|Some of the Calypso confections at the new boutique!|
Just when you thought the expertly edited selection at Calypso St. Barth couldn’t get any more magnif, the brand will open a dedicated accessories boutique at 280 Mott Street on Saturday, November 19th. This morning, I attended a press preview for the shop and nearly died of sparkle envy. The bracelets, scarves and glittering shoes look like sick finds from an unforgettable vaca somewhere far flung. “We’ve curated a unique assortment of jewelry, bags, cold weather accessories and giftables that represent the spirit of the Calypso St. Barth lifestyle,” says President, Stefanie DiRienzo Smith. Read on…
|These shoes stopped me DEAD in my tracks.|
The boutique is tucked away on Mott Street in a former speak-easy that still boasts a secret door (!) (the only thing better than a dumb waiter is a secret door) and the original façade. Once inside, you’ll see a custom made armoire, a floating tufted poof and a brass vanity, all adding to the dream closet vibe of the store.
At the Calypso St. Barth accessories boutique, you’ll find one-of-a-kind pieces and collectibles from around the world, such as:
-Nada Sawaya’s one of a kind snakeskin clutches and handbags ($850-$3,650)
-Lena Skadegard’s freshwater and baroque, one of a kind, jewelry ($75-$1,800)
-Wayuu Tata one of a kind cotton bags with serial numbers carved into the wooden ring, benefiting indigenous artisan women in Venezuela and Columbia ($180)
-Glamourpuss fur scarves and hats ($225-$995)
-Corelia Leets earrings and charms, curated for us, in Paris ($125-$675)
-Stationery and calendars from russell+hazel ($30-$45)
-NMBR NINE, one of a kind, snakeskin iPad cases ($249)
-Cleobella hand embellished, sequined boxes from Bali ($85 for set of 3)
There are also Calypso St. Barth seasonal must-haves including:
– The Pom Pom knit beanie hat with a rabbit fur pom pom ($65)
– The Loop Funnel rabbit fur neck scarf ($95)
– The Sola – a wide brim felt hat with a metallic band accent ($95)
Lastly, hit up the opening party on Sunday, November 20 featuring blogger Man Repeller, Leandra Medine.
From noon until 4pm, swing by the shop for onsite styling, giveaways and more.
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