A New Hope

by Maggie Harney

Step aside, needlework. Hang on, heirloom pattern. The content of the contemporary hope chest is the work of Southern artisans and stylish personalization. From statement pieces to gorgeous everyday design, unpack the modern trousseau. Compiled and styled by Maggie Harney. Photography by Teresa Earnest.

“Low Country” painting by Dan VanLandingham, $11,200 at ShopSCAD.


The Royal Crown Derby 8-inch accent plates, $235 each, The Cottage Shop.


Volnay soap dish, $32, and Fresh handmade soaps, $19 each, all at Paris Market and Brocante.


Corkcicle canteen, $54 at The Cottage Shop.


Farmhouse cheese stone, $100, and beehive crock, $165, both at Asher and Rye; lavender bundle,
$16.75 at Paris Market and Brocante.


coasters by Caspari (set of 4), $15.75, The Cottage Shop.


tassled basket, $55 at Asher and Rye.


Roost brass lamp, $400 at Asher and Rye.


Jute macramé wall hanging, $100 at Asher and Rye.