Summer Inspirations: Accessories, Appliances and Gifts

We've discovered some of this summer's must-have products.

This month, many new shops have opened offering new collections of fine jewelry and menswear to home goods and more. See who made the list!



Innobo Inc. recently launched Duro, Sweden’s leading wallpaper brand, with three collections now available in the U.S., including Gammalsvenska, Atmosfär III and Galleri (shown here). Duro, meaning strong and durable, offers high-quality, classic and contemporary patterns with a dirt-repellent exterior for easy cleaning. Duro’s traditional surface printing creates a rich application of color and vibrant surface area with a hand-printed look and feel. Through McDermott Paint and Wallpaper, 35 Spring St., Greenwich, 203-622-0699,,






Privet House, the charming Connecticut shop that takes pride in being “an emporium of home goods, antiques and curiosities,” has moved from Warren to New Preston. From vintage pitchers to out-of-print books, Privet House offers a treasure trove of decorative wares and unique items. For a relaxing shopping adventure, discover the lovely perfumed candles from Cire Trudon, the world’s oldest candlemaker. 13 East Shore Rd., New Preston, 860-868-1800, 18 Grigg St., Greenwich, 203-340-9544,




Just in time for its upcoming 250th anniversary, Baccarat is opening its newest boutique in New York City this month. The expansive 2,800-square-foot store will showcase the latest tableware, decorative objects and lighting, such as the Lady Crinoline chandelier (shown here). 635 Madison Ave., NYC, 212-826-4100,


Richards of Greenwich recently welcomed Brunello Cucinelli to a shop located on the main floor. The space was redesigned using elements of light wood and a neutral palette to showcase Cucinelli’s bold menswear. The luxurious collection features suits and sports coats with a slimmer fit that can be worn with casual shirts and skinny ties for a fashionable, sophisticated look. 359 Greenwich Ave., Greenwich, 203-622-0551,

A cut above
This month, Simon Teakle will host the first exhibition of Taffin Fine Jewelry designed by James de Givenchy. More than 100 Taffin pieces will be on display June 6–8, 10 a.m.–6 p.m. De Givenchy innovatively pairs assorted gemstones and elegant diamonds to create an air of whimsy with vibrant colors and aesthetic designs, such as the emerald and diamond ring shown here. 4 Grigg St., Greenwich, 203-769-5888,,

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