There are few things we admire more than someone who has mastered a craft, and April Gargiulo of Vintner’s Daughter has done that twice over. This fine wine maker has taken her experience formulating wines and used it to create something equally as luxurious and desirable: a cult-status face serum. April runs a business many … Continued
We were lucky enough to be invited into Michaele Simmering’s beautiful Highland Park home and office to witness a typical day in her life as a wife, mother and business owner. She runs her company, Kalon Studios, from home with her husband Johannes, and has achieved what so many women want: she built a business around a life she desires … Continued
Jaclyn Johnson represents the new guard of power-women. In an increasing digital world, Jaclyn Johnson has created the ultimate resource: Create & Cultivate. As a conference series and platform to connect women in the digital space, she is probably directly responsible for igniting hundreds of women-led businesses. Jaclyn has the creativity, hustle and grace that … Continued
We have always admired Jenni Kayne’s style. She has a way of designing clothing, curating products and hosting events that make us want to steal every detail of her vision and somehow make it our own. Over the years, she has perfected her California-cool, refined luxury style, and evolved her clothing line into a full-blown lifestyle brand that … Continued
Amanda Chantal Bacon is an absolute beauty inside side and out; she radiates health and wellbeing that we can all aspire to attain. Luckily for us, she created an empire that gets us one step closer to doing just that. Enter Moon Juice, her magical chain of shops in Venice, Silverlake, West Hollywood and online that sell delicious juices, snacks, … Continued
For emerging artists, Tappan is the gold standard of distribution channels. With a sophisticated clientele and a highly esteemed peer group, being an artist who sells on Tappan is a coveted place to be. Meet Chelsea Neman Nassib, the young female founder behind Tappan, and the woman single-handedly changing how people buy and sell art.
CAP Beauty, founded by Kerrilynn Pamer and Cindy DiPrima, is the premier destination for all-natural beauty products. As leading examples of what their company stands for, these ladies radiated kindness, ambition, and zen. Kerrilynn and Cindy got honest with us about what, and who, it took to build CAP as we know it. With ambitious expansion plans, … Continued
As a trained chef with an eye for design, an infectious personality and an entrepreneurial spirit, Ellen Bennett is the perfect person to helm an apron empire. Don’t let the treehouse, swing or zip line fool you; this girl gets down to business. We ourselves were tempted to take up permanent residence at the Hedley & Bennett headquarters … Continued
Paper Chase Press is truly a family business. After taking over the company from her father following the recession, Nicole and her husband Kane used their experience as art dealers and gallery owners to breathe new life into it. Take a peak into their beautiful studio, hear how they balance work and family, and why, thanks to Paper … Continued
Niki Nakayama is one of the few women in the restaurant business, one of the fewer women in Japanese cuisine, and perhaps the world’s only female Kaiseki chef. In short, she is a bad-ass. We were fortunate enough to hear from Niki on how she became the darling of the LA food scene, a woman … Continued
Forget those stereotypes and pre-conceived notions about what tattoo studios should be, and let Butterfat Studios blow your mind. Read on to learn more about Esther Garcia’s and Stephanie Brown’s careers, philosophies and their journey to opening Butterfat – a by-appointment only tattoo studio in Chicago.
Cherryl Thomas is a true pioneer, and her career reads as a series of firsts in both the public and private sectors. Read on to discover some valuable insights from Cherryl, what it is like being one of the only women in an industry of men, and how her ultimate desire to help people has … Continued
Leura Fine, the Founder & CEO of Laurel & Wolf, has accomplished what very few women have – she has raised $25.5 million in venture capital money, launched a tech company with an interior design background, and created dozens of jobs, all in the span of two years. Read on to learn how she is thriving … Continued
Alli Webb is as warm and cheerful in real life as her brand may lead you to believe, and her salons truly spread the love – you see women leaving Drybars everywhere with a spring in their step, a bounce in their hair, and a smile on their face. Read on to discover how Alli … Continued
If you follow the social media accounts of LA’s most high-profile women, chances are you have seen the work of caterer, gifter, and florist extraordinaire Barrett Prendergast. Read on to learn about the tough road Barrett travelled to build the beautiful gem that is Valleybrink Road.
Ellie Burrows is a true paradox – in the most delightful way. She is a powerhouse businesswoman with a sense of serenity that monks would kill for. Learn more about how she turned her passion into a career, and found her way to MNDFL Meditation.
We had the privilege of interviewing Stephanie Danan, of Co, at her stunnning studio in the arts district of Los Angeles. Read on to learn about how Stephanie launched this brand with her partner Justin, how they balance work and family, and what is yet to come.
Clare Vivier is a darling of the retail world. Her handbags and accessories are beautiful, affordable, and a runaway hit! Read on to learn more about the making of Clare V., and the lovely lady behind it all.
Sarah is a trailblazer in the beauty industry, turning her beloved Beverly Hills salon into a booming nail care empire. Read on to learn about the genesis of Olive & June, and why the sky is the limit.