Author Archives: Stacey Bewkes

Miles of Style at Taigan

TaiganFor those of you who don’t already know about Taigan and Fetch, let me introduce you. Taigan is a beautifully designed, sophisticated, members only (membership is free) online collection of the very best specialty shops across the country (and some abroad) for almost everything – fashion, home decor, art, antiques, jewelry, gourmet food and fine gifts.…
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Here Comes the Sun

As you now know, I go out of my way to avoid getting sun. Despite my good sunscreens, sometimes you just don’t even want the rays. This year, I invested in a beautiful new sun hat. But not just any hat.…
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Camel Classics

chloe Of the many post ideas I had lined up, one was identical to Habitually Chic’s Chic in Camel post from last week. Not only was I going to talk about how excited I was that camel is coming back but was also going to reference the beautiful Chloe fall collection, which I’m listing here just in case you missed Heather’s post. …
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Farmers’ Fare

My sister lives in Dutchess County, NY (Hudson River Valley) part of the time.  She has been begging me to come visit her on a day when we can go to the Vassar Farmer’s Market together. With all four kids home this summer, I haven’t made it yet, but I get vicarious pleasure from her descriptions.…
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Who’s the fairest of them all

Well I guess that would have to be me (no, not above). And not in terms of Snow White beauty but in terms of blue white cast. As my brother-in-law used to say to me in my SoHo days when I wore a lot more black – “you look like you crawled out from under a rock”.…
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Mindbender of a weekend

shutter island inception So my husband and I saw both Shutter Island (on DVD) and Inception (in the theater) this past weekend. My head was spinning. Poor Leonardo DiCaprio – what a year. Can you imagine preparing for two psychological roles like that so close together?…
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Nantucket Bound

I don’t think I’ll normally be writing on Sunday but I  wanted to let you know that I am leaving tomorrow for a week’s family vacation on Nantucket. Don’t worry – I have some fun posts planned for while I’m away.…
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L’Histoire d’une Chaise

I have needed new chairs in my kitchen ever since we moved into this house 3-1/2 years ago. We originally had our reproduction black Hitchcock chairs with a pine table which looked great like they do here in Gil Schafer’s kitchen .…
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Are We There Yet?

The beauty of a fountain pen This first post has been a long time coming (and not because I was writing by hand with a fountain pen). I’ve been thinking about blogging for quite a while now. As a former art director, veteran style junkie and research fanatic, you’d think I would have jumped right into the world of blogging.…
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A Little New Year’s Reminder

Wishing you all a very Happy New Year! My first resolution is to remind you all to check out the quintessence facebook page. It’s a perfect time to peruse the tantalizing tidbits not included on the blog. From Riviera real estate and fun fashion finds to tasty treats and art awareness, you’re sure to find something to easily entertain you every day!…
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