Hi my name is Barbara Gallagher, I was born and raised in West Islip. I always had a love for fashion ! Out of high school, I became a hairdresser and I have always worked as a hairdresser. Eventually, I got married and had three children. I was stay at home mom for 24 years and I needed something for myself, I needed my own identity. I decided to open a boutique. My kids always said I was a professional shopper. People would always say they loved whatever I bought my kids. People asked where I got there clothes from, and it didn’t even have to be expensive, it just was what I picked. My kids would always say “mom you’re a professional shopper” and I laughed. I thought, wow Okay I’m going to open my own boutique because I love fashion. So in 2016, I opened NY Chic Boutique. I love to style people and make them feel great and comfortable in their own skin. I handpick every single item that comes into my boutique. I vowed to myself when I opened the boutique, Regardless of what you can afford, I want everyone to be able to shop in my store. I want everyone to feel special when shopping with me and feel great by the time they leave the store. That’s why I make it my business to make all types of price ranges for all of my girls. Everyone should feel special and I tell all my girls that work for me, you must treat our customers like family. I love you all, Happy shopping!