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New York Public Library

Recommended by

Sari Gueron Fashion Designer

on January 4th 2007

  • Info

  • Address

  • 455 Fifth Avenue
    between 40th & 42nd Streets
  • New York
  • NY
  • 10018
  • Midtown West
  • Contact

  • 212 930 0830
  • Website

  • www.nypl.org
  • Opening Hours

  • Tue-Wed 11am-7:30pm
    Thu-Sat 10am-6pm
    Sun 1pm-5pm
    Mon Closed
    Free Tour: Tue-Sat 11am, 2pm; Sun 2pm
  • Directions

  • B D F V to 42nd St-Bryant Park
  • Additional Info

  • Building completed in 1911.
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Sari Gueron Says

Before I design any of my collections, I spend a few days at the New York Public Library at Bryant Park. The photo files there are a great source of inspiration. I look through what seems like millions of photographs from their archives to check out clothing and costumes from various cultures and historical periods. This year, traditional, clean Asian lines, cool Tibetan shorts and even Victorian children's clothing are what peaked my interest most. Tibetan shorts, for example, inspired the closures for the pants and shorts I designed for my Spring 2007 collection. I like to use certain elements from the past to create very feminine, yet modern, pieces that even a tomboy or surfer girl would want to wear.

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