Gift Guide

Having a tough time finding interesting gifts? Solidarity. So we’re featuring the coolest gift ideas for men, women, kids, and furry friends. The best part is, every item is locally made, locally owned or locally sold, and suitable for any gift-giving occasion (except for the reindeer stocking holder. That’s sort of specific to the holiday season.)

Crazy Fabulous Party Clothes

Westport Lifestyle had a mission for Maria Risso Rowbotham of Style by Risso (@stylebyrisso): Dress five of our readers in festive outfits from local boutiques.

Grits and Glamour

If you’re looking for a family destination in the Lowcountry that offers southern hospitality, seclusion and a wide assortment of things to do, consider Montage Palmetto Bluff. 

Punch that Packs a Wallop

 Holiday Party Punch  Ingredients:  1 bottle sparkling cider

Happy Everything!

Happy Holidays! What a fun time of year! No matter what holiday you celebrate it’s impossible not to feel the magic of December. This issue is packed with ways to make your December cheerful, bright, and Westport all the way, starting with party season! We teamed up with some of our favorite local boutiques and style … Continued

December 2019 Around Town

PopShop Market PopShop is an indoor and open-air pop-up market that features a curated vendor roster of antique and repurposed furniture, artwork, jewelry, and apparel by local artists, designers, and merchants. Each event celebrates delicious food from the hottest food trucks. Guests can sip a cocktail from the full bar while they shop local for everything needed for the season. It’s a … Continued

Harvest Fest

300 Westporters showed up on September 14 to celebrate Harvest Fest, Wakeman Town Farm’s annual sold-out fundraiser, which raises money to bring scholarship students to the Farm for free. The event brought together local farmers, chefs, sponsors and guests for an evening of good food, live music and auctions to benefit the Farm’s educational programs. Photos: Mindy Briar.

Victory Cup Polo Match

Celebrating its 15th year, turn-out was large for The Victory Cup Polo Tournament at the Fairfield County Hunt Club. Families enjoyed a gorgeous day of green grass, friends, majestic horses, heart pounding polo, food and cocktails! Photos: Mindy Briar.

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Gold Nuggets

 Everyone loves a success story.  Michael Gold, founder of Gold Family Wealth, is one of those stories. He grew up in a tiny apartment in Queens, sharing a bedroom with his older sister. He struggled throughout his youth, trying and failing to overcome lackluster education opportunities, a poor neighborhood, and losing his mother to cancer.  But, from the depths of…

Attention Shoppers

Those who know me know that I’m a shopper. I prefer the term “smart and stylish consumer” but, like most of my self-glorifying terms, it hasn’t stuck. Nevertheless, I am in an excellent position to recommend Savvy + Grace (S+G) for every gift you don’t trust your spouse or beloved other to properly select.

Yes, Westport, There Is a Santa Claus

 Yes, Westport, there is a Santa Claus  His name is Al Diguido  Ah, Cribari Bridge: the narrowest fully-functioning bridge in modern society. If Saugatuck is a toothpaste tube full of cars, Cribari is the aperture through which the traffic laboriously squeezes.