Rhody Gem: Designer Nicole Deponte’s Lifestyle Shop Off Wickenden Street

June 2023


What it is:

A design house selling apparel, accessories, and home decor. 


Where to find it:

Asterfields is located in a small black building on Traverse Street – a side street off Sheldon, behind Wickenden. An “open” flag confirms you found it!


What makes it a Rhody Gem?

With a wide variety of garments and lifestyle goods all in the signature aesthetic of owner/designer Nicole Deponte, Asterfields offers a collection you won’t find anywhere else. According to Deponte, “Asterfields designs a colorful adventure that triggers your senses and inspires conversation.” The light-filled shop is stocked with a wide variety of locally made items connected by the Art Nouveau and Art Deco movements. Additionally, Asterfields hosts pop-up art shows, workshops, and events tailored to build connection
and collaboration.



5 Traverse Street


Instagram: @aster_fields


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