Category: fashion

Specialized Tool

Friday 06.10.11

About the size of a small loaf of bread, and surprisingly heavy, this little beauty sits on the windowsill in Pamela Mayer’s shop. It wouldn’t mean much to someone who doesn’t sew, but to Pam, an amazingly gifted clothing designer, this pin cushion is something to be treasured (maybe even guarded) and used. Every day.

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Stockings for Sale

Thursday 06.02.11

This has got to be one of the most photographed signs in lower Manhattan. And for good reason. The Ideal Hosiery store and sign on Grand Street is one of the last remaining bits of evidence of what was once an entire district of hose.

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Worn

Friday 08.27.10

I have carried this checkbook cover with me every day…for nearly 28 years. It has a beauty and a patina all its own.

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