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A Very Mary Meyer Halloween

Happy Halloween from Mary Meyer Clothing! This has got to be our favorite holiday, because it comes with a full range of costuming, and we love dressing up. So, we decided to put together a couple of costume ideas for this year's spooky season. There are plenty of pieces at the MM and Friends Vintage store (56 Bogart) to satisfy your costume needs. And you'll want to continue wearing these throughout the year. WEDNESDAY ADDAMS   Wednesday Addams has always been a style icon among teenage goths, so we decided to use the Mary Meyer plain black Aztec dress to create a bit of a grown up version of the Addam's daughter. Shop the look: Aztec Dress in black -...

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Leather in 1979

It's November and leather weather is upon us! In honor of the iconic material, check out the following editorial from a 1979 issue of L'Officiel. The spread goes beyond your everyday leather jacket, showing the versatility of tanned hides.  From a fashion history standpoint, the editorial is also a potent reminder that decadism can be problematic. The big shoulders, big hair, and nipped waist so associated with the 1980s are all in full effect here. Leather forever! On the left: Claude Montana for Ideal Cuir. On the right: Anne-Marie Beretta for Mac Douglas. On the left: Claude Montana for Ideal Cuir. On the right: Beged'Or   Reversible leather - yes please! On the left: Jean-Charles de Castelbajac. On the right:...

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