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When we spotted Yasmin Sanie-Hay in Union Square floating down the sidewalk wearing this jaw-dropping duster, we could not allow her to pass by without asking for a photograph. Pakistani designer Akif Mahmood created it—as you can see he has a modern take on traditional silhouettes and textiles.
And we weren't a bit surprised to find that Sanie-Hay is in the fashion industry herself—she's CEO of Ziba Style, an invite-only website where you can shop little known, international, luxurious designers like Mahmood. Her blue snakeskin booties are Giuseppe Zanotti.Photo by Aubrie Pick