Monica Paolini and Sean Monahan are the talented duet behind the young clothing brand “SEA“. It is glamorous, affordable and chic; It’s to die for. These young designers have got it all!
How do you find your inspiration?
Sean: The inspiration behind the line has always been Monica; her unique spirit and innate sense of style set the direction for the line.
Monica: This is something I talk about with Sean. We find an idea and then I start to go through magazines and fabrics. At some point, you slip into the moment and the collection begins to unfold naturally and our perspective crystallizes.
Who is the SEA girl?
Sean: We try to infuse our collections with a versatile vitality and hope that appeals to friendly, independent girls that want pieces they can style into a modestly provocative look.
Monica: We’d like to dress subtly sexy girls who can use our pieces to create a chic mystique look.
Which celebrity would you like to see wear SEA?
Sean: Chloe Sevigny
Monica: Sofia Coppola
NYC: Barneys, Sucre (Bleecker), Gargyle. PARIS: Montaigne Market, Franck et fils. LONDON: Oxygen Boutique, Mimi, Feather and Stich, Brown Focus. MONACO: MC Market. firstname.lastname@example.org
Photography lovers won’t want to miss the exhibit of amazing photographer Lillian Bassman. By Playing with bleaching and blurring techniques in her darkroom, she transformed her work into extremely feminine, romantic and glamourous photographs.
Lillian Bassman is 92 years old and lives in the city.