Tag Archives: fashion

Looks Alive

Neville Wisdom at his downtown shop

Couture isn’t supposed to be approachable, but for local womenswear designer Neville Wisdom, approachability is the thread that runs through everything…

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Friends and Family

The word “thrift” gets a bad rap, according to sisters-in-law Sue Kuselias and Jodee Webb. …

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Swatching the Parade

A photo essay. To view all 18 images, check out the email version.

At Sunday’s St. Patrick’s Day Parade, both paraders and viewers vied for…

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Space and Timing

Civvies in New Haven, CT

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EBM Vintage owner Carol Orr’s latest foray into vintage fashion started with a phone call. …

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Something New

When she was still living in Melbourne, Australia, Callie Tein designed her own wedding dress, but she had a friend construct it. “It’s bad luck to make your own wedding dress,” she explains. …

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Flairing Up

On Instagram feeds and Pinterest boards, a new old way of accessorizing is popular again. …

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Walk-Ins Welcome

From her perch on a faux-fur settee in the back area of Therapy’s L-shaped boutique—past racks of daring cocktail dresses, classy gowns, comfy-svelte knits and artsy shoes and jewelry and artifacts—Angelina Davydov confirms what’s already clear to see. …

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New Lease

The Haven Collective

By the end, the Vintanthromobile was a bit of a diva.

You might remember her. She was a retrofitted 1999 Ford shuttle bus that roved New Haven selling vintage…

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Where It’s Hat

DelMonico sells hats.

Now, if you’ve lived in downtown New Haven during the past 106 years, that statement is not going to turn your head. It’s not going to make you hold onto your hat…

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A Good Fit

Tops at Odeon

It’s been said that it’s better to look good than feel good, but in Westville, a woman doesn’t have to choose just one. Where Whalley Avenue meets Blake Street, a pair of mom-and-pop—indeed, husband-and-wife—businesses, connected at the…

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