PAPER Beautiful Person Bonnie Morrison's distinguished résumé may boast the haute fashion forces of KCD (representing Temperley and the CFDA), Men's Vogue, PR Consulting (Proenza Schouler, Dries van Noten and Phi), and Mademoiselle; but her spring picks are decidedly democratic.
Name: Bonnie Morrison
Location: West Village, Manhattan
Chosen occupation: Professional fashion person
Unchosen occupation: Makeup artist or mail carrier
Side-gig: Street preacher: ask anyone who knows me, I take my soapbox everywhere!
Best spring of my life: 1994. I had lived in California until then and didn't know the difference between seasons, so it was my first
BONNIE'S SPRING PICKS
Park for picnicking: Madison Square
Stroll route: The Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis Reservoir in Central Park
Facial: Malin+Goetz detox face mask
Wax: Everything! QQ Nails and Spa on Christopher Street
Haircut: JD Beauty Salon on Forsyth Street (just a trim)
Upcoming event: My cousin's Bat Mitzvah... seriously –- I bought a vintage Sybil Connolly suit for it!
Upcoming exhibition: "The Model as Muse" (5/6/09-8/9/09) at the Metropolitan Museum of Art's Costume Institute, of course. What can I say? I grew up in the '80s!
Spring salad: The macro platter from Village Natural (46 Greenwich Avenue)
Outdoor café: Garden at Norwood (241 West 14th Street)
Springtime cocktail: I feel like it may be time for Bungalow again, where I'll drink orange juice and soda (515 West 27th Street)
Staycation hotel: The Mercer (99 Prince Street)
Spring flower: Ranunculus from Banchet Flowers on 809 Washington Street
BONNIE'S SPRING ESSENTIALS
Jeans: J Brand ankle-length for my tight; Gap for my trouser-fit
Basic T-shirt: A.L.C.
Soap: shu uemura Cleansing Oil
Lipstick: Nars "All Night Long" and CoverGirl Outlast Lipstain, which I own in every color
Mascara: MAC Pro Lash
Shampoo: Ole Henriksen Natural Hair Wash with Sea Kelp
Moisturizer: Clark's Botanicals Smoothing Marine Cream
Hair product: René Furterer Extreme Shine Gloss Spray
Springtime fragrance: Serge Lutens Sa Majeste la Rose
Springtime candle: Creed Silver Mountain Water
Sheets: Vintage linen found on Ebay. Linen sheets are the most!
Stationery: Mrs. John L. Strong
Dinnerware: Philippe Express
New episodes of: That's So Raven, which I absolutely love!
Film release: The Education of Charlie Banks -– go Eva!
Spring escape: to San Francisco with my family
Spa weekend: one without e-mails and phone calls
Photos by Scott Schuman, The Sartorialist