Merchants and Designers

Becket
Designed by Bunny Donahue
http://www.becketdress.com/

Bunny has launched dress divisions for Tahari ASL, Ellen Tracy and Jessica Simpson. After reaching her professional goal of Vice President of Design for the Dress Division of Jones New York, she decided to launch her own label, Becket.

Becket represents a modern nod to the chic, glamorous style of the past, but is very much “current” in design. Classic, yet contemporary. Stylish, yet not too trendy. Bunny’s dresses are designed for the woman with a flair for timeless style in the modern world.

These are dresses that can travel, go to work, and take you on to that special event in the evening. Prices start at $250.00.

BraeVal
Gregor McCluskey, Founder
http://www.braeval.net

Form, function & style for the sporting adventurer in the field or on the town.

American Design Born of Comfort ~ Time Tested Classics in the Scottish tradition ~ Uniquely American and Distinctly BraeVal. At BraeVal we stand for authenticity and a BraeValian lifestyle that values grace, elegance and performance in the field or on the town; as genuine as the sporting life we share. Our mission is to outfit you with the most comfortable apparel afield.

Our Symbol…Big Jock McCluskey who came from the crags and BraeVal of Scotland brought the Rob Roy MacGregor tartan to American in the 1800’s. Legend has it that Native Americans had never seen cloth dyed a brighter red, and believe it was made from the blood of McCluskey prey and enemies.

Like many things that crossed the Atlantic, the tartan received a new name and became uniquely American and distinctly BraeVal – Buffalo Plaid was born.

Bosson Optical
Mike Bosson, Owner
Dr. David J. Sobel, Optometrist
http://www.bossonoptical.com
http://drdavidsobel.com

“We not only correct your vision, we enhance your image.”

Bosson Optical is proud to serve Litchfield, Litchfield County and the Northwest Corner of Connecticut. Bosson specializes in customized, thorough eye health & vision exams for you, your entire family and all of your friends. Bosson knows how much your eye health and appearance means to your “Quality-of-Life,” and is committed to excellence in servicing all your eye care and eyewear needs in a comfortable and relaxed environment.

Visit Bosson to find the latest in fashion eyewear & lens technology. Their professionally trained and experienced staff looks forward to helping you find the “best” pair of eyeglasses or contact lenses to meet all of your visual needs.
Eyewear collections from Oliver Peoples, La-font, Paris, Per sol, Ray Ban, Michael Kors and many more.

Ida’s Bridal Shop and Tuxedo
Ida Dean, owner
www.diasbridalandtux.com

From simple to elegant, and everything in between, Ida’s Bridal Shop and Tuxedo is a full-service bridal shop for the entire wedding party. We specialize in wedding gowns, mother of the bride gowns and cocktail dresses, as well as prom gowns, tuxedos and Quinceanera attire. We also provide expert alterations, with more than 35 years of experience. Yes, we’ll even alter wedding gowns and other dresses that you haven’t bought from our store. Come visit us online at idasbridalandtux.com and find us on Facebook.

Lawrence Jeffrey Estate Jewelers

At Lawrence Jeffrey Jewelers discover Antique, Estate and Signed Jewelry of remarkable character. Every piece is selected for its stylistic relevance, meticulous fabrication, and exceptional condition. Whether you desire an Antique Jewel or Modernist Classic, we invite you to browse online at http://www.lawrencejeffrey.com or visit the shop on The Litchfield Green to find your signature piece.

LuLu Espadrilles
Lisa Horne, Designer

Twenty years ago, Lisa Horne found a pair of espadrilles that were just what she wanted: double-thick soles, great fabric and very comfortable. Lisa wore them out and when she went to replace them, she couldn’t find anything that came near the original pair.

So she created her own!

The jute soles are made in a small fishing village in the Basque region of France. All the fabrics are cotton or linen and come from France, Italy or England. The Japanese company Mokuba makes the contrasting ankle ribbons.

LuLu Espadrilles which are named after Lisa’s oldest daughter, (her nickname as young girl), are assembled and finished right here in Northwest Connecticut.

Lisa hopes you will wear her espadrilles out!

OLIPHANT DESIGN
Cara Hotchkiss, Designer & Owner
www.oliphantdesign.com

OLIPHANT DESIGN is a unique jewelry, furniture, home décor and gift store. Their own statement jewelry collection is a wonderful mix of vintage and contemporary handcrafted pieces featuring chunky bold statement necklaces, colorful unexpected cuffs, vermeil semi-precious drop earrings and much more. They also exclusively feature Lee Industries furniture, as well as an eclectic collection of home furnishings and accessories, including candles, pillows, mirrors, trays, lamps, clothing, bags and things for kids.

R. Derwin Clothiers
Richard Derwin, Owner
http://www.rderwinclothiers.com/

R. Derwin Clothiers is a family operated business founded by Richard Derwin more than 20 years ago. Richard’s wife Andrea operates the Ladies Store and son Jonathan operates the Men’s Store. Our family’s focus is to provide each customer with the highest level of personal attention. We provide exceptional visual merchandising and access to the world’s finest fabrics, in a sophisticated country atmosphere.

Robertson Jewelers
www.robertsonjewelers.com

Robertson Jewelers specializes in custom jewelry, diamond engagement rings, wedding bands, fine watches and gifts for the bride, groom, wedding attendants and parents. We design and create beautiful treasures in platinum, gold and silver incorporating diamonds, precious gems and pearls. We are proud to be authorized agents for some of the fines made and creatively designed jewelry today such as Artcarved, Gabriel, Metalsmith, Thistle & Bee, Silver Season and Pandora.
Visit Robertson at 18 Commons Dr., Litchfield or 2 Bank Street, New Milford.

Serendipity
serendipityshop.wix.com/serendipityshop

Serendipity is a trendy Art Boutique that offers handpicked vintage and bohemian style apparel, one-of-a-kind handmade accessories, refinished furniture, local art and home décor.

Visit Serendipity 3AA West Street in Litchfield.

Savi CC Custom Jackets
Savi Shamseer, Designer

Inspired by Chanel, Savi CC is all about the perfect fit of the Classic Jacket.
Savi CC jackets are all hand made with many couture attributes such as quilted lining, hand finishes, and silk threads. Commercial fused interfacing and padding are never used.

You will be invited to choose your fabric from a beautiful and exclusive selection of natural silk fibers, and select your coordinating lining and trim.

You will be meticulously measured and a muslin prototype will be made and fitted to you so that Savi can work towards creating the perfect fit and garment for you.

Your jacket will be true couture and unique. Compare to ready to wear Chanel at $5,500. Savi CC Jackets $1,200.

Follow Savi ~ Twitter: @canuckcompanion

Sportsmen’s
725 Bantam Road
Bantam, CT 06750
(860) 567-3167

Celebrating 40 years, Sportsmen’s has been the leader in bringing the residents of Litchfield County the latest trends in sporting goods, running gear, and outdoor fashion. Now that we have settled into our new location in Bantam, we have decided to expand into water sports, offering a diverse selection of SUPs and Kayaks for purchase or rental, as well as private tours and SUP Yoga classes.

Workshop inc.
Jan Nelson, Owner
WorkshopontheGreen.com

Workshop inc. is a Litchfield institution newly relocated in Cobble Court. Showcasing the newest trends with a mix both edgy and traditional, the Workshop specializes in clothing that is sophisticated, current and easy to wear.

Loyal, savvy clients visit from around the globe. The Workshop is customer focused featuring Trunk Shows with Issey Miyake, Kinross Cashmere, Zelda, Babette, Arche shoes and more.

The second floor Gallery features paintings, textiles, antiques and mixed media.

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