1 Trousseau Fine Vintage Linen & Gifts is located on Via Testa at 219 Royal Poinciana Way.
2 Owner Linda McClellan makes it her business to travel around the world, gathering antique French and Italian linens to display in her cozy shop.
3 This gorgeous pastel print is decorated with tiny pink bows.
4 There was a fine assortment of hats.
5 And fabulous sets of napkins and placemats
6 And finely embroidered hand towels
7 So many pieces to dress up a table
8 This set of embroidered/cut-work placemats depict famous European landmarks. This one has the Leaning Tower of Pisa.
9 Le Louvre
10 This hand-woven trim is fantastic!
11 A closer look and priced quite resonably
12 After leaving Trousseau, we entered Tanya Pierce Collectibles 'n
Gifts also at Via Testa, 219 Royal Poinciana Way.
13 Before opening her eclectic shop, Tanya Pierce was a Worth avenue fashion retailer.
14 Many fine sets of dishes
15 A green theme for St. Patrick's Day
16 Lovely English bone china
17 Hand painted Herend from Hungary
18 Quite a menagerie - Herend porcelain and limoges look-alikes
19 A great selection of salt and pepper shakers
20 The Asian section
21 All things blue and white - Delft, Chinese exports, flo bleau
22 I loved this stunning Venetian Glass Candelabra.
23 For the tea cup collector
24 Some of the local flora - an amazing banyan tree
25 The next morning - the sunrise over the Atlantic
26 The sunlit entrance to Worth Avenue, also known as the Rodeo Drive of Florida
27 The House of Gucci, an Italian fashion and leather goods label, was founded by Guccio Gucci in Florence in 1921.
28 Tory Burch is an American fashion designer.
29 Emilio Pucci was a Florentine Italian fashion designer, known for geometric prints and wild blending of colors.
30 Louis Vuitton is a French fashion house founded in 1854 and is well known for its LV monogram.
31 Looking back down Worth Avenue towards the sea and the landmark clock tower.
32 Turning back and continuing down the palm-lined Worth Avenue
33 Valentino is a classic Italian fashion designer.
34 Another view of the avenue
35 Cartier is a French luxury jeweler and watch manufacturer.
36 Hermés is a French high fashion house established in 1837, specializing in leather, ready-to-wear, lifestyle accessories, perfumery, and luxury goods.
37 Jimmy Choo is a Malaysian fashion designer based in London, known for his excellent hand-made women's shoes and handbags.
38 Badgley Mischka is an American label of fashion, fragrance, handbags, shoes, and eyewear.
39 Chanel, of course, is the French fashion house founded by the late couturier Gabrielle "Coco" Chanel.
40 The Brazilian Court Hotel & Beach Club is a historic luxury hotel which opened on New Year's Day in 1926 and was designed by Rosario Candela.
41 Candela used a Mediterranean design with tinted, rough stucco, classical details and tiled roofs. This is the lobby.
42 The outside courtyards are amazing with tall palms rising straight up. There is the pleasant sound of water and densely planted gardens with palms, flowers, fruit trees, and shrubs.
43 Another view
44 My friend Frédéric Fekkai, has a salon & spa here.
45 The pleasant swimming pool