Fun Finds

Check out these great summer fashions and family styles



Easy Breezy

Freshest look to hit the Avenue this summer:  the breezy, colorful tunics, kurtas and resort-inspired pieces at Roberta Roller Rabbit. This whimsical new boutique carries a line for women, men and children that’s an offshoot of Roberta Freymann’s namesake label, inspired by the fable of a magical rabbit that she found on a piece of fabric in India. Made by artisans in India, the pieces feature graphic and floral designs named after characters in Roberta’s life. Her long kurtas work perfectly as beach cover-ups or nightgowns, while the shorter ones may be the ultimate topper for white jeans. The distinctive patterns also extend to a home and bedding line with tablecloths, napkins, pillows, duvet covers and more, as well as accessories, such as hats, shopping totes, beach towels, scarves and sarongs. 103 Greenwich Avenue; robertarollerrabbit.com

Family Matters
There aren’t many places where you can stock up on back-to-school clothes, buy kid gifts, and pick up cool jeans and shoes for yourself while you’re at it. But Lester’s new 11,000- square-foot store has become one-stop shopping for families. The department store anchors a corner of the Rye Ridge Plaza and accommodates an expanded women’s and junior’s department. “With a new space comes lots of new ideas,” says Andrea Forbes, store manager. “Our plan is to take women’s and junior’s to the next level.” That includes the addition of key lines like Vince along with brands already in store, such as Joie, Current/Elliott and JBrand. A new layette, infant-toddler section is in the works.

The center of the store caters to the teen and tween set with on-trend clothing as well as pillows, pjs, games, jewelry and other accessories. Especially hot right now is the photoreal trend, where images are screened onto t-shirts, socks and headbands. What else will be big for fall? Expect to see plaids and leathers, pieces with lots of zippers, embellished sweats, chunky sweaters, cable knits and lots of fur trims. The cropped sweater over white tailored shirt look is back as are combat boots and Aztec prints. There’s plenty for boys with a huge selection of Nike Elite and Under Armour, and the kids’ shoe section dominates the far right side of the store. 18 Rye Ridge Plaza, Rye Brook; lesters.com

 

Greenwich Agenda

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     @ Meli-Melo of Greenwich

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

  • The Food Network Open Casting Call for Home Cooks

    2014.10.25
     @ My Cooking Party

    FOOD NETWORK’S TOP CELEBRITY CHEFS ARE SCOURING THE NATION IN SEARCH OF AMAZING HOME COOKS! You’ve watched them on TV, bought their...

  • YMCA of Greenwich Harvest Art Week

    2014.10.18
     @ YMCA of Greenwich

    YMCA of Greenwich Harvest Art Week October 18 - 26, 2014 Join us for a week-long celebration of local art! Showcasing established and emerging...

  • 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...

  • 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 Hospital Gala

    2014.10.25
     @ Greenwich Country Club

    It will be a Gala worthy of a doge when retiring Greenwich Hospital president and CEO, Frank A. Corvino, will be presented with the...

  • 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...

  • IMAGINE CANDY- SWEET TASTINGS!!!

    2014.10.24
     @ Imagine Candy

    Imagine Candy located in Scarsdale Village- Winner of 2014 Best West of Westchester by Westchester Magazine- holds a Belgian Chocolate and Candy...

  • The Wilton Fall Antiques Market

    2014.10.26
     @ Wilton High School Field House

    Barnstar Productions and the Wilton Historical Society will present the Wilton Antiques Market. More than 80 exhibitors are expected to...

  • Trunk-or-Treat For UNICEF

    2014.10.26
     @ Island Beach Parking Lot

    U.S Fund for UNICEF Greenwich Committee invites you to the 1st annual Trunk-or-Treat for UNICEF Join friends and neighbors for an afternoon of...

  • La Soirée d’ Automne at Bistro Versailles

    2014.10.27
     @ Bistro Versailles and Patisserie

    Wine dinners at Bistro Versailles are entertaining social events held on a regular basis. Socialize with friends and mingle with other attendees...

  • 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....

  • Explore the Bruce Museum

    2014.10.28
     @ Stamford JCC

    Join us at the Bruce Museum for a private tour of the inaugural showing in the U.S. of “Northern Baroque Splendor: The Hohenbuchau Collection...

  • Educational Seminar - Effective Resume Writing & Interviewing Skills

    2014.10.29
     @ Greenwich Library

    Are you sure you are putting your best foot forward in your job hunt?  What will make employers pick your resume and ask you for an interview?...

  • Meet Bestselling Author Ayelet Waldman

    2014.10.30
     @ Organic Planet

    On October 30 at 10am, JCC Greenwich will present New York Times bestselling author Ayelet Waldman, who will discuss her latest novel Love and...

  • Flinn Gallery Art Opening

    2014.10.30
     @ Flinn Gallery 2nd floor

    FLINN GALLERY Opening Reception 'IN FOCUS' Thursday October 30, 6 - 8pm Seven artists share their visions - Carolyn Conrad,...

  • 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...

  • Harvest Fair and Gift Show

    2014.11.01
     @ Second Congregational Church

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