Sudha Pennathur Embellished Velvet Tree Skirt
Now that is for bushes that actually deserve one of the
best. Comprised of luxe velvet and intricately embroidered with
gold-tone beads, Sudha Pennathur’s Christmas tree skirt is the final word in festive extravagance.
invited to the 16th Annual Sudha’s Treasures Benefit Sale at Corte
Madera Town Center, open November 2-17, 10:00am-5:00pm. This holiday
pop-up event features exotic items from Sudha Pennathur’s acclaimed
retail collection. Sales will benefit three local Bay Area nonprofits:
Whistlestop, Marin Villages, and Marin Symphony; as well as other
charities in India. Each year, Bay Area shoppers enjoy incredible
discounts on beautiful scarves, jewelry and gift items while giving back
to their community.
Sudha Pennathur sponsors and mentors a select group of master
craftspeople in India to create distinctive jewelry, scarves, textiles,
& decorative objects, in addition to Christmas and Hanukkah
ornaments. Her designs are featured and sold in such prestigious stores
as Bergdorf Goodman, Neiman Marcus, Saks Fifth Avenue and Harrods of
London, as well as the Sundance Catalog and Gift Shops of The
Smithsonian in Washington D.C. and the Art Institute of Chicago.
Additional Location or Other Information
The 2019 Sudha Sale takes place at the Corte Madera Town Center, #325, inside the mall next to Crate & Barrel.
many years, designer Sudha Pennathur has had annual sales and for the
past nine years she has presented her pop-up shop, Sudha’s Treasures, at
the Corte Madera Town Center. That’s where you’ll find the of Tiburon
resident’s popular holiday gifts, usually found only in fashionable
national stores, at a steep discount — 50% to 75% off their retail
And, when shoppers shop at her pop-up, they are also supporting local
charities; all proceeds from this year’s Sudha’s Treasures are
earmarked for Whistlestop, Marin Villages and Marin Symphony.
“It should be a shoppers delight,” Pennathur says.
Here’s some of the pop-up’s perennial bestsellers:
• Jewelry, including many one-of-a-kind pieces, from $60 to $2,000.
• Hand-printed, hand-embroidered scarves in silk and cotton from $15 to $45.
• Unique Christmas ornaments, featured exclusively at Bergdorf Goodman, Saks Fifth Avenue and Neiman Marcus, from $2 to $15.
• Handwoven wool shawls that are sold in some fine United States museums, from $75 to $300.
• Diverse gifts such as handpainted boxes and bronze sculptures from $15 to $20.
• Details: Sudha’s Treasures pop-up shop is from 10
a.m. to 6 p.m. Nov. 2 through 17 at 325 Town Center, next to Crate &
Barrel, in Corte Madera. A VIP reception, open to the public, is from 3
to 7 p.m. Nov. 9. For more information, go to pennathur.com.
PJ Bremier writes on home, garden, design and entertaining topics every Saturday and also on her blog at DesignSwirl.co. She may be contacted at P.O. Box 412, Kentfield 94914, or at firstname.lastname@example.org.