Saturday, September 19, 2015 at 1:09AM
JASON JOBSON in Figue, Kitchen Goods, Meighan Morrison, New Preston 06777, PRIVET HOUSE, The Furniture Bible

The powerful abstract by Meighan Morrison, Pr of yellow chairs 19thc France,If you live in the Northeast, you've felt that first hint of Fall.  The cool breeze in the evenings that means the hottest days of Summer are fading, and the leaves will start their electric color show soon!   There is no better way to enjoy the Fall season like a weekend drive.  With all the car rental options today, it's never been easier to enjoy an inpromtu day trip, or overnight getaway.   There are few parts of the country more beautiful than North West corner of Connecticut.   Town after town filled with manicured town greens, historic homes, charming cafes, and some of the chicest home decor / antique shops you'll find anywhere!Napoleon III Chesterfield - 1930's France, covered in charcoal denim -Table also 19thc France - Napoleon III Yellow bowls - hand painted from Turkey - All the pillows made using vintage African Kente Cloth

New Preston is such a town, and Privet House is a popular destination for all things interior.  The store carries an impressive range of housewares, furniture, artwork, and fashion accessories that will tantalize even the most experienced shopper.   Every time I walk into Privet House I'm stopped in my tracks by the creative vignettes the creative team of professionals pulls together.  Case in point - the striking black and white abstract paintings by Meighan Morrison.  Her work is gaining attention from some serous art collectors. The best part - you never know what will jump out at you.  It might be the latest line of candles from Paris, pillows covered in vintage fabric, modern art, or even the hottest new line of fashion or accessories in the curated pop-up space next door - Privet Lives.   While Privet House has become known for developing a following for certain brands, in Privet Lives they celebrate the novelty of pop-up store experience in 6 to 8 week shopping opportunities.   One of the most popular recent pop-ups FIGUE.  You'll always find something new at Privet House & Privet Lives.

Don't let the good taste scare you, the store is known for the wide price range they offer.  It's all about style, not pricepoints.   You might find something you love selling for $20.00, or then again it might be $5,000.00.  That's the sign of great taste - not pretentious - but eclectic and beautiful.

There's SO much more to discover in New Preston.  From Kitchen Goods to Cafe's.. click over to village's website to get a full list of stores and directions - #NewPreston06777

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