Wednesday, May 21, 2008

Todd Romano Candles




Todd Romano Antiques & Decorations is one of my favorite stores in New York. For me, no trip to the Big Apple is complete until I pop into this stylish mecca of design. Romano has such an amazing eye, so it's no wonder why he is such an in-demand designer. Everything in the shop- deGournay wallpaper, antique porcelain, Christopher Spitzmiller lamps- is perfection!

And now, Romano has added candles to his repertoire. The candles, available through his shop, come in two fragrances:
Thé and Tige de Bambou. Thé (the brown candle) is a fitting name as it does smell a bit like spicy tea- the scent is really unique and totally intoxicating. Tige de Bambou is a bit lighter and is redolent of Spring flowers and freshly cut grass (at least to this nose). The added bonus is the chic yet discreet "TR" monogram on the votive.

So if these crazy gas prices have cut into your design budget and the de Gournay wallcovering and porcelain have been put on the back burner, why not indulge in one of these candles? What a great way to add some Todd Romano flair to your home!

(To order candles dial 212-879-7722. Retail price is $50. And make sure to stop by the store on your next trip to New York.)





18 comments:

  1. Perfection indeed! Tige de Bambou sounds wonderful!

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  2. Love the store...Thanks for the post. Does anyone know who makes the brown and cream ikat stripe fabric on the armchairs in the second to the bottom pic? I adore it!

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  3. Jennifer, the images you shared here of the shop are a great bonus! So much to love.

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  4. CSS- I was eyeing that fabric too! Let me see what I can find out for you.

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  5. Thanks Courtney! Actually, I should have mentioned that the images of the shop came from the website. When I stopped by the shop a few weeks ago, I had left my camera in the hotel room!

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  6. It is one of the prettiest shops around. One could easily move in with an overnight bag.

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  7. Aesthete- Isn't that the truth. I want everything in that shop.

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  8. I have long admired Todd's style, but have never visited his shop. After these photos, I will have to put it on my list when next I am in NYC. Love the monograms on his candles - the perfect touch!

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  9. Dear jennifer - I think my comment just disappeared as it doesn't say saved for blog owners approval! - oh well - in summary - beautiful silver wallpaper!

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  10. I plan to visit NYC next month...I'm always looking for great new places & will put Romano's on my list....I'll look for the candles... Fay

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  11. How lovely...I'll have to make sure it's on my list for my next visit to the Big Apple (whever that is). I love his style...incredibly chic. I still cannot get enough of the apartment he did for Robert Burke. Masculine perfection!

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  12. Anonymous9:30 AM

    Nice Post! I adore La Portugaise and say Long Live Le Lac!

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  13. Anonymous9:32 AM

    Todd's Store is LOVELY! An Awesome mix of new and old, which I think is the wave of the future!

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  14. Anon- I agree with you. It's all about mixing old and new!

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  15. I think I'm becoming obsessed with deGournay's wallpapers... which cannot be a good thing for the children's inheritance.

    What a beautiful shop!

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  16. Love this store ! It will be one of my stop in NYC ! I have to tell I hav never heard about him before ! But it has a wonderful style

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  17. So beautiful! I especially love the candles at the top!
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    Anna

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