NEW YORK, NY, March 1, 2019 – Luxury lifestyle store and café, The Perfect Provenance announces its latest exhibit, Sustainable-Upcycling-Perfect, focusing on promoting sustainable living and upcycling. In partnership with fellow Greenwich, CT partners, The Local Vault and Stylist Maria Turkel, Sue Bodson of Emboss, LLC and Chef Silvia Baldini, The Perfect Provenance will host a series of events and initiatives to benefit Kids in Crisis, a crisis counseling and temporary emergency shelter and prevention program for CT children and families.
To launch Sustainable-Upcycling-Perfect, The Perfect Provenance is inviting clients to participate in its game and clothing drive throughout the month of March. Shoppers will be encouraged to donate new or gently used children's clothing, women's clothing, or children’s games to benefit the Kids In Crisis organization. Clients can bring in up to 5 new or gently used items to The Perfect Provenance or Zaniac Greenwich and The Perfect Provenance will donate an additional $1 for each item to Kids in Crisis. Additionally, clients will also be able to donate to Kids In Crisis with their purchase at the register or online. Finally, The Perfect Provenance will also donate 5% of from The Perfect Provenance Collection on The Local Vault sales to Kids In Crisis.
Upcoming Sustainable-Upcycling-Perfect events are as follows:
*Sustainable & Upcycling Fashion & Home with Stylist Maria Turkel & The Local Vault (Thursday, March 28, 2019) – Hosted by Sue Bodson of Emboss, LLC, guests will learn how to de-clutter and reinvent their closets with Stylist Maria Turkel and how to best value furniture and antiques with tips from The Local Vault team.
* Simple Power-Meals and Wholesome Cooking with Silvia Baldini (Wednesday, April 10, 2019) – Join Chopped Champion and Co-Founder of The Secret Ingredient Girls, Silvia Baldini at the chef’s table to invigorate your meals on this 6 part course. Boost your kitchen skills and gain an instant repertoire of wholesome, fresh and delicious back to basics meals that are perfect for family and weekend meals.
“Having sustainable fashion has been part of our concept since the very beginning,” said Lisa Lori, Founder and Curator, The Perfect Provenance. “I’m excited to teach our neighbors, friends and family how to find ways to add value to their personal items and how items they no longer use can be repurposed and treasured by others.”
The Perfect Provenance will highlight a variety of repurposed, reclaimed or eco-friendly items in its in-store exhibit including using recycled paper for Café 47 menus and introducing composting to its clientele.
For the latest updates on Sustainable Upcycling Perfect, follow @ThePerfectProvenance on Instagram and Facebook, and by visiting www.theperfectprovenance.com.
About The Perfect Provenance – 47 Arch Street, Greenwich
The Perfect Provenance is an art-inspired, luxury lifestyle store and café founded by Lisa Lori in a renovated and restored 1912 Victorian style home. The Perfect Provenance, which means -- a place of origin, seeks to find, curate and exhibit, artisan products from around the world and exhibits throughout the year. The exhibitions inspire the entire retail and culinary experience, including art, home, fragrance, and men’s & women’s fashion. The shop also includes Café 47, an award-winning cafe is led by Chef Duane Shand.
About The Local Vault
The Local Vault is a new kind of marketplace for new and pre-owned luxury home furnishings and decor. They provide a unique opportunity for shoppers to gain access to exclusive brands, to-the-trade only pieces, bespoke furniture, unique and fabulous vintage and antique finds, all conveniently available for sale online. The Local Vault’s teams of curators personally vet each and every piece so that consumers can shop with confidence knowing that each product has received their stamp of approval.
About Stylist Maria Turkel
Maria is an entrepreneur with years of experience building connections and support between herself, her clients and local businesses. In 2007, she founded Maria Turkel Wardrobe Styling which has served clients from Fortune 500 companies to start-up CEOs to local philanthropists to teens who are just starting to define their personal style. Maria’s goal is to help her clients feel confident and authentic in their everyday lives through their wardrobe choices by editing and cleaning their closets, taking them shopping, building outfits head-to-toe and creating LookBooks that serve as tools to make getting dressed each day easy and efficient. Previously, Maria built a successful career in the film and television industry in Los Angeles. She is a former Wardrobe Supervisor on dozens of shows including the iconic series, Friends. As a personal stylist, she has a vibrant email newsletter subscriber base and an engaged social media community. Her focus has always been to build deep, reciprocal relationships whether in Hollywood or Fairfield County.
About Chef Silvia Baldini
Chef, Chopped Champion on Food Network, founder of the creative food group Strawberry and Sage in Connecticut, Silvia’s work and recipes have been mentioned and published among various publications including Food and Wine, Bon Appetit,Saveur and more. She has shared her expertise on CNN, ABC and The Dr. Oz Show. Silvia is also the co-owner and founder of The Secret Ingredient Girls.
About Kids In Crisis
Located in Cos Cob, Connecticut Kids In Crisis provides emergency shelter, crisis counseling, and community education programs for children of all ages and families facing crisis. Crisis can include domestic violence, mental health concerns, homelessness, substance abuse, economic difficulties, and other critical challenges. The Kids In Crisis Helpline is staffed 24 hours a day with trained Crisis Counselors, and provides free, confidential phone and face-to-face intervention, counseling, and referrals. Since its founding in 1978, Kids In Crisis has provided vital 24-hour services to more than 148,000 children and teens, and their families. Providers, educators, community members, and family members are encouraged to call the 24-hour helpline: 203-661-1911 for support.
About Zaniac Greenwich – 644 West Putnam Ave, Suite 201, Greenwich
Science. Technology. Engineering. Arts. Math. For kids in grades K-8. Zaniac is the go-to after school and summer camp STEAM-enrichment center for parents who want to give their children an academic edge and 21st century skills for a better future. Kids experience STEM exploration and discover how much fun learning can be in Zaniac’s high-tech environment filled with friends.
About Emboss LLC
Emboss LLC is dedicated to helping nonprofits and organizations turn connections into event and fundraising partnerships and making an impression in the community that they serve. The founder of Emboss LLC is local volunteer expert Sue Moretti Bodson, a Greenwich native who has more than 20 years of fundraising and community activism experience. Sue’s passion for this town has helped her play a leading role in several organizations, including The Junior League of Greenwich, the Greenwich PTA Council and local PTAs, the Greenwich Alliance for Education and most recently, Greenwich Education Group.