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Get Your Groove On

04.13.15

Groove IS in the heart (anything to quote a Deee-Lite track)!  Lovin' this 70s maxi with its rick rack trim.


Delightfully Easter

03.30.15

Whether you are celebrating Easter or just love all the delights of a good egg hunt, what could be more fun than putting together the perfect springy ensemble.  Here are just a few of the many florals, pastels, and other beauties at Ampersand that might just make you hop.  Check out this eye-popping Stella McCartney blazer, (tea) sandwiched by two cheery Milly silk numbers.  Drop us a line so we can make you look as fresh and new as a spring tulip!


Funky and Fabulous for Coachella

03.26.15

This might be our favorite time of year at Ampersand--assembling ensembles for days away at Coachella allows us to pull our most outrageously fun pieces. Think vintage cotton tunics, multicolor scarves and wild sandals for starters. Please come by and let's play dress up!


Blossoms Abound at Ampersand

03.16.15

We love this time of year when all the blooms are starting to appear.  We can even see it on our racks with stunning floral cotton and silk prints arriving daily.  Come visit so we can help you find lovely sundresses and blouses that will surely put a spring in your step!

Gorgeous floral prints abound and are also available on our online store at


Mo' Better Greens

03.12.15

For those of you who think "St. Patrick's Day style" is a contradiction in terms, we'd like to offer these fashionable, versatile and utterly wearable springtime options. Then again, if you'd rather rock the shamrock, look no further than this hot little pot of gold number!  Either way, being green just got a whole lot more fun!


Haute Pink

12.14.14

If you’re really looking to shine this party season, we suggest giving your LBD a closet vacation in favor of . . . the LPD! The Little Pink Dress, of course. Because, as you can see of these two vintage beauties, nothing says Festivus like fuchsia!


Window Dressing

12.08.14

A perfect example of what we try to achieve with all our weekly window displays: a mix of classic pieces and our newest designer items in-store, as well as a variety of colors, patterns, fabrics, shapes and price points. In this case, on the right, there’s a Zara top paired with gray leather pants and a Balmain crossbody. In the middle, a fabulous Kenzo jacket thrown over a T Alexander Wang jumpsuit. And on the left, to complete the picture, a vintage floral dress that is anything but a shrinking violet.


Proenza Schouler on the Racks!

10.23.14

Serious beauties currently with super sale prices.  Mainly petite sizes.  Do come visit!


Chanel Mademoiselle

09.30.14

Come on, even in January, how can you possibly look at our beautiful model without singing, My cherie amour, lovely as a summer day . . .! Seriously, no matter what the temperature, prim and proper never looked so young and fresh as this gorgeous vintage Chanel jacket/dress in peacock-green colored taffeta. 


A Bill Blass from the Past

09.23.14

Another of our favorite 2013 Best Female Leads in a blog post . . . Bill Blass stood for class, and his iconic brand of all-out American glamour doesn't get much dreamier than this diaphanous feather-weight layered silk gown with outrageous ostrich feather neckline! Wowza is right! You want to be a tough act to follow on the red carpet, this is just once of many one-of-a-kind gowns we've got in store with you in mind.  


Dolce & Gabbana Doubletake

09.18.14

The long hot days of summer just got that much hotter, catching sight of this amazing Dolce & Gabbana stretch dress with lace panel out of the corner of our eye. Really, can you blame that guy for staring? 


Lady Sings The Black & Blues

09.16.14

Hands down our new in-house favorite palette, we just love the power-pop color combination of these new and covetable jet black and Moroccan blue spring pieces! From left to right: a Layla long-sleeve cotton blouse, Isabel Marant lace tank, a vintage dress, and, of course, the Stella McCartney mini.