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New Site Pip & Estella Makes Shabby Chic Almost Suspiciously Easy

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New decorating site Pip & Estella offers collections of coordinated antique and vintage housewares. You can either buy individual pieces, or, if you'd like your place decorated in a hurry, get the whole set.

We can't figure out how to feel about this. Isn't the point of a vintage aesthetic that you assembled everything bit by bit, with lots of painstaking digging through flea markets? Even weirder, the site is inspired by the famously unkept mansion in Great Expectations, which makes Grey Gardens look like a luxury hotel. Clicking a mouse to acquire a lifetime of hermit-style quirkiness feels a bit like cheating to us. Then again, the goods are lovely, and insanely cheap: Shoppers can purchase the current collection in its entirety for $145.50.
· Pip & Estella [Apartment Therapy]
· Pip & Estella [Official Site]