career

The Top Shelf

Laura Yeh, Designer, Glossier

The mind behind so much of Glossier's packaging on everything from 3D-printing to the best way to get rid of all your poresRead more >

The Face

Christina Tosi, Chef & Founder, Milk Bar

The chef and Milk Bar founder on why "everything in moderation" doesn't apply to ice cream or designer mascaraRead more >

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Rati Sahi Levesque, Chief Merchant, The RealReal

"In truth, I'm not a huge beauty person—I like shoes instead. I'm building my routines."Read more >

The Professional

How Kathryn Minshew Transformed Her Frustrating Job Search Into A Whole Career

The Co-Founder and CEO of The Muse on how to find a hole in the market, fill it, and build your career from thereRead more >

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Solange Franklin, Stylist

"I don't sleep with a silk scarf on, or anything. I don't like silk pillowcases either! I like my hair in its natural state, and I’m not afraid of frizz—it’s a pejorative [word]. It's me."Read more >

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Sandy Linter, Makeup Artist

On doing Jackie O's eyeliner, never forgetting eyeshadow primer, and always moving forwardRead more >

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Susan Lyne, President & Managing Partner, BBG Ventures

On how losing your job can be the best career move and why the best skincare is the simplestRead more >

The Professional

Fern Mallis, Consultant

Kicking off New York Fashion Week with the woman who invented the whole thingRead more >

The Professional

Molly Young, Writer

"When I’m writing, I have to get up every 15 minutes or so and do something with myself—I'll get up from my desk and drink a seltzer, or make a snack, or go for a walk, or do like 20 bicep curls with my 10 pound weights—as a result my arms are fairly buff."Read more >

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Vanessa Friedman, Fashion Director & Chief Fashion Critic, The New York Times

"If you can get through middle age, and you develop the face that you were born to have, it usually looks better than the face that you've changed. But it's very weird to sit in fashion shows and be the only person with lines in your forehead."Read more >

The Professional

Helen Steed, Creative Director, Glossier

"I find that a lot of what I do is about being a good translator, along with a little bit of mind reading and following my gut. And remembering to never stop learning or looking for ways to grow. You are never done."Read more >

The Top Shelf

Grace Coddington

The legendary redhead on launching her namesake fragrance, inspiring Vidal Sassoon, and the lipstick that made her faintRead more >

Video

Watch: Top Shelf Live, With Emily Weiss & Jen Atkin

Oh, you know, just general #girlboss stuff, like starting a company, writing down your goals, and knowing what you don't knowRead more >

The Professional

Jimmy Paul, Hairstylist

On why getting fired is sometimes OK—especially if it means you get to go work for Oribe later onRead more >

The Professional

Paul Cavaco, Stylist

The prolific stylist and KCD co-founder on styling Gisele's first Vogue cover, working with Avedon, and getting calls from MadonnaRead more >

The Professional

Simon Doonan, Creative Ambassador-At-Large, Barneys

"It’s a millennial thing to have this sweeping vision of your future and your career. No wonder you all have anxiety disorders! It must be horrendous to live with that. For my generation we were all like, ‘Oh, that could be groovy and fun…’"Read more >

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Bobbi Brown

"No one had done a great collection of edited, natural-looking makeup. Lipstick that just looked like lips didn't exist. One day I met a chemist and I asked him to make me a lipstick...I told him, I want to make the best red, the best orange, the best beige. And we did."Read more >

The Professional

Romain Duquesne, Photographer & Anna Santangelo, Stylist

Two of the key players behind our Milky Jelly Cleanser campaign (they're also best friends) on how they met and got involved with Glossier—plus more on staying inspired while working in a hyper-creative industryRead more >

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Paola Kudacki, Photographer

File under: Things to keep in mind when pursuing your dreams, grooming your eyebrows, and shopping for a new under-eye creamRead more >

The Professional

Michael Gordon, Editor In Chief, Hairstory

The Bumble and bumble founder on leaving the company he built, taking a rest, and finally figuring out what shampoo should do for youRead more >

Glossier HQ

Meet The Team: Emily Weiss, Founder & CEO

Answering burning questions like, "What's your favorite Drake song?"Read more >

The Professional

Stephen Galloway, Creative Movement Director

"The thing with movement, it’s becoming super important—that fabulous campaign that you’re doing in Vogue Paris is now going to be a video on my phone, so you’ve got to turn the heat up a little bit more."Read more >

Glossier HQ

Meet The Team: Helen Steed, Creative Director

How her short hair redirected her career in beauty and what's different about being at GlossierRead more >

The Professional

Dick Page, Makeup Artist

"As a makeup artist, you should be able to do everything. You should be seeing everything. Films, sculpture, and great art. Have range and also keep moving. Never have an idle hand."Read more >

The Professional

Amber Venz Box, Co-Founder, RewardStyle & LikeToKnow.It

"People are like, ‘You took such a big risk!’ And I am like, did I? I was already broke, so it wasn’t that scary starting out. I was already living at home and eating cereal, so…"Read more >

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Sally Hershberger, Hairstylist

Read for gems like "When I was in my 20s, I got a call from Julia Roberts—‘Hey Sally, it’s Julie. Can you come over and cut my hair off? I’m sick of it.’"Read more >

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Jennifer Fisher, Jewelry Designer

On the ins and outs of lash extensions and how to moisturize your kids even when they hate lotionRead more >

As Told To ITG

Get To Know: @Lotstar

The first-name-only makeup artist on what gets her going creatively and what all up-and-comers should know about makeup artistryRead more >

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Sunny Hostin, Legal Analyst, CNN

You learn a lot about good mattifying primers and under-eye concealer when your job is to sit under TV lightsRead more >

The Face

Tyler Haney, CEO, Outdoor Voices

"There’s a glow that I find goes away if I don’t work out for like five days—the color in your cheeks just isn't there anymore."Read more >

The Face

Cloclo Echavarria & Giovanna Campagna Garcés, Partners, Creo Consulting

The cousins and business partners on pineapple massages, hair masks made from duck embryo, and why it's all about the body in ColombiaRead more >

The Professional

Jennifer Starr, Casting Director

“You find the most incredible people when you allow yourself to go on this journey. You have the ability to change someone’s life. It’s kind of scary and kind of nice"Read more >