64 / LEXINGTON
> “I am a craft addict,” says Gomes, who loves the individualized beauty and versatility of art-to-wear. This sheer hand-dyed wrap top by Amy Ngyuen (bought at the textile artist’s Fort Point Channel studio) fastens with magnets, allowing Gomes to mold the neckline to suit her outfit.
> The amethyst and silver chunk necklace by Eva Seid (from a Paradise City Northampton craft show) echoes the tones of the day-to-evening silk wrap.
> Gomes keeps everything else sleek, simple, and comfortable: a black long-sleeved T (from Talbots), black leggings (from Ann Taylor), and comfy Allegra stretch fabric/patent leather slip-ons (from FootStock).
19 / PROVIDENCE
> A painting student at Rhode Island School of Design, Korean transplant Cho got a great loaner for a wearable-art party at the Fuller Craft Museum: this one-of-a-kind durumagi (Korean overcoat) from RISD lecturer and fiber artist Chunghie Lee. Cho likes the combination of Korean tradition with modern fabric and detailing.
> Cho spotted this recycled tote in the Fuller gift shop. Made from former museum exhibition banners, it’s a cool carrying case for art supplies.
> Underneath is more typical of Cho’s school wardrobe: a basic black top, Club Monaco leggings, and Karen White architectural flats (bought online).
CAROLE STARR SCHEIN
82 / CHESTNUT HILL
> A longtime arts photographer, Starr Schein is a walking billboard for visual intrigue, beginning with the timeless Issey Miyake brown pleated tunic and architectural skirt (from Tanglewool in Lenox).
> Adding to the outfit’s sculptural drama is this malleable Jo Buckler London scarf (from the Sienna Gallery, Lenox) and a years-old pleated snakeskin bag.
> Starr Schein collects bold, artisanal jewelry. “These fabric-and-stone earrings were made in Israel but look like a Renaissance piece,” she says proudly. Her rings are by Janiye Miye Matsukata, while her chunky stone-and-gold cuff is a Vincent Ferrini custom piece.