193 Brook St, Scarsdale
Reality TV comes to Westchester with the launch of this new women’s boutique by former season-seven Project Runway contestant Jesus Estrada and his identical twin, Antonio, along with a third partner, Josie Cermele of Scarsdale. The front of the shop showcases the Estrada duo’s ready-to-wear designs, including ponchos ($39), leather bags ($298-$498), and handmade jewelry ($200-plus). The rear of the shop houses the pair’s studio, where they custom-design special-occasion dresses which feature, says Jesus Estrada, “lots and lots of Swarovski crystals.” Made-to-order cocktail dresses start at $400 and evening gowns at $1,400.
The Rye Running Company
37 Purchase St, Rye
They’ve covered thousands of miles, enjoyed countless breathtaking vistas—and sustained plenty of injuries. Now, the competitive runners who staff this 19th location in a chain—launched 13 years ago by Olympic trials qualifier Gene Mitchell—are ready to outfit all kinds
of athletes. “While we cater to avid
runners,” says store manager Matt Stallsworth, “the footwear and apparel can, of course, be used by other fitness enthusiasts.” Featured are running shoes and track spikes ($85-$150) from brand leaders like Asics, Nike, Brooks, Mizuno USA, Saucony, and New Balance. Not sure what type of shoe is best for you? The Running Company offers a complimentary gait analysis that includes a look at your stride on an in-store treadmill.
Sur La Table
167 Ridge Hill Rd, Yonkers
Desperately seeking a professional-quality panini press? Searching for an elusive tool or gadget like an avocado masher, mandoline, or cordless immersion blender? From milk frothers to food processors, it’s all at culinary emporium Sur La Table, devoted to “the art and soul of cooking.” Sur La Table carries just about everything a hostess or cook might need or want. Among the brands carried: All-Clad, Cuisinart, DeLonghi, J.A. Henckels International, Le Creuset, and Nespresso. Want to improve your kitchen skills? Check out its calendar of classes, workshops, and special “hands-on” events.