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Butterflies, Moonbeams and Zebras

104 Reade St., New York, NY 10013 40.715861 -74.008423
nr. West Broadway  See Map | Subway Directions Hopstop Popup
212-227-2902 Send to Phone

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  • Price Range: ($$) Mid-Range
  • Type: Boutique
  • Products & Services: Handbags, Jewelry, Women's Hats, Womenswear

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Mon-Fri, 11am-7pm; Sat, 11am-6pm; Sun, noon-5pm

Nearby Subway Stops

1, 2, 3 at Chambers St.; 4, 5, 6 at Brooklyn Bridge-City Hall; R at City Hall

Payment Methods

American Express, MasterCard, Visa

Product Guide


  • Handbags
  • Women's Hats
  • Jewelry


  • Womenswear


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The name of this womenswear boutique was inspired by a Jimi Hendrix lyric, and the colorful selection in Donna Marotta’s shop reflects her affinity for the sixties and seventies. Strategically placed records and album covers from bands like Fleetwood Mac, David Bowie, Peter Frampton, and The Beatles—as well as hand-screened hot-pink and chartreuse wallpaper—give the space a retro, psychedelic look. Antique chandeliers hang overhead, and vintage furniture pieces serve as racks and display tables. But Marotta’s stock is anything but dated. She opened Butterflies in 2006 aiming to bring contemporary trends to Tribeca, and the store’s playful, classic designs attract a loyal clientele of local young mothers. The constantly updated selection of silk dresses, corduroy pants, and cotton jackets is sourced from a range of trendy designers like Mint by Jodi Arnold, Charlotte Ronson, Edun, and Yaya Alfalo. Accessories include leather belts, handbags, hats, and Alex and Ani’s stackable rings and bracelets.