The Bowery Muse

DIY Halloween for Kids

Luba Libarikian

This season Wyatt Lily worked with the talented Tammie Ter-Veen to capture some magical Halloween costume ideas. We love how these turned out! To shop this look, call Wyatt Lily at (212) 580-5459 or visit them at 290 Columbus Ave., NY, NY 10023. The featured accessories are part of our exclusive Falling Stars collection for Wyatt Lily:


Exclusive Collection for Wyatt Lily

Luba Libarikian

Comments 1 Tags accessories, fashion, girl, hair, handmade, jewelry, shopping, wyatt lily

This season brings a lot of excitement as we launch an exclusive line of accessories for Wyatt Lily, one of the most fashionable children's boutique in NYC. Working closely with Rachel Uchitel, the store's founder, we designed necklaces and hair accessories that feature Wyatt Lily's iconic stars. The collection is full of whimsical accents and magical details, that will spark the imagination of every little girl. We envisioned a beautiful world full of wonder and lots of pixie dust! Each piece in the collection is handmade in our studio in NYC. To order, please call or email Wyatt Lily at...


Unique Armenian Baby Gifts

Luba Libarikian

Tags armenian, baby, gifts

I've been getting a lot of requests for unique Armenian baby gifts, and so I wanted to put together a collection of my favorite products designed for the Armenian child. If there is one thing you need to know about Armenians, it's that they are the friendliest people you'll ever meet; and if two Armenians ever meet, they will immediately strike up a conversation and become instant friends. That's what genocide and persecution will do to a people - they will seek each other out in every corner of the globe. Being married to an Armenian has given me this trait...


How To Set Up a Lemonade Stand in NYC

Luba Libarikian

Comments 1 Tags charity, fundraising, kids, lemonade, nyc, summer, toddler

Summer is here and the only thing more exciting than dashing through the sprinklers on hot days, is cooling off with a fresh lemonade. We recently enjoyed some delicious lemonade at our local playground and decided to set up our own stand on Broadway this weekend. It's not hard to get a lemonade stand going, but some research and planning will make the experience enjoyable and stress-free for all. Rules for Kid-Run Lemonade Stands in NYC You don't see many lemonade stands in Manhattan, but it's a great place to be selling lemonade because there is so much foot traffic, you are almost...


5 Tips for Photographing Kids & Keeping Your Sanity

Luba Libarikian

Tags baby, fashion, kids, photography, toddler

I've been taking a lot of photos of kids...babies and toddlers most recently. A camera is an intimidating thing for most kids over 2 years, it's an unfamiliar object attached to an unfamiliar person and it's in their face for an hour. While it's fun photographing cute people, it's also challenging when they have their own ideas...which usually involves running around, messing with props and not looking where and when I ask. So now, when I prepare for a shoot, I tailor it to the child, their personality, and I involve them in the wardrobe decisions. I pick a general...