In another life, a fictional one, Ari Dein might have been Gatsby’s mistress, a kept woman who spends airless summer afternoons in an upper west side apartment, lounging in silk pajamas and listening to soft jazz while waiting for her lover.
Sometimes the surest way to success is to take things slowly, one step at a time. Just ask Michelle Taylor.
Everyone knows Harvard University is a hotbed of innovation, invention and creativity, but business or technology-based endeavors are what usually come to mind — not lingerie.
If you’ve ever worked with a sibling (as I have), you’ll know what a tremendous competitive advantage it can give you. Nothing quite equals the kind of intuitive rapport and likemindedness shared by people who run a family business.
If there’s been a recurring storyine in our Bright Young Things series of designer profiles, it involves young women who possess an artistic background, establish themselves on Etsy.com and then start to make a serious name for themselves in the vintage-inspired lingerie niche.