Retail Therapy

SWIRLING INTO TOWN
Always fresh, always tasty, and now in Connecticut! Pinkberry’s first CT location is now open for business in Fairfield, and offering yogurt in five distinctive flavors: Original, Pomegranate, Coconut, Chocolate, Mango, and a sixth seasonal flavor that will rotate throughout the year. And of course, you can finish off your treat with fresh fruit, granola, or any number of other great toppings. 1512 Post Road, Fairfield, (203) 292-9364, pinkberry.com.

ALL MADE UP
Kimara Ahnert’s new townhouse-style makeup studio offers the warmth and personal attention that department store makeup counters lack. Let Ahnert and her staff help you create a perfectly personalized skin care regimen and choose a color palette that suits your face shape and coloring, in a place where, as Kimara herself says, “everyone knows your name.” 88 Greenwich Avenue, Greenwich, (203) 861-1600, kimara.com.

FABULOUS FABRICS
Finnish design company Marimekko is setting up shop Stateside. Known for their colorful prints, the company will be brightening up Crate & Barrel’s SoHo store with a 1,775-square-foot shop-in-shop. If you’re in the area, why not kill two birds with one stone, and stop on by? At Crate & Barrel, NYC, (212) 780-0004, marimekko.com.

ART SCHOOL
Fairfield University’s new Bellarmine Museum of Art has an impressive collection of classical, medieval, Renaissance, Baroque, Celtic and Asian art and artifacts. Located in Bellarmine Hall, a 1920s mansion, the 2,700-square-foot museum is open to the public Monday through Friday from 10am to 3pm during the academic year. At Fairfield University, 1073 N. Benson Rd., Fairfield, (203) 254-4000, fairfield.edu.

DESIGN FOR ALL
Celebrate the opening of Shelter Interiors, LLC’s new location on November 11, with drinks, food and giveaways during downtown Milford’s “Second Thursday” event. The store, owned by two interior designers, offers home furnishings and accessories, as well as design services for projects of any size and any budget. 50 S. Broad St., Armory Square, Milford, (203) 301-4886, shelterinteriorsllc.com.

SPOTLIGHT ON LOCAL TALENT
James Doyle Design Associates won the 2010 International APLD Gold Award for Residential Design, and also received the title of “Landscape Designer of the Year,” the most highly valued award in the competition. James Doyle Design Associates, 125 Greenwich Ave., Greenwich, (203) 869-2900, jdda.com.