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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.

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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: Singer, Songwriter, and Golden Globe–Winning Actress Andra Day Is Our April Cover Star

    Who What Wear With Hillary Kerr: Singer, Songwriter, and Golden Globe–Winning Actress Andra Day Is Our April Cover Star

    This week, Hillary passes the torch to our senior beauty editor, Erin Jahns, who interviews our April cover star, the singer, songwriter, and Golden Globe–winning, Oscar-nominated, Andra Day! Andra has been stirring our emotions via her deeply soulful music since her debut album, Cheers to the Fall, in 2015, but in her recent role in The United States Vs. Billie Holiday, she has shown the world a new side of her creativity entirely. Andra tells Erin about entering a profound new phase of her career, her personal connection to Billie’s story, and the beauty and fashion influences throughout history that she draws upon in her personal style.

    • 30 min
    Leigh Davenport: Writer, Creator, and Executive Producer of Run the World

    Leigh Davenport: Writer, Creator, and Executive Producer of Run the World

    Leigh Davenport is the ultimate creative multi-hyphenate. She is a talented director, writer, and producer creating modern content at the intersection of woke and whimsical that shifts the narratives surrounding women of color. After spending 15 years in the entertainment and editorial industries, holding impressive positions like producer at BET and VH1 and editorial director of the leading lifestyle site HelloBeautiful.com, Davenport is releasing her own scripted series, Run the World, on Starz this May that is inspired by her own life in New York. On this episode of Second Life, find out how Davenport found the courage to move to L.A. to pursue a career in writing and producing and has since become a modern voice in television.

    • 1 hr 5 min
    Who What Wear With Hillary Kerr: Style Icon Rachel Bilson and Celebrity Esthetician Shani Darden

    Who What Wear With Hillary Kerr: Style Icon Rachel Bilson and Celebrity Esthetician Shani Darden

    In the latest episode of Who What Wear With Hillary Kerr, Hillary speaks with actress Rachel Bilson about her iconic fashion throughout her career, the best style lessons she learned from her notorious character, Summer Roberts, and everything we can expect from her upcoming podcast, Welcome to the O.C., Bitches. Then, she chats with the celebrity esthetician behind Hollywood’s most flawless faces, Shani Darden, who dishes on the best way to take care of your skin (underneath your mask), her favorite products for every skin type, and the latest beauty hype.

    • 49 min
    Robin Berzin, MD: Parsley Health Founder and CEO

    Robin Berzin, MD: Parsley Health Founder and CEO

    Robin Berzin, MD, has become a modern voice in healthcare and wellness by creating Parsley Health. Its mission is to bring accessible, functional medicine to the masses, mixing Eastern and Western medical philosophies. Today, Parsley Health is the nation’s largest holistic medical service available nationwide via its telehealth offerings, plus in-person care centers in NY and L.A. On this episode of Second Life, find out how Berzin’s past careers—from paralegal to producer at Oprah’s Harpo Productions to co-founder of a healthcare communication platform to yoga healer—led her to reimagine health and wellness for everyone.

    • 53 min
    Who What Wear With Hillary Kerr: Brandon Maxwell

    Who What Wear With Hillary Kerr: Brandon Maxwell

    Brandon Maxwell is a creative force in the fashion industry. In 2015, after making a name for himself as a celebrity stylist and the fashion director for Lady Gaga, he became a celebrated designer with the launch of his eponymous line of luxury women’s ready-to-wear, worn by everyone from Meghan Markle to Jane Fonda to Oprah. Now, he’s expanding his fashion influence even further in his latest role as the creative director of Walmart’s elevated brands, Free Assembly and Scoop. In this episode, Brandon and Hillary discuss the many facets of Brandon’s creativity, his biggest takeaways from slowing down in 2020, and the perspective he’s bringing to his new role.




    To shop all of Brandon’s Free Assembly and Scoop picks from this episode, head to: https://www.whowhatwear.com/who-what-wear-podcast-brandon-maxwell

    • 38 min
    Aya Kanai: Head of Content and Editorial Partnerships at Pinterest

    Aya Kanai: Head of Content and Editorial Partnerships at Pinterest

    Known for her editorial eye and unique perspective, Aya Kanai has become a force in the fashion industry over the last 20 years. Kanai has held esteemed positions at notable publications, including Teen Vogue, Nylon, Cosmopolitan, and Amazon’s Shopbop.com, and eventually became the editor in chief of the U.S. edition of Marie Claire magazine. Today, Kanai is the head of content and editorial partnerships at one of the world’s largest visual-discovery and creator platforms, Pinterest. On this episode of Second Life, find out how Kanai went from working as a puppeteer to climbing the media ladder to ultimately manifesting her creative role at Pinterest, where she continues to share her voice and inspired style.

    • 56 min

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