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Cream

1124 Third Ave., New York, NY 10065 40.765839 -73.963785
nr. 65th St.  See Map | Subway Directions Hopstop Popup
212-585-0200 Send to Phone

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  • Price Range: ($$$) High End
  • Type: Boutique
  • Products & Services: Fur/Leather, Handbags, Jewelry, Personal Shoppers, Watches, Women's Hats, Women's Shoes, etc.

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Official Website

creamny.com

Nearby Subway Stops

6 at 68th St.-Hunter College

Payment Methods

American Express, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Product Guide

Accessories

  • Handbags
  • Women's Hats
  • Jewelry
  • Women's Shoes
  • Watches

Clothing

  • Fur/Leather
  • Personal Shoppers
  • Swimwear
  • Womenswear

Profile

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While vacationing in St. Bart’s with her husband, international-equity attorney Raquel Trout was so inspired by the beach-resort boutiques there that she decided to open her own clothing store in New York. The couple opened their shop in early 2008, naming it Cream as an American play on the phrase “crème de la crème.” Trout buys all the clothes from name designers such as Anna Sui and Ports 1961 as well as up-and-comers like Erickson Beamon. What sets Cream apart from other Upper East Side boutiques is its emphasis on ultrafeminine styles: baby-doll dresses, miniskirts, Kenneth Jay Lane jewelry, Shoshanna bikinis, and flowing, floor-length “maxi” dresses, often replete with sequins, lace, rhinestones, or ruffles. The shop itself is a girlie-girl’s dream, with pink walls, pink curtains, and a lounge area with couches, sparkly throw pillows, and a silver beanbag. And time-pressed customers can take advantage of perks like personal shoppers, a tailoring service, and after-hours shopping.

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