Melanie Acevedo photographs dinner-party story with chef Melia Marden for Elle

Melanie Acevedo photographed Melia Marden—chef at downtown NYC hotspot the Smile and daughter of artists Brice and Helen Marden—for the June issue of Elle. The theme was a fashionably relaxed dinner party (the only kind Marden gives, we suspect), and the location was Marden’s parents’ West Village townhouse. Here’s a look… . . .