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Astor Place, April 2014
- Melodie Jeng

Astor Place, April 2014

- Melodie Jeng

Super Duper Hats, Florence
Pitti Uomo 85, January 2014
- Melodie Jeng

Super Duper Hats, Florence

Pitti Uomo 85, January 2014

- Melodie Jeng

Florence Provencher outside the MAN Show at Industria Studios yesterday in the West village 

Florence was helping out her boyfriend who works at La Rose Paris, a hat line. I really suggest checking out the MAN show. It’s a cross between art and fashion. Today is the last day.

Florence is wearing:

Hat: La Rose Paris

Top: Vintage

Pants: Indigo - thrifted?

Shoes: Thrifted

Backpack: her boyfriend’s (Venator)

Merci Florence! 

She does a great just thrift/vintage shopping! I want to find a top like hers. I love the material of everything she is wearing, comfortable, cool, unique. A bit bohemian. Nice hair and hat helps as well! She’s also got the whole crop top thing going on, modestly. Thankfully it has cooled down in New York.

Photo: Melodie Jeng

rue de Turenne, Le Marais, Paris

rue de Turenne, Le Marais, Paris

Quick snap of Clement Chabernaud @WilhelminaModel/d’Management Milan after shows today on Corso Venezia. Ah I have so many photos of people smoking… Clement seems really like wear hats like that! 

Quick snap of Clement Chabernaud @WilhelminaModel/d’Management Milan after shows today on Corso Venezia. Ah I have so many photos of people smoking… Clement seems really like wear hats like that! 

Adam Katz Sinding @Le21eme

Founder/Photographer: www.le-21eme.com

Hat: Paul Harnden

Jacket: Paul Harnden

Gloves: Christopher Fenwick

Pants: Rick Owens

Shirt: Label Under Construction

Shoes: Julius

At A’Detacher SS13
Update: This is Heidi Lee. She is a hat designer. Check out her website here.
Thank you Shimpei!

At A’Detacher SS13

Update: This is Heidi Lee. She is a hat designer. Check out her website here.

Thank you Shimpei!

Woman biking in London

Woman biking in London

Hats in Soho 

Hats in Soho 

A beautiful woman with her cool Prada sunglasses and other accessories today in Soho

A beautiful woman with her cool Prada sunglasses and other accessories today in Soho

Rebecca

Rebecca

Boy versus girl

PS - My Calumet Photo show “Backstage / Poses” is up! The show opens this Thursday 6-8 p at 20 West 22nd Street. It’ll be up through the 26th. I’ll make a post and page about it soon!

This post is about … clothes and character: This is Sally from Sydney, Australia on Kenmare Street. She and her husband are visiting from Australia. I bumped into them right after passing by Ruby’s which is an Australian eatery actually.
I liked how she wasn’t afraid to wear a bit of color with her pants and how she subtly mixed in her polka-dot socks! I like her boots of course and how she drapes her top. What really made it for me was her hat - a beautiful, timeless accessory. I’m not sure how to describe it - but I like that embroidered/pendant type thing. She doesn’t work in fashion but still cares about it a healthy amount. This is my perfect subject - someone who looks great, is subtle, and isn’t showy with their fashion. 
Hat - Sonia Rykiel 
Something else I didn’t note correctly - her pants I think - Sass and Bide
Everything was bought in Sydney.
Sass and Bide is. so. cool. Look at their Spring 2012 RTW collection here. I know, I’m quite new to this, I had heard of Sass and Bide before but meeting Sally made me have a reason to really research them. They aren’t afraid to use colors and have fun. They are creative. Each of their collection has its own little personality. I’m not sure how to describe it but I got a similar feeling when I first discovered J.W. Anderson (UK). I think Sarah-Jane Clarke and Heidi Middleton, Sass and Bide designers, have worked in London and show in London. Their clothes allow the wearer to visit a different world, be imaginative, unabashed, yet everything is fairly wearable - it’s not insane and gaudy. It’s healthy, a mixture of solid colors and patterns. Here’s their Fall 2011 collection. I’ll let Meenal Mistry explain.
I have always wanted to visit Australia or England - I’ve been meeting a lot of Australians lately and they all seem quite cool - it’d be nice to work in either place.
Refinery 29 did a piece of Australian Designers to follow a few days ago (Sass and Bide included!)

This post is about … clothes and character: This is Sally from Sydney, Australia on Kenmare Street. She and her husband are visiting from Australia. I bumped into them right after passing by Ruby’s which is an Australian eatery actually.

I liked how she wasn’t afraid to wear a bit of color with her pants and how she subtly mixed in her polka-dot socks! I like her boots of course and how she drapes her top. What really made it for me was her hat - a beautiful, timeless accessory. I’m not sure how to describe it - but I like that embroidered/pendant type thing. She doesn’t work in fashion but still cares about it a healthy amount. This is my perfect subject - someone who looks great, is subtle, and isn’t showy with their fashion. 

Hat - Sonia Rykiel 

Something else I didn’t note correctly - her pants I think - Sass and Bide

Everything was bought in Sydney.

Sass and Bide is. so. cool. Look at their Spring 2012 RTW collection here. I know, I’m quite new to this, I had heard of Sass and Bide before but meeting Sally made me have a reason to really research them. They aren’t afraid to use colors and have fun. They are creative. Each of their collection has its own little personality. I’m not sure how to describe it but I got a similar feeling when I first discovered J.W. Anderson (UK). I think Sarah-Jane Clarke and Heidi Middleton, Sass and Bide designers, have worked in London and show in London. Their clothes allow the wearer to visit a different world, be imaginative, unabashed, yet everything is fairly wearable - it’s not insane and gaudy. It’s healthy, a mixture of solid colors and patterns. Here’s their Fall 2011 collection. I’ll let Meenal Mistry explain.

I have always wanted to visit Australia or England - I’ve been meeting a lot of Australians lately and they all seem quite cool - it’d be nice to work in either place.

Refinery 29 did a piece of Australian Designers to follow a few days ago (Sass and Bide included!)

Hello! Happy Friday! This post is about fun photos, food, and headgear!
Pictured above is my friend Jennifer eating a delicious sandwich she made! The sandwich was made of spinach, kale, and homemade lentil pate. The pate was made up of ground walnuts, lentil, onion, garlic, miso, and soy sauce. Wow I am inspired! 
I initially wanted to photograph her Jester/joker character hair clip (which Erika Devries, one of our professors, mentors, and an amazing artist gave to us) but then I was reminded of the amazing wallpaper and flowers my friend Logan Howard installed for her senior show (it just opened last night! more information here.) Anyway, Jen is so cute! And I liked the color palettes. I think her hair clip is a toy or ornament that Erika just added a clip too! So fun, simple, and consumer conscious). 
Erika gave me a hat band from Yellow Bird Hats that time. I also suggest Barbara Feinman Millinery in the East Village (66 East 7th Street between 1st and 2nd avenue). It’s the details and special treats of customization or gifting that really makes something, special, unique, and worth wearing!

Hello! Happy Friday! This post is about fun photos, food, and headgear!

Pictured above is my friend Jennifer eating a delicious sandwich she made! The sandwich was made of spinach, kale, and homemade lentil pate. The pate was made up of ground walnuts, lentil, onion, garlic, miso, and soy sauce. Wow I am inspired! 

I initially wanted to photograph her Jester/joker character hair clip (which Erika Devries, one of our professors, mentors, and an amazing artist gave to us) but then I was reminded of the amazing wallpaper and flowers my friend Logan Howard installed for her senior show (it just opened last night! more information here.) Anyway, Jen is so cute! And I liked the color palettes. I think her hair clip is a toy or ornament that Erika just added a clip too! So fun, simple, and consumer conscious). 

Erika gave me a hat band from Yellow Bird Hats that time. I also suggest Barbara Feinman Millinery in the East Village (66 East 7th Street between 1st and 2nd avenue). It’s the details and special treats of customization or gifting that really makes something, special, unique, and worth wearing!

Hats: Bummer! I guess last week was my peak! Didn’t get any photos on the New York Times this week. They were probably tired of getting 5 submissions called “melodiejengthenycstreetshats#…” Well, I put together a little collage anyway. A couple of these were personally-made hats. It sounds really basic but I think there’s something that’s just so nice about finding unique vintage or personalized pieces. It’s personal and unique, obvious. Everyone should have a couple pieces. They can cost more money if you’re on a budget but it’s a nice little rite of passage. I also just realized they are women (and a baby D’AWWW). I’ll post a mens version one day.

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