Katie Fong to Have Trunk Show at Richards in Greenwich

01/23/14

Katie Fong to Have Trunk Show at Richards in Greenwich

The 23-year-old whiz kid fell in love with fabulous eveningwear hanging out at her grandparents' dry cleaning business when she was a kid.

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Diptyque Opens its First Shop in New England in Westport

01/14/14

Diptyque Opens its First Shop in New England in Westport

The famed maker of scented candles and parfums opened its doors in Paris in 1961. This is the first location in New England.

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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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