WHO DO YOU LIVE WITH | Jesse Lipson and our 13.5 year old Sealyham Terrier, Theo
WHAT’S YOUR SIGN | Gemini
DESCRIBE YOUR STYLE IN 3 WORDS | minimalist + classic + a little bit of edge
WHAT DO YOU LIKE TO DO IN YOUR HOME | Sit by the fire with my husband Jes, listen to his playlist, drink wine and talk about our days.
ONE PIECE OF ADVICE YOU’D GIVE AN ASPIRING ENTREPRENEUR | Bootstrap as long as you can. Hire the best people you can (barely) afford. Treat them really well, and get out of their way.
FOOL PROOF DINNER PARTY TIP | Costumes, of course
FAVORITE COCKTAIL | Sloe Gin Fizz
TOP 3 THINGS YOU ATTRIBUTE YOUR SUCCESS TO | Setting goals, projecting confidence and embracing discomfort
YOUR FAVORITE 3 THINGS IN YOUR HOUSE | The WWI portrait of my great grandfather, Brooks Hays. The portrait of my dog, Theo. He’s wearing a suit and looking very refined. The candid photos of Jes and me on the night we met.
WHAT’S ALWAYS IN YOUR REFRIGERATOR | Blueberries, manchego cheese, and milk
WHAT SMELL DO YOU LOVE | OMG, Bacon</div>
WHERE IS THE LAST PLACE YOU TRAVELED | New York City
WHAT DID YOU BRING BACK | Amazing memories with our friends. We saw Hamilton on Broadway (amazing!) and had an incredible dinner at Blue Hill.
IF YOU WERE A BOXER, WHAT SONG WOULD YOU WALK OUT TO | Short Skirt, Long Jacket by Cake
FAVORITE PLACE TO BUY CLOTHES | Vermillion. Ashley has incredible style.
FAVORITE HOTEL | The NoMad in NYC
NECESSARY EXTRAVAGANCE | Good moisturizer. I love Luzern Labs Force De Vie. It’s from the Alps, and has none of the toxins in most skincare today.
WHAT’S REALLY IMPORTANT TO YOU RIGHT NOW | Getting a better exercise regimen. It’s such a no brainer for your health, but it’s still hard to make it part of your daily routine.
WHAT DO YOU COLLECT | shoes, bags and black blazers
TWO THINGS YOU LOVE ABOUT YOUR JOB | I love my team. Their enthusiasm for what we’re trying to accomplish is so infectious, and inspirational. I also love the craft of building a company, and trying to become a better leader every day.
WHO WOULD YOU WANT TO PLAY YOU IN YOUR BIOPIC | Anne Hathaway
NETFLIX OBSESSION | House of Cards. Claire Underwood (Robin Wright) is my style icon! She’s such a gorgeous, powerful bad ass.
WHAT’S THE MOST IMPORTANT THING YOU’VE LEARNED THIS YEAR | With my business, staying focused on creating long term value. Listen to your team, and your customers. Choose excellence over growth.
FAVORITE PIECE OF CLOTHING RIGHT NOW | My new Chanel combat boots
WHAT WOULD PEOPLE BE SURPRISED TO LEARN ABOUT YOU | I grew up in Anchorage, Alaska. By the time I turned 18, I totaled 2 cars in 3 collisions: One with a bus, one with a moose, and one with a minivan. I haven’t had a car accident since.