Embrace the great outdoors with a fresh, new look

Whether you are hosting an outdoor gathering or updating your backyard space, we've got just what you are looking for.

Backyard and Beyond
Kick off the outdoor entertaining season in style with patio umbrellas, grills, accessories and dining sets from the new Fortunoff Backyard Store in Stamford. Create an entirely new living space that stretches beyond the limits of the imagination. Fortunoff’s patio furniture sets are available in the latest materials and finishes, such as reclaimed teak, cast aluminum, wicker and more. 2300 Summer St., Stamford, 203-817-0760, fortunoffbys.com.

Hold Your Horses
Opening this month in Greenwich: the newest Hermès boutique to carry the women’s, men’s and home collections (Circuit 24 pillows shown here). A window installation, designed in collaboration with artist Pamen Pereira, will showcase the Hermès annual theme, A Sporting Life, in a way that best reflects the strong equestrian culture of the Greenwich community. The installation will display the iconic Jumping ladies’ boots and the brand new Hermès Cavale saddle. 289 Greenwich Ave., Greenwich, 203-622-3007, hermes.com.

Cutting-edge Kitchen
Rye Ridge Tile Home Collections showroom, in collaboration with Integral Renovation Projects, will now carry the new Atelier kitchen line from Aster Cucine, one of the leading manufacturers of kitchen design in Italy. The showroom will display finish and door samples from Aster Cucine’s three additional modern collections, all with the clean look of defined lines and hidden hinges, including Contempora, Avenue and Timeline. 520 North Main St., Port Chester, NY, 914-939-1100, ryeridgetile.com, astercucineusa.com.



Chic Boutique
In April, the trendy fashion label, Joie, brought casual yet sophisticated Southern California style and contemporary brands to its new Westport store. Joie carries shoes, handbags, jewelry and clothing for the savvy, fashion-minded, modern woman, along with unique items designed to fit the style and climate of Connecticut like the silk Merina dress, shown here in dark navy. 48 Post Road East, Westport, 203-682-0409, joie.com.

Everlasting Elegance
Restoration Hardware recently launched a new tabletop collection now available in its stores. The Grand Rimmed collection includes authentic Chinese porcelain dinnerware with mugs, bowls and five graduated sizes of plates, scaled to service multiple courses and settings. Made from an exclusive blend of premium clays, the dinnerware has exceptional durability to endure years of daily use. Each set is offered in white and four timeless, hand-dipped glazes— fog (shown above), ivory, prairie and graphite. 239 Greenwich Ave., Greenwich, 203-552-1040, 76 Post Road East, Westport, 203-222-1027, rh.com.

Morgan Dancy and Emily Sabia

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