Sweet Dreams: A Bakery Concept Heats Up in the West Village
Don’t you admire people who decide to take a big risk and chase their dreams? I love stories of people who leave conventional, successful careers in order to pursue something totally different.
My friend Umber is one of those people. Successful by any measure, Umber left behind the prestigious world of finance to pursue her dream … to open a world-class bakery in the West Village of Manhattan.
Umber and I have had some fun discussions about the interior design of her bakery, which is slated to open in September 2012.
Her family is from Pakistan and she was raised in Michigan. She grew up traveling the world and she now resides in New York City. A true woman of the world! It’s important to Umber that this place reflect who she is – both approachable and sophisticated, with an appreciation of the old and the new.
Meets savvy, urban and sleek…