Posts in Meet The Makers
Meet The Makers: Susan Alexandra

Susan Alexandra is a jewelry and accessories designer based in New York City. Growing her label through genuine relationships and connections, Susan is someone who has turned the phrase “friends of the brand” into a literal business model, favoring honest, intimate exchanges with her customer base over calculated strategy or mass appeal.

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Ashley Turchin of ANTHOM

At ANTHOM, Ashley Turchin refocuses how we think of retail, making it more about the experience you have than what you buy. We visited the Ashley at her store in SoHo, where she talked about how she's curated a selection of unique pieces that her customers can cherish and feel their most confident selves in.

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Lauren Moetell of Mirth Vintage

Lauren Moetell is the owner of Mirth Vintage—a vintage shop in Greenpoint recommended by passersby like Jenna Saraco, Nicole Steriovski, Sara Radin and Andrea Toscano. Passerbuys visited Lauren at her Manhattan Avenue store, where she told us a little bit about the work that goes into running a popular vintage business.

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Lyndsey Butler of VEDA

When Lyndsey Butler founded VEDA in 2008, she didn't just want to make another leather jacket; she wanted to make the best leather jacket. We visited Lyndsey and the rest of the VEDA team in their light-filled Canal Street studio to learn more about what it's like to run a growing brand in the fashion industry.

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Laura Lombardi

The sculptural design of a Laura Lombardi piece is instantly recognizable dangling from the earlobes or hung around the neck of many a Passerby. The designer's eponymous line has attracted the attention of an ever-growing number of fans, including us.

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