Color Refresh : Archive New York

Jun 14 2017 Filed in: Home

Let’s face it; the winter months were pretty grim. And with the spring came more than our fair share of dreary and rainy days. Now we are finally headed into summer and what better way to kick off the new season than with bold accents for your home. Archive New York has recently launched a new palette of vivid hues...

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Lauren Leja: Invisible Commute

Jun 03 2017 Filed in: The Covet + Lou Questionnaire

Known in Boston as "The Shoe Whisperer," Lauren Leja has a rich artistic practice outside of the Barneys shoe department. Along with collecting vintage snapshots and autograph books, Leja is herself a documentarian. Every day Leja documents her commute with a photo, training her eye to seek the tiny beauty in the netherworld between Point A and Point B.  Where...

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Floral Pop-Up

May 01 2017 Filed in: In Store

IN STORE Saturday, May 13th We will be offering a limited number of Mother's Day floral arrangements created exclusively for Covet + Lou by interior designer Jenica Flores of J. Giovanna. Prices range from $60-$100   SHOP OUR MOTHER'S DAY GIFT GUIDE   Petite Alice in Navy Woven Clare V. $175.00 Double Old Fashioned Confetti Glassware in Pink Hawkins New...

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947 Great Plain Avenue

Mar 19 2017 Filed in: In Store

I’m so excited to announce that we have opened our expansion into a brick and mortar space located at 947 Great Plain Avenue in the heart of Needham Centre. Carefully and thoughtfully created with Boston and Washington, D.C. based interior designer Jenica Flores (and my best friend of 20 years) of J. Giovanna design studio the aesthetic was inspired by...

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The Rambler: All Hail Jane Mayle

Aug 07 2016 Filed in: The Rambler

My love affair with Jane Mayle began almost as soon as she launched her line in 1999. At that point in my life, I was fresh out of business school and landed a pretty decent gig at a small management consulting firm. With my first taste of financial independence and modest disposable income, I was able to indulge my inner fashionista. My go-to...

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The Rambler: Vintage Book Finds

Jul 24 2016 Filed in: The Rambler

For me, hunting for vintage is a constant endeavor. I never know what I may happen across when I pop into my tried and true haunts or scour garage sales and flea markets. My latest obsession is looking for vintage books. Art and photography, children’s stories, natural history – I find all of this wildly interesting. And whether used as perfect coffee table...

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The Rambler: Dane County Farmer’s Market

Jul 03 2016 Filed in: The Rambler

What summer would not be complete without a trip to the farmer’s market? Whether located in a church parking lot, or taking over an expansive public park these little bastions of food heaven provide the freshest produce, meats, and baked goods that you typically cannot get at any grocery store. Of course Wisconsin is teeming with these wonderful small enterprises as agriculture is still...

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Ace & Jig Fall 2016...Launching July 1st

Jun 26 2016 Filed in: The Rambler

Even though most of the country is currently battling record high summer temps, I most definitely have autumn (undoubtedly my favorite season of the year) on my mind.  As we shift away from this past season's collections of muted palettes, tissue weight fabrics, and delicate textures I am looking forward to making the shift to rich colors, chunky knits, and...

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The Rambler: 48 Hours in Burlington, Vermont

Jun 19 2016 Filed in: The Rambler

Spontaneously, Dave, the girls and I decided to inaugurate summer with a quick trip to Burlington, Vermont.  It was the perfect New England jaunt to satisfy our wanderlust.  So on Memorial Day weekend, we threw ourselves and our carelessly packed bags into the car and took off.  We were fortunate to score one of the last remaining hotel rooms as...

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Hello Mr. Hoffman: East Hampton

Jun 16 2016 Filed in: Hello Mr. Hoffman

Hello Friends! This week I’m writing after a lovely weekend spent on Long Island’s south fork village of East Hampton. I’m a year older and hopefully a bit wiser so I hope you enjoy my picks for what to eat, drink, and see while escaping New York. BOSTWICK’S CHOWDER HOUSE Best lobster roll in town! This seafood shack on the border of...

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