Celebrating 1000 Post with MEI New York

One of my designer friends (promised not to say her name) has an amazing womenswear clothing line called MEI New York and she approached me to style her Fall/Winter 2012 lookbook. How could I resist the offer when it's inspired by one of my favorite things on earth? Menswear. Her concept behind the line was taken from 19th Century menswear, tintype, daguerreotype photographs, fragile apparel arts catalogs, and christopher payne's nostalgic imagery. The collection has the fine tailoring and structure of traditional menswear with the ease and comfort of the modern woman. Here is a sneak peek of the line:

Keith Tritto and Rick Lee hosted the photo shoot at their beautiful home in Staten Island. I hardly ever travel outside of Manhattan and Brooklyn so it was a nice little day trip. The Photographer Brendan Burdzinski did such a great job with his images and the model Maria Panchenko truly brought the clothing to life. I can't express how much I love surrounding myself with creative forces. 

Photographer | Brendan Burdzinski 
Stylist | Your's Truly 
Model | Maria Panchenko 
Host Keith Tritto & Rick Lee   

This is a very special feature since it marks my 1,000th post. So far, the year has been amazing! I'm working on some exciting projects, so stay tuned.

Happy 1000!!

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