Luxe Lady

Luxe Magazine - New York Edition

When Luxe Magazine called to ask if Diane would be willing to offer up some of her “local gems” for their Insider’s Guide, we jumped at the opportunity.  After all, living and working in Connecticut for over thirty years has allowed us to fill our address book with fun finds.   Here are some of our favorite spots if you happen to be in our neck of the woods!

Insider's Guide to Connecticut

“Go-to” Design Store – Pimlico in New Canaan for its delightful atmosphere where vintage meets modern and the traditional is tempered by the unexpected.

Divine Designs at Pimlico

“Must-see” Fall Event – Rooms with a View, founded by dear friend Albert Hadley, where twelve designers transform the Southport Congregational Church into stylish vignettes.  This year’s theme is “The Next Generation” showcasing new local talent – how fun!

Rooms with a View 2010 - Thom Felicia

“Shop-til-you-drop” Fashion – if you’re looking for the latest styles from Milly, Rebecca Taylor and DVF, Togs in Greenwich will satisfy your urge to splurge.

Terrific Togs

Meals “To Go” - you haven’t had take-out until you’ve tried Nicholas Roberts‘s Naked Portabella Club with roasted red pepper, arugula and goat cheese or the Crawfish Beignet Wrap with Cajun aiolo… so yummy, you’ll never order from a deli again.

Best Bites in Town

Hope your weekend is filled with fabulous finds like these!

P.S.  We’re celebrating our third year online at Diane James Home and giving you all a gift of 20% off your entire order.  Just use coupon code 2011bday at checkout – valid through October 24th!

Photos via Luxe Magazine, Pimlico, Stacy Style, Togs and Nicholas Roberts

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11 Responses to “Luxe Lady”

  1. quintessence says:

    Many of my favorites as well!!! Nicholas Roberts is a new one for me – will have to check that out. Love Luxe. And wonderful celebratory offer!!

  2. Fabulous finds indeed! Happy Friday! xx

  3. Wow – what a great opportunity to write up your favorites. I wish I was going to be that way sometime soon to enjoy all of those tips! When I do, I know what I’ll refer to for ideas!

  4. hamptontoes says:

    Good to know the “secrets” of stylish ladies. Thanks for sharing some of your favorites. Have a great weekend. It was so wonderful to see you lovely ladies last night at the Mitchell Gold event in Greenwich.

  5. stitchfork says:

    Congrats on your third year! And if I’m ever up your way I certainly will know the best places!
    Have a fun weekend!
    xo Cathy

  6. pretty pink tulips says:

    I adore Pimlico, but don’t know some of the others. So happy I can actually try them out!!! Thanks to Diane for opening her “little black book”.

    Have a fabulous, restful weekend!
    xoxo Elizabeth

  7. Congrats on your third year. I need to get to know CT better!

  8. Wow fantastic, great to discover a bunch of chic places that people ” in the know” like yourselves recommend!! Thanks for sharing.

  9. annechovie says:

    I will follow your fab guide when I make it to the area! Thanks and hope your week is terrific! xx

  10. Kelly Market says:

    Oooh, what a fun piece to be involved in. Must make it to CT some time to check out your local gems : ) Congrats on 3 years! xxKelly

  11. Jayne says:

    Love your choices…some new places to check out! Togs in Greenwich is the BEST!

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