Shopping Around: December

Great style comes full circle



Eco-Chic Boutique

Impeccable style and eco-conscious shopping intersect at a new boutique on the Avenue called atelier 360. While you can feel good about any purchase you make here—the designer clothing, handcrafted jewelry, luxe gifts, and artisan-made goods are mostly organic and many have ties to charities—the pieces are so beautiful and sophisticated, you’d shop here anyway. “We’d like to be the Whole Foods of fashion,” says Liz Logie, a former clothing designer who founded the store with Veronique Lee. “We support smaller designers who are coming up with creative ways to help the environment,” says Veronique. “It’s about the provenance of the product, where it came from, how it’s made.”

Those products include Eric Raisina’s colorful silk scarves and shirts from Madagascar, Love is Mighty shoes made from fabric scraps and recycled biscuit wrappers, hand-embroidered tunics from Filip + Inna, chic sustainable clothing by Susan Woo, Hortensia alpaca accessories from Peru, and garments by up-and-coming Brooklyn designers such as Feral Childe and Artists & Revolutionaries.

The selection also includes menswear and unusual gifts, such as Elvis & Kresse travel bags, iPad cases and belts made from old fire hoses and parachutes (50 percent of profits go to fire-related charities). Says Veronique, “All of our products do good in some way.”
113 Greenwich Avenue, 203-717-1055; atelier360.com

Paving the Way

This holiday season give a gift that will last forever. In the effort to restore the Old Barn at Tod’s Point, The Greenwich Point Conservancy is offering the opportunity to purchase an engraveable white granite stone on the soon-to-be-constructed Seaside Walk. Stones can be engraved with whatever you like—your name, your family’s name, the name of a loved one (anything up to 118 characters). This $200 gift is a special and unique opportunity to remain a part of the Greenwich landscape for generations. Visit greenwichpoint.org or call 203-637-3400 for more information.

 

Greenwich Agenda

  • TREEHOUSES: Look Who's Living in the Trees!

    2014.06.21
     @ Stamford Museum & Nature Center

    Saturday, June 21 - Monday, September 1 Hidden in the leaves, snug in the trunk or burrowed under the roots, what types of animals actually...

  • Greenwich Harbor Sunset Wine Cruise | Greenwich, CT

    2014.06.05
     @ Delamar Hotel Dock

    The boat "Prudence" departs from the Delamar Hotel Dock on 500 Steamboat Rd. All the wine is sponsored through VALS with food...

  • SM&NC Farm Market

    2014.06.15
     @ Stamford Museum & Nature Center

    Sundays, June 15 – October 5, 10am – 2pm We're thrilled to bring back the SM&NC Farm Market — now on Sundays!...

  • Exclusive Tour of Modern and Contemporary Art at the Yale University Art Gallery

    2014.09.09
     @ Yale University Art Gallery

    Join JCC Greenwich for an exclusive tour with museum curator Elizabeth Manekin. The collection is noteworthy for exemplary works from the...

  • Understanding the Gaza War: Strategic & Political Implications

    2014.09.09
     @ Greenwich Library, Cole Auditorium

    Dr. Efraim Inbar is a Professor in Political Studies at Bar-Ilan University and Director of its renowned Begin-Sadat Center for Strategic...

  • Bruce Museum: Look and See - Into the Deep

    2014.09.10
     @ Bruce Museum

    A program especially designed for children ages 3-5 years and their adult caregivers, who will explore the Museum’s exhibition through...

  • College Admissions Boot Camp | Greenwich, CT

    2014.09.13

    College Prep 360 will be offering two college admissions “boot camps” in their Greenwich office over the summer. The first workshop...

  • Nigh Season: New Paintings By David Konigsberg

    2014.09.13
     @ Kenise Barnes Fine Art

    Dates: September 13 – October 31, 2014 Opening Reception: September 13, 6 – 8:30 PM  Public Invited   NIGH...

  • Undulate: Paintings By Julie Gross and Margaret Neill

    2014.09.13
     @ Kenise Barnes Fine Art

    GALLERY II Dates: September 13 – October 31, 2014 Opening Reception: September 13, 6 – 8:30 PM Public Invited...

  • Greenwich Area Newcomers Annual Lobster Fest

    2014.09.14
     @ Tod's Point Clambake Area

    This is our kickoff event each year-held at Tod's Point Clambake area. The event is scheduled for Sunday September 14th starting...

  • Information Fair

    2014.09.16
     @ YMCA

    Our Annual Information Fair - This event showcases non profits , community businesses, schools and  services in the Greenwich...

  • Laurel House Family Seminar Series

    2014.09.18
     @ Laurel House

    Thursday evenings, September 18, October 2, 16, 30, 6:30-8:00 pm Join us Thursday evenings for this four part Family Seminar Series as...

  • The Many Faces of Multi Media

    2014.09.20
     @ Meli-Melo of Greenwich

    Dr. Julia Trebing, Director Creative Therapies in Stamford, CT exhibits her paintings at Meli-Melo Creperie & Juice Bar  during Sept...

  • SoulCycle GWCH for Make-A-Wish CT

    2014.09.20
     @ SoulCycle

    Make-A-Wish Connecticut is thrilled to be partnering with SoulCycle's Greenwich location for a charity ride on Saturday, September 20th!...

  • Wall Street Tennis Challenge

    2014.09.20
     @ Greenwich Country Club

    The goal of The Wall Street Tennis Challenge is to support the Ovarian Cancer Research Foundation’s efforts while spreading awareness...

  • Arts & Crafts on Bedford

    2014.09.20
     @ Bedford Street

    Shop at over 100 craft and artisan boutiques on Bedford Street, which will be closed to traffic for the weekend. Dine in our extended sidewalk...


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