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Biased: Zephyr’s Handmade, Bias-Cut Dresses Flatter for Every Size & Style

At her boutique clothing store in Rhinebeck, Caitlin Millard offers high-end, artisan-made garments from global and local brands, including her own collection of flattering, bias-cut dresses that are made using natural fabrics like silk, linen, cotton, and wool by a small team of sewists in Kingston, NY.


Made X Hudson in Catskill Offers Small-Batch Garment Production for Indie Makers

After less than a year in operation, Catskill-based nonprofit Made X Hudson is already proving both the demand for, and the viability of, a centralized manufacturing facility for the Hudson Valley’s small-scale garment producers.


Tivoli Shop Thrift 2 Fight Sells Secondhand Clothes for Social Change

What started as a series of pop-up clothing sales to raise money for activist groups and organizers during the summer of 2020's social justice protests, Thrift 2 Fight has grown into a movement uses the ethos of thrifting to fund racial justice work, disability activism, and queer liberation. Founded by friends in Red Hook, the Thrift 2 Fight team traveled all over New York State in 2021 before coming back to Dutchess County, where the team opened a brick and mortar thrift store on Broadway in Tivoli in January.


Chambers Vintage: Second-Hand Threads for the Contemporary Closet

A New Saugerties Clothing Boutique Offers Vintage Finds from the ‘60s through the late ‘90s
From a postpartum pop-up vintage shop concept to an e-commerce store and now a brick-and-mortar studio, Chambers Vintage has grown and evolved with founder Kym Chambers life. The 1241


Find Curated Menswear Classics at Woodsman Men’s Provisions

Woodsman in Cornwall celebrates rugged luxury for the modern man.


Bosco's Mercantile & the Little Shop: Ethical Styles for Your Home & Wardrobe

In 2016, Laura Huron stepped away from a decades-long corporate career in visual merchandising to become a shopkeeper in Saugerties, bringing years of expertise and a finely honed aesthetic to the project. Bosco's Mercantile is a thriving bedding and home goods shop on Partition Street, stocking ethically and sustainably made products, from organic linens to indigo-dyed throw pillows and scented candles. And around the corner, the newly opened Bosco's Little Shop stocks artisan-made clothing from block-print dresses to wool sweaters.


Gold Standard

Hudson Valley Goldsmith Expands to Beacon
New Paltz favorite Hudson Valley Goldsmith has expanded to included a location in Beacon.


RockLove Jewelry Adds Sparkle to Some Big Franchises

Beacon Jewelry Maker Allison Cimino Designs Fan(dom) Favorites
Beacon resident Allison Cimino works with some of the largest pop culture franchises to make jewelry that empowers and adorns fans.


Mary Macgill Studio: Floating Adornments & Other Fine Wares in Germantown

Like her mentor, Kazuko Oshima, fine jeweler Mary MacGill favors smooth-cut or cabochon stones or all kinds of pearls. Constantly finding new ways to play with wire, tension, and gravity, MacGill strives to create the impression that the pearls and stones are suspended in space—weightless and and beautiful in their  simplicity. You can find MacGill's own delicate adornments plus a curated selection of clothing, accessories, art, and objects for the home in her gallery/storefront in Germantown.


Attire & Beyond: Highland’s New and Preloved Clothing Boutique

Women-Owned Highland Shop Offers a Smorgasbord of Gifts and Clothes Tailored Specifically to Each Customer
With new and preloved clothing and gifts, boutique Attire & Beyond specializes in finding the perfect item for even the most selective customer.


Fashion/Design Winners

Chronogrammies winners in the categories of Fashion/Design.


SallyeAnder: Simple, Natural Soaps Handmade in Beacon

In 1982, Oswego chef Gary Austin set out to craft a simple soap that he and his wife Karen could use for their first child, Aaron, who was allergic to grocery store soap. Drawing on his culinary background, he came up with a simple, natural olive oil-based version that would become the recipe for the gentle soap bars that have made the Austins’ handmade soap company, SallyeAnder, a cult favorite for almost 40 years. Today, the second generation, family-owned and operated company calls Beacon its home, where Gary and Karen’s daughter, and SallyeAnder’s president, Sallie Austin Gonzales moved the small team and its factory in 2015.


DamnAged Vintage: A Dose of Color in Cold Spring

Leaving behind a corporate career in visual merchandising to become small-town shopkeeper, DamnAged Vintage founder Judiann Romanello brings a well-trained for design to her vintage clothing shop in Cold Spring. Seamless transitions of color, texture, and pattern are easy on the eye, inviting you to spend hours browsing the racks.


The Babe Cave Vintage in Hudson

Jennifer Robbins Curates a Kinetic Shot of ‘70s, ‘80s, and ‘90s at Affordable Prices
After surgery took Jennifer Robbins away from her New York City career as a sought-after fashion photographer for magazines like Vanity Fair and Vogue, she moved to Woodstock and opened The Babe Cave Vintage in Hudson, a curated selection of clothing and accessories from the ‘70s, ‘80s, and ‘90s at more affordable prices.



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