Julia Workman Brown has been been designing women’s clothing in New York City for over 20 years. She started her career at Ellie Tahari and has worked for several other major brands since, eventually becoming a creative director at GIII apparel group. She has a special love for dresses and is drawn to print and color. Her unique personal style is always layered and colorful with treasures both designed and acquired through many years shopping the world over.
Sasha Martin is a branding, communications and marketing executive with a long career in investment banking. Born in Manhattan and raised in NYC, London and Switzerland, her style is inspired by the bon vivants and eccentrics she’s encountered along the road. Sasha thrives in high-pressure situations and brings her signature drive, discipline and commercial perspective to both our creative process and business management.
Katie Hobbs began her career in publishing, working her way up to the American Fashion Director of ELLE magazine. Discovering an online-void for niche designers, she went on to launch the ecommerce boutique, Les Nouvelles, in 2009 with a former ELLE colleague. For six years, she curated the site with a mix of up-and-coming and established brands, and cultivated a global customer base. The site was voted InStyle’s “Best of the Web” for two years in a row. Most recently Katie spearheaded the relaunch of ShopBAZAAR and led the site to profitability. She has also run the digital marketing and ecomm teams for The Webster and Carolina Herrera.