I'm discovering quickly that the Upper West Side is just my style. The picture to the right is in front of our building. Walking distance from our studio on 89th and West End are 3 grocery stores, a nail salon at every corner, and great restaurants and bars. It's super family friendly, kids...

Bottega Veneta small python messenger bag No Comments Bottega Veneta small python messenger bag This Bottega Veneta messenger bag has black buckle strap fastenings at sides, intrecciato woven concertina-style sections, a curved magnetic-fastening fold-over flap at front, a zigzag seam at...

We absolutely love the '40s style and elegant bird print of this dress from Warehouse - it's so similar to the dresses seen on the Miu Miu catwalk, and it's only £65. I don't know about you, Fashion Week lovers, but for me one of the ultimate highlights of the Autumn/Winter shows was Miu...

of McD bag! This is a reinvention of the motorcycle wallet with zippered-top presented in buttery, aqua leather. Clean leather piping along the side seams with matching leather zipper-pull, gold-plated cable "bicycle chain" with belt loop clasp and matching gold hardware. Can we say...

As the inimitable Lynn Dell, a true decadent and octogenarian hailing from the Upper West Side, once told Advanced Style's Ari Cohen, "fashion says me too, style says only me." Though my relationship with style is still effectively infantile (and I believe it will continue to be until I am...

This lavish looking metallic jacket will impress many with its modern styling characterized by its asymmetrical front zip, side seam pockets, and zippered cuffs. This imported leather jacket is about 23 inches in length and it costs $1,395. Robert Rodriguez Metallic Leather Jacket We hope...

Either way it's a charming 40s romantic look that can also translate well as 70s-bohemian. (This would be great for Valentine's Day too!) Hope you enjoy! January 12, 2011 · 37 lovely thoughts posted in beauty tips · tags: 1940s , hair , video

out the dress with 1/2″ seams, don't worry–you can always extend those seams with some extra fabric.) So if you want to do this, now is the time to adjust your pattern as necessary (I just tape on a bit of extra paper to extend the seams an additional 1/4″). Adding the new side seam...

as you'll need a seam to insert them. Either way, we'll be doing this prior to adding the waistband. Be sure to read through each, as they have different steps in regards to sew the side seams. This method does not utilize a seam for the zipper insertion, so it's perfect if you want to add...

today's post, I thought it would be fun to share some of the "behind the scenes" of our work, because let's face it, fashion styling is a big part of the business-end of Merci New York. While the end result is meant to look effortless, each time Merci New York is commissioned to style a...

 

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