Exhibit Marks 40 Years of Wrap Dress by Von Furstenberg; Her Retreat Is in Connecticut

01/13/14

Exhibit Marks 40 Years of Wrap Dress by Von Furstenberg; Her Retreat Is in Connecticut

Vogue and its Editor in Chief Diana Vreeland were instrumental in getting the wrap dress and its designer launched toward eventual fame. According to the Vogue story, a letter in the exhibit from Vreeland was the only positive reaction to a first collection that was being dismissed as “a princess’s whim.”

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Shipping Container Housing as Latest Connecticut Architectural Style

01/06/14

Shipping Container Housing as Latest Connecticut Architectural Style

New Haven will soon have at least two examples of this unique modular approach that he says will cut the time and eventually the cost of housing, while still providing the amenities that people want.

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Asian Antiques, Fine Art & More From Connecticut Estate in Westchester Auction

01/02/14

Asian Antiques, Fine Art & More From Connecticut Estate in Westchester Auction

Clarke Auction Gallery was started in Westchester NY in 1998. It is owned and operated by Ronan Clarke, an Irishman who started his career in Ireland and came to New York in 1988 via London.

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BCBG, Coach, Prada, Three Dots & More at Madison Upscale Consignment Shop

12/26/13

BCBG, Coach, Prada, Three Dots & More at Madison Upscale Consignment Shop

“It’s important that clothing is currently in style and in good condition. Blazers are popular in the store right now. You can wear them dressed up or with a pair of jeans. They complete an outfit."

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Glittering 'Rock Candy' From Connecticut Jewelry Designer Holly Shannon

12/23/13

Glittering 'Rock Candy' From Connecticut Jewelry Designer Holly Shannon

he arranges different brightly colored gemstones, like emeralds and pink tourmaline, on delicate silver or gold chains. The close positioning of each stone causes it to jut out at different angles, which causes the grouping to look like a piece of rock candy.

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