Monthly Archives: August 2011

Finials on Parade

August 29, 2011
We are so excited about all the places we’ve seen our finials lately! Take a look: Marisa of Stylebeat and The Editor at Large selected a vibrant array from our Finial Touch Rock n’ Rolla collection for display at the California Bespoke exhibition at the recent CA Gift Show i... READ MORE >

3 Recent Finds We’re Swooning Over…

August 26, 2011
We’re always on the hunt for stylish home goodies for Chic Shop and our interior designs. Whether we’re talking diamonds in the rough or the best of the best, we love discovering gems of home décor. Here are three of our most recent finds that have us smitten: One word is pe... READ MORE >

Customers Share Photos of Finials in Their Homes

August 23, 2011
We love how jewelry-like finials polish the look of a lamp, and we’ve shared professional photos of finials from The Finial Touch by Hillary Thomas Designs here on the blog doing just that. But would you like to see how these finials look in our customers’ homes as well? Some... READ MORE >

Spotlight On: George Briard Glassware

August 19, 2011
From time to time we carry George Briard vintage glassware at Chic Shop, including these eight vintage George Briard scroll glasses available now: Aren’t these retro low balls the most gorgeous things you’ve ever seen? (We can just see Don Draper or Roger Sterling sip... READ MORE >

Lucky Magazine Names LA’s Best Home Stores

August 17, 2011
Shopping and style magazine Lucky recently recommended top shopping destinations here in Los Angeles, and we were thrilled to see Chic Shop first on the list! Lucky’s Marlien Rentmeester put the guide together. Here’s her fab description of Chic Shop: “Interior designer (an... READ MORE >

Spotlight On: Parks Fine Art

August 15, 2011
Our good friend Liz Parks is a contemporary design consultant in New York City, and her recent summer newsletter is filled with GREAT eye candy! We just couldn’t help but share some of these fabulous pictures available through Parks Fine Art. Enjoy—we know we did! Isca Greenf... READ MORE >

Hillary’s Top Tray Table Picks

August 5, 2011
We have a confession: We’re obsessed with tray tables. You can use them in stylish bar setups, as practical side tables, to house a lovely vignette, and more; really, the list goes on and on! Hillary recently picked her top tray tables perfect for any budget, so, without furthe... READ MORE >

Chic Shades: More Fab Lamp Accessories

August 3, 2011
We talk a lot about The Finial Touch by Hillary Thomas Designs, but who says chic lamp accessories should end there? Not us! We’re all for lighting that’s as stylish as it is functional, so we have tons of shades perfect for perching on your luxe lamps. Better yet, we’re co... READ MORE >