Uncategorized

Blog, Products, Studio, Uncategorized

Photo shoot

We are getting ready for our first photo shoot of 2017… we’re kind of excited because we are teaming up with fellow eco-fashion designer Sarah Peterson of Threads & Alchemy and will being doing the shoot on-site in a couple of our hometown locales here in Paonia, CO… stay tuned for photos more »

Read More »

Blog, Studio, Uncategorized

SHIN DIGGY!

Our May event is starting (but only starting) to rival our big Holiday Sale in December… this one promises to be extra fun with a few creative friends bringing MAKING supplies from their stashes… in addition, of course, to LOTS  of great clothing for your spring & summer wardrobe! Go more »

Read More »

Blog, Studio, Uncategorized

stealth shop

The Elisabethan In-Studio Pop Up Shop is open again… We know, we know… we haven’t exactly been making a big fuss about it.  We’ve mostly let people know that we’re open thru Facebook posts and the sign we put at the end of Grand Ave, Paonia, CO. We are officially more »

Read More »

Blog, Shops, Shows, Uncategorized

Trunk Show

We are excited for our 2nd (we hope Annual) TRUNK SHOW with Pleasant Hill Designs in Dennis Village, MA (that’s on Cape Cod). We sent 2 very full boxes last week, loaded with accessories that will make great gifts as well as a lovely sampling of our tops, tunics, & more »

Read More »

Blog, Products, Shows, Uncategorized

AWEFEST on JULY 6

Hello and Happy 4th of JULY! We will have a booth at AWEFEST in Crested Butte, CO, on SUNDAY, JULY 6.  9am to 2pm. We’re excited to be in CB earlier than usual this summer! And yes, yes, we’ll also be there during the first weekend in August for the more »

Read More »

Blog, Studio, Uncategorized

State of the Studio

7:30 PM Mountain Standard Time Working late at the studio (it’s not even THAT late—if I’m still here at 8:30, then maybe…) …finishing up samples for NY NOW Show and listening to the President’s State of the Union speech… lots of talk about work ethic, pursuing dreams, the need to more »

Read More »

Blog, Shows, Studio, Uncategorized

HOW MANY SHOPPING DAYS?

Holy crow— It’s hard to believe, but it’s getting to be time for the annual ELISABETHAN HOLIDAY STUDIO SALE! We decided on dates and details just today, so we thought we should let YOU know as soon as WE knew! We’ll kick-off with our usual big shindig on FRIDAY, DECEMBER more »

Read More »

Blog, Inspiration, Products, Shows, Uncategorized

INDEPENDENCE

I just had to share this photo of our fan Lee —- she bought the dress at our flash sale outside Glennie Coombe Gallery on Wednesday, and wore it on Thursday for the Fourth of July in Aspen.  Hope you are having a wonderful holiday weekend celebrating this crazy wonderful more »

Read More »

Blog, Shops, Shows, Uncategorized

HANG ON, EVERYBODY!

…and summer is off at a gallop… I just hope we can hang on! We’ll have a “flash” sale outside of Glennie Coombe Gallery on Wednesday, July 3, as part of PAONIA’S CHERRY DAYS celebration.  From 11-2(ish). And if that’s too fast for you, shop in the cool of the more »

Read More »

Blog, Products, Shows, Uncategorized

ASPEN SATURDAY MARKET

Subtle, no? We just wanted to make sure that you knew where we would be this weekend… at the first ASPEN SATURDAY MARKET of the season! We’re across the street from our spot last year, so we’re on the NORTH side of Hopkins Avenue. We’ll be there every other Saturday more »

Read More »

Blog, Shows, Studio, Uncategorized

FAIR WEATHER YARD SALE ! ! !

THIS Saturday… it’s going to be fun—-treasure from the depths of the ELISABETHAN studio… also goodies from EMBRACE, that trendy boutique in Hotchkiss, jewelry from LIFE OF RILEY at crazy prices AND more excellent, “random” stuff… Hope you can come!

Read More »

Blog, Shows, Uncategorized

Denver – Memorial Day Weekend!

This just in—-we’ll be in DOWNTOWN DENVER for Memorial Weekend at a new show for us called ARTSTIR.  It’s at the Denver Pavillions on Glenarm Place between 15th & 17th Streets.   It’s a four day festival, so even if you have other plans for the weekend, you can catch more »

Read More »

Blog, Shops, Shows, Uncategorized

APRIL TRAVELS

Here’s info on the SECOND of two trunk shows we are doing this month—–and owner/designer/chief recycler Elisabeth Delehaunty will be attending both! The other show is at MINERVA’S OWL in ROSLINDALE, MA, on Thursday, April 25 from 2 to 8pm. AND we’ll be at the FIESTA ARTS FAIR in SAN more »

Read More »

Shows, Studio, Uncategorized

IN HOUSE POP-UP SHOP

Oh, how au courant of us! An ELISABETHAN POP-UP SHOP right in our own studio! The BE OUR VALENTINE Ladies’ Night! TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 12 from 5 to 8 pm Come SHOP (we’ve got great sale items), CREATE (we’ll supply makings for valentines & prayer flags) and TAKE THE CHILL OFF more »

Read More »

Blog, Findings, Inspiration, Uncategorized

JET SET RECYCLING

I heard a story on NPR (where I get pretty much all of my news) before the holidays about Charlotte, NC’s airport and the major RECYCLING program they have instituted. Then, wouldn’t you know it, I actually changed planes in that VERY airport on Christmas day…  Their recycling cans were more »

Read More »

Blog, Inspiration, Shops, Uncategorized

DRESS FOR SUCCESS

Our latest TEE DRIVE with NEST in Clarksville, MD, raised $$$ for Success in Style, an organization that helps women (& men) in crisis become employed and self-sufficient. They provide appropriate business attire, practical fashion advice and interview counseling—–seems like a good fit, no? (pardon the pun) THANKS to Anastasia more »

Read More »

Blog, Shops, Shows, Uncategorized

TRUNK SHOW in TEXAS !

It starts tomorrow, December 5—-don’t delay!  We sent the gals at PAPEL a gi-normous box of fabulous stuff (more chic than shabby, we think :)) which got there in the nick of time (thanks to the US Postal Service!)

Read More »

Shows, Uncategorized

CLICK YOUR HEELS 3 TIMES…

We hit the road tomorrow, bound for SALINA, KS, for a truly terrific TRUNK SHOW at ON THE POT, a paint-your-own-pottery studio owned by Julie & Robin Cates.  And while at first glance that may not seem like an obvious location for a ‘bethan trunk show, we know it will more »

Read More »

Blog, Shops, Shows, Uncategorized

TRUNK SHOW “ON” at “OFF”

Our latest trunk show is this THURSDAY, NOVEMBER  1, at ART OFF SYMMES in Hamilton, Ohio.  It’s the newer, sister store of Art ON Symmes in Franklin, Ohio.  Owner Sherry Armstead had so many enthusiastic customers traveling to the Franklin store from Hamilton that she decided to give Hamilton it’s more »

Read More »

Blog, Inspiration, Shows, Uncategorized

1989

The 4th Annual District 81428 Fashion and Design Show is upon us…  dress rehearsal tonight, performance WEDNESDAY (9/26) at 8pm and FRIDAY (9/28) at 9pm.  Holey moley, tickets are sold OUT.  Here’s a peak at what Elisabethan will be showing…           1989 was a great year, wasn’t more »

Read More »

Blog, Shops, Shows, Uncategorized

CB Trunk Show!

It’s Arts Festival Weekend in Crested Butte, CO, and though we’re NOT participating in the festival directly for the second time in 16 years (not OUR choice :)), there was NO way we would miss out on all the fun!  Soooo, FOUR EIGHTEEN (that’s 418 Elk Avenue) is hosting an more »

Read More »

Blog, Inspiration, Shows, Uncategorized

oh by the way…

You’d think we’d have rushed to the blog to share news of the award we won at the Smoky Hill River Festival in Salina, KS in June, but apparently we’re more demure.  Nevertheless, we were VERY excited about it, the invitation to exhibit there next year, AND the cash award!

Read More »

Blog, Inspiration, Shows, Uncategorized

RIVERFEST

It’s time again to head east to SALINA, KANSAS, for the Smoky Hill River Festival.  I first did this show probably 12 or 14 years ago when I was driving Belugasaurus, a well-worn 1987 Toyota Van (the pointy-nosed one that predated even the Previa).  I pulled into the show to more »

Read More »

Blog, Findings, Shops, Uncategorized

Toot toot!

We just can’t resist sharing a glowing blog post about us by one of our oldest & most fave stores — NEST in Clarksville, MD.  Thanks, Anastasia! Click here to see it for real —  OLD MADE NEW AGAIN  — or my cut & paste job below… at MARCH 30, 2012 It was more »

Read More »

Shops, Shows, Uncategorized

TRUNK SHOW!

Charlotte and her crew at SPALICIOUS in SAVANNAH, TENNESSEE once again host Elisabethan for a Trunk Show… this Thursday, Friday, & Saturday, April 12, 13, & 14!  If it’s anything like the one last fall, it’s going to be a FAB event!  We’ve sent a great selection of spring Go more »

Read More »

Blog, Findings, Inspiration, Shows, Uncategorized

Recycle Runway

Look what we saw in the airport in Atlanta… as I said on Facebook, it’s got to be a good sign when you’re going to a trade show to sell your recyclo-centric clothing and there is an exhibit in the airport of recyclo-centric clothing! These are done by Nancy Judd—learn more »

Read More »

Blog, Shows, Uncategorized

Fashion Week, Paonia II

More pics from the fashion show…  Despite other designers opting for hipper, or at least more current music, ‘bethan models walked the runway to David Bowie’s “Sound & Vision”—you gotta stay true to your inspiration!  I’m still trying to run down some pics from Elisabethan on the runway, but at more »

Read More »