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Wish List

Here is my next wish list installment. So do you remember in Rear Window when the incredibly chic Grace Kelly, playing a fashion editor (dressed by Edith Head of course), comes over to Jimmy Stewart’s apartment with that fabulous Mark Cross bag?…
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Traveling Companions

For those of you who romanticize travel and long for the days of civilized airports, airlines with glamorous stewardesses, ocean liners with formal black tie dinners and train travel on the Twentieth Century (which I actually experienced), then you will probably be pleased to learn of the new book, coming out on December 1, just in time for the holidays, Louis Vuitton: 100 Legendary Trunks.…
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The Last Hurrah

As we gear up for what many of us consider the last weekend of summer, I thought a little farewell to the season would be fitting. Whether you’re heading to the beach nantucket sunset to the beach charlie at the beach or planning a lovely meal with friends photo by gus schmiege via fetch.taigan.com photo by pierre hussenot photo by pierre hussenot photo courtesy of the new york times photo courtesy of the new york times or just hanging out at home photo by tom leonard photo from francois halard photo by kurt markus I wish you and yours a very lovely weekend.…
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You Scream I Scream

We all scream for ice cream. I’m not a huge sweets person (salt is my poison) but I’m a sucker for good ice cream. And I can now say I have found (actually my husband gets the credit) the best ice cream I have every had (not including Benny & Caesar’s, mentioned a couple of weeks ago, which I haven’t personally tried yet).…
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Nantucket Top 20 – Eat

I could do weeks’ worth of posts on Nantucket. There is so much to see and do. Here, however, is an extremely abbreviated list of a few more of my favorite places, divided into three categories for when you are on island.…
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Nantucket Top 20 – Learn

History and nature rich Nantucket offers many opportunities to explore both these areas. Trying not to exceed our top pick number of 20, I had to whittle my choices down to these four favorites places. Nantucket¬†Atheneum – An absolutely beautiful library.…
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Nantucket Style

I’ve been coming to Nantucket for over 25 years and even though it is more crowded and built up than ever, it is still an island paradise. Thirty miles out to sea, it is a small place, only 3-1/2 miles wide by 14 miles long with over 40% of the land protected by the Land Trust.…
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Peter Beaton

Darcy Creech and her store, Peter Beaton, are institutions here on Nantucket. It all started in 1989 when Darcy made herself a chic, flower-adorned panama hat to wear to a party here on island. It was an instant hit and in no time, Darcy built for herself a successful hat company selling to the likes of Henri Bendel, Neiman Marcus, Barney’s, Nordstrom, and two First Ladies.…
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Nantucket Looms

Nantucket Looms represents some of the best artisanal industry on Nantucket. Liz Winship, who has been on the board of directors of the Nantucket Atheneum and Small Friends,¬†worked for Nantucket Looms for years before purchasing it in 1993. And this year the store moved to its own building at 31 Main St.…
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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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