SHIRLEY WELLS' Profile
I have always been passionate about vintage French style, especially for fabulous vintage textiles and monogrammed dowry linens. This passion lead to the start of my own personal collection and archive. When I lived in the UK I made regular crossings over the English Channel to visit shops, attend antiques fairs and trawl through stalls at street brocantes to source gorgeous fabrics and other decorative items which I eventually began to sell at antiques fairs in England - and I am still consumed with this passion some twenty years later!
My customers' interest was not only limited to textiles. Someone would ask me to look out for a particular piece of traditional French furniture; another an opulent chandelier; another perhaps a quirky French home accessory. As a result, it seemed that I was spending half my life on a ferry! I knew that it would be only a matter of time before I would realise my dream,…
- Born on July 13
- Joined August 4, 2010