We’ve seen you staring. Time for a proper intro. World, meet Sasha Kichigina. You may recognize her from being pretty much all over our website—and with that crazy gorgeous hair, you just can’t miss her. Take a few secs to get to know her better.
So, where you from?
What’s your “How I was ‘discovered?’” model story?
I was discovered at the age of 13, my mother agent held a casting at my school!
Where do you live now?
New York City!
How would you describe your personal style?
My middle name is “Eclectic.”
What do you like to do when you’re not in front of the camera?
Before a casting, is there any sort of ritual you do (an outfit, a specific piece you wear, beauty detail, mantra,
Plans tonight? Make it a productive Monday and stop by our NYC store. Farnoosh Torabi, author and personal finance expert, will be in house sharing her 10 bits of financial advice every person should know before they turn the big 3-0.
Yeah, you thought you didn’t need to start saving now? False.
After, she’ll answer your burning personal questions, so you can start the year off on the right money note and potentially avoid a Kristen Wiig situation.
It’s a free event, but hey, what you hear tonight could end up saving you boatloads in the future. Unless, um, you end up shopping the Winter Weekend Sale while there. (Oops.)
Get to know Farnoosh before you go by visiting her site and check out what our very own boss, Rebecca
It’s pretty safe to say that the fashion blog landscape would look a whole lot messier had it not been for the invention of Polyvore. The site is basically the internet version of Cher Horowitz’s digital outfit planner—a one-stop shop for inspiration, curated shopping, and cool stuff that’s magically allll stuff you actually like. We took a few minutes to chat with the founder Jess Lee because she turned digital styling into a career. And you know what? That’s awesome. Plus, she knows all about killer style, the pure joy of internet shopping, and how to convince a roomful of men in business suits that she’s worth paying attention to.
What’s the first thing you do when you wake up and the last thing you do before you go to
We teamed up with the DIY pros at Brit + Co on a premium Leather Fringe Clutch Kit and Handbag Design Online Class designed and led by Rebecca herself. Why? Their mission is rad: empower women like you to be creative and embrace your creativity. As a creative fashion company, we’ve seen firsthand how looking great can make you feel more confident. So we decided to marry these two messages. Feel awesome making this bag, feel awesome wearing it.
We also got to chat with Brit + Co.’s fearless leader, Brit Morin (pictured above). Not only has she held big-time roles at little-known places like Apple and Google, she left an up-and-up career to start her own empire now known as Brit + Co. Here are a few tips from Brit on the