So I suppose I should be talking about my “best dressed” from the Met Gala, instead, I wanna talk aboutTatyana Merenyuk! She’s one of my favorite NYC designers, a fellow Ukranian who lived in Chicago, and she creates perfect collections that take you from street, to cocktail, to gowns and bridal.
If you do wanna see my wost dressed from the Met Ball, no explanation is needed CLICK HERE and my best dressed CLICK HERE (Zac Posen ladies definitely took the cake) click through my Facebook Gallery to see all pix.
Now, back to Tatyana… I love wearing these designs, they’re feminine, flirty and powerful. Whenever I wearTatyana Merenyuk people always ask me what I’m wearing and where they can get it. I’ve known and been wearing Tatyana for quite some time now but I wanted to find out more and so here we go…
What I wore: Top: Tatyana Merenyuk Jeans: MiH SIMILAR HERE Heels:Tory Burch SIMILAR HERE Sunnies: Valentino SIMILAR HERE Earrings: Lana Jewerly SIMILAR HERE Bracelets: Vintage, Ann Taylor Ring: BCBG SIMILAR HERE
TM: Originally I am from Kiev, Ukraine. Now I live in Brooklyn NY.
TM: I started designing while I was living in Chicago around 2005. I met an amazing group of artists (sculptors,
TM: I have done a few RTW collections that I am so proud of! It has been a little hard to push them into stores… but all in due time. Right now I am focusing on custom gowns and bridal, which have been very successful with my clients
HB: What inspires you and your designs?
TM: A lot of things inspire me, including my gorgeous clients and stylists (one in particular, you!) Definitely movies, and actresses, fabrics, music, culture, and so much more!
TM: I would say finding yourself, your signature. To keep focus on just yourself and not compare to others. Everyone has a different path in life, and design.
TM: Yes, definitely have one now! The use of silks, my draping skills and my bustiers. They are gorgeous gowns!
TM: I have a lot, this is a hard one. I love Chanel of course! Alexander McQueen, Ulyana Sergeenko a Russian designer is amazing!
TM: Romantic, Fluid, Beautiful