Bridgeport Family’s Garden Retreat a Labor of Love and Recycling

08/19/14

Bridgeport Family’s Garden Retreat a Labor of Love and Recycling

Annette Erzen got the garden retreat of her dreams thanks to her son and 34 reclaimed windows.

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Antique Wicker Brings Perpetually Modern Style to a Connecticut Shop

08/12/14

Antique Wicker Brings Perpetually Modern Style to a Connecticut Shop

Wicker, it might be argued, is more resonant than any other style of furniture in history, while also embodying design elasticity; it graces genteel porches like nothing else, and provides the nuanced stylistic fillip of bringing a feeling of the outdoors into interiors such as dining and living rooms and, notably, libraries and studies. “Everything is far away and doesn’t matter—except the moon and its dreams.” ― Eugene O'Neill, A Moon for the Misbegotten Among the reasons for wicker's timeless quality—apart from its essential functionality, long and global heritage and obvious aesthetic appeal—one may not be immediately apparent: Especially when viewed close-up, the patterns of wicker visually read as a...

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Vintage Linens by Southern Yankee Style Modern Girls for Back to School

08/04/14

Vintage Linens by Southern Yankee Style Modern Girls for Back to School

Southern Yankee takes vintage fabrics and re-imagines them in modern designs for young fashionistas.

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European Style of Emporium, Kiko Milano Cosmetics Coming to Yale Shops

07/31/14

European Style of Emporium, Kiko Milano Cosmetics Coming to Yale Shops

The shops at Yale and Yale University Properties announced Thursday afternoon the signing of lease agreements with two international retailers, Emporium DNA and Kiko Milano, for "one of the prime retail corners in New Haven," at 1 Broadway.

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Vintage Land Rovers as Lifestyle Statements; Muddy Chef Challenge 3 in Lakeville

07/24/14

Vintage Land Rovers as Lifestyle Statements; Muddy Chef Challenge 3 in Lakeville

Calling all Land Rover enthusiasts. Pack up your oriental rugs, leather chairs, Land Rover flags and signs, gourmet grub, camp grills and lots and lots of gusto and head up to Lime Rock Park for a weekend of off road adventure, fine food and drink and lots of camaraderie.

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