Purple Reign

Spring into 2014 with the color of the year

Purple Goods

1. Maybellene Sliced Agate Finial

$55, Hillary Thomas,

2. Le Carré Hermès

Price upon request, House of Clement, Westport, 203-349-5300;

3. Mojave Embroidered Pillow

$130, Trina Turk,

4. Romano Mirror

In Amethyst by Bungalow 5; $565, Lynne Scalo Design, Westport, 203-222-4991;

5. Florence Bench

Hancock & Moore; price upon request, Darien Design Center, Darien, 203-655-8739;

6. Mini Jo Luggage Tote Bag

In Magenta by Time’s Arrow; $595, Neiman Marcus, White Plains, 914-428-2000;


House Dressing

Fresh finds for a fabulous door front

House Dressing Goods

1. Garden Hose Deluxe Gold Digger

Garden Glory; $166;

2. Nautic Housenumber with Spreaderlight

In weathered brass; $815, Circa Antiques, Westport, 203-222-8642;

3. Letterman 1 Black

Letter box by Radius Design, available in six colors; $419;

4. Monogram Doorknocker

$30; Anthropologie, Westport, 203-259-0043;

5. Hourglass Aluminum Planter

By Swiss designer Willy Guhl, circa 1950’s; $950, Avantgarden, Pound Ridge, 914-764-0010;

6. Vintage “Press” Door Bell Button

In Solid, Cast Brass, available in five finishes; $9.79, House of Antique Hardware;

7. Nantucket Lantern

Available in sixteen colors; $2,450, oomph, New Canaan, 203-216-9848;


Garden Variety

Pretty picks for nature-inspired interiors

Garden Variety Goods

1. AERIN Aralia Cedar Candle

Florentine iris is combined with the spicy essence of star anise, clove, and nutmeg over a base of vetiver and Moroccan cedar; $58, Lillian August, Norwalk 203-847-3314;

2. Green Urchin Mosaic

Mounted on white matte board and set in a silver frame; $1,250, Mitchell Gold + Bob Williams, Greenwich 203-661-4480;


Napkin rings in oregano, rosemary and sage; $18–$20 each, Barney’s New York, New York, 212-826-8900;

4. LULU DK Dreamers Kelly Green 20 inch Pillow


5. Always Yours Pet Bowl Set

By Sabine Reinhardt; $23–$49, DENY Designs;

6. Terrarium Side Table

Shelved with a rack of reclaimed bakery bread tins; $798, Terrain, Westport, 203-226-2750;

7. Forest Park Floor Lamp

In distressed gold finish sculpted to resemble a tree branch and detailed with an irregular bark texture; $1,080 ,Arteriors;

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