Join our host, Who What Wear co-founder Hillary Kerr, as she chronicles the career changes that can come at any age in our podcast, Second Life.
Who What Wear with Hillary Kerr: Celebrity Interior Designer Adair Curtis on Home Trends Worth Investing In
Adair Curtis is an acclaimed interior designer and co-founder of JSN Studio—a multidisciplinary design and styling firm he runs with his husband, celebrated stylist Jason Bolden. His clean and elegant aesthetic has landed him countless celebrity clients, features in Architectural Digest, and a new Netflix series, Instant Dream Home. On this episode, Adair walks Hillary through our "Dream Home" feature on Who What Wear, where he dishes on the latest design trends worth investing in.
Check out our "Dream Home" feature with Adair here: https://www.whowhatwear.com/home-decor-trends-room-by-room
Yasmin Sewell: Founder of Vyrao
Yasmin Sewell is the founder of Vyrao, the world’s first well-being brand to fuse energetic healing with master perfumery. With scents like I Am Verdant and Witchy Woo, the brand has designed six personal scents to evoke specific emotional reactions. But before Sewell was building a brand around her love of wellness and energetic connection, she had a legendary career in fashion that included opening an avant-garde boutique in London in the ’90s and working at major retailers Browns, as the buying director, and Farfetch, as the vice president of style and creative. Tune in to this episode to hear what drove Sewell to make the drastic career change, what she thinks being creative is really all about, and why she’s more fulfilled now than ever.
Who What Wear with Hillary Kerr: Jewelry Mogul Kendra Scott Talks New Book, Born to Shine
This week, Hillary speaks with Kendra Scott, designer, philanthropist, and founder of her namesake jewelry brand. Since 2002, Scott’s jewelry has been worn by women all over the country, including major celebs such as Mindy Kaling, Gwyneth Paltrow, Zendaya, and Priyanka Chopra. Today, the business is valued at over $1 billion. Behind the business, though, life hasn’t always looked as shiny as Scott's designs. She’s detailing it all in her new book, Born to Shine. Tune in for a sneak peek into everything that went into creating this incredibly personal project.
Shop Born to Shine: Do Good, Find Your Joy, and Build a Life You Love here: https://www.amazon.com/Born-Shine-Good-Find-Build/dp/1546002324
Lisa "Lele" Sadoughi: Founder and Chief Creative Officer of Lele Sadoughi
Lele Sadoughi is a designer and the owner of Lele Sadoughi. She is best known for her iconic knotted, jeweled headbands seen on women such as Kate Middleton, Lady Gaga, Nicole Kidman, Mindy Kaling, and Naomi Campbell. Before striking out on her own, Sadoughi designed for brands such as Rebecca Taylor, Banana Republic, and Anthropologie. In 2006, she launched the first-ever jewelry collection for J.Crew, creating iconic pieces that are still sold today, including the well-known bubble necklace. In 2012, while working as the jewelry design director at Tory Burch, she entered her second life and founded Lele Sadoughi. In this episode, Sadoughi discusses how she designed jewelry for a whole generation of shoppers and what the winning formula is for creating pieces that are stylish, affordable, and widely appealing. Plus, we dive into her pivot to face masks during the pandemic and how she responded to a global health crisis.
Who What Wear with Hillary Kerr: Emma Roberts: Actress, Producer, and Avid Reader
Emma Roberts is an actor and producer best known for her roles in Scream Queens, American Horror Story, Holidate, and We’re the Millers. In this episode, Emma and Hillary dive into their mutual love of reading and how Emma reads books to turn them into screen adaptations for her production company, Belletrist. Emma also shares her dream role and her closet staples and favorites.
Amy Liu: Founder and CEO of Tower 28 Beauty
Amy Liu is the founder and CEO of Tower 28 Beauty, a modern beauty brand based in Southern California. Its best-selling products—from the SOS Spray to the ShineOn Lip Jelly—offer a makeup experience that’s skin-friendly, effective, and affordable. This episode, hear about how Amy got her foot in the door in the beauty industry and how she used her years of experience as a marketing director at brands such as Smashbox and Josie Maran to create her own company.
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I never miss an episode. Can you interview Claire Saffitz? She would be great in the fall with her new book coming out.
Love love love your show. I think you should interview Pati Jinich, she’s lovely & so interesting. I think she has a new cookbook too. Keep doing what you are doing, it’s so inspiring. Thanks Hillary!