Month: December 2008

Howe’s Brooklyn: Heights Designer, Brazilian Actress Finds Calling in Dolls Inspired by Sons

SIMONE KAPLAN IS A 33-YEAR-OLD BRAZILIAN WOMAN who lives with her family in Brooklyn Heights — near the Brooklyn Women’s Exchange, where tomorrow she will present her whimsical and charming handmade dolls in a holiday trunk show in late afternoon. Kaplan, who grew up partly on her parents’ farm, says she wasn’t particularly interested in..

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