careers

The Professional

Valerie Wickes & Maxine Leonard, Beauty Papers

The founders and publishers of the magazine on how it came to beRead more >

The Top Shelf

Pandora Sykes, Writer

On writing, loving her freckles, nightly oil baths, discovering matte-ifier, and everything else she keeps on her top shelfRead more >

The Professional

Val Garland, Makeup Artist

"At school I remember I had the careers talk, and the counselor said that he could help me pass my levels if I was a good girl. And that just incensed me—bit of an Irish temper. I just went, ‘Fuck you, fuck school!’ lifted up the table, and walked out."Read more >

The Face

Jan De Villeneuve, Model

On the beauty secrets she's stuck to for 40+ yearsRead more >

The Top Shelf

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 Top Shelf

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 >

The Top Shelf

Sandy Linter, Makeup Artist

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

The Top Shelf

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 >

The Professional

How Kate Young Became Hollywood's Most Important Stylist

"At the time I started dressing celebrities, I got those shoots because nobody wanted to do them. Nobody wanted to dress celebrities! I felt like people thought I was a bit less of a fashion editor—and they still do."Read more >

Top Shelf After Dark

Ladyfag

The downtown party host and performer goes uptown to a Central Park-adjacent mansion to host Diesel's Fashion Week blowoutRead more >