Hillary Kerr and the team that created Second Life bring you a new, limited series. In Life Lessons, Hillary speaks with women who have had incredible careers within a single field or industry. You'll hear from seasoned experts, industry thought leaders, and top talents as they discuss everything from how they got their starts to the best lessons they’ve learned along the way.
Molly McNearney: Jimmy Kimmel Live! Co–Head Writer
Molly McNearney is the co–head writer on Jimmy Kimmel Live, and she has also written for the Oscars, the Emmy Awards, and the White House Correspondents’ Association Dinner.
Anastasia Soare: Anastasia Beverly Hills Founder and CEO
Anastasia Soare is the founder of Anastasia Beverly Hills, the company that pioneered brow care as we know it today. Squiggly, scraggly arches are thankfully a thing of the past thanks to her eponymous line, and we couldn’t be more grateful.
Laura Vassar: Brock Collection Co-Founder
Laura Vassar is the designer behind Brock Collection, the luxury ready-to-wear label she and her husband, Kristopher Brock, founded in 2014. Based in New York City, Brock Collection won the CFDA Vogue Fashion Fund Award in 2016 and continues to be an editor favorite, thanks to its lushly textured, intricate designs.
Mercedes Abramo: Cartier North America President and CEO
Mercedes Abramo is the CEO and president of Cartier North America, a role she has been in since June 2014. Before heading up the French luxury brand, the New York City–based executive held management positions at Tiffany & Co., Ritz Carlton Hotels, and Loews Miami Beach.
Gregg Renfrew: Beautycounter Founder and CEO
Santa Monica–based entrepreneur Gregg Renfrew is the woman behind not one but two important e-com startups… After founding The Wedding List, she worked as an executive at companies like Best & Co. before bringing Beautycounter to life in 2013, forever changing the way we think about beauty and skincare.
Tamara Mellon: Designer, Founder, and Fashion Entrepreneur
British designer and entrepreneur Tamara Mellon worked as an accessories editor at British Vogue before co-founding luxury shoe label Jimmy Choo, where she spent nearly 15 years of her career. She left Jimmy Choo in 2011 to launch her eponymous company, where she currently serves as president.