When Pockets and Cristy Alvarez decided to start manufacturing children’s furniture in Southern California, there was no debate about style. They wanted to recreate their own personal lifestyle for children…California, Coastal, Cottage. What is Cottage style? Cottages were typically vacation homes–relaxed, comfortable, homey with a mix of old and new. Cottage style is all about relaxing with family and friends. Relaxed style and impeccable quality were most important to Pockets and Cristy when starting the line. Newport Cottages is bench-made from solid hardwoods in the U.S. Finishes are hand-rubbed and distressed to achieve a slightly aged and weathered look. Little “imperfections” are not structural defects but intentional, meant to make the pieces look perfectly at home with well-loved vintage and antique furniture. We like to think our furniture tells the beginning of a story that you and your family will tell for years to come.