“A + Curated + Mix” January 24 event focused on carefully curated gift ideas for the body and soul— just in time for Valentine’s Day
Fairfield, CT – The Winged Tree, a personalized gift shopping service, and Elisa Contemporary Art are pleased to present “A + Curated + Mix”, a carefully curated collection of unique gift ideas for the loved ones in your life – just in time for Valentine’s Day.
On Thursday, January 24th from 6:00pm – 9:00 pm, guests are invited to experience a range of unique International items – all currently available through entrepreneurs in Connecticut – at the Elisa Contemporary Art Salon at 353 South Pine Creek Road in Fairfield.
According to Deb Lomma, owner, The Winged Tree, “The goal of this event is to introduce a range of exclusive and one-of-a-kind items and experiences to the men and women of Fairfield County Connecticut, who may not know of these unique offerings – for the body and soul – that are available in their own neighborhood!”
The International mix includes British Men's clothier, Stephen Kempson, who has outfitted leaders around the world due to his ability to keenly understand the individual tastes and needs of his clients while simplifying the bespoke process, as well as a collection of Capes by Italian designers from Torino, Marta Scarampi. Scarampi’s designs are made for a woman that wants to feel at ease in her everyday life, while combining functionality and quality.
Accessories include beautifully designed and illustrated bags and printed wraps by socially conscious company American Flora -- all created with Repreve fabric, made from recycled plastic bottles. All of American Flora bags are sewn in New Jersey with fabric printed in Connecticut. A vintage collection of Body Sculpture Jewelry by Joanne Cooper, all created in the 70's and 80's. This jewelry has been featured on the pages of Vogue, Harper’s Bazaar, Women’s Wear Daily, The New York Times, and Essence.
There will be a wine tasting from Scout & Cellar, clean-crafted wine from biodynamic and organic vineyards throughout the world.
Tastings with BE Chocolat, a Belgian master chocolatier exclusively using Callebaut Fairtrade Finest Belgian Chocolate. Production is hand made locally in Fairfield CT in small batches to preserve the subtleness of tastes in their premium ingredients.
It will all take place the Elisa Contemporary Art Salon where over 30 artists – including Connecticut artists Nina Bentley, Dale Najarian and Cynthia MacCollum – will be shown.
The event is open to the public, but reservations are required as there is limited space. To RSVP, email [email protected].
What: A + Curated + Mix at Elisa Contemporary Art Salon in Fairfield, CT
Featuring: Men's clothier Stephen Kempson, Italian Cape designer Marta Scarampi, American Flora bags and wraps, Body Sculpture Jewelry by Joanne Cooper, Clean-crafted wine from Scout & Cellar, Belgian chocolatier BE Chocolat and Elisa Contemporary Art
When: Thursday, January 24 from 6:00-9:00 pm.
Where: Elisa Contemporary Art Salon, 353 South Pine Creek Road, Fairfield CT
Parking Available: Blake Drive, Flax Road and Patrick Drive
About the Companies:
Elisa Contemporary Art
Elisa Contemporary Art represents a portfolio of emerging through mid-career contemporary artists. Founded in 2007 by Lisa Cooper, Elisa Contemporary Art is dedicated to promoting the appreciation and collection of art as a way to enrich and heal our lives, our communities, and the world. The Riverdale NY Gallery opened in 2008. The Art Salon in Fairfield CT opened in May 2017.
Elisa Contemporary Art has participated in international art fairs in New York, Miami and the Hamptons. We have curated over 40 art exhibits in public and private spaces in the Tri-State area.
We also believe in the power of giving back, and donate a portion of gallery sales to philanthropic organizations that help children and families within underserved communities heal and grow through their experience with art. We support Free Arts NYC, and The Art Therapy Project.
Elisa Contemporary Art has been featured in a number of publications including Ocean Home Magazine, Hamptons Cottages & Gardens, CT Cottages & Gardens Design Guide, Fairfield Magazine, New York Spaces and The New York Times. For additional information, visit www.ElisaContemporaryArt.com
The Winged Tree
The Winged Tree is a curated gift shopping resource, founded by Deb Lomma. Her belief is that inspired gifting creates a happier world. The gift ideas are both in and out of the box. Many times it is an experience that is created. According to Lomma, “Clients have told me that the gift I created has brought their recipient to tears, they have told me that my gift ideas have changed their relationship with the person that they have gifted. I love what I do, and the person gifting will receive as much joy from giving an inspired gift from The Winged Tree as will the recipient of their gift.” For more information, visit www.facebook.com/thewingedtree or Instagram: @TheWingedTree
In the spirit of sustainability and American manufacturing, Mary Brewster moved forward with developing American Flora. American Flora is an outgrowth of a commitment to creating beautiful products in a socially conscious way.
Beautifully designed and illustrated bags and printed wraps created with Repreve fabric, made from recycled plastic bottles. For more information visit, www.AmericanFlora.com
Benoit Racquet, founder of BE Chocolat, is a Belgian master chocolatier from Ceria culinary institute and was Chocolate Chef at the Belgian pavilion in Shanghai World Expo. BE Chocolat is exclusively using Callebaut Fairtrade Finest Belgian Chocolate. Production is hand made locally in Fairfield, CT in small batches to preserve the subtleness of tastes of premium ingredients. For more information, visit: www.bechocolat.com
Body Sculpture Jewelry by Joanne Cooper
Body Sculpture Jewelry by Joanne Cooper is a line of one of a kind jewelry, as well as designs for costume jewelry house, Ciner, all created in the 70's and 80's. Her jewelry has been featured on the pages of Vogue, Harper’s Bazaar, Women’s Wear Daily, The New York Times, and Essence. Worn by supermodels Margaux Hemingway and Beverly Johnson and Fashion Icon Geraldine Stutz. In the 70's and 80's her work was displayed and sold at high quality fashion retailers including Henri Bendel, Saks Fifth Avenue, Kruger Gallery, Hanae Mori, I Magnin, and Neiman-Marcus. Now exclusively available here.
Expert bespoke clothier Stephen Kempson has outfitted leaders in business, entertainment and media and continues to draw a diverse clientele due to his ability to keenly understand the individual tastes and needs of his clients while simplifying the bespoke process.
Kempson is recognized among the country’s finest personal tailors. He has been featured in The Financial Times, The Robb Report, Departures magazine and other leading publications.
After several years’ experience working with leading industry brands, Kempson founded bespoke clothier brand, Stephen Kempson London on the basic principle that a client’s personality should always be reflected in their wardrobe. Kempson’s fundamental belief is a man’s personal style is their signature brand and Stephen Kempson London serves to refine and reflect that style.
Kempson’s fundamental belief is a man’s personal style is their signature brand and Stephen Kempson London serves to refine and reflect that style. For more information visit, www.stephenkempson.com
Marta Scarampi is an Italian made-to-order clothing brand specializing in the design and manufacturing of capes. Blending innovative style, color and feminine elegance, Marta Scarampi designs are made for a woman that wants to feel at ease in her everyday life combining functionality and quality.
For more information, visit: www.martascarampi.com
Scout & Cellar
Scout & Cellar wines are clean-crafted using grapes grown in organic and biodynamic vineyards around the world. The grapes are hand-picked and vinified without added chemicals, sulfites and sugar and then independently lab tested for purity. Wine as nature intended.....and curated by our founder, a Level 3 Sommelier. A cleaner, healthier and altogether better wine experience! For more information, visit www.scoutandcellar.com/TheMackays