Nankeen Announces Opening of New Flagship Store – Ribbon Cutting May 10, 2012

NEWPORT, RI – Nankeen’s vivid and distinctive indigo dyeing technique may have been developed 3,000 years ago, but their new store at 421 Thames St in Newport RI sells a coveted selection of high quality unique bags and accessories with a contemporary twist.

You are invited to join owner Anne Page and Manager Melissa Deus-Manning in celebrating with a ribbon cutting ceremony on May 10th at 12:00pm for light refreshments and the chance to view the Nankeen collection of bags ranging from the smaller clutch to the larger weekend tote, belts and home accents in their bold and classic patterns, “flaunting an ageless and elegant nautical style”, says Ms. Page.  In addition to the Nankeen collection, an assortment of locally designed hats, shirts, tabletop accessories and leather goods complement the Nankeen lifestyle.

Nankeen has been well-received by all ages and has enjoyed recent media hits on the Today Show, Good Morning America, InStyle Magazine, and Daily Candy. The Thames St store is sure to be a hit with Newport’s discerning shoppers.  Spring business hours are Tuesday through Sunday 12-5 and the collection can also be seen at

For more information contact:

Melissa Deus-Manning

401.367.1620  store

401.683.8989  mobile

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