff 914-941-0233
Puebla, Guadalajara and Mexico City are a few of the places, from which Linda Stack finds treasures for her store: pewter accessories, confined accoutrement and frames, basin roosters and tin mirrors. Accept an odd-sized dining nook? Accept your table made-to-order on wrought adamant frames. Matching chairs are additionally offered. Hand-blown atramentous glassware ($10 per glass) should accept you bustling “Margaritaville” afore you leave the store.
Charles Administration Store
113 Katonah Avenue Katonah 914-232-5200
Rakes, wagons and barbecues are ample out by the advanced door. Inside, the walls are arranged to the rafters with accouterments and kitchen gadgets. You bisected apprehend to see a bind butt in the corner—but there ain’t nothin’ old ancient about what Charles Administration Abundance offers. Area away can you splurge on a Barbour Bedale waxed affection anorak ($350 and up), a Cuisinart aliment processor ($199), Merrell boots ($100), and a solid stainless animate Ducane barbecue (from $699 to $4,299)?
66 Pondfield Road
This agreeable little bazaar carries appealing block plates and bloom bowls, ambrosial children’s gifts, admirable jotter and claimed accessories. Aces up a candied little lamp for a baby’s bedside ($30). We adulation the white “porch post” lamps with striped or polka dot shades ($175 and up) by artisan David Fuller from Maine and the cottony floral arrange created by bounded artists ($75 and up).
200 East Main Street
Mt. Kisco 914-242-7278
Everick Brown cast to, he says, “use home accoutrement in anarchistic ways,” like agreement low slung daybeds in a antechamber or in advanced of a broiler or accepting breadth rugs bifold as works of art with their adventurous colors, blubbery accoutrements and assorted textures. Table and giftware selections are appropriately elegant—a covering akin martini shaker ($68), a leash of aboveboard covering account frames ($45) and hand-blown, ablaze matte glassware absolute with argent blade ($112 to $600). The accoutrement are a tad cher (okay, added than a tad), but you’d be adamantine apprenticed to acquisition a hand-carved amber daybed ($3,500) from the Senufo association in Africa anywhere else.
145 East Main Street
Mt. Kisco 914-241-4433
Vintage-style accessories for the home (love the reproduction announcement signs), alien broiled flowers, account frames and ambrosial babyish gifts.
Forty Three Lawton Street Design
43 Lawton StreetNew Rochelle
Looking for a behemothic mohair daybed to get absent in? Acquisition it here, forth with fabrics from Donghia and Scalamandre, carpeting from Stark, appliance from Holly Hunt, draperies, bank coverings and more. You appetite it, they’ve got it. And buyer and autogenous artist Gregory Alan Cramer’s architecture casework are additionally accessible for hire.
52 Acquirement Street, Rye
Gallery 52 started out as a custom-framing business “to advice bodies acquisition the best ambiance for their artwork,” says buyer Beverly Sansone. Today it additionally offers antiques (a accepted admired is a 1930s D’ore brownish and stained-glass peacock lamp from the above Czechoslovakia at $5,500), one-of-a-kind chandeliers from the United States, Italy and France, and artist bottle frames ($10 to $1,000).
The Allowance Horse
1323 North Avenue
Find ablaze ceramics, confined trays and stainless animate Skaagen watches for men and women ($95), as able-bodied as abreast clear annual necklaces from Israeli artist Michal Negrin ($50 to $150). Alone babyish ability from $10 to $200 and custom bed linens and tablecloths accomplish it accessible to acquisition different ability at best everyprice point.
Yellow Monkey Village
792 Avenue 35, Cross River
106 Mason Street
Rich leathers, dark-stained dupe and admirable orchids are hallmarks of this lush, high-end appliance and home accessories store. Items actuality are generally bought at auctions—so you won’t acquisition them anywhere else, e.g., an admirable Beidermeier basement table ($4,000) we spotted recently. To beautify it, the bazaar carries admirable ceramics including hand-painted Anna Weatherly ceramics plateware ($750 per abode setting), which Greenwich Orchids has a Westchester absolute on.
18 Main Street, Irvington
In this aloof shop, buyer and columnist Carol Kleckner offers a beauteous arrangement of gifts, frames, archaic antiques (priced from $40 to $1,500), European soaps ($16-$24), Ergo candles, anatomy lotions, alike some floral oil paintings analytic priced, startingat $75.
20 East Parkway, Scarsdale
575 Main Street, Armonk
Elegant European accouterments and ability additional an absorbing alternative of tableware, European table linens, Baccarat, Limoges and claimed accessories for men and women are offered at La Dentelliere. The Armonk abundance appearance an all-encompassing accumulating of Italian clear chandeliers (ranging from $450 to $38,000). Also: absurd finds on well-priced hostess gifts—among our favorites, silver-plated bloom servers that attending like they amount a affluence but advertise for a bald $10 a piece.
Yellow Monkey Village
792 Avenue 35, Cross River
Satisfy the country client in you with Lavender Blue’s country appliance and best accessories. Architecture casework and custom-crafted appliance and built-ins are accessible aloft request. And the owners—Rick and Jeanne Brandt—couldn’t be friendlier or added helpful.
Note: Lavender Dejected is affective to 175 Main Street in Mt. Kisco in June.
15 Rye Ridge Plaza
Rye Brook 914-937-7685
Need a allowance for a wedding, ceremony or birthday? Stop actuality for alone ability including hand-painted agitation horses ($150), footfall stools and pint-sized table and chairs. Babble Boards—personalized Scrabble-style messages—are additionally offered, as are confined platters, candlesticks and breadbaskets, all from such broadly accustomed names as Nambe and Mariposa.
Mano A Mano
80 Kraft Avenue
Bronxville (914) 793-8329
Tucked away on Kraft Avenue, this little bazaar is brimming abounding of amusing and absorbing ability and home accessories: ablaze colossal pitchers corrective with fruits and vegetables ($200), ablaze cottony lampshades adorned with crystals, admirable Ergo candles that aroma like amethyst and an outstanding arrangement of Tracy Porter’s affected country-style ceramics. There’s alike a conjugal anthology (complete with table settings from baddest designers).
Modern Appliance Barn (a.k.a. The Chicken Barn)
430 Bedford Road, Armonk
With 30,000 aboveboard anxiety of exhibit space, the Avant-garde Appliance Barn offers an arrangement of archetypal avant-garde appliance from arch designers, including Charles Eames, Marcel Breuer, Philmore Hardy and Noguchi, at aggressive prices. The abundance additionally has a aces alternative of abreast lighting for the home from Tizio and Borabora to our admired Oggetti Luce’s hand-blown Venetian bottle lamps blameworthy orange, chicken and dejected patterns.
Parkers Biking Store
43 Acquirement Street, Rye
Planning a trip? Parkers carries biking books for aloof about any biking destination—near and far. While there, accede splurging on Tumi and Swiss Army luggage, bifold time watches, and for the acknowledgment cruise home, behemothic laundry bags. Parkers additionally has comfortable close pillows for in-flight comatose and gel insolesto allay your tootsiesen route.
607 East Boston Post Road
For bisected a aeon Phyllis Victor has offered Nambe confined pieces, Orrefors, Waterford and Kosta Boda crystal, and Movado and Seiko clocks at aggressive prices—and we achievement the bazaar continues accomplishing so for accession 50 years. Here’s area you can aces up a admirable metal sculpted menorah with cloisonné flowers ($200) or accept a clear basin engraved with your bells allurement ($53). And should you appetite to personalize a allowance item, the bazaar will bite it for you for a nominal fee.
Red Wing Gallery
8B Main Street, Tarrytown
For admirers of ceramics from Red Wing, Minnesota—the collectible art ceramics from the mid-19th aeon accepted for its automated acceptable looks and arresting coat combinations—here’s the abode to banal up. Prices ambit from $35 for a babyish basin to $295 for a ample vase. Store-owner Jenifer Ross alsooffers chichi allowance items: beaded journals, ablaze ottomans and European children’s toys. Particularly attractive is Red Wing’s signature Gladiola boutonniere in lots of ablaze colors ($65 to $125).
Soho East Home Collection
26 Main Street, Dobbs Ferry
City arcade after the commute. This home accessories newcomer, tucked away at the actual end of Main Street, appearance attractive abreast table settings, ceramics and glassware. Take, for example, the new sea-glass accumulating of tableware: matte accomplished bottle in adhesive greens and anemic pinks with free-form platters and egg-shaped and triangular plates ($22 to $75). Or the fuze bottle vases, adulate dishes, and bowls antic ablaze magenta, purple, green, dejected and white stripes. Or bigger yet, booty some of each!
Steamer Trunk Merchants
18 Main Street, Tarrytown
Steamboat biking started on the Hudson River, so it is alone applicable that Joanne Drapiewski chose a rivertown to angle a abundance evocative of the canicule aback travelers alternate home with steamer trunks abounding with appurtenances from abroad. We adulation the abridged watches from Dalvey of Scotland ($98), the Art Deco pewter flasks from England ($53), lap throws from India and the gold-plated belt links ancient out of alteration tokens from our admired destinations. Don’t absence the European toiletries: Pré de Provençe triple-milled soaps in lemony verbena or lavender, Musgo men’s barber chrism from Portugal, andfragrances from L’Aromarine of Paris. Bazaar actuality andskip customs.
Sundries Ability and Homewares
701 N. Bedford Road Bedford Hills 914-244-9020
Once you amount out the lay of the land, you’ll acknowledge the about cutting arrangement of account here. Sundries Ability is set up like a administration store, with areas adherent to kitchen (rear right), babies and accouchement (rear left), and so on. Among the offerings: a blue battery cap with behemothic flowers ($36), Nicholas Mosse ceramics ($25 to $500), a behemothic tea bagscented with ginseng and hibiscus for the ablution ($5). They do a abundant job on allowance baskets, too. Aloof acquaint them a affair and a price, and they’ll put it all together, blanket it and top yourpackage with raffia ties.
144 King Street
Love the acceptable old days? This absorbing abundance is abounding with vintage—or vintage-like—furniture, chandeliers, planters, jewelry, handbags, linens, accouterments and housewares.
29 King Street
1949 Palmer Avenue Larchmont
In accession to actuality the absolute benefactor of the blithely lacquered board appliance of Maine Cottage, Wendy Gee! offers chichi and alive allowance items from ablaze mix-and-match confined accoutrement ($16 to $24) to the (brand new) varsity antecedent pillows (made to adjustment in your best of academy colors, $120—go team!).
509 Central Park Avenue
A log berth on Central Park Avenue? This you gotta see. Inside, brothers Sal and Richard D’Errico affectation cases abounding of beautifully advised bracelets, rings, earrings and necklaces, but their able accouterment is designing and crafting jewelry. They assignment aural any account and can absorb your gems into custom designs or absolutely agreeableness a ancestors heirloom. Also, Sal loves to acceptation his adornment knowledge, generally by educating adolescent couples, and spending up to an hour teaching them how to buy chunk (no admiration they do such a big business in assurance rings and bells bands).
E. Ross Jewelers
96 Kraft Avenue
Don’t attending for name brands here—Laura Shahinian would rather abrade the bazaar for different one-of-a-kind designs. There are lots of fun, ablaze watches for bounce at reasonable prices (under $300) and custom creations are a big allotment of the offerings.
29 S. Moger Avenue
Mt. Kisco 914-666-7575
Charm bracelets are back; and here’s one abode area you can aces up a Nomination armlet and My Philosophy charms (starting at $17 per charm). Phillippvs additionally carries Craig Drake adornment (think Harry Winston but in the $400 to $4,000 amount range, e.g., a $2,000 18K white gold, triple-strand tiered chaplet with a design anchoress in anniversary strand, amidst by pave diamonds). Phillipvs additionally stocks watches by Movado, Chase Durer and Swiss Army and a advanced alternative of Waterford crystal. The bazaar can additionally adjustment your Rolex or aged arena ambient or aloof about any added account of adornment you appetite fixed.
R & M Woodrow
21 Acquirement Street, Rye
Located in the affection of Rye, R&M Woodrow fills its affectation cases with an eye-arresting arrangement of adornment by Aaron Basha, Leslie & Penny, Links of London, Breitling, Vacheron Constantin, Movado, David Yurman and others. In accession to rings, bracelets and necklaces, R&M Woodrow offers flush ability for the home from Lladro, Herend, Lalique, Baccarat, Daum and Wedgewood.
28 Harwood Court, Scarsdale
Don’t apperceive what to do with grandma’s old design ring? Accompany it to Sam Lehr’s and let the experts there actualize a new masterpiece. Or acquirement a new ring—or conceivably a advance or a brace of earrings—from one of Sam Lehr’selegant, archetypal designs in 18K white gold, 18K chicken gold and bezel-set diamonds. Prices ambit from $700 to $10,000.
640 Central Park Avenue
Like 47th Street on Central Avenue—no glitz, no glamour, aloof the commodity please. With high-quality adornment at abatement prices, who cares about ambience? The abundance does a huge business in both chunk and watches, mostly by chat of mouth. “I accept barter who appear all the way from Texas to see me,” says Toby Weinstock. “They apperceive they can assurance me.”
Treasures in Jewelry
575 Main Street, Armonk
This accomplished adornment abundance offers a handsome alternative of gems from designers Judith Ripka, Doris Panos, Barry Kronen, Lucie Heskett as able-bodied as Laura Gibson’s designs (check out her new bounce collection) and watches from Lochman, Technomarine and Swiss Army. There is additionally a ample alternative of children’s and boyhood adornment starting at $75. Ear acute is accessible by appointment.
Wilson & Son Jewelers
18 Chase Road
For a absolute Madison Avenue acquaintance in Westchester, pop into Wilson & Son. The bazaar appearance a actual high-end alternative of watches from Bedat, Rolex, Ebel and Baume & Mercier, to name but a few. You can additionally acquisition admirable aquamarine and design rings from Lauren K, argent and gold askance bracelets fromDavid Yurman, the handsome Montblanc accumulating of watches and timepieces. Pricing is competitive.
All Dressed Up
3 Rye Ridge Plaza
Rye Brook 914-690-1593
So, your seventh grader has yet accession bat account to attend? Don’t despair. Head to All Dressed Up area you’ll acquisition a absurd alternative of suits, affair dresses and atramentous gowns for girls and teens—off-the-rack or custom—priced from $50 to $1,500.
Always the Children
27 South Greeley Avenue Chappaqua 914-238-7500
This bazaar is abounding with children’s furniture, toys, teddies and the best ambrosial affectation of one-of-a-kind accouterment (check out the best rock-star T-shirts adapted with cashmere sleeves). Owners Paula Rockoff (mom) and Stacy Carr and Lindsey Braunstein (daughters) pride themselves on actuality “in tune” with their customers—from alms a arrangement of acrylic colors for appliance to accepting custom-bed linens (more than 14 curve are represented in the store).
36 1/2 Main Street
Newcomer Babyish Bee’s carries a beautiful and amusing alternative of babyish ability and clothing, mostly for babies through admeasurement 4T (the bazaar does backpack a babyish alternative of accouterment for boys and girls up to admeasurement 14). We adulation the clothes by Oink, Le Top and the oh-so-soft 100-percent affection that “feels-like-cashmere” bandage from Zutano in blithely atramentous plaids, polka dotsand gingham.
111 Bedford Road, Armonk
1088 Wilmot Road, Scarsdale
Mother-daughter comfort-wear: sweats, tees, velour jogging apparel from Juicy Couture and a ample alternative of jeans.
157 Katonah Avenue Katonah 914-232-8082
From boyhood tubz (bras fabricated abnormally for adolescence and adolescent adults) to bathing suits, jeans, hot tees and affair dresses, this babyish bazaar appearance baddest administration for fashionistas-in-training.
Candy Nichols, Inc.
59 Acquirement Street, Rye
102 Greenwich Avenue Greenwich, CT 203-622-1220
Big on the basics for boys and girls (through pre-teen)—rugged, accustomed accouterment for boys, academy clothes for girls, forth with some affair dresses.
Curiouser & Curiouser
139 East Main Street
Mt. Kisco 914-241-7739
What sets Curiouser & Curiouser afar is the admirable alternative of special- break and academic abrasion for girls sizes 7 to adult. La Femme, Perry Ellis, Tracy Reese, Zoe and Betsey Johnson dresses alpha at $150. Or to accompany out your child’s close angel (or your own), analysis out the custom-built raw cottony and tuille gowns from Beate ($400 to $600).
21 Columbus Avenue Tuckahoe 914-961-2837
Basic accouterment and academy uniforms at arrangement prices. Banal up on staples for sleep-away camp, like those socks and undies you don’t absolutely appetite aback at the end of summer. Soffe shorts, basal tees, underwear, socks, you name it, they’ve got it—and they’ll name tag it too.
1 Chase Road, Scarsdale
Gingerbread Kids carries accomplished European and calm accouterment advised to mix and bout from sizes babyish through pre-teen; both accidental separates and appropriate break wear. There are well-priced affected clothes too—the big account for summer is the accepted affection Soffe shorts abstract with atramentous and white or tie-dyed initials ($28 and up).
1092 Wilmot Road
This longstanding New York City appearance atom for pre-teen and boyhood girls opened an beginning in Scarsdale aftermost year. Hip (but not hippy) trendsetters will adulation the alternative of angular jeans, bound tees, carnal dresses and fashionable accessories. Infinity sells jeans for women as well.
Jack & Jill Youth Center
493 South Broadway Yonkers 914-969-0994
One stop arcade for basal kids clothes, academy uniforms, affected accouterment and supplies. Buyer Larry Frumkies knows everything—and we do beggarly everything—you’ll charge for sleep-away camp, e.g., briefs are bigger than bikinis, affected laundry “boils” the clothes (so buy one-size bigger to acquiesce for shrinkage). Frumkies offers the better and best duffels around, and you can accept your child’s name sewn into every apparel (ironed-on labels “don’t last,” he warns).
13 Rye Ridge Plaza
Rye Brook 914-690-1606
Recently opened Knoyzz is a abundance for ’tweens and adolescence alms abreast accouterment from cutting-edge adolescent designers—from jeans and tees towonderful sweaters, sweats, accessories and more.â€‘Knoyzz carries different artist labels—those not begin in administration stores.
Lorilyn & Co.
1935 Palmer Avenue, Larchmont
In accession to accustomed the Lorilyn & Co.’s abounding bandage of 100-percent affection babyish garments, blankets and accessories (like the archetypal Lorilyn T-shirt dress with best handkerchief bury for $48), this Larchmont aperture now offers added lines—Hard Tail, Diesel, Naughty and Petit Bateau—to address to kids and adolescence as well.
Out of The Blue
280 N. Bedford Road
Mt. Kisco 914-244-1792
A mother-daughter store, Out of the Dejected is brimming abounding of accidental clothing—fashion jeans from Seven, Dejected Cult, Hudson, AG and Juicy ($98 and up); T-shirts from Michael Stars, burden pants from Sanctuary ($80 and up) and the “very in” So Low cast of velours, sweats and pull-on pants (sporting that signature white underwear bandage account “So Low” on the hip, $55 and up). We adulation the new bathing accouterment administration for mothers and daughters, featuring BeBe, Lucky, Calvin Klein and Becca swimwear ($32 and up for separates, $70 and up for maillots).
The Petite Shop
1132 Wilmot Road
Fun, asperous and abiding accouterment for infants, toddlers and boys and girls sizes 7 through 16, this bazaar appearance abundant basal accouterment for academy and camp. Accepted styles accommodate Riley, Exit 39, Lemon, Brooklyn Overall and Soffe.
22 Valley Road, Katonah
This is a abundant find, if, that is, you can acquisition it, hidden bottomward an alleyway. It is abounding with accouterment and accessories for adolescence and adolescent women—downtown chichi for upcounty girls.
27 Acquirement Street
With accepted brands like Three Dots, Riley, Lipstik and Betsey Johnson, Sasha’s is already a hit with the pre-teen set. Abnormally accepted are the Lipstik hand-painted white jeans with checkered flowers ($66), and Betsey Johnson and Monkey Abrasion dresses ($80 to $150).
Star Spangled Carousel
462 Main Street, Armonk
If amount is no object, Star Spangled Carousel offers the ultimate European fashions for infants, girls and boys. Different accessories like suede babyish boots from Babyish Chick, ($50), ultra comfortable babyish buntings and a aces bandage of outerw
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