Shopping Around The Style Spectrum

Great new stores to check out



Marmot

Extreme Style

For those who are counting the days until ski season, there’s a cool new spot to shop. Marmot recently opened a flagship store on Greenwich Avenue filled with colorful, high-performance gear designed to protect against the elements. In addition to an extensive line of ski jackets, pants, gloves, hats, thermals and more, Marmot also stocks stylish but highly functional winter jackets, coats and parkas—the “Urban Exploration” collection— and a high-tech line of sleeping bags, tents, and other hiking and camping supplies, as well as lighter weight clothing for running and biking. The company was founded nearly forty years ago by a couple of California college students who loved hiking and climbing and wanted to find gear that could be worn during expeditions to glacial peaks in Alaska and other harsh, suzero conditions. Now the full line of adventure-wear is available right in town. “The new Greenwich location will be a wonderful complement to our existing flagship stores in San Francisco, Chicago and Aspen,” says Mark Martin, president of Marmot Mountain LLC. “We are excited to be a part of the Greenwich community and look forward to showcasing Marmot’s time-tested technical apparel, equipment and accessories.”
165 Greenwich Avenue; 203-869-0162; marmot.com

Joie de Vivre

A number of top fashion brands tout their looks as “effortless chic,” but the new joie store truly seems to embody it. This elegant, light-filled shop with washed herringbone floors, a fireplace, upholstered chairs, vintage Parisian rugs, and chandeliers feels more like a friend’s home—and its collections are equally sophisticated and feminine, not to mention wearable. The new jeans line launched earlier this fall has proven especially popular, with a waiting list for the So Real cargo skinnies in certain sizes. Other hot items for the upcoming season: Keena leggings, which come in snakeskin and diamond prints among others; asymmetrical cashmere Tambrel sweaters; the double-zip leather jacket; and suede boots in oxblood. For fall-into-winter layering, check out the Andoni rabbit fur vest and the fur scarves in gray and black. If you’re looking for more affordable, comfortable layers, there’s the Soft Joie line of tees, tanks, sweaters and dresses, designed for everyday wear. Finishing touches: accessorize with ankle boots and a bag, such as the top-selling Mabel bucket bag in moss.
163 Greenwich Avenue, 203-413-1330; joie.com


 

Greenwich Agenda

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  • 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...

  • Parties at the JCC Center

    2014.09.02
     @ Stamford JCC

    A place to celebrate birthdays and special occasions. Be a guest at your own party! The JCC offers a wonderful space for you and your guests to...

  • SPLURGE Matches Scarf Donations for Cancer Patients

    2014.10.01
     @ SPLURGE

    SPLURGE and the Cancer Institute at Greenwich Hospital are partnering to bring comfort and encouragement to cancer patients.  From October...

  • 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...

  • Breast Cancer Alliance's Go For Pink Shopping Event

    2014.10.02
     @ Greenwich Avenue area

    Breast Cancer Alliance announced that it is partnering with Greenwich merchants for a special day of events and shopping on Thursday, October 2nd...

  • New Goergen Lecture

    2014.10.02
     @ Bruce Museum

    Reflections on Highlights of the Hohenbuchau Collection featuring Peter C. Sutton Known today as the "Golden Age" of Netherlandish...

  • Muddy Up 5k Adventure Run & Family Fun Walk

    2014.10.05
     @ Camp Simmons

    Are you ready for some MUDDY fun? Boys & Girls Club of Greenwich is proud to host the 3rd annual Muddy Up 5k Adventure Run & Family Fun...

  • Muddy Up 5k & Family Fun Walk

    2014.10.05
     @ Camp Simmons

    Race starts at 9:15 a.m. REGISTRATION HAS BEEN EXTENDED TO MON. SEPT. 29 at 8:00 A.M. DON'T LIKE THE MUD? SPONSOR A CLUB MEMBER TO RUN...

  • Sweat for a Cause

    2014.10.05
     @ SoulCycle Greenwich

    The Young Women's League of New Canaan (YWL) is sponsoring its first fundraiser of the season, "Sweat For A Cause" at SoulCycle...

  • 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!...

  • Tuesday Toddler Tours

    2014.10.07
     @ Bruce Museum

    Come to the Bruce this fall to take part in our exciting new children and family programming! No advance registration is required and programs...

  • Flower Power

    2014.10.08
     @ SM Home Gallery

    SM Home Gallery show featuring two Greenwich based artists: Margaret Bragg and Penny Putnam. The art show runs thorough November 22nd....

  • Lyme Research Alliance 3rd Annual Golf Tournament

    2014.10.09
     @ The Stanwich Club

    Tee up and raise funds & awareness for Lyme disease awareness at one of the area’s finest golf courses. The golf tournament is part of...

  • Exhibit Ira BARKOFF

    2014.10.11
     @ Canfin Gallery

    “The beauty of the physical world becomes a metaphor for the capacity of the spirit to reveal itself". Ira Barkoff Evocation of...

  • Outdoor Arts Festival

    2014.10.11
     @ Bruce Museum

    Come and enjoy the Bruce Museum’s 33rd Annual Outdoor Arts Festival. More than 85 artists from all over the country, many of them new to...

  • Lookbook Live Tour

    2014.10.12
     @ Westchester Mall

    In September + October 2014, Simon will team up with three of the world's top fashion magazines, Glamour, GQ, and  Vogue on a nationwide...

  • The 29th Annual American Artisan Show

    2014.10.17
     @ Wilton Historical Society

    This nationally recognized fundraiser is held on the grounds of the Wilton Historical Society, and features 25 artisans who will show their work...


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