HOUSTON MODERN LUXURY MAGAZINE: All in the Family – Vintage Contessa & Times Past


All in the Family: Vintage Contessa & Times Past

HOUSTON, Texas – November 22, 2019   


Vintage Contessa & Times Past is an internationally respected purveyor of luxury goods based in Houston, Texas. The family of experts cater to global collectors of vintage/estate fine watches, designer/signed jewelry, luxury designer handbags, GIA certified diamonds, loose diamonds and rare coins.
The diverse team has built their international reputation utilizing their buying expertise, honesty, and integrity. They scour the globe in the quest to purchase the finest curated collection of authentic pieces. 


Rob Chramosta began curating his own collections at a young age, expanding his expertise of fine watches and jewelry. Utilizing his expansive product knowledge of luxury goods, Rob loves the art of making a deal. 

Donae Cangelosi Chramosta served as the president of her father’s marble and granite business before joining forces with her husband Rob. With a passion for fashion and lover of all things vintage, family and friends christened her “The Vintage Contessa.


As an active member of Crime Stoppers of Houston’s Board of Directors, Donae was named Crime Stoppers Safe School Award and is actively involved with Houston 20 to stop sex trafficking. Following her lead, her daughter Bella serves as the first Crime Stoppers Student Ambassador. Donae was named  Houston Business Journal Women Who Mean Business, Heroes for Children “Spirit of Allie and Taylor Award”, and Aggie 100.


Styling Social Justice with Rania and the Contessa is glamour that’s global.  The podcast features two fierce women with a love of faith, family, community and fashion as big as Texas! Based in Houston, each week they host local and national personalities for conversations centered around current events, social injustice, safety and health. They discuss real solutions to these problems in hopes to create safer, happier and healthier communities.


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