Produced by Niki Dankner
Photography by Ellen McDermott
Prop Style by Anthony Santelli and Drew Welsh
Text by David Bazner
"'It’s not theme-y,' says menswear designer Michael Bastian of the New York City apartment he’s called home for more than two decades and now shares with husband Mike Vasquez. 'And it doesn’t look done either.' Michael first toured the 650-square-foot West Village walk-up in 1995 and leased it on the spot. 'They’re going to have to carry me out of here,' he says—and one can easily understand why. Centrally located in the same neighborhood as the homes of Julianne Moore and Sarah Jessica Parker, it is one of those rare rent-controlled gems so well suited to its inhabitants that it’s difficult to imagine anyone else living there. Most everything in the apartment was chosen by Michael (Mike moved in when the couple married last June), but given that their tastes are so similar, it’s safe to say that the overriding aesthetic is reflective of them both.
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