Mark your calendars, fashionistas, because local designer Jennifer Butler's spring fashion show is just around the corner. Jennifer's Made to Measure line is a collection of custom pieces you won't find anywhere else. And on March 25, she'll show all her latest looks at the Delamar Hotel in Southport. Looks will go from day to evening and casual to bridal, and all promise to bring Jennifer's signature flair.
Cocktails, hors d'oeuvres and plenty of mingling with the chic and style savvy make this an evening not to miss. Need another reason to go? Tickets are only $40 and proceeds
Love is in the air, and bells are ringing in the ears of brides everywhere. When a lady is planning her wedding, the burning question is usually, “What will I wear?” Many brides are choosing to buck the bridal tradition of sifting through dozens -- or even hundreds -- of starched and bleached designs stored in wedding gown warehouses. Instead, they’re opting to personalize the dress they’ll wear when they say “I do.”
“The first question I ask a bride is, ‘How do you want to feel that day?’” says designer Jennifer Butler. “Maybe she wants to feel
It may not feel like it, but spring really is around the corner. And for plenty of families, spring brings a first communion. But where to outfit your little angel?
Boutiques around our towns are hosting communion attire trunk shows to help you find the perfect suit or dress for your little one’s big day. The first to unpack designer trunks is the Lollipop Guild in Westport. Friday, Jan. 14 through Sunday, Jan. 30, the Lollipop Guild will feature labels Us Angels and Sweetie Pie. Then, from Friday, Jan. 28 through Sunday, Jan. 30, they’ll add designs by Joan Calabrese for
‘Tis the season for great trunk shows, and this Wednesday, jewelry designer Jennifer Brown will be showing her unique, handmade designs from her Quattro label at the Jennifer Butler Made to Measure atelier in Fairfield. Venetian glass, gold accents and color combinations that pop are all hallmarks of Jennifer Brown’s style, and her pieces are truly one-of-a-kind.
“They’re almost edible,” Jennifer says of her pieces. “They’re so color saturated and the beads are just gorgeous. I’m a painter, which is how this all started,” she says. “I was travelling Europe,
Jennifer Butler is one-of-a-kind, just like the clothing she designs. She’s sharp and witty, and she’s one heck of an artist. There’s no other word to describe what Jennifer does. Her handmade pieces manage to embody a feel that is both funky and refined: classic, but always with a twist. There’s nothing off-the-rack about Jennifer’s designs.
“This morning, I came into the store,” says Jennifer of her eponymous Fairfield atelier, “and this woman rushes in. She’d torn a pair of pants I’d made her and she had a big meeting in Manhattan she needed them for. ‘You’re
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