Among the unique features of the Avenue are the hidden and diverse boutiques that are just steps off of Madison. For example, Marni is steps off Madison at 67th Street, Charlotte Olympia is steps off of Madison at 65th Street and Canturi Jewels is steps off of Madison at 66th Street.
|Preen at Fivestory|
Over at Marina Rinaldi (69th Street) we were surprised to find a wide assortment of color used in the newest fall collection-- reds, hot pinks, royal blues. Our favorite item, however, is a spruce green two piece gown with tulle and sequined overlay ($1670).
|Qiviuk Adeli Cardigan|
In addition to creating wonderful events and arrangements, Ovando always has an interesting window display. It's often worth the extra few steps to peek on on what's brewing.
To mark the London-based designer's first store state-side, she created the Charlotte Olympia Priscilla Stars and Stripes heel. Could you imagine a more patriotic (and stylish) shoe?
Madison Avenue and the stores in its vicinity are not only about feasts for your eyes but there are also wonderful sweets for your mouth. K Chocolatier by Diane Kron (69th Street) us a favorite among New Yorkers and travelers alike. The truffles and liquors are in-'K'-redible.
As you can see, the boutiques that are just steps off Madison are as interesting and varied as the ones directly on the Avenue. For your shopping ease, we compiled a list of side street stores that should not be missed.
Steps Off Madison Boutiques
19 East 69 Street
|Teuscher||25 East 61st Street||212-751-8482|
|Roundabout||31 East 72nd Street||646-755-8009|
|Page & Smith Opticians||42 East 59th Street||212-759-8560|
|45rpm||17 East 71 Street||212-737-5545|
|Bottega Veneta Men||23 East 67 Street||212-879-5782|
|Delle Celle||17 East 67th Street||212-744-5820|
|Fivestory||18 East 69 Street||212-288-1338|
|Marina Rinaldi||13 East 69 Street||212-734-4333|
|Marni||21 East 67 Street||212-257-6907|
|Perez Sanz||20 East 69 Street||212-249-5151|
|Prada||45 East 57th Street||212-308-2332|
|Qiviuk Boutique||40 East 58 Street||212-826-3388|
|L'Olivier Floral Atelier||19 East 76th Street||212-774-7676|
|Ovando||19 East 65 Street||212-924-7848|
|Anya Hindmarch||29 East 60th Street||212-750-3974|
|Christian Liaigre||34 East 61 Street||212-201-2338|
|Design Within Reach||27 East 62nd Street||212-888-4539|
|de Vera||26 East 81 Street||212-288-2288|
|Jewelry & Watches|
|Canturi Jewels||42 East 66 Street||212-879-8800|
|F.D.||21 East 65 Street||212-772-2440|
|Eve Jewelry||17 East 70 Street||212-288-9011|
|Reinstein/Ross||29 East 73rd Street||212-772-1901|
|Stephen P. Kahan Ltd.||25 East 61st Street||212-750-3456|
|String New York||33 East 65 Street||212-288-9276|
|Charlotte Olympia||22 East 65 Street||212-744-1842|
|Pretty Ballerinas||27 East 67 Street||212-744-4445|
|RM Williams||46 East 59th Street||212-308-1808|
|Robert Clergerie||19 East 62 Street||212-207-8600|