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A Summer Soiree in Westchester Magazine
I'm thrilled and honored to have been featured in the Summer 2018 Westchester Magazine about summer entertaining. I thought I would share with you a few tips.
Westport Shop Elevates the Art of Correspondence
Shari Lebowitz easily recalls the stationery that gave flight to the many notes she wrote from her tweens to her college years.
“My mother got me stationery from Crane’s,” she says of Crane & Co., the Dalton, Mass.-based fine stationers, whose clients span from Paul Revere to Jimmy Fallon. “It had an embossed butterfly on it and my name was in lime green, which I thought was the bee’s knees.”
Bespoke Designs: A Neighborhood Gem Lays Just Off the Beaten Path in Sconset Square
Shari Lebowitz (designer, proprietor and “paperpreneur”) is tall and bubbly and wears the type of fashion eyeglasses only the truly chic among us can pull off. Her visually exciting studio and showroom with its adjoining retail component is a feast for the senses. Walter, the miniature poodle, stops by for pets and attention. Besides serving as chief store greeter, Walter also has a keen interest in document shredding.
Speaking Of Bespoke Designs
For years, Shari Lebowitz visited Westport. When the time came to leave Manhattan — and her very successful interior design firm — our town’s arts, culture and strong sense of community made it a natural new home.
New Westport Shop Celebrates Elegant Art of Putting Pen to Paper
In the age of e-mail and texting, some might think the elegance of handwritten words on well-designed stationery is a thing of the past. Think again, says Shari Lebowitz, owner of Bespoke Designs, a couture invitation, stationery and celebrations studio that just opened its doors at 5A Sconset Square.
Bespoke Designs Hosts Meet and Greet with Nancy Sharon Collins, Stationer
On Monday April 10th, 2017, Nancy Sharon Collins will be visiting Bespoke Designs from 1:00 – 4:00 pm. Mrs. Collins will introduce her Lagniappe line of stationery and sign copies of her book, The Complete Engraver, Monograms, Crests, Ciphers, Seals and The Etiquette of Social Stationery.