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Friday, January 31, 2014

Tziporah is Off to Hollywood

Tziporah Salamon moved to Los Angeles for the winter and she has been having a ball. I snapped a quick photo of her on her last day in NYC. To keep up an all her exciting activities and lectures on vintage clothing CLICK HERE.

Thursday, January 30, 2014

Winter Layers

Debra Rapoport took me step by step through her process of winter layering. Most of what she is wearing was either thrifted, gifted, or re-purposed, like the hat she made out of a recycled wool sweater. Check out the photos above to see Debra in action and if you have any questions for her feel free to reach out at .

Wednesday, January 29, 2014

Brenda Henriques

I met Brenda Henriques at Koi Boutique in South Pasadena. Not only did she make her wonderful top, but she also makes a collection of jewelry, sold at Koi, made from a mix of vintage pieces and semi precious stones. To see more of Brenda's incredible work CLICK HERE.

Tuesday, January 28, 2014

What Are Your Winter Style Secrets?

We have had a pretty cold start to winter in New York City and it's been a bit to difficult to find style inspiration in a sea of black and brown puffy coats. My friend Maureen braved the cold, puffy coat aside, to come visit me and show me her brand new pink do. After I snapped a quick portrait of her she got back into her coat and headed for the nearest cafe. Maureen's gorgeous scarf and statement glasses are the perfect accessories to add some color and fun to her sensible winter coat. What are your winter style secrets?

Monday, January 27, 2014

Joyce and Alice

Joyce Carpati and Alice Carey have a wonderful look for every season.

Friday, January 24, 2014

A Winter Turban

Thursday, January 23, 2014

A Signature Look

All Eyewear by l.a. Eyeworks
When I'm out on the street looking for people to photograph I am often drawn to men and women who have a signature look. Most of the ladies and gentleman who appear on this blog eschew the latest trends in favor of their own distinct personal style. Gai Gherardi, co-founder and designer of l.a Eyeworks, is a perfect example of someone dresses in a style all her own. She chooses the fabrics  for all of her stunning pant suits and always looks wonderfully creative and unique. Have you found your signature look yet? Join the conversation and add your own photos on our Facebook page HERE.

Wednesday, January 22, 2014

A Streak of White

Tuesday, January 21, 2014


Maryann is one of the most creative dressers I know. I love the way she mixes different textures and fabrics, and adds her own handmade embellishments to create a style that is both on trend and truly unique. Maryann describes the act of dressing up as, "A creative process that brings me closer to my “Self”. It doesn’t really occur to me that people would have a hard time with this; it’s a natural part of my day. My husband asked me recently “What would you call that look?”, and I answered, “It’s just me!”
Here are some of my favorite of Maryann's looks. Which do you like the best?!!!

Monday, January 20, 2014

Winter Blues

I love a pop of color on a grey day!

Friday, January 17, 2014

"Fashion is Trendy, Style is Forever"

I ran into Liz Friedman while photo hunting on the Upper East Side. Last time I photographed her she was jumping in the air. Check out the photo HERE. When I asked if Liz had any fashion advice to share she replied, "Fashion is trendy, style is forever."

Thursday, January 16, 2014

Cool Winter

This woman looks perfectly cool for a freezing winter day in NYC.

The Advanced Style Hat Party

I know you've all been waiting to see what everyone wore to last night's hat party. From vintage and veiled, to homemade and hand embellished, our guests definitely didn't disappoint with their stunning chapeaus. Thanks again to the staff at Off Broadway Boutique for being such great hosts. If you celebrated National Hat Day feel free to add your own hat photos to our Facebook page HERE.

Tuesday, January 14, 2014


"One can buy anything but good character, decency, and sensitivity. Those are not for sale."

Monday, January 13, 2014

National Hat Day

Illustration by Joana Avillez

This Wednesday is National Hat Day and we are having a party to celebrate.

Don your favorite chapeau and please join us for an Advanced Style Hat Day Party.

Wednesday, January 15, 2014
Wine and Snacks will be served from 5:00pm-8:00pm

Off Broadway Boutique
139 W 72nd Street (between Columbus and Broadway)

Hosted by: Ari Seth Cohen, "The Countess of Glamour", Joana Avillez
Dress Code: Hats Required
Price of Admission: Wear a Hat


Friday, January 10, 2014

Suzi Click Part II

Here are the final shots from my visit with Suzi Click. Check out some of her incredible designs HERE.


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