Lucy Barnes

Known for: Sweetly sentimental dresses and skirts that incorporate vintage fabrics and techniques. Barnes's workshop produces some of the most beautiful embroidery in town.

What to buy: Delicate, lacy camisoles ($100 $500) and patchwork skirts incorporating vintage fabrics, hand-beading, and embroidery ($1,000$1,600).

Where to buy it: Lucy Barnes (117 Perry Street; 212-647-0149).

Pictured: Black velvet patchwork skirt ($1,150)
Photograph by Andrew McCaul.