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Shannon McLean Designs/Cose Belle

7 E. 81st St., 4th fl., New York, NY 10028 40.778182 -73.962378
nr. Madison Ave.  See Map | Subway Directions Hopstop Popup
212-988-4210 Send to Phone

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  • Type: Boutique
  • Products & Services: Women's Formalwear, Women's Suits, Womenswear

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6 at 77th St.

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American Express, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Product Guide


  • Women's Suits
  • Women's Formalwear
  • Womenswear

Special Features

  • Tailoring In-Store


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Couture often implies over-the-top, unwearable, and unaffordable runway fashion for the stratospherically elite, but the word’s literal meaning, “sewing,” is what informs designer Shannon McLean’s handmade line, Cose Belle. Working out of a clean-swept, brightly lit apartment, McLean personally tends to her shop, offering custom-tailoring to fit her clients. Because of its appointment-only policy, the merchandise on display depends in large measure on what a customer needs: While McLean is best known for her simple, elegant wedding gowns, she also makes a line of ‘50s- and ‘60s-inspired separates, including a pair of signature wool trousers available nearly year-round; blazers and pencil skirts in solid black or boldly patterned fabric; and an Audrey Hepburn-inspired cocktail suit available on request.  The store is far from scene-y, but rest assured you’re in good company—a slew of uptown socialites regularly visit, for seasonal updates to their sensational wardrobes.