Lives In: Gowanus, Brooklyn
About Me: I am mother to Henry and Louisa, and a Senior Editor at Vogue. I come from a newspaper and fiction-writing background.
Hire Me For/I'm Good At: n/a
Interested In: Meeting inspiring women.
Mama Likes: Literature, cookbooks, watching Borgen, getting nostalgic about NYC in the early 80s, stealing off to the Hudson Valley.
Mama Inspiration: New York Times reporter Elizabeth Rubin, J.K. Rowling, the fashion designer mother who met at the park the other day who told me she is taking a year off to watch every documentary she can squeeze in.
Brands that most reflect your style or that you’d want to work with: Mayle, Band of Outsiders, the Hudson Bay Company. Sadly, most of these are defunct.
Words you live by/quotes you love: "And so I fell in love with a color--in this case, the color blue--as if falling under a spell, a spell I fought to stay under and get out from under, in turns."--Maggie Nelson
Best advice you’ve ever been given: "Don't ever break up with a friend.”
Best advice you’d give to someone starting out: "Find a smaller pond. I left New York City when I was in my early twenties and it was the best, and possibly most fun, thing I ever did."
What are three things people would be surprised to know about you? n/a
Where can we find you? (Website, IG, Pinterest, Twitter)
My Twitter: @laurenmechling
My Instagram: @laurenomics