Located in stunning Santa Barbara, just 90 miles north of Los Angeles, Anne Luther Antiques can be found tucked inside the popular Summerland Antiques Collective and The Antique Center, two of the areaâ€™s finest antique stores. When you enter the stores you will be suspended into a glorious fantasy environment, like slipping through Aliceâ€™s looking glass. You will slip out of the 21st century and into a dreamy past of perfect gifts, decorative accessories, fashion accessories, collectibles and art for yourself, your friends and family.
Recognized as the source of the best and most unique blend of American country charm and European elegance, Anne Luther Antiques attracts a wide range of clients from leading designers and film studios, to architects, collectors and celebrities. Anneâ€™s signature style, Coastal Country Chic, blends painted furniture with glamorous Italian chandeliers, southern farm tables with fine European linens and old cast iron and copper with antique needlework.
Anne Luther is a Santa Barbara-based antiques dealer, artist & designer. She creates compelling environments for retail stores and homes with carefully curated selections of vintage finds from around the world. From Palm Springs to London to New York to Paris, Anneâ€™s love of art and design is evident in the unique and beautiful treasures she finds on her travels.
At the age of 14, while friends were babysitting and waitressing during summer school breaks, Anne began her first antique business, Raggedy Anneteques, selling at flea markets and swap meets. Despite her early beginnings as an antiques dealer she followed a career in International Marketing & Public Relations in New York, Hong Kong, and London. During her off hours, she continued her education in antiques and the decorative arts by immersing herself in international cultures, concepts and local flea markets. In the 1980â€™s she once again returned to the antiques trade, part time. While traveling internationally for her â€œday jobâ€, Anne, a native New Yorker, purchased unique vintage decorative accessories and sold them through designer showrooms in Manhattanâ€™s prestigious D & D building.
In 2000 Anne, decided that a complete career change was in order. She relocated from New York City to Santa Barbara and began to focus on art & antiques. She launched Anne Luther Antiques in two of Santa Barbaraâ€™s most esteemed collectives.
Anne is the past president of the Santa Barbara Visual Arts Alliance and a former member of the boards of The Santa Barbara International Film Festival and Girls Inc. where she co-chaired a 100 Committee Scholarship Luncheon. She is currently a trustee of the Santa Barbara Museum of Art and served on its board for six years. Anne has provided council and served on committees for The Music Academy of the Westâ€™s May Madness Sale, Domestic Violence Solutions the Santa Barbara Choral Society and The Dream Foundation. She is a member of both the Rockwood Womanâ€™s and the University Clubs.
Her designer eye uncovers gems at flea markets, thrift stores and estate sales. Anne has earned a loyal following of shoppers who rely on her for their vintage dÃ©cor. Among Anneâ€™s celebrity clientele are Barbara Streisand, Drew Barrymore, Bridget Fonda and Ellen DeGeneres.