Monday, July 15, 2024



Julianne Goldmark, Founder, Emi Jay

“From the youngest age, I wanted to be a mini Martha Stewart. I’d come home from school and make scrapbooks, and I collected stickers and made stationery for myself. In that sense, I always...

Hannah Berner, Comedian + Podcast Host

“I grew up in Brooklyn, and when I was six years old I decided I was going to be a professional tennis player. A year after that, I decided I wanted to be a...

Martine Ho, Founder + Creative Director, Sunnies Face + Sunnies Studios

“I’ve always been very in between being American and Filipino. I was born in Manila, where I live now, but my family moved to the United States when I was six. I grew up...

Tariro Makoni, Strategy at Amazon Web Services + Content Creator

“When I first moved to the U.S. from Zimbabwe, I had a British accent and people made fun of me. I was like, ‘I need to drop the accent by watching Arthur,’ but what...

Sai De Silva, The Real Housewives of New York + Scout The City

“I’m from East Flatbush, Brooklyn. I went to college on a pre-med track because I wanted to be a pediatrician, but then I thought about how I was going to be broke for the...

Recho Omondi, Founder and Host, The Cutting Room Floor

“I started college at the University of Illinois on a pre-med track. I loved physics, biology, and anatomy, but I was on autopilot. My dad is a doctor, and I spent a lot of...

How Do You Foundation?

It seems easy. You take some skin-colored goop and paint it all over your face. But anyone who has ever applied foundation once will tell you it’s no walk in the park. Even if...

Sandy Liang’s City Hall Wedding

Sandy Liang is married! The designer tied the knot to boyfriend Dorian Booth back in May, and they commemorated the occasion with not one but three events—a city hall ceremony to make it official,...

Chloe Hall, Director of Brand Initiatives, Starface

“I grew up in Irvine, California with my mom. She and my grandma were really into style and beauty. My mom especially is an ultimate glam diva. I would wear Bebe to a school...

Allison Bornstein, Celebrity Stylist + Wardrobe Specialist

“I was the kind of kid who would wear a Halloween costume to school just for fun, but because I grew up in a place where there isn’t much access to fashion, I didn’t...