A superb seaside flower and garden show, the Newport Flower Show is unlike any other event of its type.
“Gilded: Artful Living” is the theme for Newport Flower Show 2016. The Gilded Age was a time of intentional beauty among the upper-classes. Nearly every aspect of life was elevated to an art form, with gardens, homes, and fashions serving as treasures fit for a carefully curated gallery.
This year’s theme is quite apropos, given where the show is held each year. A good percentage of what makes this flower show stand out from its peers can be chalked up to the venue – the opulent, Gilded Age setting of Rosecliff Mansion, with its classic architecture, sweeping views, and delightful ocean breezes. (more…)