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A young entrepreneur on building a sisterhood.

Brazilian designer Mari Giudicelli was a regular face on New York’s fashion circuit long before she launched her eponymous line of women’s shoes. As a muse for cult fashion designers Maryam Nassir Zadeh, Eckhaus Latta and Ulla Johnson, she seemed more like a friend who was casually hanging around trying on clothes than a traditional model. The mules and loafers she now designs for her shoe line have the same understated appeal. But behind the scenes, Mari is hardworking, practical

  • Words:
    Molly Mandell
  • Photography:
    Zoltan Tambor

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  • Words:
    Molly Mandell
  • Photography:
    Zoltan Tambor
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