Visitors to Europe could save themselves a lot of time by
ordering Barbara's View Guides.
They give all the street names, shops worth visiting, and
other places that contribute to one's fashion know-how.
"Milan, Rome, Florence, Paris, and London are all treated
in detail. The maps even give you information about where
to eat, where to start your tour and where to sit down to
"The Barbara who writes the guides is that well-known
American writer Barbara Wexner Levy who is known
to many readers as a former contributer to The News.
She is also the "mother" of The Landmark Shoe Collection started
at The Costume Institute of The Metropolitan Museum of Art,
"Barbara's View started in 1976 and
now has world-wide customers testifying to its worth. Barbara's
connections are fantastic. Her lists read like a Who's Who
and her background is fully "feet on the ground" coming as
she does from a fashion shoe family."
Wilson, author of "The History of Shoe Fashions."
Barbara Guide You
"If you're planning a walking tour of New York City you
might want to take along Barbara's View New
York, New York," a lightweight easy-to follow city guide
complete with maps and tips on finding the best restaurants,
hotels and points of interest.
"Barbara" is Barbara Wexner Levy, a fashion writer
who has found a way to pack an amazing amount of information
about the city into a small manageable folder. The packet
includes detailed maps of 5th Ave, Midtown, Upper East Side,
West Side, SoHo, Village, Tribeca...
the maps are whimsical illustrations and suggestions for eating,
shopping and addresses, phone numbers and information on everything
you need while in the city including airlines, hotel, restaurants
department stores, museums, public transportation and walking
has also published guides for Paris, London, Milan, Florence
and Rome. As well as Los Angeles, Miami/South Florida and