Meet the Bloggers


Laura Kaesshaefer

Name: Laura Kaesshaefer, Editorial Assistant, Crafts
Hometown: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Get Inspired By: Walking around the city, seeing museums, galleries, people’s style
Trying to Learn: How to keep our craft room clean!
Perfect Saturday Morning: A walk with my puppy, Addy, and a cup of coffee from Cafe Grumpy
Biggest Occupational Hazard: Staining my clothes and hands with paint, dye or whatever I’m working with -- not such a chic after work look!
Best Occupational Perk: The view from our craft room is a pretty unbeatable perk.
Work Uniform: My J Crew chambray shirt with black leggings and comfortable flats.

Model Behavior: My Brush With Hair Modeling

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About six months ago, I fell victim to an disastrous haircut at a salon in Manhattan that shall remain nameless. (Bangs are an excellent look for Michelle Obama, not for me.) After months of avoiding mirrors and handfuls of bobby pins to hide my newly hacked locks, enter Frédéric Fekkai. All-knowing Melissa Goldstein clued me in [...]

Our Find: Aigle Boots

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This spring, I won’t mind if April fulfills the stereotype of ushering in heavy rainfall. In fact, thanks to these Miss Juliette Bottillon boots by Aigle, I welcome wet weather with open arms. Known for its impeccable craftsmanship and reasonable price point, Aigle has been making boots by hand for over 150 years. Founded in [...]