From chic downtown shopping districts to high-end malls, Westchester lets you keep up with the latest trends while enjoying some of the finest shopping available in New York.
Hundreds of upscale stores inside the county's two largest retail malls make White Plains a shopping mecca for high fashion: The Galleria at White Plains houses top-quality specialty stores among its four levels, while less than a mile away, The Westchester provides a world-class setting for the likes of Gucci, Nieman Marcus and Brooks Brothers. Enjoy services such as valet parking, as well as complimentary strollers and wheel chairs.
If you're a person who believes that bigger is definitely better, the newly renovated Cross County Shopping Center, occupying a huge 1.3-million square-foot space in Yonkers, offers an outdoor shopping experience that lets the whole family enjoy landscaped gardens while patronizing favorite retailers ranging from A|X Armani Exchange to XXI Forever.
New in Yonkers, Westchester's Ridge Hill is a sophisticated outdoor shopping, dining and entertainment destination that has recently opened with exciting names such as Desigual, H&M, L.L. Bean and Orvis.
The Empire State Flea Market in Port Chester should top any bargain-hunter's itinerary. A year-round shopping tradition for 35 years, it features more than 150 vendors selling everything from jewelry and luggage to sports collectibles and car accessories.
A Short Stroll to Antiques and Uniques
In many Westchester towns, it's easy to park the car and browse among an eclectic mix of stores within inviting, pedestrian-friendly areas.
A shopping destination for most of northern Westchester, Mount Kisco boasts boutiques galore, including the newly opened, high-end Churchills of Mount Kisco, which showcases the latest in men's and women's fashions, and Elephant's Trunk, which offers eye-catching evening gowns.
If you're looking for rare treasures, Westchester's antiques dealers and vintage shops are the place to hunt. Tarrytown, in particular, is brimming with antiques stores.
The Barn at Sundial Farm displays home and garden antiques in three historic barns and seven horse stalls. For an even funkier experience, visit Pretty Funny Vintage, an offbeat antiques store with two floors of home furnishings, vintage apparel, industrial elements, and more.
Larchmont has an up-and-coming shopping district that features chic boutiques. Be sure to check out Creative Trendz Design Studio, a home furnishings shop that also offers interior design services, and Stephanie's Kloset, a clothing boutique for preteens.
With the wide variety of unique and enticing stores in this county, it's easy to take a piece of Westchester home with you.
Mall and Shopping Centers
Cortlandt Town Center
Tel: (914) 526-4995
Movie theater and more than 40 retailers, including Wal-Mart, Marshalls, Home Depot, Barnes & Noble and more.
Cross County Shopping Center
Tel: (914) 968-9570
One million sq. ft. in 15 buildings joined by outdoor promenade. More than 100 fine retailers include an expanded Macy's, A|X Armani Exchange, Swarovski, bebe, GUESS, H&M and Sears. Two new children's play areas.
Empire State Flea Market
Tel: (914) 939-1800
New merchandise at bargain prices, with 150 vendors and 20 full-service fine jewelers. Cashrefund policy ensures customer satisfaction. Indoor market has heating, A/C and fresh new look. Special children's events. Year-round, Fri.- Sun., extended days and hours in Dec.
The Galleria at White Plains
Tel: (914) 682-0111
Four-story mall with several levels of parking for 130 stores, including Macy's, Brookstone, H&M and Forever 21. Large food court.
Jefferson Valley Mall
Tel: (914) 245-4200
Two-level regional shopping center with Ann Taylor Loft, American Eagle Outfitters, Bath & Body Works, Gap stores, Pacific Sunwear and about 90 other stores. Food court and free parking.
The Source at White Plains
One Maple Avenue
Brand-name shopping complex with Whole Foods, Destination Maternity, Raymour & Flanigan Furniture, dining establishments and more. Central parking garage.
Tel: (914) 253-5680
Market on North Main Street features finest European and local artisanal products, from hand-made pasta, house-made sausage and fresh produce to cured meats, daily-baked bread, imported cheeses and café selections.
Vernon Hills Shopping Center
Tel: (914) 472-2000
Stores include American Eagle Outfitters, Gymboree, Ann Taylor, Children's Place, Brooks Brothers, Smith & Hawken, Talbots and more. Adjacent to Lord & Taylor.
Tel: (914) 683-8600
World-class destination boasts bronze sculptures, skylights and more than 150 fine stores, such as Neiman Marcus, Nordstrom, Crate & Barrel, Pottery Barn Kids, Burberry, Louis Vuitton, Gucci, Nike and Brooks Brothers. Valet parking, complimentary strollers and wheelchairs, and kids' club program. Fullservice restaurants and a food court.
Westchester's Ridge Hill
Tel: (914) 207-2900
New, three-level mall ideal for leisurely shopping and dining. Gap, H&M, L.L. Bean and Sephora and many other retailers in a village green setting. Showcase Cinema de Lux is available for upscale dining and entertainment.