Month: December 2018

Fifi Simon, Simon Showroom CEO + Founder: On Entrepreneurship, Fashion, and Fitness

By the time she was a teenager, Fifi Simon was already working in fashion, dabbling as a model here and there. As the daughter of a tailor, she grew up surrounded by it.  Ever since she can remember, Fifi Simon has loved fashion.  Anyone that knows her would agree! So when she arrived in NYC after college, in 1992, it was no surprise that she landed her first job as a fit model at Pierre Balman Denim. She later went on to launch two of the biggest denim brands in the history of fashion.

What happened next in her career set the tone for what today is the industry insider, Simon Showroom. The entrepreneurial venture Fifi embarked upon back in 1998 is now one of the fashion industry’s most sought after showrooms by contemporary designers and retailers from around the globe. Headquartered in NYC, with locations in Los Angeles and Atlanta, Simon Showroom works with designers to cultivate and build their brands through sales, market intelligence, positioning and merchandising.

Renowned for bringing super-cool, hip, contemporary designers to market, Simon Showroom has launched brands in athleisure, denim, and contemporary sportswear with young designers including AMO, Antik Batik, Citizen’s of Humanity,  LNDR, IRO, Petite Bateau, Paul + Joe, Seven for All Mankind, Sundry and more.

Marni syncs up with Fifi about where her love of fashion began, her career trajectory, some of the great designers she has cultivated over the years, up and coming fashion brands, and of course her love of fitness.

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Mary Alice Stephenson, Founder of GLAM4GOOD: On Empowerment, Joy + Living Your Purpose

Mary Alice Stephenson is on a mission to bring joy and happiness to women and families going through life’s toughest challenges, around the world. Whether they have lost their home and belongings as a result of natural disasters, domestic violence, gun violence or are suffering from life threatening illness.

What began as a love-fueled personal mission to use her passion for style and robust fashion network to empower women and girls and dress people in need has blossomed into her empowerment platform and non-profit, GLAM4GOOD. The company partners with non-profits and fashion and beauty brands to provide life-changing makeovers, clothing giveaways and confidence-bolstering fashion and beauty initiatives for everyday heroes and people in need.

As is a world renowned style and beauty expert, Mary Alice has worked for some of the world’s most prestigious brands, celebrities, and fashion magazines – Allure, Marie Claire, Harper’s Bazaar and Vogue. Thanks to her fashion and beauty network and community, GLAM4GOOD has helped more than 25,000 women and their families, delivered over 8 million wardrobe, beauty and personal care essentials and had over a billion impressions on their positive content.

Mary Alice and Marni talk about the strength, passion and heart that it takes to pursue her vision, the her entrepreneurial journey, the meditation and hiking that fuels her,  and how she is living her purpose doing what she loves.  We talk about GLAM4GOOD and where it began, the initiatives, the work, and the ways you can get involved with this amazing non-profit.

Mary Alice has been the recipient of many awards and honors including Life Camp’s Deepak Chopra Visionary Award and the Most Innovative People Award by The United Nation’s World Summit Of Innovation.  In 2014, she was honored to participate in the Former First Lady Michelle Obama’s Fashion Education Workshop at the White House as part of Mrs. Obama’s Reach Higher initiative. Stephenson also co-hosted GLAM4GOOD’s first international initiative, a Joining Forces GLAM4GOOD event with the former First Lady Michelle Obama.

As we write this, GLAM4GOOD is raising funds to hold a Disaster Relief Initiative in California for low-income families who have lost their homes and belongings due to the devastation of the Camp and Woolsey Fires, the deadliest and most destructive fires in state history. You can donate here.

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Get ready to be inspired, moved, and motivated to do something!  You can go to the glam4good website at glam4good.com, donate, or follow them on social @glam4good. 

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Cindy DiPrima Morrise + Kerrilynn Pamer, CAP Beauty Founders: On High Vibrational Beauty + Wellness

“Beauty is Wellness. Wellness is Beauty!” That’s the philosophy of today’s guests Cindy DiPrima Morisse and Kerrilynn Pamer, Founders of CAP Beauty, the 100% natural beauty and wellness mecca. The company launched in 2014 with an online store and educational blog. Today they have a flagship store and spa in NYC, are located at Fred Segal in Los Angeles and have a new book High Vibrational Beauty: Recipes and Rituals for Radical Self Care. 

On today’s #MarniOnTheMove episode, host Marni Salup syncs up with Cindy and Kerrilynn to talk about beauty, wellness, entrepreneurship and the routines and rituals that fuel them for success!

They discuss some of the inspiring beauty and wellness rituals and routines from their book and go over easy ways to add transformational wellness products to your daily routine.  Cindy explains how to use bitters to ease digestion, which probiotics to add to the mix for gut health and why, and they talk about adaptogenic mushrooms and plants that help with energy levels, stress management, and immune system protection.  You will discover some of the great brands and products available at CAP Beauty and learn how to boost your immune system and hydrate your skin this Winter.  

Some of the products we mention include Sun Potion, The Beauty Chef, Rahua, Tata Harper, May Lindstrom, Urban Moonshine, Bathing Culture, and Cap Beauty’s namesake product line. 

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LIVE from NYC: How To Adopt An Athletic Mindset For Life, Career, + Training with Andia Winslow, Andrew Kalley, Louis Sagar, and Murray Hidary

Today’s episode is all about mindset and intentions across athleticism, career, fitness, and wellness.  You will hear from former podcast guests (on new topics) including top professional and elite athletes, Andia Winslow and Andrew Kalley, and entreprenurs and founders Murray Hidary and Louis Sagar and learn how they  leveraged thier athletic mindset to empower them with the perseverence, focus, and dedication to succeed in their career, the strenth and flexibility to power through severe life illnesses and overcome family loss.  From triathlon, golf and running to CBD, music, and meditation you will be inspired and motivated to get started on your next athletic or entreprenurial endeavor.

This was the first Marni on the Move LIVE panel which took place at world renowned athletic complex and NYC gym, Chelsea Piers Fitness.Panel guests include:Professional Athlete-Golfer and Runner, Andia Winslow, who has been building her career as a successful on-air personality and voice over talent over the past several years, Andrew Kalley, an winning Elite Athlete, triathlon coach and personal trainer at Chelsea Piers Fitness with his own portfolio of clients at Kalley Fitness, Louis Sager, the CEO of The Alchemist’s Kitchen , and Murray Hidary, piianist, entrepreneur, creator of MindTravel, a musical meditation and experience.

It truly was a magical evening. We were on the deck outside, overlooking the Hudson. The event began with the panel, where listeners got to experience first-hand,, what it was like to be part of the podcast with digital wireless headsets almost as if they were in the room where it happens, thanks to Murray Hidary of MindTravel. Following the panel, Chelsea Piers Fitness talented and popular yoga teacher, Danielle Prager led a vinyasa style yoga class to the music of MindTravel and Murray continued to play trugh savasana into the night.

While all of this sounds wonderful and amazing, the episode audio is a little rough at first. Like a true entrepreneur, I had a vision and took a big risk, my first time recording a live event at this venue and really set the barre high. We were outside, recording digitally, no wires, with some technical interference and signals and occasional helicopters in the background.  My audio engineers are terrific. But it’s not the same as being in the studio so I wanted to prepare you for a few glitches here and there. However, it’s a really inspiring and empowering conversation and can maybe plant some seeds for you as we move into the New Year!

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