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Jane Wilson Marquis offers her eccentric couture in a new shop. Fantasy looks from her new collection of jackets “Toppers” and her lush gowns and separates provide endless shopping and updating of your wardrobe. Oliver brings to his customers the artisanal world of fine British and European tailors with shirts, suits and haberdashery. Together, these British designers guide their clients towards finding that elusive thing called “personal style.
By inviting guest designers to their new Upper East Side shop, Oliver +Jane amplifies the be bespoke atmosphere in the charming but modern environment.

Guest Designers

Ellen Christine - Guest Designer from NYC

 

Proud to be included as a guest designer, Ellen Christine Couture offers hats that lend whimsy and chic glamour to event wear and every day urban hat needs. In a shop that sparks the imagination, and brings to bear the made-to-measure idea, Oliver+Jane fill a niche that has been disappearing from the retail market in Manhattan. Come and explore your possibilities. Dress up your world, and make yourself comfortable in clothing and accessories that fits you and your lifestyle.

Ellen Christine Couture, Inc.
NYC 10013
212-242-2457
FB: Ellen Christine Couture
Twitter: @ellenchristine
www.ellenchristinecouture.com

Backstory:
Design school in Boston, where I ran the costume department at Strutters, now Bobby’s from Boston. Back then, Bobby had just bought an estate that included hundreds of hats, still in their boxes, never worn. The darlings were crushed by time and gravity, and the restoration became my first major millinery project.

Moving to New York in the 1980’s, still making hats, I pursued a Masters and Doctorate in costume history at New York University. One of my favorite projects during those years was working in the studio of theatrical costume-maker Barbara Matera with the crew on Beauty and the Beast. From that groundwork came a little shop in Chelsea called Ellen Christine Millinery, where for 16 years, our jewelbox of a store provided stylists, editors and customers alike with fantasy. Now, we build wholesale, private label and our own collections throughout the year. Make an appointment, come to the showroom to see our newly created pieces, our projects on the drawing table, and find something magical for yourself. Be you bride, performer, or housewife , we aim to please.

 

 

Guest Designers

Paul Cormack - Guest Designer

Paul Cormack is known for his silk bias cut dresses and matte jersey separate designs and the synergistic combination of his talent as an artist into hand painted silk dresses, caftans, kimonos, scarfs and sarongs. Paul is very excited to be a featured designer at, “Oliver and Jane”

Paul can be reached at 212- 365-8856. Website is  Paulcormack.com

Backstory of Paul Cormack :

Paul Cormack, designer and artist, was educated at The Australian National Art School in Darlinghurst, Sydney.

His sense for employing color, easy to wear shapes, styles that are flattering while being unique, dominate his fashion and have made him a popular designer for his loyal customers. He is a lifelong painter never far from a paint brush and canvas or watercolor pad. Many of Paul’s original art works are hanging in private collections across the United States, Australia and Europe. He has also created digital printed scarfs featuring his original artwork available here in limited edition.

Paul arrived in New York City in the 70’s, soon his fashion collections were featured at Sak’s Fifth Ave, Bloomingdales and covered by Women’s Wear Daily. His designs continued to be successful nationally and specialty stores were quick to follow.He is known for his silk chiffon bias cut dresses and coordinated separates. The designs have a timeless quality, looking fresh and elegant. Paul also has developed and refined a matte jersey line of easy to wear, flattering separates that travel well.

He is also combining his love of art and fashion to create a collection of hand painted silk resort dresses, caftans, kimonos, scarfs, and sarongs.
Paul has always designed his own shirts and jackets and is now working on a collection for men. Most recently he has been accepting commissions to create ‘haute couture’ for individual clients.