It’s 9:30a local time when this post hits the interwebs — and if you’re reading this in the comfort of home, you’ve already missed the Downton Abbey-inspired style show. Don’t fret! Many of the looks well be on display throughout the show.

Once you’ve finished your coffee, come over to the Richardson Civic Center and see what Antique Elegance’s Spring Show has to offer! I helped the Red Hen set up, so I got an early bird preview. See something below you’ve just got to have? 

If you can’t make it until tomorrow, be sure to come in time for Steven Porterfield’s lecture “A Year on the Road.” Ever wonder what it’s like to be an Antiques Roadshowappraiser, Hollywood costume go-to guy, and well-known textile guru? Do you plan your vacations around where you’ll find great antiques? “This talk will take you through Steven’s year as he travels from sea to sea appraising, buying and selling. Steven will highlight some of his favorite sources on Sunday at 1p. Come and enjoy this bird’s eye view of life in the antique business.”

We’ll be here until 5p today, and 10a-5p Sunday. Your $5 admission is good for both days.

Here’s a little taste of the show, but certainly not a sampling of everything! There is so much to see! Clothing, furs, handbags, jewelry (fine & costume, even tiaras!), art, china, ephemera, maps, collectibles…..something for everyone!

See you at the show!