Interview

Rati Sahi Levesque

01.19.15

Talk about closet envy! Rati Sahi Levesque has over 180,000 square feet of luxury consignment — fashion, fine jewelry, home design and art — at her fingertips. As Chief Merchant of The RealReal, she is a curator, creative director, story teller and merchandiser. Based in San Francisco, Rati manages the website’s luxury categories, executes its [...]

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Edmundo Castillo

01.15.15

Edmundo Castillo is a world class shoe designer. After ten years working with Donna Karan and Ralph Lauren, he launched his eponymous shoe collection in 1999, won the CFDA Perry Ellis Award for Accessories in 2001, and had tremendous success until he shuttered his line in 2004 to take over as Creative Director at Sergio [...]

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Amy Woodside

01.08.15

Amy Woodside launched OKREAL, a digital outpost for introducing strong, smart, and successful women to her audience, in August, 2014. With a background in communication, Woodside interviews every woman featured on the site. The stories the women share build upon the growing network of like minded women Woodside is curating. Woodside aims to get at [...]

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Sissy Sainte-Marie

12.18.14

Sissy Sainte-Marie is an LA-based stylist and part of the indie LA-design scene that include Shaina Mote, Jesse Kamm, Raquel Allegra, Baserange, Objects Without Meaning – that are taking over with their interesting, fashion forward designs in wearable fabric. On my radar for awhile, Sainte-Marie has an eclectic portfolio that is a product of a [...]

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Jesse Kamm

12.08.14

Jesse Kamm is a delightfully peaceful and mindful person. She takes these qualities and applies them to the gorgeous womenswear collection she launched in 2005.

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Elana Nathan

12.01.14

Elana Nathan is the Chief Executive Officer and 50 percent owner of Peter Som Inc. Prior to joining the Som team as a fashion executive she was a corporate lawyer. In the years Elana has been on board she has changed the direction of the brand significantly; she successfully re-built, and catapulted Peter Som from [...]

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Teri Agins

06.01.15

The story starts in Kansas City, Kansas, at a school newspaper where an aspiring fashion journalist had a column, complete with a boldfaced logo in all lower case letters. Fast forward to the 1970s when she held internships at the Kansas City Star and Boston Globe, followed by a stint writing for Fairchild Publications, now Fairchild Fashion [...]

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Elise Durbecq & Gillian Tozer

05.28.15

The gorgeous, bright and colorful handbag line, TRUSS is designed by Elise Durbecq and Gillian Tozer. Opening Ceremony alums, the girls partnered together to create a handbag line inspired by the traditional structured, market bags they discovered during a trip to Mexico. The bags are as vibrant as their Oaxacan origin – the town is rich [...]

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EZ Picks

Summer sale season

05.27.15

Post-Memorial Day sales are bananas and this year is no different. Everyone from Moda Operandi, Kirna Zabete, Barneys, Bergdorf Goodman, Matches, Shopbop (shall I go on?) are up to half off! Although sifting through these mega-sales may be the end of me (and my marriage…), it’s seriously reason to celebrate. I just picked up these [...]

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Sheila Nazarian & Laura Darrah

05.21.15

Meeting Sheila Nazarian and Laura Darrah, founders and co-designers of the contemporary accessories brand, she + lo, was like discovering a rare gem in a sea of ordinary stones. These women have a spark and their energy, enthusiasm, and goal-oriented personalities have allowed them to successfully launch three handbags line, most recently she + lo. The namesake [...]

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EZ Picks

Textile and woven bags

05.20.15

With the holiday weekend approaching, it is officially the start of summer and when the weather warms up, everything in a wardrobe becomes lighter. Textile bags have long been summer staples and with a strong 70s influence this season we’re seeing bucket bag, cross body, and clutch varieties in woven leather, raffia, and straw. Michael [...]

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