Jane Wilson-Marquis is an Englishwoman who has been designing beautiful clothing in Soho since 1985. Wile she does couture evening wear she has earned a wonderful reputation for her bridal lines. Her work is exquisite , romantic and utterly unique.
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Artistic Designs By Legendary Bridal Designer Jane Wilson-Marquis. Read the full story here.
Over the past several years, Myrdith Leon-McCormack has evolved from one of the nation’s most successful Celebrity Manicurist, represented by Factory Downtown, to one of the most sought after branding experts with her firm MLM Represents and as a Huffington Post blogger.
Leon-McCormack, founder of MLM Represents, oversees all practice areas and is involved in providing strategic direction to select clients. Her particular area of expertise is advising clients on how to best leverage their brand as an asset to serve as a powerful leadership tool and drive business performance.
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In perhaps the most unexpected setting for a forward-looking conversation about style, WAG sits down with Jane Wilson-Marquis at a design-cluttered table nestled within her fairy cottage of a retreat in the woodlands of Putnam Valley. Every inch of the surroundings, her summer home of some 20 years, is filled with artworks and fabrics, mannequins and ephemera of a life spent embracing the arts.
Despite the artful — and sometimes whimsical — setting, Wilson-Marquis, a British-born fashion designer who splits her time between the Hudson Valley and Manhattan, has a most practical approach to the art of dressing, which she sums up in the most succinct manner.
“You have to feel good about whatever you’re wearing,” she says.