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Pinkies High
Elegant or Funky, Tea Sets Spiff Up Any Decor
"...knitted très chic service, check out Top Drawer Thrift, Uncommon Objects, Room Service Vintage, or any of Austin's myriad..."

Jan. 25, 2008 Features Feature by Terry Ornelas Woodroffe

In Dreams
Camera in hand, D'Ette Cole makes images to bridge the gaps between night and day
"...former haunts, including co-ownership in South Congress' funky-finds mecca Uncommon Objects, Cole might be called something of a visual..."

July 18, 2008 Arts Feature by Nikki Moore

Gathered Treasures
'Collected Response,' the first joint exhibition of artists Steve Wiman and Marjorie Moore, is an extension of their shared passion for collecting
"...collector in fellow artist Marjorie Moore after Moore visited Uncommon Objects, the South Congress antiques and collectibles store owned..."

Feb. 13, 2004 Arts Feature by Madeline Irvine

Joan Wasser: Police Woman By Day, Torch Singer By Night
Rob yaks with Joan Wasser from Joan As Police Woman
"...en route to Kansas City, she spoke of Prince, Uncommon Objects, and sexuality...."

April 29, 2011 Qmmunity Post by Rob Cohen

The Monkey Time
How communing with the apes inspired the artists of the Texas Monkey Project
"...awestruck," says D'ette Cole, who co-owns the antiques store Uncommon Objects and creates both decorative and gallery-oriented artwork. On..."

Aug. 5, 2005 Arts Feature by Cindy Widner

After a Fashion: SXSW Friday
While old geezers Camper Van Beethoven may be back in town taking the skinheads bowling, our Style Avatar gets all, "I'm With the Band," with Ms. You-Know-Who Des Barres herself, and takes the celeb shopping.
"...a few of my usual haunts, including the divine Uncommon Objects, but then Madame asked me to take her..."

March 14, 2003 Column by Stephen MacMillan Moser

After a Fashion
Our Style Avatar discovers J-Rock at Momoko, just in time for their upcoming Summer Fashion Show.
"...the store management over to Brendan Bicksler, formerly of Uncommon Objects. The store is still in the throes of..."

July 13, 2001 Column by Stephen MacMillan Moser

After a Fashion
Local fashion steps out at the Designers' Guild of Austin second showing.
"...the incredibly gracious Steve Wiman and D'Ette Cole of Uncommon Objects. Crowe's hand-painted vintage bags are smart and streetwise,..."

April 27, 2001 Column by Stephen MacMillan Moser

After a Fashion
The Style Avatar takes on Reader X's challenge to not say "Wet," and weighs in on cargo pants.
"...Where would Austin be without the likes of Wet, Uncommon Objects, Pink, Güero's, Yard Dog, the San Jose, New..."

Nov. 10, 2000 Column by Stephen MacMillan Moser

After a Fashion
A recent gala IDoL-ized Austin fashionistas.
"...well-represented by Ivory Aisles, Amelia's, Flashback, Emily Cowart of Uncommon Objects, Randy Franklin & Jann Baskett for Yard Dog,..."

Oct. 6, 2000 Column by Stephen MacMillan Moser

Shop the Monkey
SoCo boutiques and more
"...Uncommon Objects (V, M, W, C, J, A)..."

Aug. 5, 2005 Features Feature by Stephen MacMillan Moser

The Stories Behind Austin’s Iconic Signs
How both classic neon and changing design continue to draw patrons to local restaurants and theatres
"...Arroyo, the Frisco, Lammes Candies. And I really miss Uncommon Objects. That sign was incredible...."

Jan. 31, 2020 Features Feature by Jessi Cape

SoCo Shopping
Local boutiques offer glitzy, weird, and downright Austin-y items
"...that will help you worship Houston's own Queen B. Uncommon Objects 1512 S. Congress..."

June 14, 2016 Columns Post by Rivers Wright

Food-o-File: Weekend Lagniappe
A little extra Austin food news
"...month for life; shopping sprees at Magnolia Pearl and Uncommon Objects; and a week-long getaway at a private home..."

Jan. 24, 2015 Food Post by Virginia B. Wood

The Good Eye: Where (in Austin) Would Mad Men Shop?
"...Joan Harris would hang out at Uncommon Objects, where plush, curvy, and overstuffed pieces peacefully coexist..."

July 17, 2014 Photo Gallery

Change of Venue
This year, FronteraFest is takin' it to the streets – and a chapel, a bookstore, a home ...
"...Sunday, Feb 2, 3pm, at the bus stop near Uncommon Objects, 1512 S. Congress, and other nearby locations. Free...."

Jan. 10, 2014 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

King's Road ShinDigs for West, TX
The gang at King's Road offer a way to help our neighbors
"...Room Service and Prototype with the crypt-kicking quirk of Uncommon Objects, plus the elegant charm of Amelia's Retro Vogue..."

April 26, 2013 Design Post by Kate X Messer

Secondhand Stores to Council: 'Wait a Second!'
Proposed ordinance designed to help recovery of stolen goods
" Steve Wiman, owner of South Austin antique store Uncommon Objects...."

Sept. 21, 2012 News Feature by Josh Rosenblatt

West Side Tour-y
Big Medium lets artists on the other side of I-35 in on the fun
"...Uncommon Objects, 1512 S. Congress..."

May 18, 2012 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

The Making of an Endorsement

Oct. 24, 2008 News Feature

Bunk Bed Brothers
The Pat Hazell-Matt Goldman comedy 'Bunk Bed Brothers' isn't just for nostalgic baby boomers; it's for anyone who can understand the rivalry and love between brothers growing up together
"...on it that you'd be lucky to find at Uncommon Objects. It also contributed to the surprise Hollywood-style special..."

June 16, 2006 Arts Review by Patti Hadad

At the Table
Our panel of service experts
"...passions for art (printmaking) and antiques (a dealer at Uncommon Objects) by waiting tables and has done so for..."

March 31, 2006 Food Feature

Bargains in the Mist
Where to find the missing link
"...– Square paper w/ monkey head over globe – $1.25Uncommon ObjectsCarved Coconut Tikis – Coconut monkey figurines – $20..."

Aug. 5, 2005 Features Feature

After a Fashion
"...Red Sun along with daughter Ruby; Karen Linder of Uncommon Objects; and Shiki's Jane McCann...."

May 2, 2003 Column by Stephen MacMillan Moser

After a Fashion
Chronicle style avatar Stephen goes to some parties. So you weren't invited; shut up and come along anyway …
"...need an introduction?), Steve Wiman and Emily Cowart of Uncommon Objects, and Gail's sister Shakti LaGow, with whom I..."

June 21, 2002 Column by Stephen MacMillan Moser

After a Fashion
Let us not forget the reason for the season, people … club crawls and parties!
"...affair put on by Steve & Emily Wiman, of Uncommon Objects. Our arrival was conspicuous for a number of..."

Dec. 21, 2001 Column by Stephen MacMillan Moser

After a Fashion
Guess who your Style Avatar flitted around town with this week? Check out this first installment about international salon god José Eber's visit to Austin.
"...and the family unit moved down the strip to Uncommon Objects...."

Nov. 23, 2001 Column by Stephen MacMillan Moser

After a Fashion
The stars at night are bigger and brighter, deep in the heart of Texas: Check out these local Hollywood sightings … Goth is alive and well and living in San Antonio … bra straps are still ugly and … your Style Avatar goes out on a "Denim Edge."
"...interesting businesses, like Under the Sun, Wet Salon, and Uncommon Objects...."

Sept. 28, 2001 Column by Stephen MacMillan Moser

After a Fashion
Always avant Austin retailer By George's new store is alight with style; starting this week, SoCo stays up late on the First Thursday of every month.
"...include Therapy Clothing, Wet Salon, Antiqua, Pink, Jo's, Chimera, Uncommon Objects, Mi Casa, Prima Dora, Dragonsnaps, Terra Toys, Turquoise..."

June 1, 2001 Column by Stephen MacMillan Moser

It's a Gas, Gas, Gas
South Austin's Neon Transformers Light Up Life South of the River
"...mark. The Chuy's "globe," the Alamo Drafthouse tower, the Uncommon Objects rabbit, and a host of other icons on..."

Jan. 19, 2001 News Feature by Rob D'Amico

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