In the spirit of Valentine’s Day, I recently spoke withLoveStoriesTVabout my wedding planning experience, and shared some tips on how to pick your wedding shoes. My husband and I had two weddings, a small one in California with our close friends and a larger, quintessential Chinese wedding with mostly family and parents' friends in Shanghai.
In honor of Black History Month we’d love to feature an integral part of the team, Dr. Roxann Clarke. Dr. Roxann is a key member in the design process of ALLY shoes and works alongside our founder, Samantha Dong to create the perfect pump built on comfort and style. Roxann...
During the financial crisis in 2008, Bobbie Carlton found herself out of work and looking for the next thing. She got creative and was able to market herself and launch two successful businesses. She’s now a parallel entrepreneur - three companies strong. We recently spoke with Bobbie about her career...
After working as a fashion designer for 15 years, Tania Sterl found her calling as a personal wardrobe stylist and launched her company, Sterl on Style. We recently chatted with Tania about the most challenging parts of her job, her own go-to wardrobe pieces and her advice for those who want to update their wardrobe but don't know where to start.
After years of experience in the fashion industy, Andrea Seemayer, took it upon herself to create A.Lynn, an apparel company that provides real apparel for real women with real bodies. In short, her brand is giving customers what they deserve, a true fit for their own body. We recently had the opportunity to chat with Andrea about the inspiration behind the brand as well as her biggest business obstacle and how she was able to overcome it.
Earlier this year we debuted our highly anticipated Bridal Collection and in honor of this launch we are excited to launch our real bride series. This series will highlight real brides who will be sharing their proposal stories, what inspires them, their personal style and much more. First up, New York bride-to-be, Bria Langer!
Best known for her roles as Natalie on the NBC drama, Parenthood, and as Deidre on the TNT series Public Morals, Lyndon Smith is a talented actor but she's also known for her strong fashion sense which is highlighted on her Instagram account @hellolyndon. We recently chatted with Lyndon about her style inspiration, current wardrobe essentials and advice for those considering a career in acting.
We're excited to introduce you to Kimberly Barasch, founder of Altress, an online boutique created to change the status quo and offer women the power to customize their own dresses and express their authentic selves. Altress is the new, smart way to shop for dresses for every occasion. Recently we had a chance to chat with Kimberly about her career prior to launching Altress, who exactly the Altress woman is and the inspiration behind the brand.
Being a conscious consumer is something that we all strive to be and, at times, it can become confusing as to what steps we should take in order to ensure we are making a positive change in the right direction. Enter Jane Mosbacher Morris, Founder and CEO of TO THE MARKET and author of Buy the Change You Want to See: Use Your Purchasing Power to Make the World a Better Place (Penguin Random House, January 2019). Jane has devoted her career to creating economic opportunities for vulnerable communities around the world, and in this valuable book, she shares her passion and insights on how we, as consumers, big brands or business owners, can create positive change too. We recently had the opportunity to chat with Jane about her business, her book and her advice for those of us who want to make more ethical and thoughtful purchases but don't know where to start.
We’re excited to kick off our female founder series on our newly launched blog with a brief Q + A with our very own female founder, Samantha Dong. Samantha is all about lifting other women up and empowering them through fashion, hence her mission to create accessible, luxury footwear that is stylish yet pain-free!