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Melisa Denizeri might be young...but new to fashion, she is not. This Turkey-born, Parsons-educated designer honed her skills working with the likes of Maryam Nassir Zadeh (whose eponymous line, in addition to her perfectly curated NYC store, is absolutely adorable). Denizeri sharpened her design chops working on Zadeh's shoe collection while also developing her creative eye as a stylist on Zadeh's website.
Now, with a few years of experience under her belt, she is heading up her own small, made-to-order footwear line that, we are convinced, is soon to be a staple in all well-heeled New Yorkers' wardrobes.
Check out this new kid on the block's debut lookbook below and make sure to get your orders in soon. We have a feeling that this young lady is bound to be very, very busy soon.
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