Eloise always treated The Plaza hotel as her playground, but now she has a playhouse all her own. On Tuesday, December 1, 2009, the Eloise shop will open it's doors just in time for holiday shopping. The shop is tucked into the Grand Concourse Level of The Shops at The Plaza.
Eloise was introduced to the world by Kay Thompson in 1955. The high-spirited six-year-old calls The Plaza her home. For decades parents and girls have followed Eloise's escapades as she explores the hotel with her pet pug Weenie, turtle Skipperdee and her mostly companion, Nanny.
Book lovers will adore the new Eloise shop that's decorated to be faithful to Eloises indomitable spirit and distinctive color palette The mostly pink 2,100-square-foot space welcomes Eloise fans young and old to re-enact their favorite vignettes from the Eloise books and movies, or, if theyd rawther, shop for a full assortment of adorable Madame Alexander dolls, Eloise books, Eloise-inspired bathrobes and bath towels, and exclusive product lines including the Eloise in Paris doll.
In addition to shopping, young guests may watch their favorite Eloise movie clips, play on the computer stations or enjoy story time with their mostly companion. If you are planning a trip, might as well check out Santa too. Meet The Plaza Santa, at the Charity Gift Wrap Station on these dates: 12/5, 12/6, 12/12, 12/13, 12/19, 12/20, 12/21, 12/22, 12/23, 12/24.
Eloise Shop at the Plaza
One West 58th Street (Entrance at 58th Street)
New York, NY 10019
Monday- Saturday 11-7pm & Sunday 12-6p.m.