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Happy November! Holiday Return Policy

Happy November! Holiday Return Policy

Happy November! 

It's officially the holiday season and we are looking forward to welcomig locals and visitors to Tiburon throughot November and December.  We have lots of great giftable items available in store and look forward ot helping you find the perfect gift.  If you have any questions, please email us at Thank you and happy shopping!. Lisa Lori

Holiday Return Policy

Items purchased at The Perfect Provenance that are sold between November 15, 2023 and December 24, 2023, may be returned through January 8, 2024 for a store credit or exchange. Items returned within 7 days of purchase are entitled to a full refund. 

Please note that all other terms and conditions provided in The Perfect Provenance Returns and Refunds Policy are still applicable with respect to such items purchased. All purchases made after December 25, 2023 are subject to the Standard Return Policy.  All holiday, sale items and food related items are final sale and non refundable.

Standard Return Policy

There are a few important things to keep in mind when returning a purchase from online or in store. 

  • You have 7 calendar days to return an item from the date you received it for a full refund.
  • Customers are responsible for all return shipping charges and original shipping costs are non-refundable.
  • All oversea shipments are subject to specific country customs, duties, and taxes which The Perfect Provenance is not responsible for.
  • We hope your items arrive safely but if for any reason there is damage, please send us photos of the damage so we can submit a claim and replace or refund your purchase. 

There are some items, however, that are ineligible for return, including:

  • All sale items 
  • Food/ Perishables
  • Holiday Merchandise
  • Beauty Products.
  • Merchandise that is damaged once it leaves our store.
  • All purchase must return in the condition in which it left our store to be eligible for a refund. 

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Introducing The Perfect Provenance Luxury Italian Cashmere Collection

Introducing The Perfect Provenance Luxury Italian Cashmere Collection

The Perfect Provenance is thrilled to announce the launch of it's exclusive new 100% Italian Cashmere Collection featuring items for men & women. A collaboration between lifelong friends…Perfect Provenance founder Lisa Lori & designer Kathy Van Zeeland to create a beautiful collection of cashmere sweaters in a gorgeous palette of amazing colors. Combining their lifetime of experience in fashion, retail and marketing to create a beautiful luxury line of cashmere.Contemporary designs, cool and vibrant colors, and quality craftsmanship are the hallmark of the collection. Each style is soft, cozy and endlessly versatile. The collection can be dressed up or dressed down - each sweater will go wherever your life may take you.
100% Italian CashmereMade from the finest yarns produced in the Cariaggi Italian factory, located in the green surroundings of Marche Apennines, Italy. The Cariaggi yarn factory has been processing and selecting high-class cashmere fibers for over 60 years. They are constantly ensuring the yarns are top quality and made exclusively in Italy. Cariaggi supplies cashmere to Brunello Cucinelli, Loro Piano and Zegna to name a few.Made in ItalyHandmade with care one piece at a time by Italian Artisans in Abbiate Grasso - a delightful town in northern Italy which preserves the quality and luxury of “handmade” pieces. Each item is made with the finest cashmere in the world, sewn and finished by hand which makes each piece special and unique.Focus on Sustainability 
Sustainability is part of the manufacturing philosophy. Guaranteeing added value to each piece through a process that improves environmental impact and reduces energy consumption and CO2 emissions. 
The Cariaggi factory makes it a point to care for the environment, social interests, and animal welfare through an Ethical Yarn Evolution. Cariaggi has created a technique called Systema Naturae: an absolutely natural and ecological yarn and organic coloring process that uses flowers, roots, and berries. Using fibers from organic farming.
  • Organic Content Standard: Third party declaration that ensures the product has all or part natural fibers from organic farming. 

  • 100% Renewable Energy System 

  • ZQ Wool Certification: Guarantees a better quality of life for the animals, the planet, and people. 

  • Health and Textile Voluntary Certification: Monitors the correct use of chemicals and guarantees the eco-toxicological quality of the product throughout the supply chain.
  • Environmental, Health, and Safety Standards Certification: Managing system to improve environmental performances and occupational health & safety.

Women's Collection:

High-quality winter staples made of the finest Italian cashmere. Our women's collection is feminine, timeless, and undeniably cozy.

This collection includes beautiful soft colors featuring: Our Crew Neck in Fog Grey or Cool Blue, our V-Neck in Majolica Blue or Sherbert Green, the Three-Quarter Cardigan in Blush Pink or Lavender, the cozy Knit Cardigan in short or long, and a fabulous tank to pair it all together.

Cashmere Tank in Black 
Soft, delicate sustainable cashmere tank that can be dressed up or down. It features ribbed detailing that gives you a little shape without sacrificing comfort.
Mid-Length Cable Knit Cardigan in Champagne Beige
Cashmere Women's Crew Neck in Fog Grey or Cool Blue 
Cashmere V-Neck in Majolica Blue or Sherbert Green
Three-Quarter Cashmere Cardigan in Blush Pink or Lavender
Long Cable Knit Cashmere Cardigan in Black 
This thick and buttery pure cashmere cardigan will become your wardrobe staple.
Men's Collection:
An essential sweater perfect for everyday wear. Made of 100% sustainable cashmere, this v-neck is versatile, cozy, and refined. Coming in three handsome colors, Atlantis Blue, Champagne Beige, and Neptune Navy. 
Cashmere V-Neck in Atlantis Blue
Cashmere V-Neck in Champagne Beige
Cashmere V-Neck in Neptune Navy

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Napa Valley Eats


As part of my homage to Northern California I wanted to share a few of my favorite places to eat in the heart of wine country. Napa Valley is home to many great vineyards and just as many restaurants. New ones sprout up all the time and others stand the test of time. Here are a few of my favs for your next trip but really this is just scratching the surface -- Napa has so many great restaurants it's hard even to just pick a few. The best part of your California adventure is the ability to eat outside almost year round -- if it's chilly there are often heaters or a warm fire nearby. I love eating outside and it adds to the enjoyment of my evening. Local in season ingredients, ethically raised meat ensure that your food is literally farm to table. Enjoy!  

Angele Restaurant

A great French restaurant with wonderful in or outdoor seating along the Napa Valley River.  If you are staying in downtown Napa this is a wonderful option for a great glass of wine and bistro style fare.

(707) 252-8115, 540 Main St, Napa, CA 


Thomas Keller's home turf is in downtown Yountville which has several of his restaurants (French Laundry's home), his company headquarters and his vegetable farm. Bouchon is a Paris bistro in the middle of wine country with all of the noise and fun of the city in a beautiful setting.  

(707) 944-8037, 6534 Washington St, Yountville, CA 

Goose & Gander

Goose & Gander is home to one of the best cocktail bars in the Valley with a cozy downstairs bar perfect for a nightcap or before your table is ready.  The restaurant serves hearty American food and they often features small local producing wineries as part of their menu. We love hearing about very small wineries and trying new varietals. They have a great outdoor garden to eat in or a warm pub interior with a welcoming staff.

(707) 967-8779, 1245 Spring St, St Helena, CA 

Oakville Grocery

The Oakville Grocery is a must stop on your way up and down the St. Helena Highway -- it has a wonderful deli, pizza oven and a line around the block most weekends. I like to go on the weekdays but whether you want to pick up a sandwich or wine and cheese for a picnic it has wonderful choices.

(707) 944-8802, 7856 St Helena Hwy, Oakville, CA 94562 

Model Bakery

Model Bakery is famous throughout the valley for their delicious sandwiches, quiches, coffee and croissants and cookies. All the wine tasting, hiking and relaxing is easily nourished with a stop at the bakery. There are few locations including Napa near the Oxbow Market and downtown St. Helena.

(707) 259-1128, 644 1st St, Napa, CA 94559 

Regiis Ova Caviar

The newest shiny place on the block in Yountville opened by Tom Keller -- caviar is having a moment. With live music and an elegant in or outdoor setting I love inviting visitors here for a great glass of champagne and apps before dinner.  

(707) 947-718, 6480 Washington St, Yountville, CA 

The Charter Oak

The Charter Oak receives rave reviews from just about everyone who visits and it is well deserved. I love the atmosphere with it's big warm wood burning oven in the dining room, giants wood beams and great bar setting and it's outdoor beautiful garden it is all Napa. The reason to go back again and again though is the food, every time I go I enjoy something new and marvel at how amazing the food is. Homemade bread, fresh vegetable crudite and the burger and steak are out of this world.  

(707) 302-6996, 1050 Charter Oak Ave, St Helena, CA 

The Station

Is it a gas station, a breakfast place or lunch place? -- The answer is yes, yes and yes. This is my favorite place to get coffee and the best egg sandwich anywhere but their pastries, sandwiches or salads are all so incredible you won't stop saying I can't believe this is also a gas station!

(707) 963-3356, 1153 Main St, St Helena, CA 

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Napa Valley -- A Love Letter

Napa Valley -- A Love Letter

Above: The main street in Yountville features a beautiful sculpture art walk that is a great way to start the day.  Beautiful sculptures up and down the street.


Napa Valley is known around the world as a beautiful serene place with some of the most delicious restaurants, beautiful vinyards and gorgesous landscapes.  I'm a local Bay Area girl growing up less than an hour from the Valley and I've been visiting Napa and Sonoma with my family for more than 30 years.  In my former life as a PR person, I first fell in love when I had a few clients in the area including working on the opening of the Rutherford Grill back in the early 90s.  I got to know the area and enjoy the rolling hills, amazing restaurants, beautiful hiking areas and Lake Berryessa. 

My husband and I were married in Rutherford and we have been celebrating holidays here with friends and family since then.  I just love it.   Today, we are lucky enough to own a home in St. Helena and enjoy it's beauty year round.  Many people ask me for my favorite places to visit, stay and eat so here it goes -- enjoy!  This blog will highlight some of my favorites where to stay to help you plan a visit.  I will do a few more with places to eat and wineries to visit so stay tuned.  Best time to visit -- well right now -- it's Harvest Season and the time of year we call California Summer -- the temps are perfect, warm sunny days and cool nights perfect for fire pints and drinking wine.  However, anytime of year is perfect for the Napa Valley (or Sonoma) so plan a visit! 

Cheers -- lisa lori

 Great hats at our store from Bartbridge.  

Where To Stay (alphabetically)

Archer Hotel

1230 1st St, Napa, CA --  707-690-9800

In the last 10 years, downtown Napa has been revitailzed with new restaurants, new hotels and tasting rooms -- we had our Napa pop up here at First Street. This hotel has a great rooftop bar and is favored by groups, parties and people who might want to be central and easily walk to tasting rooms, shopping and restuarants.  Last year, we had a pop up at First Street Napa and met wonderful local merchants including The Bennington Napa Valley (great wine country gifts) and C'est La Paire Shoes -- check them out and tell them we sent you!

Auberge du Soleil 

180 Rutherford Hill Rd, Rutherford, CA -- 800-348-5406

Ahhh Auberge, romantic, killer views and everything you could want in a Napa sojourn.  Overlooking the Silverado Trail they have a great spa, restaurant and bar.  Romance awaits.

Four Seasons Calistoga

400 Silverado Trail, Calistoga, CA -- 707-709-2100

Off the gorgeous Silverado Trail, this brand new hotel has been long awaited in the Valley.  Although I've never stayed there, you can never go wrong with a Four Seasons and Calistoga although the most north town on the wine trail has been popping in the last few years with new hotels, restaurants and wineries.

Hotel Yountville

 6462 Washington St, Yountville, CA -- 707-967-7900

This was our go to hotel for my husband and I when we visited.  Yountville is lovely and home to some of the most incredible restaurants (French Laundry, Bouchon and more).  Great rooms, beautiful pool and great outdoor fire pits.  Nothing beats a great charcuterie plate and wine outside by the fire pit at the Hotel Yountville.  Yum!

Solange Resort & Spa

755 Silverado Trail N, Calistoga, CA -- 866-942-7442

This is the newest Auberge in the area and it is beautiful.  Again, I haven't stayed there but my husband and I recently ate at the restaurant outside by the pool and it was a beautiful setting and great meal.  All of the amenities of a big resort.

Amazing Hamachi Crudo below at Solange Resort (yum!)

Delicious Hamachi Crudo at Sol Solange

Beautiful Places -- 707-996-0266

Hotels are lovely but sometimes staying in a home is easiser for a family, reunion, girls weekend etc... For our family holidays, we used a wonderful rental company that helped us find amazing homes.  The one glitch -- in Napa County you cannot do short term rentals so there is a minimum 30 day rental, however nearby Sonoma County which is very close by and also very charming doesn't have that same restriction and lovely homes.  We've done both and had great experiences.  

Napa Valley Tourism Bureau


1300 1st St #313
Napa, CA 94559

We carry a variety of Napa Valley inspired merchandise in our store including books, hats, wine glasses and more.







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An Afternoon at Angel Island

An Afternoon at Angel Island

Hi, I'm Celeste! I'm a senior at UCSB and the Perfect Provenance's newest marketing intern. Yesterday I visited Angel Island State Park for the first time. Having lived in Marin County all my life yet never visited, I was excited to experience the island's rich history and natural beauty.

On my trip I wore an adorable outfit from our store, pictured above. Details: Neslie blouse by Vanessa Bruno ($225), Tobby shorts by Vanessa Bruno ($260), Glenn sandals by Robert Clergerie ($512), and Abalone Gold Circle earrings by Earthy Luxe ($120). 

In the early 1800s, Angel Island served as a military base, transitioning into an immigration station after WWII. Up to a million immigrants passed through its gates, the majority of which being Asian immigrants, making it one of the first sites of Asian American culture and literature and earning it the nickname "Ellis of the West."

How To Get There:

Angel Island is only a 10 minute Ferry ride from downtown Tiburon! The ferry schedule varies, running every day in the summer months, although more limitedly on the weekdays. Check their website for details.

Tickets cost $15 for adults, $14 for seniors, $13 for children under 12 years old, $5 for children under 5, and free for toddlers under 2. After July 31st, 2022, prices will be rising by a few dollars. 

Angel Island welcomes around 200,000 visitors each year, most of which in the summer as it is an ideal time to visit. The summer schedule is as follows:

Weekdays: 10, 11, or 1 pm departure from Tiburon (3 pm for campers only); 10:20, 11:20, 1:20, and 3:20 departure from Angel Island 

Weekends: 10, 11, 1, 2, 3, 4 (5pm for campers only); 10:20, 11:20, 1:20, 2:20, 3:20, 4:20, 5:20 departure 

Pets such as dogs are not allowed on the island, but you can bring your bike for an additional $1.00 per person.

Make sure you take the correct ferry! I made the mistake of lining up for the San Francisco ferry instead. The Angel Island ferry is white and smaller, marked with "Angel Island" on the far right side of the dock if you are facing the water. If you are like me and happen to miss your ferry, although tickets are not refundable you can easily change their date or time at no extra charge. Call their office to do so, but note that their phone lines are closed Mondays and Tuesdays. 

What To Do:

The ferry will drop you off at Alaya Cove, where you will be greeted by friendly staff, signs, and maps to help guide you. This cove also hosts a Welcome Center, Gift Shop, Bike Rental kiosk, and Café. 

Depending on the day of the week, your energy level, and time frame, there are a variety of activities to do on Angel Island. 

If you're feeling active, hike the Angel Island Perimeter loop. This 5 mile hike allows you to see the entirety of the island's rich history and takes about 2.5 hours to complete. 

For a shorter, yet more challenging climb, hike Garrison Fire Road, a 3 mile trek that gives way to breathtaking views of the Bay. 

A more relaxed activity would be to go for a bike ride around the island. I would especially recommend this option for families with younger children. The island's coastal bike paths can take you all around, from beautiful Quarry Beach to historical Civil War landmark Camp Reynolds. If you can't bring your own bike they are available to rent on a first come, first serve basis hourly or daily upon arrival. 

 Another family-friendly activity is the tram tour of the island. For $18 a person, the tram will take you on a guided tour of the entire island, lasting about an hour. On the tour you will see historical sites such as the old barracks, immigration detention center, and Alcatraz Island, as well as gorgeous beaches and adorable animals like deer and geese. The amazing guides will also share interesting anecdotes about the island and those who once lived on it. Tram spots can be reserved in advance, and the tour is an engaging and easy way to understand what Angel Island is all about. 

Where To Eat:

After a few hours of exploring, stop for lunch at the Angel Island Café. Although the café is small and casual, it has all kinds of snacks, drinks, and comfort food like hot dogs and burritos. And don't forget to grab a delicious ice cream while you wait for your ferry back to Tiburon!

They are open from 10am-3pm on the weekdays and 10am-4pm on the weekends. Be sure to arrive 30 minutes before closing if you want lunch food as their kitchen tends to close early. On Saturdays in the summer the Café also hosts "Angel Island Live," a series of music performances by local artists. One thing to note is that there are a ton of wasps at the Café, making it difficult to relax and eat in peace. I'd recommend that you instead take your food to one of the many picnic spots around the island such as this one:


It is best to go to Angel Island on clear, sunny days, as that will guarantee you a good view of the Bay and its surrounding beauty. Even on sunny days the island is pretty windy, so I would recommend bringing a warm sweater or jacket. 

I loved my day trip to Angel Island and would highly recommend it to anyone, tourist or Marin local alike. 

If you end up loving Angel Island too you can donate $50-$150 and become a member. Conservancy membership means grants you access to discounts at the Angel Island cafe and gift shop, on bike rentals, and even from various local vendors, including Sam's Cafe and us at the Perfect Provenance! You can find more information about this program here

I hope you enjoy your afternoon at Angel Island!

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Our Perfect Provenance Loyalty Program is Heating Up!

Our Perfect Provenance Loyalty Program is Heating Up!

It's been three years since we launched our Perfect Loyalty progam and we have enjoyed helping our clients find great items in our store & enjoy using their loyalty points for discounts.  We also give you exclusive offers, invitations to events and news about new merchandise or sales.  We have just updated our program to offer even more rewards so check out the below and start shopping!

If you are not a member of our program, it is easy -- you can belong if you are an online client or visit our stores.  Simply sign up when you check out in store or email us at and we can sign you up with your cell number.   Please let us know if you have any questions~  thank you for shopping with us.  lisa lori

  • Loyalty CheckCheck in on Facebook or Yelp when at The Perfect Provenance and receive 15 extra loyalty points! 15 Points 
  • Merci: Enjoy Free Shipping & Free Returns for One Year! Happy Shopping! -- 250 Points 
  • Perfect: Congrats You are Rewarded $50 Gift Card -- 500 Points
  • Silver: Congrats You are Rewarded $100 Gift Card -- 1,000 Points 
  • Champagne Celebration: Enjoy a night out shopping at our Tiburon or on Zoom with free champagne and an exclusive discount for you and 10 of your friends! Have fun shopping & party with your friends! For details, please contact Tiffany Mezzone -- 1,000 Points 
  • Blue Circle: Congrats You are Rewarded $225 Gift Card -- 2,000 Points 
  • Gold Circle: Congrats You are Rewarded $500 Gift Card -- 3,000 Points

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Greenwich Spring Fashion Trunk Show 2022

Greenwich Spring Fashion Trunk Show 2022

On April 6th, we held our first Spring Fashion Trunk Show in Greenwich at the Belle Haven Club and what a blast it was!  We had men's & women's fashion, accessories and our signature candles available for sale. 
It was a wonderful opportunity for us to thank our wonderful Greenwich clients and friends and to show them our beautiful designers including Vanessa Bruno, Hudson Jeans, YC Milano, Benson & Cherry, Hartford Paris, Miss June, Marlyn Schiff, Pranella, and more.  
Thank you to everyone who joined us during the day and in the evening, we can't wait to see you again!   It was so successful we are already planning to do it again in the fall for Fall Fashion.  Cheers -- lisa lori 

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Travel Blog:  Visiting St. Barts in 2022

Travel Blog: Visiting St. Barts in 2022

Ahhh St. Barts, the French Caribbean island known for beautiful beaches, celebrities, yachts and amazing restaurants.  I've just returned from a wonderful week with my husband and close friends from Greenwich and I can't wait to share all of the exciting developments on the island.  The island's popularity has grown signficently during the time of Covid, I can only assume because visitors who might have gone to Europe in the past are now opting for a Caribbean getaway.  Hotels have been booked even during typically more quiet times of the year.  Our trip was actually planned for a year and half ago but got cancelled because of lockdowns.  We rebooked approximately six months ago and were suprised that so many villas were already booked.  For covid testing, we did our test virtually through Abbott Labs -- it was easy and convenient. 

A small island means beautiful views everywhere you look 

I first visited St. Barts more than 25 years ago when I did travel and luxury PR on a one day press trip while taking journalists to a nearby island.  At that time, in the 'old days' there were no car rental agencies, and only the locals buzzing around in Mokes.  I remember falling in love with it then because it was unspoiled and cosmopolitan all at the same time.  It's petite size, difficulty getting to, natural beauty and joie de vivre of the locals really is something special.   Today, it is all those things and more but wow how things have changed.  Through my career and personal travel, I have traveled extensively throughout the Caribbean and it is still one of my favorite places in the world.  Mokes have made a big comeback and are all the rage on the island in gorgeous colors -- life coming full circle!

The Run Down

There are two main hubs of activity on St. Barts -- Gustavia, home to the city's port, fabulous shopping and amazing restaurants & St. Jean, a smaller equally chic area featuring shopping, resorts, beaches and more.  If you want to be near the action -- choose a villa or resort close by one of these two locations but remember St. Barts is a small island so no where is really that far from the fun.  The island has invested significently in improving the roads and creating sidewalks, gone are the days of bumpy rides -- the roads are almost all redone and while there are not sidewalks everywhere there are many more than used to exist.  Driving is a sport here with windy roads, lots of scooters and fast drivers so be careful!

Hotel or Villa?

My husband and I began coming to St. Barts with our kids more than 15 years ago.  We prefer to rent one of the many villas on the island versus staying at a hotel because we love cooking and the privacy, but there are many wonderful hotels on the island.  Following Hurrican Irma in 2017, many hotels and villas were damaged signficiently, but in the years since, enormous investment and upgrades were made and it is nothing short of spectacular.  

One of the most amazing hotel renovations and reopenings this year was the Rosewood Le Guanahani St. Barth .  After a four year renovation  this resort is amazing -- a beautiful redesigned beach, restaurants, spa and so much more.  I have always loved the spa and booked treatments there this past week.  The staff is welcoming and very friendly.  The new restaurant Beach House is delicious, bar is beautiful and pool area comfortable and fun.  This resort allows children, some are adults only catering to honeymooners etc but there are plenty of choices for everyone.

Senses Spa at Le Guanahani is calm and relaxing

There are multiple villa rental companies -- you can rent your villa based on the amount of bedrooms you will actually use (e.g. 3 or 4 etc..).  Please note, many of the villas are ranch style homes and each bedroom can have it's own entrance so if you go with kids make sure your bedrooms are all under one roof when you book.  It is a very safe island but the first time we went we didn't know this and ended up have all children sleep in our room on cushions on the floor!  We use St. Barth Villas for rentals but there are numerous companies that are great.  They can help you get a car rental, exercise equipment, provide concierge services, private chefs, boat charters -- you name it they can do it.

What To Do

The beaches are among the most beautiful in the world, they are all open to the public -- the only choice you need to make is to go to one with a beach side restaurant (Shell, St. Jean)  or bring your own picnic and enjoy swimming in a the ocean on a gorgeous white sand beach (Columbier, Gouvernors, Saline) .  Beach side dining is worth visitng St. Barts alone for -- DJ's pumping out the music, Rosé flowing, incredible people watching and amazing seafood!  My favorite beachside dining --- Nikki Beach (the happiest place on Earth!, Shellona , and the newly opened Gyp Sea.  

Sunset on the water

For fitness -- there are plenty of options, running, tennis, swimming, water sports.  If you stay at a hotel -- they will have all or some of these.  If you stay at a villa no worries, there are great options for you as well -- for tennis, St. Barth Tennis has great courts and you can rent racquets and buy balls (go early it's hot during the day).  There are a couple of gyms on the island, we have used Form Fitness  in Gustavia and they have all the equipment and offer day passes.  For boating, there are several options but we love St. Barth Sailor, you can do morning, afternoon or sunset rental cruises with snorkeling, swimming and spectacular vistas on their catamarans.  There are drinks and snacks available or you can bring your own.  The owner Miguel is fifth generation St. Barths and is a wonderful guide.  

Everywhere is cocktail time on St. Barths!

The Food & Shopping

The restaurants and shopping are truly wonderful on St. Barths, you will have alll of the beneifts of a French Riviera experience in the Caribbean.  New restaurants seem to be opening everywhere but there are island favorities that remain enormously popular.  You cannot possibly try all of the restaurants in one week so choose your cuisine and go for it.  Food is pricey in St. Barts but if you combine some of the more casual dining, cooking in a villa and some special nights out you can enjoy everything the island has to offer.  In the past, tipping was included with service and your bill (as it is done in Europe) but today, some restaurants ask for tips -- food is pricey in St. Barts so ask your server.  For groceries, there is an amazing new grocery store right across from the airport where you can stock up on everything and there are now numerous smaller food markets throughout the island, this is a welcome development.  

Most shops are closed between noon - 4 p.m. and on Sundays so check ahead on a specific store, it is hot during the day and they follow a tradition of a long siesta schedule.  

Check out the island's Creperie for delicious French classics

Some of my favorites -- Bagatelle (French), Bonito (Seafood), Tamarin (Continental--gorgeous tropical oasis!), new L'Atelier de Joel Robuchon Saint Barth (prix fixe -- two options), new super chic La Petite Plage  -- believe me it's all good.  You cannot go wrong in St. Barths -- the food is amazing.  For families, Jojo Burger is also a favorite.  Also throughout the island are several boulangeries -- bakeries with delicious salads, pastries, quiches and sandwiches.  We always stock up and the croissants are amazing.

Wonderful shopping in downtown Gustavia

For shopping, several major European designers are here LV, Dior, Hermes, Dolce & Gabbana, Hartford Paris and many more, as well as wonderful local designers Lolita Jaca, Voila Saint Barth, MC2, Poupette Saint Barth, Clic.  What's so great is there is great resort wear but also just great home, decor, accessories, menswear, womenswear and more.  The shopping is in Gustavia and St. Jean, stroll, eat, have a cocktail, enjoy!

We love St. Barts!


For more information on St. Barths -- visit St. Barths Tourism.

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The Maximalists Launch

The Maximalists Launch

Hello Perfect Friends  -- 

At long last, we are thrilled to announce our newest exhibit -- The Maximalists.  When I founded The Perfect Provenance more than five years ago in Greenwich I wanted to create a place of creativity, a place to gather and discuss ideas and a place for fun.  Each year we hosted three to four 'exhibits' that focused on cultural themes -- these themes were reflected in our designers, the look and feel of our store, our Cafe's food and our events.  We loved bringing these ideas to life with our clients.  For the past two years, Covid has derailed that sense of joie de vivre and the opportunity for us to gather, explore new design and host events but we are finally BACK! 

What is the Maximalism lifestyle?  Maximalism is of course the opposite of 
the minimalist style but isn't necessarily about clutter or excess. It is visually and spatially busier, provocative, thought inducing. Maximalist style is about bold colors, patterns and creativity. It fills a room with interest and variety.  Maximalism makes you stand up and take notice, it is mixing it up in every way.  

To celebrate the launch, we have amazing events and activities planned, new merchandise arriving daily and so much more!  Here is the schedule:   
  • November 16th Online Launch of All New Merchandise
  • November 17th -- Instagram Live @ 10 a.m. PST/1 P.M. Exclusive Look
  • November 17th -- First Street Napa Launch Party to Benefit Queen of the Valley Foundation 
  • November 18th -- Tiburon Launch Party Store Launch 
We have imported an enormous amount of new product from Europe (including product made just for us!), have incredible new merchandise from our US partners that will be part of this new theme that we know you are going to love -- we invite you to celebrate with us -- follow us on social media, join our loyalty program to hear about exclusive offers and share the excitement on social media.  We are already making some of the new products 'live' on our website so you can get an exclusive sneak peek of items -- we are not sharing many of these on social media yet so you can get a jump on what is in store! 

If you would like to attend one of our in store events in Tiburon or Napa, please email us at  We look forward to seeing you! 

Cheers -- lisa lori 

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Tiburon, California, August 3, 2021—The Perfect Provenance is pleased to announce that their Tiburon location was voted “Best Men’s Clothing Store” in Marin Magazine’s annual Best of the County 2021 awards announced in the August issue. From boxers and belts, to shirts, shorts and shoes, the lifestyle luxury store features a curated selection of casual menswear from an international list of designers including: Billybelt (Paris) Hartford Paris, Benson & Cherry (Belgium), Aviator Nation (Malibu), Hudson Jeans (Los Angeles), Seavees (Los Angeles), and much more. In addition to menswear, the store features women's fashion, accessories, shoes, gifts and home decor.

 Founded in Greenwich, CT in 2016 by California native Lisa Lori, the Perfect Provenance opened at 30 Main Street in Tiburon and more recently in Napa at 1300 First Street, Suite 352. A luxury goods professional with more than 25 years of experience, Lisa curates stylish finds from around the world for clients that are unique, chic and fun.

 "As the mother of three young men, it was important to me to include great casual men's fashion in my store," said Ms. Lori. "I always found it difficult to find items with just the right amount of style and comfort and thought there was a great opportunity to deliver that on a small scale in our stores. We are thrilled with the response from our clients and to have our boutique recognized by the readers of Marin Magazine."

 Lisa and her husband Mat Lori live with their family in Belvedere, California after living in New York City and Greenwich, CT for more than 25 years. 

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