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Host Thomas Ribeiro & Iris Apfel

During theNewport Flower Show, it was“Apfel Blossom Time” at the the chic boutique, Rib & Rhein — just off fabled Bellevue Avenue.

New York fashion icon Iris Apfel brought a stunning array of Atelier Swarovski jewelry, hand picked by the designer, who was in a floweryVersace ensemble.  So was Erin Ribeiro, an homage to the Flower Show.



Ms. Apfel with signature Swarovski jewelry

Champagne was served by Rib & Rhein owners Thomas and Erin Ribeiro, and guests included Newport fashionistas  Sharon Cameron Lawn, Mary Marwick, Melissa Holder, Juliet Brown and Janelle Feigley.  Russell Pagliughi was in from New York, and eyed  the men’s clothing room approvingly.


Stylistas Sharon Cameron Lawn & Mary Marwick with Iris Apfel




















Mary McGeough bought a fabulous necklace, and Ms. Apfel was attentive to each guest.  After all, her signature saying is "More is More, and Less ia a Bore."
                                —   L.P.

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Friend & Russell Pagliughi



Thomas Ribeiro, Ms. Apfel, Erin Ribeiro


A happy customer checks out



Rib & Rhein owners with Ms Apfel





Atelier Swarovski jewelry on display



Mary McGeough found her perfect necklace



Patricia Rheinberger with daughter Erin Ribeiro



Melissa holder with a sketch of Ms. Apfel



Mr. Pagliughi & Erin Ribeiro



Menswear at Rib & Rhei





Mary McGeough with a stunning necklace







A sign at the door






A picture of Iris Apfel adorns the wall


The welcoming parlor at Rib & Rhein


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