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Shirin von Wulffen, Co-Founder Bastide, On Living Beautifully

Get ready to be transported to the French Countryside of Aix-en-Provence on today’s episode with Shirin von Wulffen, the co-founder of beauty and lifestyle company, Bastide, where she is partners with her husband renowned hairstylist, Frédéric Fekkai. With a shared passion for living beautifully, simply, and authentically, this is also the philosophy behind the brand.

Together Shirin and Frédéric launched Bastide in 2016 with a collection of lotions, soaps, fragrances , candles, and cult products like scented amber crystals, all inspired by the wellness philosophy of Provence and founded on a commitment to clean, toxin-free living.  Infused and formulated with the wonderful herbs, flowers, oils and honey from the region.  Bastide is a family business that represents a homecoming for  Frédéric Fekkai—and a celebration of his native Aix-en-Provence and is a special place for Shirin and their family. Bastide’s products for skin, body and home are all made in local workshops by artisans—whose roots date back generations.  Shirin and Frédéric sourced the best of these heritage makers for their collection.

In this conversation, Shirin talks about her upbringing from Iran to Virginia, her early beginnings in fashion and PR in Germany and Milan, and and how she ultimately landed in NYC. She shares the inspiration and influence behind her beautifully designed, formulated and fragrant collection of products and heritage brand, Bastide, and of course she shares her fitness and wellness secrets for success!

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John Demsey, Executive Group President, The Estée Lauder Companies, On All Things Beauty: From Brand Story Telling to His Pet Squad and Top Secret YouTube Insider

In 1998 a life changing career opportunity set him on the path for success. Today, John Demsey is the Executive Group President of The Estée Lauder Companies Inc. He is one of the most talented, creative and visionary brand builders and thought leaders in the beauty industry and pop culture. Since he joined the company in 1991, John Demsey has built and launched some of the world’s most popular and beloved beauty brands beginning with M·A·C, where he was appointed President in 1998.  Demsey built the small, niche makeup artist brand into a global cosmetics powerhouse. He also serves as Chairman of the M·A·C AIDS Fund, which has raised more than $480 million to date in the fight against HIV/AIDS, spearheading the wildly successful M·A·C VIVA GLAM celebrity campaigns. Read More

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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Lucy Danziger, Hinted CEO + Founder: On Reaching Your Goals, The Role Shopping Plays in Your Life, and Why Everyone Needs a Wish List!

Hinted Founder + CEO, Lucy Danziger, wants to take the guess work out of gift-giving and empower you with the tools to get everything you’ve ever wanted! Thanks to her game-changing social shopping platform and app, Hinted, you can make a wish list of anything you want from a pair of shoes to a new watch, a vacation, your next triathlon bike, your favorite charity or even a puppy! Great for every occasion-Christmas, birthday’s, weddings-it’s like a registry for life.  You can share your list with friends and family and discover recommendations from celebrities, influencers, and Hinted Ambassadors.  It’s is the social shopping app that lets you keep track of what you want as you shop, saving items and experiences to as you shop.

Empowered by nearly two decades in publishing at Conde Nast including 13 years at the helm of Self Magazine as editor-in-chief, and prior to that at Women’s Health and Fitness, Lucy is no stranger to creating and curating great content. For years, she has been advising on terrific products, telling stories, building audiences, helping brands drive sales and attract consumers. Lucy grew Self.com to more than 6.5 million visitors per month (that’s more than  40 million page views per month!).

On this episode, Lucy Danziger offers Marni on the Move listener’s a few hints into the future of gift buying, creating wish lists, social shopping  and new media thanks to her pioneering venture, Hinted. Marni syncs up with Lucy about her vision behind innovating Hinted, her mission to create a sustainable shopping platform and her “No Returns” campaign, growing her audience and brand, key entrepreneurial lessons, and her fueling sport of choice:triathlon! Get ready to be empowered, motivated and start hinting!

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Bobbi Brown: From Changing The Face of Beauty to Pioneering Her New Wellness Empire

Bobbi Brown is a world renowned makeup artist, a bestselling author, a sought after speaker, and serial entrepreneur. In 1991 Bobbi Brown, changed the face of the beauty industry forever with the launch of her paradigm shifting namesake cosmetic company, Bobbi Brown Essentials, where she revolutionized the makeup landscape and empowered women around the world with her line of cosmetics designed to highlight a woman’s natural beauty. In 1995 Bobbi Brown Cosmetics was acquired by Estee Lauder Companies, where Bobbi served as Chief Creative Officer, until 2016. What began with 10 lipsticks evolved into a global beauty empire and billion dollar brand.

I had the good fortune to be one of her first interns, watched her build the company, and have been inspired ever since! Today I sync up with Bobbi and discuss her exciting new venture, health and wellness lifestyle brand, Beauty Evolution. The brand includes a line of lifestyle inspired wellness products, Evolution 18; the editorial content platform JustBobbi.com; a podcast, Long Story Short, The George Hotel-a 32 room design inspired boutique hotel in Monclair, New Jersey,  and a photo and recording studio, 18 Label Studios founded in partnership with, her husband, Steven Plofker. We also talk about where it all began,  and the exercise and workouts that fuel Bobbi for success from Soul Cycle and Yoga to her new Peloton Bike and personal trainer.

We talk about it all!

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Meghan Asha, FounderMade CEO + Founder: From Running a Business to Running Marathons

Meghan Asha is the Founder and CEO of FounderMade, a discovery platform, conference series, and trade show that helps curate and scale best-in-class consumer brands connecting them with highly sought out retailers, distributors, investors and influencers. Fueled by athleticism, fitness, and running, Meghan and Marni talk about everything from building and running a business to training and running marathons around the globe and everything in between!  They discuss topics from entrepreneurship, career motivation, to race fueling with bars and gels to mainstream wellness trends and more. Read More

World Renowned Celebrity Hair Stylist René Fris On Tennis, Dynasty, and His New Namesake Haircare Line

René Fris, one of the worlds most sought afer hair stylists, beauty and grooming experts, and global television personalities has a new Scandanavian-inspired namesake haircare line you are going to love. Yes, it’s for Men and Women!  You may know René for his starring role as Co-Host and Mentor from Bravo TV’s Shear Genious or Europe’s Queer Eye for the Straight Guy, as well as appearances on shows such as The Today Show, The Early Show, EXTRA and many others.

Born and raised in Denmark, René has been styling hair around the globe for twenty years, but he calls NYC his home. Here, he is a stylist at the popular Salon SCK in Columbus Circle.

And when he’s not cutting, coloring and styling hair, appearing on TV, or launching new products, he can be found playing tennis or skiing! He just goyt back from Nadals Tennis Acadamey and he sheds light on his amazing experience.

On this episode, René shares the inspiration and ingredients behind his new namesake haircare line that leveraging the regenerative powers of the famous Scandinavian Cloudberry, also the signature ingredient in his haircare products.

Marni and René talk about his career trajectory from salon owner to television star and household name.  He shares insight on the latest and greatest hair trends and has Marni seriously considering Balayage!

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Cosmopolitan’s Editor-In-Chief, Michele Promaulayko On The Media Industry, Her Love of Magazines, Madonna and the October Issue!

Fueled by strength training, coffee, Madonna,  and her love of magazines, today’s guest, Michele Promaulayko, helms the iconic and largest women’s media brand, Cosmopolitan, as Editor-in-Chief. She is also the Editorial Director of Hearst’s Young Women’s Group, which also includes Seventeen and Women’s Health. Michele is a highly respected and renowned print and digital editor, innovator, thought leader and has a long standing career in the world of media, from her first internship to her current job. On today’s episode we sync up about Michele’s career trajectory and doing what she loves, the current climate and evolution of the media industry, Cosmopolitan’s October Issue and duke it out for #1 Madonna fan status.  Read More

Kellie Chen: On Superfoods Infused Body Care, Skin Fitness and Fytt Beauty

Beauty expert and entrepreneur, Kellie Chen is the Founding Partner of Fytt Beauty. Her superfoods infused skincare line has transformed some of our favorite juice and smoothie ingredients into a body care line of exfoliating, nourishing, energizing treatments. Fueled by fitness, both Kellie and Fytt Beauty, Kellie sheds light on the inspiration behind her healthy body care line, her brand DNA, and how you can keep your skin fit and healthy.

Inspired by the word “fit,” Fytt is where fitness meets skincare. Fytt aims to bridge the gaps in the Beauty, Health & Fitness industries by providing wellness-minded, active individuals healthy skincare products to complement their lifestyles.

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