careers

The Professional

Jin Soon, Owner, JINsoon

"Manicurists and their clients can have really special relationships. If you understand the language and have an open mind, you can do it—seriously."Read more >

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 >