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Springtime Sketches from Bedford Avenue's Jumelle

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Welcome to Shops Illustrated, a new Racked feature in which artist Jennifer Hoyden sketches New York City stores. For each entry, she'll draw a street view, an interior look, and some items currently hanging on the racks.

Working girls, here's where to infuse your wardrobe with some sophisticated color. Small, independent Jumelle, the retail baby of Candice Waldron, helps women from Williamsburg and beyond slowly let go of the ultra-practical NY uniform of black on black with more black.

Coming from a background in journalism, Waldron handpicks the items she sells (when she isn't sweeping out front, or assisting customers—personal service is the order of the day!) The evidence suggests that she has a mind for business and pleasure. Jumelle's subtly colorful, utterly lovely collection is entirely compatible for both work and play. Looking for a romper equally at home at a garden party or gallery? A wrap skirt that can swing with the big boys at a staff meeting, or see you through a salsa class? It's here. And rest assured, everything, of course, would look terrific paired with black.
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Jumelle

148 Bedford Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11211 718-388-9525 Visit Website