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Fashion Scholar Gillion Carrara’s Favorite Things

The jewelry designer and lecturer lists 20 items she loves

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Yohji Yamamoto dress
YOHJI YAMAMOTO DRESS ($16,900, by special order at Barneys New York, 15 E. Oak St.)
“I admire almost anything by Yohji. His pieces suit me.”


Kristin Mariani tunic
KRISTIN MARIANI TUNIC ($395 to $695 for similar styles, at June Blaker)
“I admire this local designer as an individual who is developing her art.”


Bird nest collection
“I recently read a book on aviary architecture, and I’ve fallen in love with birds and bird nests.”


Linen pastry cloth and rolling pin
LINEN PASTRY CLOTH ($6.95, at Sur La Table, 755 W. North Ave.) and ROLLING PIN (Carrara’s own)
“Just like the ones my grandmother used.”


Found objects
“I started collecting these 40 years ago along the country roads of Tuscany. I find them all beautiful for different reasons.”


Photography: (Dress) courtesy of vendors; (all others) Anna Knott


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