People who inspire, and style we admire.
Stylist, New Englander, Ace-Illustrator
Christine Mitchell is a New Englander, through and through — from Vermont, lives in Massachusetts, went to school in Rhode Island and Connecticut and is married to a guy from Maine. So, there’s no one more qualified to pen N'East Style — her blog that focuses on the clothing and culture of the Northeast.
Christine is as friendly and straightforward as they come. Refreshing, sure. Classic. You bet. Reinventing? Always.
Being raised in New England, it’s hard not to be ‘classic’ in a lot of ways. Sometimes it gets translated as being ‘preppy’, but for me it’s more about sticking to what works. If it’s not broke, don’t fix it!
The Authentic Original 2-Eye Woven Boat shoe in navy leather is my favorite. It’s classic but
a little unexpected with the woven texture and rich navy leather.
I like pairing tailored pieces with something a little loved or
broken in. Works very well for Spring when you’re taking it a little
easy but want to look polished.
I really like the youthfulness of the Canvas Bahama. It’s
a great shoe to pair with shorts and a tee for a more laid
back look in the city or on the beach.
The Cloud Logo Ombre styles are a little more edgy than the
traditional Sperry. They are fun, light — perfect for hot days at