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Senior Fashion Director, Barneys New York
New York, NY
What is the best career advice you ever received and from whom?
When you spend so much of your time working, finding and developing a passion through
work is what will fuel your energy and keep you inspired.This is something I’ve come to
naturally learn through all of the incredibly talented people I meet and work with through
As the set of eyes for Barneys, who/where do you take inspiration from?
From my travels, whether for work or for pleasure… I love exploring and experiencing new
things/places. I find inspiration in the energy of different cities and environments.
How do you relax, unwind and recharge?
Spending time with my oldest, closest friends who don’t talk fashion.
This or that. Are you more likely to invest in a classic wardrobe staple or a statement
piece? With that in mind, what specific item would you recommend investing in
A classic wardrobe staple. The beautifully designed
handbags from Delvaux
will last a
lifetime and will remain in style forever. They’ve been making leather goods since 1829 at
the highest level of craftsmanship.
What was the last item you bought?
A pair of George Esquivel handmade oxfords (it’s rare to find “Made in the USA”
shoes)… these I know I’ll still wear
five years from now
What question would you ask another Woman of Note?
If you could only have one job for the rest of your life, what would it be?