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NY Show Recap: The Victorian Industrial Trend, Glam Offices And More

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On the premiere edition of The Goods, designer and owner of her eponymous Soho boutique, Michele Varian offers her take on the Victorian Industrial trend. A mix of machine-age modernity from the Industrial Revolution with the Victorian age's romantic sensibility, it's an eclectic look that Michele demonstrates how to incorporate into your own home with bronze curios and a sleek metal apothecary cabinet.

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The Hunt: Chinatown With Wei Min Tan

Broker Wei Min Tan of Rutenberg Realty takes his client See to check out some apartments in the Chinatown area. See wants to stay close to Chinatown while being in an area with good schools for her kids. She's looking to spend around two million on a place with major appreciation potential. Can Wei Min find the right home for See?

Classic Penthouse Loft For $9.9M

A quintessential Soho loft, homeowner Lynn Russo's four-bedroom penthouse flat was once the art studio of fashion designer Isaac Mizrahi. Merging the historic charm of the 19th century with 21st century amenities, the apartment offers two impressive terraces (one with 360 degree views), a 24-foot skylight, original wood beams and a windowed elevator, so you can enjoy the feeling of being outside in any season while enjoying all the comforts of home. For more information about this residence, please contact broker Meg Siegel of Sotheby's International Realty at 212-431-2451.
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On last weekend's episode of Open House New York, we went on the hunt for an apartment with major potential near Chinatown with broker Wei Min Tan of Rutenberg Realty. Next, interior designer Jessy Krol gave us a personal tour of an 8000-square-foot Montclair, NJ mansion, which boasts five bedrooms, an English-style courtyard and fully furnished media, game and exercise rooms--all for $3.4 million. Back in Manhattan, tastemaker Richard Mishaan gives us a lesson in style with tips on how to make your home office feel more like home. Down in Soho, fashion designer Isaac Mizrahi's former art studio is now a classic penthouse loft with four bedrooms, two terraces and a windowed elevator--all of which can be yours for $9.9 million. Finally, designer and boutique owner Michele Varian shares her take on the Victorian Industrial trend, an eclectic mix of machine-age modernity and Victorian romance (watch the video above).

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