Jean Shorts Alexander Wang
T-shirt Beloved Old Grateful Dead t-shirt
Sneakers Nike, Vans, Addidas depends on what year it is and where I am going
Heels Once a year maybe, and they are low
Flats Red Gucci loafers
Boots Prada Hiking boots
Sunglasses I have a collection, I wear sunglasses every day, even when it's cloudy (then I tend to wear rose colored ones)
Watch Cartier Ballon Bleu
Day bag A black leather backpack by Daphne Raes
Jewelry you wear everyday a ring on almost every finger, a few by Alice Waese and ones that belonged to my Grandmother. A steal your face gold necklace made by Jen Stock, A lariat made by Manon. Gold Earrings by Manon and custom Earrings by Victoria Young with diamonds from my Grandmother's tennis bracelet.
Workout wear Unitards only, currently Sweaty Betty
Designers Rachel Comey, Upstate, Warm, Joseph, Marlow Goods (r.i.p.), Gucci, Nellie Partow, Chloe, and a lot of vintage.
Lingerie or underwear All from Journelle
Where do you shop Vintage (my favorite is 9th Street Haberdashery on east 9th) and my new discovery, Shop Boswell in Portland, Oregon (I am obsessed) Warm, Rachel Comey and Joseph.
Shopping mecca Every small thrift store In New England
Online shopping site Etsy
Suit Maison Kitsuné Navy with white polka dots
MY BAG OF TRICKS
What’s your sign Capricorn
Workout(s) Pilates, I love Fort Pilates in Fort Greene, Brooklyn Strength in Cobble Hill, New York Pilates in Manhattan, yoga, bridge walking, riding my bike or a Citibike
Yoga studio/teacher Kula Yoga Project (I love all the Kula teachers past and present, but my beloved is Jillian Turecki) and The Shala in Fort Greene (I especially love Melanie Jane Parker)
Do you meditate Yes, TM 2 times a day
Meditation teacher, venue or app Peter Lameruex at the David Lynch Foundation
Experts in your corner (nutritionists, trainers, coaches, etc.) Diana Devegh (my therapist), Gaines Peyton (dear friend and mentor of many years) and all my woman friends
Morning rituals TM, snuggling with my two sons, hot water with lemon, coffee with Laird Hamilton turmeric creamer, pastured eggs over easy
Evening rituals Lots of hot tea (love Dandy Blend!), incense, palo santo
Tea or tonic drink Dandy Blend or sparkling water with Urban Moonshine Bitters and Synchro Turmeric Gold.
Wellness idol Roey Ficaro (a.k.a Sea Gypsy), my BFF Kim Ficaro’s mom lives in East Hampton. She is a therapist, yoga teacher, aromatherapist and lives her life to the fullest every day. She inspires me deeply.
Diet you follow I eat lots of vegetables and grass fed beef and I don't skip meals. I drink coffee every day.
Guilty pleasure Evian water, I am quitting this week, I promise.
Toothpaste Always changing
Skin care Also always changing. Currently really into Vintner's Daughter oil. I drink at least 3 liters of water a day and I take a lot of Urban Moonshine Bitters. I also take evening primrose oil, biotin and drink bone broth. What I put inside my body seems to affect my skin more than what I put on top of it. Also, I try to get a facial every 6-8 weeks.
Soap Anything that feels handmade and that I usually buy at a health food store in the country.
Lip color Currently YSL Rouge Pur 13 (I know it's not very clean, show me a more natural version of this shade and I will buy them all!)
Perfume or Cologne Anything with rose. Currently loving the oil that I got at Ulla Johnson's boutique.
Who cuts your hair Coby at Little Axe in Brooklyn or Kate Slichter at Lost Hills in LA and if I was ever in San Francisco it would be Michelle Fiona at Barrow Salon. Mai for color at Bumble and Bumble downtown. She is everything.
Shampoo Living Proof Restore or any herbal shampoo I pick up at a co-op in Vermont.
Favorite beauty product Mascara
Where do you live? Clinton Hill, Brooklyn
Artist Changes often but today Kerry James Marshall
Piece of art in your home In love with my new Suzy Spence from her show at Sears-Peyton Gallery
Museum Mass Moca and Perez Art Museum, Miami
Pets Coco, my chocolate point Siamese kitten
Local restaurant There are a bunch of new spots nearby but my favorite restaurants in Brooklyn are Marlow and Sons, Diner and Reynards. The Tarlows commitment to their food and their people cannot be matched. I know when I eat at their restaurants, every bite is full of love from the farm to my mouth.
Best cup of coffee in your town The Good Batch in Clinton Hill or Third Rail coffee in West Village
China Jasper Conran for Wedgwood
Pottery My BFF Sarah Magid gave me this beautiful planter from Helen Levi. I love it.
Favorite piece of furniture My Putney chair made by my dear old friend Rodrigo Nava
Furniture store or designer Nickey Kehoe in LA owned by two people whom I love and that inspire me deeply!
Minimalist or maximalist Can I be both?
Hotel Tourists Welcome, North Adams MA
Dream dinner party guests All my women friends from every place in the same room at the same time. DREAM.
Go-to dinner party recipe Something that can all be cooked in a cast iron skillet.
Most used kitchen gadget Vitamix and my Bonavita coffee maker
Favorite snack A small meal instead of a snack, like the trout salad at Cafe Gitane.
Favorite drink Strong coffee, seltzer or a tequila gimlet
What do you collect Sunglasses, coats and rings
What’s always in your fridge Kale, half and half, at least a case of vintage seltzer, Gotham Greens pesto, kombucha, tortillas
LIGHT MY FIRE
Who or what inspires you My friends and the friendships we have between us.
Favorite discovery That I feel the same as I did when I was 16 a lot of the time.
Favorite quote This changes for me often. I read James Baldwin quotes daily to remind me that I have a job to do every single hour as a white person in America. I am also particularly fond of "Keep your head where your feet are..." At the moment.
Fashion idol My business partner Andrea Long
Sports hero Mckayla Shriffen
Beach Jacob Riis
Ski Resort Telluride or Revelstoke, if I could ever make it back there.
Favorite charity Planned Parenthood
Favorite color Navy blue
Favorite place in the world New York City
Favorite writers Tolstoy, James Baldwin, Quinn Latimer
Nightstand Stacks of parenting books, Books by Pema Chodron, New York Magazine, CBD oil to massage my kiddos before bed, thieves spray made by Sea Gypsy Botanicals aka Roey Ficaro, Urban Moonshine Simmer Down and some other books I intend to read.
Photography or coffee table book In Company of Women by Grace Bonney and High Vibrational Beauty, of course.
Necessary indulgence Dark chocolate daily
Who would you want to be for a day Me at 19 to tell me everything is going to be ok
What’s your inner age 40
Song in your head at the moment He's Gone by The Grateful Dead
Dancing or karaoke Dancing
Apps Overcast for podcasts, Foodkick/Fresh Direct/Instacart, The Real Real, Flo (period tracker, it's amazing).
Phone iPhone 7 plus
Phone case All white with red writing that says "Grateful" in Grateful Dead font.
Blogs I don't really read blogs but I love my friend Latonya Yvette and if I read a blog regularly it would be hers!
Podcasts Oprah Super Soul Conversations, No Limits Rebecca Jarvis, On Being with Krista Tippet
Laptop or desktop Laptop
Computer bag Never
Favorite gadget My phone