LITCHFIELD >> For more than 60 years, a house tour hosted the Litchfield Aid of the Connecticut Junior Republic offered ticket holders an insiders’ view to some of the town’s most stately and historic homes. The event, dubbed the Litchfield House Tour, over the years, was held traditionally on the second weekend in July. Until this year, that is. The Litchfield Aid, a group founded in 1911 to support the efforts of the Connecticut Junior Republic in helping troubled youth fin
LAKEVILLE, Conn., July 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Becket, an exciting new label in the fashion industry, announced today it has launched a Kickstarter campaign Becket, a new brand created by fashion designer Bunny Donahue, promises to be the next best thing to hit the fashion world. Becket represents a modern nod to the chic, glamorous style of the past—with a twist. Inspired by the countryside around her home, many of Bunny's designs incorporate digitally printed scenes taken
Join fashion designer Bunny Donahue as she invites investors to share in her dream—Becket. A stunning new line of dresses. The Becket Dress is a modern nod to the chic, glamorous style of the past— designed in flattering silhouettes in luxurious European fabrics.
I recently attended a fabulous dinner party in an old mansion, Mepal Manor, in Massachusetts and it was a rather formal affair. Consequently, I wore a gorgeous silver jacquard cocktail number with a mink stole and opera length white kid gloves. The gloves stole the show. I felt as though I was channeling Audrey Hepburn in “Funny Face”, or better yet, my mother, from back in the day. (My mother, I am convinced, is the one and only Betty Draper inspiration.) Like hats, wome
Bunny Blog intro I'm excited to be launching my new website as we launch our kickStarter campaign! Join me on a tour of becketdress.com and discover what makes the Becket dress so special. The Becket Dress is a classic, ladylike dress that fits and feels good on the body, designed in silhouettes flattering on women of all ages. My dresses are designed with a distinctive use of color and print. Some of them I create myself from the nature found around my home in the Litchfiel
Becket New York dresses are sewn at 270 West 38th Street in Manhattan, the home of Ruby Fashions. Bunny Donahue, a fashion designer from Salisbury and the owner and creator of Becket, said she contracts with domestic factories like Ruby because they produce the highest quality product. “The Becket customer appreciates fine quality,” she said. (Or “good needle,” as it is called in the fashion industry.) Quality is one feature Becket customers will pay for, as her line averages