Terrain, part of a stylish Westport family

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Terrain is a “sister store” to Anthropologie and Urban Outfitters, so you know there’s something aesthetically pleasing – and eco-minded – going on here. Westport’s lucky enough to have these three URBN siblings within its borders, and we spotlight what’s on offer at Terrain, the “baby,” these days.

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Jewelry on the edge

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Jewelry designers are often called jewelry artists – and an exhibition opening this month at the Katonah Museum of Art shows just why. We offer a sneak peek of the highly anticipated “Outrageous Ornament: Extreme Jewelry in the 21st Century,” curated by Jane Adlin, former curator of modern and contemporary design at The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

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Styling a new act

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Flipping Fur, where fur coats are repurposed into new fashions, is the latest creative effort from Cassandra Saulter, a Cold Spring artist who spent 40 years working behind the scenes in film and television.

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Hats off to Bill

Hats off to Bill

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Famed fashion photographer Bill Cunningham was as noted for his candid shots as for the trusty bike that he rode to capture his subjects. His groundbreaking street photography (and his lifetime of work) is now being honored through an exhibition at the New-York Historical Society Museum & Library. Of course, his bike is on display.

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Still entertaining

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Mark Kramer, the man behind Susan Lawrence in Chappaqua, shared holiday entertaining ideas with us in 2011. Today, he’s launched a new Susan Lawrence website and expanded its menus, draws on his own Putnam County garden for ingredients and is working on a cookbook. All the while, he’s also feeding his passion for classical music.

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The Tiffany story, in full

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The cachet of owning tabletop or decorative goods by Louis Comfort Tiffany (1848-1933) remains to this day. Lyndhurst is exploring the decorative-arts legend, including his ties to Irvington, with “Becoming Tiffany: From Hudson Valley Painter to Gilded Age Tastemaker,” through Sept. 24.

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