Co-Founder, Vermeulen & Co.
*What she’s wearing:
Describe your style:
Vivienne Westwood said you have a more interesting life if you wear impressive clothes. I try to keep life interesting.
How do you translate your look from the workplace to the weekend?
I don’t really. If I’m going to be building and painting, I put on things that can get dirty; otherwise, I put on something nice.
What’s in your makeup bag?
Red lipstick. Have fun—you look beautiful just the way you are.
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Who is your style icon?
Tziporah Salamon and Isabel Toledo.
Next on your must-buy list:
A great pair of oxfords.
What’s at the top of your wish list?
Black Hero tulip bulbs .
What’s one piece you plan to keep forever?
The peplum day dress my great grandfather gave to my great grandmother in 1927.
What can’t you see yourself wearing, ever?
A football jersey.
Favorite eBay find ever:
Beautiful vintage chandeliers.
Textiles and old suitcases. You need somewhere to put all that cloth.
A trip to Scotland. I’d like to take some time to explore, visit family, and see some Mackintosh architecture.
Song most played on your iPod:
Right now, it’s “Bul Ma Miin” by Orchestra Baobab.
Favorite city to shop in:
Oakland, although you can find treasures in any city.