Made in New York
"Every single block, every single window, represents a different life with a different set of dramas, triumphs, and failures. I find that both reassuring and inspirational."
—Kathryn Minshew, 27, founder of The Muse, a job-hunting site for young professionals, photographed along Pier 42 on Manhattan's East Side
Dress, $1,398, Ralph Lauren Black Label
Sandals, $595, Michael Kors
Backpack, $4,400, The Row