March 2013 Retail Store Openings in Westchester: Brooks Brothers Flatiron in Yonkers and Pleasantville’s TapeMeasure
PLUS: Reverol & Co Contemporary Art in New Rochelle
Brooks Brothers Flatiron
127 Market St, Yonkers
No phone as of press time, brooksbrothers.com
The ultimate bastion of prepdom is now officially a big bro with the launch of this County flagship. With sportswear for college students and young professionals, it offers updated preppy faves, including everything from de rigueur downtime fleece wear to cocktails-at-the-club classic navy blazers (up to $648).
Reverol & Co Contemporary Art
300 Huguenot St, New Rochelle
(914) 355-5033, reverolco.com
A welcome addition to the area, this gallery focuses on emerging, mid-career, and established artists whose contemporary works include paper, paintings, and assemblage. New shows are mounted every six weeks. Previous ones have included mixed media by Emily Cappa ($350 to $2,500) and cityscape and landscape photography by Jose Ubinas of Yonkers ($250 to $1,100).
41 Washington Ave, Pleasantville
(914) 769-6421, tapemeasuredesign.com
Fashion industry vet Elizabeth Calderone and her husband, Warren Cook, have re-fashioned the longtime Sewing By Anna reupholstery biz into TapeMeasure, a custom home-furnishings shop. Offered are upholstery and reupholstery (a wingback chair, depending upon condition, starts at $600); slipcovers (a seat is about $125); window treatments; fabric headboards; and bedroom ensembles. Fabrics include sumptuous velvets, ultra-soft mohairs, fine Belgian linens, and woven prints in styles from contemporary to classic by Kravet, Lee Jofa, Brunschwig & Fils, Scalamandre, Osborne & Little, etc.