On a recent day trip my husband, Andrew, and I visited Beauport, the magnificent Sleeper-McCann house in Gloucester, Massachusetts. I love to tour historic buildings and Beauport is like nothing else I’ve ever seen. Literally built out onto the rocks, it was originally the summer residence of Henry Davis Sleeper, a well known interior designer. Henry, along with architect Halfden Hansen, began building in […]
When travelling through the middle of Florida, one of my favorite shopping stops is Arcadia, a small town whose main street is filled with quaint antique shops that offer something for every collector. You can see my previous post about shopping Arcadia by clicking here.
On my most recent visit I stopped in […]
Pulled into Savannah yesterday for the first stop on my summer 2012 vintage buying trip. Since it was July 4th , my friend Nina and I both agreed we didn’t love fireworks enough to spend the evening down by the river with the huge crowds, in steamy Georgia heat just to see the fireworks display. Sooooo, we went in search of a nice, cool place, hopefully with some historical ambience, to have a bite […]
Florida certainly has its share of clothing consignment stores. Due to the transient nature of its population and affluent resort communites there is always a steady supply of upscale merchandise to be had for bargain prices. But not all consignment stores are created equal! One of the best I’ve had the pleasure of shopping in is Circa Vintage in the lovely coastal town of Tequesta Florida. If you’re ever in the Palm […]
Well I’m still on the road foraging for fab vintage fashions and accessories for the website. My search has recently taken me to the beautiful island of Martha’s Vineyard. (Got a hot tip from one of my sources that there was an estate with some vintage clothing to be had over here ) So, of course, I jumped on the Woods Hole ferry as fast as I could!
While waiting to meet the sellers, I decided […]