Westchester is proud of its retail footprint and rightly so. Within our many cities, towns, and villages there exists a vibrant yet eclectic assortment of shopping options that are brilliantly poised to accommodate any and all levels of convenience, diversity, exclusivity, and budget — boasting not only more customer-service options than ever before but even brand-new retail meccas that are currently under construction. Ranging from haute to humble, elite to economical, clever to kitschy, and chic to unique, if it’s worth having, you’re likely to find it right here in the 914.
All About the Dress
All About the Dress is well-versed in pleasing picky tweens with Insta-worthy finds. With special-occasion wear for girls ages 6-18, the store offers custom-made dresses and bedazzled sneakers with plenty of bling. Book a personal appointment to discover the perfect attire for prom, sweet sixteen, and everything in between. 480 Main St; allaboutthedressny.com
Hickory & Tweed
For six decades, this sporting-goods shop specializes in bicycle, ski, and snowboard gear for outdoor fun year-round. Browse through brands like Cannondale and Specialized for bicycles or Volkl Marker, Nordica, and Burton for skis and snowboards. Keep warm with fall and winter fashions from brands like The North Face, Patagonia, and Canada Goose, along with stylish European lines from the likes of Hestra and Toni Sailer.
410 Main St; hickoryandtweed.com
LUXE Luxury Labels
This true luxury consignment boutique continues to be a popular go-to for the uber-savvy Westchester fashionista. LUXE has a panoply of trendy and classic bags, shoes, clothing, and accessories from brands like Chanel, Golden Goose, Gucci, and others in its lavish shop.
41 Maple Ave; 914.861.2649
The Horse Connection
The ultimate shop for equestrians and hippophiles, here you’ll find everything for your riding and caretaking needs. From boots and apparel to stirrups and horse treats, for nearly three decades this is where trainers send their clients for the best-quality horse products and riding essentials. The store also employs trained riders who know the details of every product they sell.
38 Village Green; bedfordhorseconnectionshop.com
Winner of multiple Best of Westchester awards, Country Willow is a home-furnishings retail store and design center offering a range of styles, from Classic Country to Industrial Loft. In the 35,000 sq. ft. showroom, you’ll discover an array of pieces, including slipcovered sofas, contemporary chairs, and rustic, handcrafted, reclaimed-wood farm tables. CW also has media centers, lighting, and accessories, plus a well-stocked baby/kids department. Visit The Loft at CW, at the same address, for a more youth-oriented selection.
230 Rte 117, Bypass Rd; countrywillow.com
Specializing in gourmet gift baskets for 25 years, the retail space is sorted into various departments by specialty, including a gourmet market, Baby Cottage for adorable layette items, and Fresh Flowers for a thoughtful gift for any occasion.
1143 Pleasantville Rd; holbrookcottage.com
March brings SoHo style to the streets of Briarcliff with an eclectic collection of both sophisticated and casual womenswear, jewelry, and accessories. Shop more than 50 designers, including established names like BB Dakota, Nicole Miller, and Trina Turk, alongside emerging brands like Conner Ives, whose RTW collection appeared in Vogue.
1207 Pleasantville Rd; marchboutique.com
Mano A Mano
A multi-time Best of Westchester winner, Mano A Mano offers a lively collection of Mary Rose Young hand-sculpted, hand-painted designs. But, Mano A Mano has other unique picks, including trendy Ortigia Sicilia products, colorful crystal chandeliers, Vietri Italian dinnerware, and (engravable) Mariposa’s Brillante collection.
81 Pondfield Rd; 914.793.8329
The Silk Road
Fill your home with exotic treasures from China, India, Peru, South Africa, Thailand, and Vietnam. You’ll find top home-decor collections, gifts, jewelry, textiles, and clothing. Browse the collections by Simon Pearce, Julie Vos, and Dash & Albert.
101 Pondfield Rd; 914.337.2177
For more than eight decades, this Bronxville site has been filling the needs of bibliophiles young and old. Grab a memoir, novel, science fiction, or anything in between and nestle into a cozy reading nook.
76 Pondfield Rd; womrathbooks.com
Desires by Mikolay
With an emphasis on customer service and a keen eye for design (Scott has his own couture collection), clients throughout Westchester count on this husband-wife team for both special-occasion purchases and high-end, every-day pieces. Attend the fun trunk shows and Bellinis & Baubles party.
55 King St; desiresbymikolay.com
House of 29
Dedicated to up-and-coming designers from around the world, this lifestyle spot sells timeless merch with a hint of edge. House of 29 is a woman-owned, three-generation family biz that carries stylish items for women of all ages, including clothing, jewelry, accessories, and beauty products. Ask about the vibrant Netali Nissim jewelry collection.
39 S Greeley Ave; houseof29.com
Find the newest digs at this contemporary hotspot with a careful curation of all things kids. Peruse the loungewear and style your kiddos in trendy, comfy clothes for play while having them be ready for an impromptu photoshoot at any moment. And last-minute shopping is made easy with accessories like backpacks, jewelry, stuffed animals, sunglasses, towels and robes, not to mention the boat-load of toys, crafts, games, and puzzles.
77 S Greeley Ave; hip-kid.com
The Bedford Sportsman
A favorite store for fishermen throughout the county, owner Charles George ensures that this small gem of a store “is packed to the gills with all of your freshwater and saltwater fishing needs.” The store has a big collection of fly-fishing supplies and George claims “beginners are what we like.” His staff offers instruction.
759 Rte 35; 914.666.8091
Whether you’re a committed collector or just looking for a cool find, this distinct toyshop carries an ornate stash of nostalgic toys. Although many of the items are for auction, you can buy old toy trucks, action figures, and lunchboxes at prices starting at $10 and on up into the thousands.
1 Baltic Pl; 914.271.8699
Home Again Consignments
Hunt here for gently used and almost-new furniture and accessories, including antiques and collectibles from local homes and estates. You’ll find everything from midcentury chairs and stools in turquoise and au courant orange to mahogany buffets and old Coca-Cola signage. Lighting includes crystal chandeliers, wrought-iron fixtures, and Chinese porcelain lamps. Items from the store have been in TV shows and movies.
121 Main St; homeagaindf.com
Harrison Wine Vault
A vast selection of wines and spirits are showcased in a three-level, 2,500 sq. ft. store. The space features a temperature-controlled room for fine wines, a “Whiskey Room” (one of the larger selections in the state, outside of Manhattan), and a classroom for in-store events. Twice a month, a winemaker is invited to showcase its product.
289 Halstead Ave; harrisonwinevault.com
Old-school vinyl shops are sparse, so no wonder Clockwork Records has a fanbase. Lifelong record collector Mike Rep has run the store that holds both out-of-print and new records of nearly every stripe: underground hard-core, punk, metal, kraut rock, prog, ska, dub, jazz, novelty, folk, and mainstream rock.
24 Main St; clockworkrecordsny.com
Get your green on at this garden center, which focuses on rare botanicals. Owners Harry and Catherine Fellows started the business to share their love of plants with the community, so you’ll find exotic plants, organic soils, handcrafted tools, nature and garden kits for children, and other garden decor and gifts.
579 Warburton Ave #4; mossyfern.com
This full-service, 40-acre landscape-and-retail nursery holds the widest selection and size range of trees, shrubs, perennials, roses, and groundcovers in the region. Rosedale also offers garden planning and installation.
51 Saw Mill River Rd; rosedalenurseries.com
Au Ciel Flowers & More
This longtime floral company has evolved with the advent of a lovely, new lifestyle boutique and gift shop (hence, the “& More). Owner Minoo Hersini and floral designer (and niece) Nilou Safinya repurposed the space to offer handpicked internationally and locally sourced products, along with floral arrangements. You’ll find gifts, pottery, elegant dish towels, and more.
50 S Buckhout St; au-ciel.com
Eileen Fisher LAB
Here the focus is on simplicity, sustainability, and timeless design all in the name of fashion. For more than three decades, this locally based global brand has been at the forefront of building a sustainable fashion industry and creating a responsible supply chain. At the Irvington location, customers can shop samples, pieces from their take-back program and mainline products, plus attend special events and classes.
1 Bridge St; eileenfisher.com
Eiluj a beauty lounge
Multi-time Best of Westchester winner, Eiluj has been a go-to beauty boutique for cosmetic-lovers since 2003. It is a paradise for skincare, makeup, bath & body, fragrance, and many other products. Explore selections from Grande Cosmetics, Amazing Cosmetics, and owner Julie Cuomo’s paraben- and cruelty-free makeup line. Additionally, this specialty shop offers services like facials, waxing, brow sculpting, and laser hair removal, just to name a few. Get all your high-end beauty needs satisfied here.
189 Katonah Ave; eilujbeauty.com
Fashion-savvy women flock to Fado for a dose of originality with the latest trends. The store’s denim selection exults brands like Daze, Agolde, and Levi’s, among others. Owner Lisa Rodrigues-Hickey reflects the store’s laid-back LA aura while offering clients a “welcoming and fun” place to score select pieces from rare clothing lines. Fado also offers accessories, swimwear, and lifestyle products.
152 Bedford Rd; shopfado.com
Old New House
Designing, making, importing, and selling rugs is a five-generation legacy in owner Dave Dilmaghani’s family. There’s a vast inventory of ecofriendly rugs and a charming selection of handmade home decor (vintage and new), including pillows, vases, maps, and lighting, as well as small-batch furniture made in-house. Their Made in USA art collection features native Westchesterite Grace B. Keogh’s colorful paintings.
33 Katonah Ave; oldnewhouse.com
Fofie & Mia’s
This trendy shop launched by design-astute sisters Maria Katsaros and Sophia Karipides delivers almost any piece of furniture you desire thanks to on-site craftsman Rafael Figueroa. From plush oversized sofas to perfectly refurbished coffee tables, dining tables, armoires, there are many high-end pieces to acquire.
2417 Boston Post Rd; fofiemia.com
Palmer & Purchase
This accessories boutique carries popular labels along with lesser-known lines. Peruse over must-have neutral pieces from Citizens of Humanity for everyday wear. Light up over classic straw hats, pastel-stone statement necklaces, fun sunnies, bold-color leather totes, chic tunics and wraps — and, of course, outfit-making clutches. There is a second location in Rye.
1905 Palmer Ave; palmerandpurchase.com
Mamaroneck native and shop owner Vonnie Sullivan is an industry veteran who worked at Vogue and Condé Nast Traveler for years before turning her love for practical yet beautiful design into a thriving store. You will find a carefully handpicked selection of home goods, textiles, baby gifts, and jewelry made by talented artisans and small vendors.
28 Chatsworth Ave; village-mercantile.com
This Mamaroneck landmark for more than seven decades is a 15,000 sq. ft. family-owned store known for supplying its patrons with toys, children’s clothing, shoes, and bikes. Kids can find European-made toys, superior game-room options, and even swing sets.
335 Mamaroneck Ave; millerstoys.com
Locals know D’Errico Jewelry not just because of their signature log-cabin locations in Mount Kisco and Scarsdale but also for the sense of comfort and confidence they instill in customers. Many repair and adjustment transactions are performed right on-site, while a substantial portion of D’Errico’s product line is custom-made by in-house craftsmen.
159 E Main St; store.derricojewelry.com
For 50 years, the brides, bar/bat mitzvah moms, and black-tie gala attendees throughout the Tristate area have raved about this store owned by the Brache brothers. The team knows exactly what type of outfit flatters each customer and handpicks accessories to ensure you are red-carpet ready. On-site custom alterations and tuxedo rentals are available too.
280 N Bedford Rd; elephantstrunk.com
The Benefit Shop
This consignment shop offers estate content, artwork (by the likes of Picasso, Haring, and Warhol), and auctions, including deluxe fashion, jewelry, first-edition books, and furniture. Best of all, this is a nonprofit auction house, so proceeds get donated to 30 different charities.
185 Kisco Ave, Ste 101; thebenefitshop.org
Owner Vivian Hoffman brought 25 years of senior merchant experience in NYC to Whim, to create an established destination for clothing, accessories, shoes, and all things fashion. The sharp locale has a thoughtful selection, with new products trickling in regularly. A second location is in Bronxville.
55 S Moger Ave; whimlove.com
Each item for sale in this shop is artfully displayed. Furniture, gifts, and accessories are located on the upper level while the lower level serves as a full design studio and art gallery. Harmonize your home with owner Robin Harmon-Myers, who uses her exquisite taste to advise clients with everything from space analysis and planning to reupholstery and refinishing items for commercial and residential projects.
115 S 4th Ave; harmonydesignsfurniture.com
Consign It on Main
Within this fine-furnishings/accessories store, you’ll browse consignment finds from theater and movie sets, local homes, and renowned furniture makers, like Julia Gray, Baker, Stark, and George Smith. At this family-operated business, staging, interior design, upholstery, and lighting services are all offered.
543 Main St; consignitonmainllc.com
The Little Ranch Western Wear
For 23 years, this family-owned business has been a site for your “little dogies” to git along at this cool-as-hell boot shop. With merch for both men and women, the hook is that nearly everything boasts a sultry Tex-Mex spin, making it pretty one-of-a-kind. So, if you love pulling yourself up by the bootstraps and doing your “bidness” in Westchester, this is a must-visit.
328 Huguenot St; thelittleranchny.com
Penny & Ting
Chock-full of charming and whimsical books, trinkets, puzzles, games, stuffed animals, and arts-and-crafts supplies, Penny & Ting is a delight for kids and parents alike. Owned by 25-year educator Mary Howard, the boutique carries top-name brands, like Faber Castell and Eeboo, meant to spark creativity and development from birth to 12 years old.
133 Main St; pennyandting.com
Husband-wife team Brian and Katie Orsi opened their independent lifestyle store in November 2020, and locals love it. The focus is on simple, honest items and service for the Peekskill and greater Westchester community. The boutique features men’s, women’s, and baby’s apparel, as well as home goods, accessories, CBD product, gifts, and many other lifestyle-elevating pieces.
107 S Division St; buckoshop.com
This one-stop bike shop offers general, premium, and pro tune-ups, bike detailing, bike boxing and many other services to achieve your cycle necessities. Other county locations include Mohegan Lake, Rye Brook, and Scarsdale.
109 Wolfs Lane; dannyscycles.com
Beautiful handmade creations are the focus at this lovely little shop owned by Hendrien & Simon Dewhurst. The store’s unique, environmentally responsible, and fair-trade-heavy inventory, with roots in South Africa, includes fashion, handmade jewelry, all-natural body products and home fragrances, and eco-friendly baby goods, as well as kitchen & bath, and home-decor items.
29 Washington Ave; kimberlyhouse.com
Centrally located in Pleasantville village, Rhoda has been revamped and rebranded with a new name and fresh aesthetic. Revel in the boho-chic apparel, playful accessories, and colorful jewelry that stock the shop. Offers such brands as Lisa Says Gah, Just Female, Mod Ref, and Grade & Gather.
73 Wheeler St; rhoda.co
Farm Store at Stone Barns
Spun off from one of the nation’s premier restaurants, this gift-shop/ farm-stand hybrid offers everything from cookbooks, local pottery, heirloom seeds, farm eggs, honey, and hand-woven napkins to the Center’s very own sheepskins, vegetables, meats, and farm-made compost to beautiful mixed-metal jewelry and vibrantly colored tea towels.
630 Bedford Rd; stonebarnscenter.org
Zachys Wine & Liquor
Arguably, the premier wine store in Westchester, Zachys now dwells in the former Strauss Paper building. Now with 70,000 square feet and 400% more shipping capacity, plus a 3,500-square-foot retail footprint, county sommeliers and oenophiles have found a new mecca for their grape expectations.
30-A Midland Ave; zachys.com
Self-love and balanced lifestyle are the inspirations for Carrie Heffernan’s chic boutique. Here you’ll discover handmade jewelry, bags, accessories, shoes, beauty/ skincare products, and other health/ wellness fixtures. Products hail from Australia, Turkey, Belgium, Argentina, and elsewhere, including women-owned brands and those that support the indigenous women of their cultures.
83 Purchase St; misfitbazaar.com
R&M Woodrow Jewelers
Find luxury lines like William Henry, Spark, and Lalique, along with such watch brands as Shinola and Breitling, plus Mikimoto’s classic pearl selection, at this revered Rye institution owned by brothers Robert and Michael Woodrow.
21 Purchase St; woodrowjewelers.com
Sammy + Nat
This upscale shop expos appealing variation to ho-hum department-store fare with its charming mix of sweet baby gifts and cool-yet-classic kids’ fashions. It carries the adorable self-named children’s brand in addition to select brands. The Limited-Edition Hamptons collection is a summer staple; the Knit collection keeps all the little piggies warm; the toy and accessory collections are kids’ faves.
88 Purchase St; sammyandnat.com
Sarza’s eyecatching location draws you in to discover an array of surprising finds, reflecting owner Sarah Briginshaw’s “wanderlusting travelista” personality. It not only features such award-winning designers as Haldane Martin and James Mudge, there are many exclusive items on show, with new finds brought in regularly. Expect a curated mix of furniture, lighting, home decor, linens, and accessories, even David Ballam photography.
84 Purchase St; sarzastore.com
Rye Ridge Shopping Center
The small-town hub for shopaholics, which features Vanilla Sky and Mixology, keeps fashion-forward women happy; guys can amp up their closets at Lester’s or Z Life. Teens can get special-event dresses at All Dressed Up, and anyone who lives to workout will love Sportech. Wellness and beauty buffs have welcomed the 2022 arrival of NYC favorite JECT, along with Best of Westchester winner Salt + Sweat. Rye Ridge also offers The Wine Cellar, Learning Express Toys, Balducci’s, and the award-winning Landsberg Jewelers.
142 S Ridge St; ryeridgeshoppingcenter.com
Crush, Avant Toi, and Line are among the 60+ high-end brands Lori Friedman has showcased at her Scarsdale hotspot (also locations in Chappaqua and Rye). Together, this triumvirate of boutiques are part of the community fabric as one-stop shops for women’s fashion, whether you’re searching for the perfect denim, dress, sweater, jacket, or statement piece of jewelry.
27 Spencer Pl; greatstuffny.com
Wilson & Son Jewelers
Now ensconced in the elegant Harwood Building, this fifth-generation, family-owned jeweler has been a part of the Westchester community since 1926. Wilson & Son has continued to provide timeless jewelry pieces from high-end brands, like Roberto Coin, Marco Bicego, Mastoloni, Monica Rich Kosann, and many others, along with a 1,000-square-foot, state-of-the-art Rolex service center.
10 Spencer Pl; wilsonandsonjewelers.com
Once a small railroad shop on the downtown side of the tracks, the store has blossomed into a European-inspired marketplace of elegant gifts, home accessories, jewelry, and many other effects. A treasure trove of one-of-a kind items; a perfect spot for a bridal registry.
20 East Pkwy; ladentelliere.com
The one-stop designer for the well-suited man, Rothmans carries top-drawer casual separates, fine suites, and formalwear. Also on-site is Lubin’s children’s specialty shop, with a selection of boys’ suits, jackets, and dress pants for your dapper darling. Rothmans also stocks high-end swim shorts, athlesiure, and everyday essentials.
1 Boniface Cir; rothmansny.com
Once Upon a Child
Buy or sell gently used clothes, toys, games, books, movies, baby equipment, and furniture at this children’s consignment shop, where you can get up to 70% off of regular retail prices. Another location in Somers.
80 Rte 6; onceuponachild.com
Pretty Funny Vintage
For more than 20 years, owner Stephanie Leggio has traveled the East Coast, searching for pristine vintage goods to sell from her 1890s Victorian shop. See her selection of handpicked retrograde furniture, lighting, textiles, clothing, and jewelry, along with contemporary items.
80 S Broadway; prettyfunnyvintage.com
LOLA New York
Bestie/ co-owners Dawn Pasacreta and Denise Elias, bring a high-spirited yet light approach to retail with their prized boutique, which boasts an elegant premise etched with just enough edge to be trendy and fresh. Their medley of clothing, accessories, and bath/ body products offers a variety of price points to a diverse consumer base. Check out LOLA’s other store, on White Plains’ Mamaroneck Avenue.
This renowned department store has it all. Browse in-demand designers, like Balenciaga, Moncler, Vince, and more. Relax and refuel at either of two restaurants — Forty Carrots, for low-calorie, healthy dishes, or La Provence, for contemporary bistro fare.
175 Bloomingdale Rd; bloomingdales.com
Cross County Center
More than 100 stores and restaurants and a $250 million reno make this 72-acre outdoor shopping center a superb place to spend the day with the family. Shop at popular retailers like Guess, Zara, Macy’s, Michael Kors, and the multi-award-winning Suzette’s Lingerie. Have a post-shop meal at restaurants like Panera, Panda Express, Chipotle, and Shake Shack before taking in a flick at Cross County Multiplex Cinemas.
8000 Mall Walk; crosscountycenter.com
This upscale outdoor shopping center also has condos and office space on the premises. Shop brands like Banana Republic, Clarks, Sephora, and Uniqlo, or grab a bite at Elevation Burger, Lefteris Gyro, and Texas de Brazil. Also on-site is a 32K sq. ft. LEGOLAND Discovery Center — one of the biggest in the U.S. New ownership as of May 2022.
1 Ridge Hill Blvd; ridgehill.com
From they days when animatronic singing farm animals serenaded shoppers and costumed characters roamed all the way through to today, Stew’s mega-focus on “happy customers,” has enshrined the multitime award winner as something more than a grocery but rather a singular shopping experience. The family-owned mini-chain has enjoyed an almost cultlike following among locals, and one visit there will show you why.
1 Stew Leonard Drive; stewleonards.com/
Jefferson Valley Mall
More than 60 stores within this indoor mall fulfill a wide variety of needs and tastes for consumers of all stripes. Visit Express Factory and LOFT for women’s clothing; H&M and Signature Suits for menswear; The Children’s Place for the kids; fitness apparel from Foot Locker; and the anchor department store, Macy’s.
650 Lee Blvd; jeffersonvalleymall.com