Monthly Archives: May 2011

Slim Aarons and Vintage Chic Style

May 31, 2011
Hi all! You probably know we champion a “vintage chic” design style, which we want to really look at more in depth today. To us, vintage chic is synonymous with Slim Aarons, the famed mid-century photographer who made his career out of what he called “photographing attracti... READ MORE >

Chic Shop Featured on Style Beat!

May 27, 2011
The oh-so-stylish Marisa Marcantonio recently featured Chic Shop on her design blog Style Beat—one of our very favorite blogs—and we wanted to give her a huge thank-you shout out. Believe it or not, Marisa and Hillary are actually both from Locust Valley and used to ice skate... READ MORE >

Shopping the Dixie Highway in West Palm Beach

May 26, 2011
Hillary recently helped Marlien Rentmeester of Lucky magazine furnish Marlien’s new Cape-Cod-style home. (You may have seen some of it in the Jan/Feb issue of Lonny!) Believe it or not, together Hillary and Marlien hit the thrift stores on the Dixie Highway in Palm Beach and we... READ MORE >

Cambodia’s Design Renaissance

May 25, 2011
We always find inspiration for our clients and products from jaunts to exotic places. At the top of our travel wish list is Cambodia. Though rarely thought of as a style hub, Cambodia is currently going through an exciting and promising design renaissance. We love the piece Trend... READ MORE >

Cheers to Chic Bar Setups!

May 24, 2011
We have a thing for vintage barware, and we must say, a home bar to show it off in is an added bonus! (It’s five o’clock somewhere, right?!) Thank goodness home entertaining has come a long way from the days of the stuffy sitting room. We especially love that throwing a fun o... READ MORE >

Finials: The Final Touch

May 24, 2011
We think of finials as jewelry for your lamps. Just as an outfit looks unfinished without the perfect necklace or earrings, a lamp looks unfinished without a really CHIC  finial to top things off. Since these crowning jewels are often overlooked by the design world—you may hav... READ MORE >

Why the Name ‘Happiness is a Pink Foo Dog’?

May 24, 2011
Friends! We are so excited about our new blog and hope you’ll find it inspiring (that’s our mission – to be INSPIRING!). You may be wondering about the name ‘Happiness is a Pink Foo Dog”.  If you know me even a little bit, you know that my favorite color is pink and th... READ MORE >