Although the Upper East Side is no longer known as the Silk Stocking District or the most affluent neighborhood on the Isle of Manhattan, glamour and well-mannered glitz glow unabated in this mostly elegant neck of the woods–that is to say 59th to 96th streets between Central Park and the East River. Upper-class families have long since taken up residence within its exclusive boundaries in strolling distance to the Whitney, Guggenheim and Metropolitan as well the Colony Club and Asia Society. Nevertheless, boutiques are plentiful especially along Madison, Lexington and Third. Beyond Pookie and Sebastian’s unmistakable pink awning you may find it equitable to spend a bit more owing to great, fun finds and terrific salespeople. Lady M Cake Boutique offers exquisite desserts for ye of the maximally discerning palate. And for the young or young-dressing woman, Sam & Lex has recently arrived on a Lexington Avenue second floor complete with reasonable prices and unique clothing brands–toned body required. And for goodness sakes–have tea and chocolate at La Maison du Chocolat on Madison and 78th because not only are you definitely worth it– you should have worn flats.