The Nantucket Wine Festival hosted Preview/press parties in Boston and New York this Spring and currentVintage was along for both…The Boston event was held at GRILL 23 on an early April afternoon and was filled with Chefs from around the city (such as Lydia Shire), NWF  trade partners, Nantucketers and, of course, press.  Mark Goldweitz, […]

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On the left bank, the chateaux are big, the vineyards are big and the wines are big.  On the right bank, many properties, especially in Pomerol and Saint-Emilion, are darn-near Burgundian in comparison, eg 10-20 hectare vs 100.  If I had to pick just one spot in Bordeaux to visit, I would vote for charming […]

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There are pros & cons to any travel destination.  With left bank Bordeaux, it is hellish city traffic and great distances to cover between towns in the Medoc and perhaps a little rain–this is France, after all.  However, the majesty of the great chateau and beauty of the vineyards  more than rewarded the early a.m. […]

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Why we love fashion:  it’s ability to transport and elevate via expression of creativity in the face of almost any political and economic reality. I don’t really remember much about 1994 but I do recall this photo.  Those were the Clinton years and I believe things were just beginning to feel like they were on […]

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Not surprisingly, I have always wanted to live in a Slim Aarons photo.  Not surprisingly, because that was the point of Slim’s picture perfect documentation of the beautiful life. This 1970 series of a pool party in Palm Springs is just the beautiful life I long to inhabit–with a name like Helen Dzo Dzo and […]

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I came across a photo archive of Elizabeth Taylor recently.  While it began with recent years and looked backward, I prefer to focus on the beautiful shots of her in the 60s…this one, in particular.  Not the ingenue or widow or aging starlet, but a confident, worldly woman, for whom there were few things that […]

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Veuve Clicquot brunch on Nantucket…Beautiful girls (and guy) in beautiful dresses (and jackets) in a most beautiful setting…sigh. photos courtesy of model Jane Conway

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In celebration of Nantucket creativity, fashion and fashion shows, cV would like to give a shout out to Charlotte Hess, of isobel & cleo, maker of luxurious knits, handmade on island.  She began with a desire to perpetuate the true elegance and long lasting luxury of bespoke hand made garments… Kindred spirits!  At cV, we […]

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On Friday, July 20, 2012, currentVintage did a fashion show for A Safe Place in the garden of a beautiful Sconset home on Nantucket Island.  Our chic vintage fashions for men and women were paired with hats form Peter Beaton.  As they say, a picture is worth a thousand words… Photos by: Kris Kinsley Hancock/nantucketpix.com […]

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Summertime on Nantucket…and the living is Busy. There is an endless calendar of social events, a dizzying number of fine dining destinations–and countless tranquil locations to get away from it all when you need a break. If you need to know what’s happening, check out Nantucket’s newest website, NantucketChronicle.com.  It is all things Nantucket–Dining, Real […]

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