ACADIA ON MAIN
115 E Main St, Mount Kisco, (914) 666-6800
This airy, light-filled store, located near Elephant’s Trunk, offers technologically advanced, fashion-forward, and eco-friendly outdoor, travel, and exercise clothing and gear. Named in honor of Maine’s Acadia National Park, it carries “everything you need to get you to Acadia, either physically or just in your mind,” says Jane Sims, who co-owns the store with her husband, Dan. Also offered: a full line of tents, sleeping bags, and camping gear.
48 N Main St, Port Chester, (914) 305-1600
Check out this stylish women’s boutique—its other two shops are in Manhattan—specializing in trendy but sophisticated designs from such specialty labels as Akiko, Deadly Girl, Hype, In the Now, Jungal, Linea Pelle, and more.
197 E Post Rd, White Plains, (914) 422-3323
This stunning, 7,000-square-foot, high-end design center and showroom offers Neff kitchens; bathroom fixtures from Villeroy & Boch, Duravit, and Kohler; furniture from Angelo Cappellini, Relfex/Angelo, Ver Designs, and more; and floor and wall coverings. “Especially in a down economy, quality products are a must when investing in your home, likely one of your biggest assets,” says owner Fred Mastroianni. Prices range from $10 for a kitchen-cabinet pull to $790 for a contemporary wood-and-metal end table to $17,000 for a wood-and-leather bed to $40,000-$250,000 for a fully outfitted and installed kitchen. (Also see page 76 “Open for Business…Now?”)
800 N Bedford Rd, Bedford Hills, (914) 218-8860
Desperately seeking some hard-to-find cooking gadget? Start your hunt here, fortified by a little caffeine from its in-store coffee bar. Browse through 10,000 kitchen tools, from an OXO soft-grip-handled vegetable peeler ($10.99) to a tricked-out KitchenAid mixer ($400). And do check out owner John Porter’s favorite item: the Microplane Zester ($16.49). “It zests lemons and shaves chocolates and hard cheeses,” he says. “It is one of the best patented products that has come out in the food industry.”