2014 January

No Plain Jane: Julep’s Founder Approaches Beauty With Brains

Posted by | Beauty, Digital Media, Women in Business

Moxie Media Jane Park Julep Beauty

Founder and CEO of booming beauty brand JulepJane Park revolutionized the traditional focus group model with her ingeniously designed interactive social salons that double as mini labs, where customers are excited to try out new products and give genuine feedback. Park took her brilliant blueprint for transforming salon chitchat into invaluable crowdsourced data to the web and now boasts an astounding digital network of women who constantly talk beauty. The success she’s enjoyed is all due to her focus on customer happiness, something she learned as a former Starbucks executive, “It’s about thinking through every step of the customer journey,” she says.

Park talks to Fast Company about her inspiration for Julep, creating a community of customers and future expansion plans.

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Style Through A New Lens: Karen Walker Collaborates With The United Nations

Posted by | Fashion, Women in Business

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Beloved cult eyewear designer Karen Walker has recently launched a new collection in partnership with the United Nations, with eyewear being sold in pouches made by small African communities, members of which have appeared in her stunning and provocative new ad campaign.

READ MORE VIA VOGUE AUSTRALIA AND SEE GORGEOUS IMAGES FROM AFRICA IN INSTADIARIES: TRAVEL THE WORLD WITH ASMALLWORLD’S SABINE HELLER.

What Burberry’s CEO Angela Ahrendts Will Bring To Apple

Posted by | Digital News, Fashion, Women in Business

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Celebrated Burberry CEO Angela Ahrendts joins technology giant Apple this spring as Retail Chief and opinions remain divided on just how she will turn around the iconic brand but whether Ahrendts spearheads wearable technology or revitalizes retail operations at Apple, one thing is for certain: her unique leadership qualities and remarkable ability to innovate will ensure Apple’s future is bright.

Read the Fast Company article to learn more about how Ahrendts transformed Burberry, her challenging new role at Apple and how she unplugs every morning to ensure she’s always on top of her game.

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InstaDiaries: Travel The World With ASMALLWORLD’s Sabine Heller

Posted by | Instadiaries, Travel, Women in Media

Sabine Heller President and CEO of ASMALLWORLD A Small World Kenya Lamu Masai Mara travel wanderlust bungalow eight bungalow8 masai national reserve Africa

As President and CEO of travel and lifestyle network ASMALLWORLD, Sabine Heller’s work takes her to exotic and luxurious destinations around the world. Currently on the magnificent Masai Mara, Heller’s images evoke a beautiful sense of wanderlust and inspire travellers to explore every corner of the globe.

SEE MORE IMAGES FROM HELLER’S TRAVELS ON INSTAGRAM AND READ HOW SHE SUCCESSFULLY RELAUNCHED ASMALLWORLD IN IN CONVERSATION WITH ASMALLWORLD’S CEO SABINE HELLER.

Chloe Malle Is Making Vogue Social

Posted by | Digital Media, Fashion, Women in Media

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As the Social Editor of Vogue, Chloe Malle has a highly coveted job, editing features on it girls, the trendiest parties in town, and the best in runway fashion. A student of comparative literature and writing at Brown, Malle started her career at the New York Observer before freelancing at the New York Times and admits she cared little about fashion before Vogue.

The young, dynamic Malle spoke with Into The Gloss about the thrill of her first Times byline, products that get her through bad hair days and feeling at home at Vogue.

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The Elegant Fatima Bhutto in Net-A-Porter’s The Edit

Posted by | Digital Media, Fashion

Author Fatima Bhutto in Net-A-Porter's The Edit digital magazine life in pakistan Songs of blood and sword: A daughter's memoir The Shadow of the Crescent Moon Benazir Bhutto President Zulfikar Ali Bhutto Christa D’Souza pakistan politics

Celebrated writer Fatima Bhutto, niece of the late Benazir Bhutto, shies away from politics but equipped with the same flair for writing and regal sense of style as her aunt and grandfather, former President Zulfikar Ali Bhutto, she’s become the new face of the Pakistani dynasty.

A graduate of Columbia University and London’s School of Oriental and African Studies, Fatima Bhutto has two successful books to her name, Songs of Blood and Sword: A Daughter’s Memoir and her latest, The Shadow of the Crescent MoonShe spoke with Net-A-Porter’s Christa D’Souza about her life in Pakistan, vegan leanings, and being an author in a political family.

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