Live in the D: Thistle and Bess shows how to add English flair


>>Tati: MEGHAN MARKLE IS DUE>>Tati: MEGHAN MARKLE IS DUE
WITHIN THE NEXT WEEK OR SO. WITHIN THE NEXT WEEK OR SO.
EVERY TIME A ROYAL BABY ARRIVES, EVERY TIME A ROYAL BABY ARRIVES,
MANY PEOPLE WANT TO CELEBRATE. MANY PEOPLE WANT TO CELEBRATE.
ONE WAY TO IS BY EXPERIENCING ONE WAY TO IS BY EXPERIENCING
ENGLISH TEA OR PURCHASING ITEMS ENGLISH TEA OR PURCHASING ITEMS
FROM GREAT BRITAIN. FROM GREAT BRITAIN.
AND YOU CAN DO BOTH IN ANN AND YOU CAN DO BOTH IN ANN
ARBOR. ARBOR.
MEREDITH BRUCKNER WITH MEREDITH BRUCKNER WITH
ALLABOUTANNARBOR.COM IS BACK ALLABOUTANNARBOR.COM IS BACK
WITH US, ALONG WITH DIANE NA WITH US, ALONG WITH DIANE NA
MARCH FROM THE VINTAGE BOUTIQUE. MARCH FROM THE VINTAGE BOUTIQUE.
THANK YOU FOR BEING HERE. THANK YOU FOR BEING HERE.
>>LOOKS LIKE WE’RE TRANSPORTED>>LOOKS LIKE WE’RE TRANSPORTED
TO ENGLAND. TO ENGLAND.
>>Tati: I LOVE IT.>>Tati: I LOVE IT.
>>IT CATCHES YOUR EYE, IT’S IN>>IT CATCHES YOUR EYE, IT’S IN
KERRYTOWN. KERRYTOWN.
I DON’T KNOW IF YOU CAN TELL WE I DON’T KNOW IF YOU CAN TELL WE
LIKE THIS TOWN. LIKE THIS TOWN.
AND IT DRAWS YOU IN, ITEMS FROM AND IT DRAWS YOU IN, ITEMS FROM
ENGLAND AND FROM AROUND THE ENGLAND AND FROM AROUND THE
WORLD. WORLD.
SO JEWELRY, HOME GOODS, IT’S SO JEWELRY, HOME GOODS, IT’S
REALLY A STORE WHERE YOU’RE REALLY A STORE WHERE YOU’RE
PROBABLY NOT GONNA FIND ANYTHING PROBABLY NOT GONNA FIND ANYTHING
LIKE IT IN THE AREA. LIKE IT IN THE AREA.
IT’S WORTH CHECKING OUT. IT’S WORTH CHECKING OUT.
AND SHE IS HERE TO TELL US MORE. AND SHE IS HERE TO TELL US MORE.
>>BROUGHT IN A FEW THINGS.>>BROUGHT IN A FEW THINGS.
LET’S START OVER HERE. LET’S START OVER HERE.
>>SURE.>>SURE.
SO WE BROUGHT SOME TER RER — SO WE BROUGHT SOME TER RER —
TERRARIUMS. TERRARIUMS.
AND THEY’RE MADE FROM RECLAIMED AND THEY’RE MADE FROM RECLAIMED
GLASS AND WOOD. GLASS AND WOOD.
AND IF YOU HAVE A BROWN OR BLACK AND IF YOU HAVE A BROWN OR BLACK
THUMB AND KILL YOUR PLANTS, THUMB AND KILL YOUR PLANTS,
THAT’S A GOOD THING FOR YOU. THAT’S A GOOD THING FOR YOU.
THEY HELP KEEP THINGS ALIVE. THEY HELP KEEP THINGS ALIVE.
[LAUGHTER] [LAUGHTER]
>>Tati: AND LET’S GET TO THE>>Tati: AND LET’S GET TO THE
JEWELRY. JEWELRY.
THIS IS A BEAUTIFUL LAYOUT OF THIS IS A BEAUTIFUL LAYOUT OF
GORGEOUS STUFF. GORGEOUS STUFF.
>>WE STARTED OUR SHOP CARRYING>>WE STARTED OUR SHOP CARRYING
VINTAGE AND ANTIQUE JEWELRY AND VINTAGE AND ANTIQUE JEWELRY AND
WE’VE BEEN GROWING IT SINCE WE’VE BEEN GROWING IT SINCE
WE’VE BEEN OPEN FOR ALMOST FOUR WE’VE BEEN OPEN FOR ALMOST FOUR
YEARS NOW. YEARS NOW.
AND I BROUGHT A SPECIAL JEWELER AND I BROUGHT A SPECIAL JEWELER
WITH US, ALEX MONROE, BASED IN WITH US, ALEX MONROE, BASED IN
ENGLAND. ENGLAND.
ALL OF THESE ARE HANDMADE IN ALL OF THESE ARE HANDMADE IN
LONDON, QUINTESSENTIALLY LONDON, QUINTESSENTIALLY
BRITISH. BRITISH.
THEY’RE QUIRKY, WHIMSICAL, VERY THEY’RE QUIRKY, WHIMSICAL, VERY
TINY AND DELICATE. TINY AND DELICATE.
>>Tati: LET’S TILT UP THE RING.>>Tati: LET’S TILT UP THE RING.
WE’VE GOT SOME SOUTHEASTERNS WE’VE GOT SOME SOUTHEASTERNS
HERE. HERE.
AND WHEN– WE’VE GOT SOME SAMPLE AND WHEN– WE’VE GOT SOME SAMPLE
HERE. HERE.
>>EACH AND EVERY PETAL IS SO>>EACH AND EVERY PETAL IS SO
TINY AND SO MUCH DETAIL. TINY AND SO MUCH DETAIL.
A SPECIAL DESIGNER. A SPECIAL DESIGNER.
AND YOU’RE HAVING AN EVENT AND YOU’RE HAVING AN EVENT
COMING UP. COMING UP.
>>ALEX’S TEAM IS COMING FROM>>ALEX’S TEAM IS COMING FROM
ENGLAND ON JUNE 1st, AT OUR SHOP ENGLAND ON JUNE 1st, AT OUR SHOP
IN ANN ARBOR IN KERRYTOWN AND IN ANN ARBOR IN KERRYTOWN AND
WE’RE THROWING A PARTY, AN WE’RE THROWING A PARTY, AN
ENGLISH TEA PARTY. ENGLISH TEA PARTY.
AND WE’LL HAVE SPECIAL TREATS. AND WE’LL HAVE SPECIAL TREATS.
AND THEY’LL BE THERE WITH SOME AND THEY’LL BE THERE WITH SOME
OF THEIR ONE-OF-A-KIND PIECES OF THEIR ONE-OF-A-KIND PIECES
FROM ENGLAND. FROM ENGLAND.
>>Tati: CAN WE COME IN OUR>>Tati: CAN WE COME IN OUR
FASCINATORS? FASCINATORS?
>>YES.>>YES.
[LAUGHTER] [LAUGHTER]
>>AND YOU’RE PROBABLY THE ONLY>>AND YOU’RE PROBABLY THE ONLY
PERSON IN MICHIGAN WHO SELLS PERSON IN MICHIGAN WHO SELLS
THIS JEWELRY? THIS JEWELRY?
>>YES, THE ONLY ONE IN THE>>YES, THE ONLY ONE IN THE
STATE OF MICHIGAN. STATE OF MICHIGAN.
I TRY TO GO TO ENGLAND ONCE A I TRY TO GO TO ENGLAND ONCE A
YEAR AND PICK OUT PIECES. YEAR AND PICK OUT PIECES.
>>AND YOU FORGOT TO MENTION YOU>>AND YOU FORGOT TO MENTION YOU
ATTENDED AN EVENT WITH PRINCESS ATTENDED AN EVENT WITH PRINCESS
ANNE. ANNE.
>>I WAS INVITED TO AN EVENT AT>>I WAS INVITED TO AN EVENT AT
THEIR SHOP AND MEET THE QUEEN’S THEIR SHOP AND MEET THE QUEEN’S
DAUGHTER, PRINCESS ANNE. DAUGHTER, PRINCESS ANNE.
>>WAS IT FUN?>>WAS IT FUN?
>>IT WAS A LITTLE>>IT WAS A LITTLE
NERVE-RACKING, BUT IT’S FUN. NERVE-RACKING, BUT IT’S FUN.
I AM SCOTTISH AND ENGLISH, MY I AM SCOTTISH AND ENGLISH, MY
FAMILY BACKGROUND IS, AND I’M A FAMILY BACKGROUND IS, AND I’M A
GREAT HISTORY NERVE. GREAT HISTORY NERVE.
AND SCOTLAND, THE EMBLEM IS THE AND SCOTLAND, THE EMBLEM IS THE
THISTLE, AND THAT’S WHERE THISTLE, AND THAT’S WHERE
THISTLE COMES FROM. THISTLE COMES FROM.
>>AND WE BUILT THE THISTLE INTO>>AND WE BUILT THE THISTLE INTO
THE AMPERSAND. THE AMPERSAND.
>>AND THIS HAS AN EGG IN THE>>AND THIS HAS AN EGG IN THE
NEST THAT’S A PEARL. NEST THAT’S A PEARL.
VERY WHIPS CAL. VERY WHIPS CAL.
WORRY IN KERRYTOWN IN THE WORRY IN KERRYTOWN IN THE
KERRYTOWN NEIGHBORHOOD OF ANN KERRYTOWN NEIGHBORHOOD OF ANN
ARBOR ON FOURTH AVENUE. ARBOR ON FOURTH AVENUE.
>>Tati: THANK YOU SO MUCH.>>Tati: THANK YOU SO MUCH.
I WAS TRYING OR RINGS. I WAS TRYING OR RINGS.
>>>AND IT’S>>>AND IT’S
ALLABOUTANNARBOR.COM, MADE ALLABOUTANNARBOR.COM, MADE
POSSIBLE BY OUR PARTNERS

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