Millie Rae’s Home for the holidays with Connecticut in Style by Sarah O’Brien
Is it possible for something to be a sure thing and a surprise at the same time? Whenever I need something special for a gift, or for my home or garden, I can always count on Millie Rae’s. I never know what I will get (that’s the lovely surprise) but I do know that I will get something fabulous (that’s the sure thing). Millie Rae’s, located in Westport, Connecticut and owned and operated by Cheryl Sugel, it is “filled with vintage items for the home, girl and garden.” I can literally spend an hour inside this gorgeous shop looking at all the eye candy. I love how unique her items are and I love how exceedingly well priced they are. I visit regularly and am always amazed at the special things that simply cannot be found elsewhere. I stopped in a few days ago to check out their wide selection of holiday gifts and decor and wanted to share my favorite things that will make anyone on your gift list completely ecstatic! Whether you are looking for a stocking stuffer or a significant gift – Millie Rae’s has it in spades. Let’s start the tour!that’s me wearing one of Millie Rae’s scarves and holding a glittery holiday house, they have many house styles to choose from and I want them all to make a little village!
All photos by Sarah O’Brien, Founder & Creative Director of Connecticut in Style. Copyright 2015.
More about Millie Rae’s from Cheryl:
Millie Rae’s is a store in Westport, Connecticut filled with things I love. Mostly vintage, it features “beautiful things for the home, girl & garden.”
For the home… a neutral palette with accents in sea colors, sometimes with glimmer and sheen. Millie Rae’s can both furnish your home and accessorize it. From painted, gilded, and distressed major furniture pieces, to piles of lux pillows, leather poufs, glazed garden stools, mirrors, lighting, bar & table top, baskets, vintage silver, gift books, lovely throws and always, great candles.
For the girl…an ideal updated wardrobe. Explore our sumptuously stocked “jewelry bar” featuring modern vintage jewelry, from casual to urban rocker, from delicate layers to bold statements. Browse our growing fashion collection of easy, fun and fashionable clothing that take her from errands to a night out on the town. It has a casual chic vibe that works for any age. We round out with totes & evening bags, luxurious scarves & wraps, from faux fur to sheer linen, cashmere and silk.
For the garden… iconic stone accessories that are both decorative and functional to complement any outdoor space, from the most grand to the most intimate. Our store entrance features matching urns planted in the style of my own garden, and I always have great vessels in all sizes for your container plants.
A huge fan of dogs, they’re featured in one of a kind charming finds including original wall art. Our unofficial mascot is a large stone dog carrying a basket to guard the entry of a home or garden path.
To celebrate the change of seasons we bring in special holiday pieces to create an extra delight in your home, and gifts for all occasions.
I have many resources around the country for antiques, vintage pieces and trendy lines. I hope I have created an inviting, fun, charming place to shop.