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Makié
May 10, 2016
Behind an unassuming sliver of storefront on Thompson Street is Makié, a shop carrying a range of gorgeous children's clothing as well as select pieces of womenswear and small home goods. The vision of designer Makié Yahagi, the pieces pair a restrained and sophisticated color palette with classic designs and a very minimalist Japanese aesthetic. Makié's own line ...
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Les Petits Chapelais
May 10, 2016
Tucked away on a quiet street in Soho is the charming children's boutique Les Petits Chapelais. Specializing in European (especially French) collections and American collections with European sensibilities, the shop presents an impressive range of clothing, toys, shoes, and accessories for newborn - 10 years in appealing displays that stretch from floor to ceiling. From special occasion wear ...
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Purl Soho
October 4, 2010
This winter I plan to channel some old-world "know-how" into my life and finally learn how to sew and knit... properly.   As a city-kid, "knitting" was never something that hit my radar until recently but I would really love to tap into to this creative zone and learn to make fun things for the kids ...
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The best of Soho's children's boutiques
June 2, 2010
Soho has exploded over the last ten years into THE major shopping hub of the city, and while the chain stores have taken over the area, the smaller boutiques are still holding strong and hiding out on the side streets. The neighborhood happens to be a haven of small and beautiful boutiques for children - ...
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High Tea at the Crosby Hotel
May 18, 2010
Recently, I paid a visit to the new and super swank Crosby Hotel for High Tea with a friend. The Crosby is part of the Firmdale group of hotels in London so you now their tea service is the real deal. The large and inviting dining space has lots of little areas to sit and ...
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Pearl River Mart
May 18, 2010
One of my very favorite things to do in NYC is to take a stroll around Chinatown. The experience is transporting on many levels and it offers the closest thing that NYC has to an "open air" market. From the fish markets to the exotic fruit and vegetable stands you will see stuff that will ...
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KISAN Concept Store
April 2, 2010
KISAN Concept Store is a nifty little place, just off the beaten path in Soho. The store is a collective of all things stylish and beautifully made offering nearly everything from interesting coffee table books and gadgets -- to chic clothing/shoes -- to handbags and jewelery -- to stunning, mouth-agape children's clothing. The owners literally ...
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Favorite children's bookstore -- Scholastic Store
February 25, 2010
I absolutely love hanging out in bookstores and the smaller the specialty bookstore, the better. I spend a lot of time at Scholastic and it is always a go-to destination when I am in Soho with the kids. It’s a huge space that offers a little something for everyone from birth through the angst ridden ...
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Art classes for wee ones
September 9, 2009
When it rains in NYC a day at home can seem like an eternity. Wee Arts drop-in classes at Children’s Museum of the Arts is a wonderful way to spend the morning doing something that everyone will be happy about. For $22 a family, children can rotate from play dough to paint to stickers to ...
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