Monthly Archives: November 2010

I Really Love My….

Madewell cape.

OK, no that isn’t me. And no, there isn’t a Madewell store on the Upper West Side (although there is a Mandy and Strawberry. Ugh). ┬áBut I own the cape and I live on the UWS, therefore it’s worthy of a post. Continue reading

The Owner Of Buceo 95 Rocks 70s Vintage

Courtney, owner of Buceo 95, wearing a vintage 1970s dress

Hello, loyal Upper West Side Style readers, however few of you are left. It’s been two weeks since I posted! Appalling. Will remedy immediately.

MILo and I went to one of our favorite local hangouts, Buceo 95 (201 W. 95th St, between Broadway and Amsterdam) for some tapas and wine. I noticed a woman in a long floral dress flitting around and stopped her to ask her a personal question.

“Are you wearing vintage?”

Now this question, sort of like, “When are you due??” can be fraught with controversy. If, for example, the person is wearing something brand new and thinks you’re insulting their frock by asking if it’s vintage—bad. Continue reading