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An Excruciatingly Opinionated Guide to the Shoreline


Ciao Bella, Madison

So here’s the perfect graduation present: a chic little wristlet in soft, yummy leather that keeps your smartphone (or tablet) charged.

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Robertson Madison

Shoes! Madison newcomer, Robertson Madison (after Robertson Blvd in L.A., Madison Avenue AND, of course, the town) opened its doors on Wall Street with a sophisticated offering of this season’s crucial footwear.

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angie lu

Angie Lu Tailors

Those in the know have been heading to Angie Lu for expert alterations, tailoring, and an extensive collection of men’s Italian suits for years.

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Indigo Niantic

Indigo, Niantic

The team behind Indigo have done their homework. The spare and minimal new storefront offers a thoughtful collection of sustainable, socially responsible products.

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A Round-Up of Booties!

While above-the-knee boots may be all the rage, I don't have much use for them here in Lyme. But I never get sick of booties. Here are some favorites.

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An Elegant Tattoo?

Lulu DK offers a few versions of this tattoo, available at J. Horton in Madison. They’re elegant, feminine and, dare I say, pretty.

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J. Horton

Lily Juliet is now J.Horton, but you’ll still find their trademark mix of out-of-the-box gift, stationery and tabletop items, with a smattering of women’s clothing and accessories. New this fall is this poppy collection of yoga wear.

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Holiday Gift Guide 2012

This happens to me every year. As soon as I sit down to write the holiday gift list, I realize that the notes and photos I’ve taken on my travels are of lovely little goodies that I’d be thrilled to find under the tree.

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Beach Bags and Hats

I'm in love with my Hable Construction Tote: heavyweight, impermeable canvas with a cheerful hand-blocked print, given to me by my friend, Jamie, who has the BEST store.

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Boho brides will be thrilled to find Everthine, a new bridal boutique in Madison. If you're looking to avoid the madness of the current trend in over-the-top weddings, head here.

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10 Shopping & Style Tips

While I love my new life as editor of The E List, sometimes I miss my fashion roots. Last week I blabbed about shopping and trends at Ladies Night at the Old Lyme Country Club. (What a ball!) A few gals asked for a hard copy so here it is.

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