Interview: Fashion Designer Jørgen Simonsen

Hands down my favorite interview…it was a joy to meet this Scandinavian-bred, Parisian trained fashion designer with immense talent.   My dear friend Karin generously made the introduction and Jørgen and I chatted for over an hour.  Hearing his story across five of the world’s most storied design houses (including Chanel and Valentino) was engrossing.  As … Continue Reading

The Sister Project Bloggers, Chicago.

d I met these sisters and bloggers through my friend Molly.  I asked them how to start a blog and they were beyond helpful and generous, giving me great tips – and making me laugh.  What I love about them is their authenticity – they truly DO.NOT.CARE what other people think and just do what … Continue Reading

Co-Founder, M+M Interiors: Kim Meardon, Chicago.

Had so much fun picking the brain of talented interior designer and entrepreneur Kim Meardon from M+M Interior Design.  Kim and I met at a charity event many years back, keep crossing paths in crazy ways.  Since then, many of my most discerning friends have chosen her firm for their interior projects.  I started following … Continue Reading

Co-founder, 52 Rooms: Amy. The Power of Mindful Interior Design

It was such a treat to chat with Amy Purcell, co-founder of Fifty Two Rooms.  She is clearly a woman who trusts her own gut and is not afraid of risk.   I find the way that she embraces the process super inspiring.  The story of Fifty Two Rooms reflects her (and her co-founder’s) creativity, integrity, … Continue Reading

L’Atelier #13, French Fashion Entrepreneur: Anne-Sophie. Paris.

I recently purchased some items from L’Atelier #13 and was intrigued to learn more about the brand, so requested an interview with the founder and entrepreneur, Anne-Sophie, to hear her story.  It was also fun to pick her brain on a few unique gift ideas for holiday.  It’s a rare treat these days to find … Continue Reading

For the Love of Denmark, an Interview.

Karin & Mia met in college in Denmark, and it was besties at first sight.  Both are proud to be Danish. This winter I visited Copenhagen.  Despite the fact that I had to wear multiple layers and long underwear – eg looked like a stuffed pig, I was amazed by the vibe, design, cool people … Continue Reading