THE CUT X SOREL
To celebrate the spirit of vibrance and renewal,
The Cut has partnered with SOREL to bring you the stories of six unstoppable
individuals from New York City’s creative communities. In the weeks ahead, we’ll take a walk with
them and explore their work, values, resilience, and all the ways their style helps propel them forward.
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NATASHA PICKOWICZ
The Pastry Chef Finding Creativity Amid Chaos
As a pastry chef, Natasha Pickowicz is used to striving for consistency and flawless execution. It’s what ensured that any patron of Flora Bar — the stylish Upper East Side restaurant where she worked until recently as executive pastry chef — could try one of her signature black cardamom-laced sticky buns, and then, when they had a craving months later, come back and have the same transcendent experience. “That’s a magical, ineffable thing that actually is really hard to create,” she says.
"I'M MORE INTENTIONAL ABOUT THINKING
INTO THE DAY AND JUST WANTING TO BE AS
COMFORTABLE AS POSSIBLE."