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Here's a shark sighting you can actually get behind: Great White, a new vintage and contemporary home goods pop-up, has opened its doors in Chatham. To stock the new space, childhood friends Danny Chaffetz and Elizabeth "Bip" Collery spent months traveling around New England sourcing vintage pieces as well as new items from regional makers.
"Our goal in opening the store was to create a clean living space that was able to mix pieces from the past with modern touches," Chaffetz says. "If New York City's The Apartment were to have a (slightly sophomoric) younger brother in the form of a Cape Cod bungalow, we would hope to be something close to that. Or likewise, if Boston's Sault and Olives & Grace teamed up to do a home goods store, that's us."
We love these analogies, and so far we love what Great White is selling: old wooden oars, oversized pillows, vintage barware, and an oyster table runner, to name just a few items.
The store is located at 22 Barn Hill Road and is open daily from 11am to 7pm. Chaffetz says the store will stay open through Labor Day.—Meaghan Agnew
· Great White Home Goods [Official Site]