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    ‘These are all the the things we hoped she’d say.’ You know that feeling? We scroll through as many interviews in a given month as we create ourselves and it’s always a thrill when — whether a stylish designer or organic farmer — the interviewee serves up exactly what we wanted to read.

     Joyce Lee is head of design at Madewell, and she embodies the laid-back but always stylish vibe of the women’s fashion brand. We asked the hard working mama to join our My Favorites series where we explore the wellness and lifestyle go-tos of some of the most interesting professionals out there. Her top picks and stylish insights are just the sort of accessible-chic gems we hoped she’d deliver. Get ready to get inspired…

    Moisturizer: Josh Rosebrook Nutrient Day Cream
    Face serum: One Love Organics Vitamin C Facial Serum
    Hair product: Reverie Milk anti-frizz leave-in treatment
    Body cleanser: Sisters Body Wash, Aesop Geranium Leaf Body Wash
    Makeup staple: Chantecaille Tinted Moisturizer
    Lip balm or color: Lucas Papaw for moisture, Chantecaille Hibiscus
    Skin mask: Kora Organics Tumeric 2-in-1 Brightening + Exfoliating Mask
    Treatment of choice: Heyday Facials, acupuncture

    Daily supplement(s): Ritual Multivitamins, Nordic Naturals Omega-3
    Superfood staples: CAP Beauty
    Healthy restaurant: Sushi is my go-to health food.
    Fitnesswear: One-piece bathing suits from Madewell and Matteau.
    Gym workout: Swimming laps.
    Good reading/podcasts: Business of Fashion app, How I Built This

    Bedding: Parachute Home
    Candle: D.S. & Durga Spirit Lamp, Astier de Villatte Aoyama Incense
    Kitchen goods: Jeremy Ayers Ceramics, Kinto Glass Tumblers from Mocium
    Art + decor: photographs (photographer friends and my husband James Ryang), textiles, art by my daughter Poppy
    Flower or plant: cactus, succulents, tropical greens
    Fave shop: Madewell, Warm NY

    T-shirt: Madewell
    Shoe: Martiniano Glove Flats
    Jacket: B Sides X Bode Quilted Jacket
    Piece of jewelry: My Marian Maurer “Poppy” necklace.
    Dresses: Warm NY long floral dresses
    Sunglasses: Céline
    Loungewear: Odd Bird Co Kimonos + Robes

    Food + Drink
    Fridge staples: Oatly, She Wolf sourdough bread, berries, avocados, rosé
    Juice: Pressed Juicery’s Greens 3, wellness shot, charcoal detox shot
    Weekly dinner: My husband’s chicken enchiladas.
    Condiment: sriracha
    Snack always on hand: dried mangoes, string cheese
    Fave wine: Lorenza Rosé

    Luggage: Away Medium — still need to have it personalized.
    Travel staple: Either Adidas pool slides or Birkenstocks with socks.
    In-flight essential: Aesop Resurrection Hand Balm, essential oils to relax
    Hotel: The Edition in Miami

    Stationery: letterpress monogrammed notecards
    Inspirational item: Cut-out photos of my daughter.
    Book: Becoming by Michelle Obama
    Apps I can’t live without: Co-Star Astrology, Instacart

    From our friends


    1. I usually love these round ups, but it’s a bit disappointing that you’re highlighting a fast fashion brand which goes against everything that TCM is suppose to stand for. I’d love to see J. Crew, Madewell, Anthropologie and others drop their fast fashion practices which as we all know by now are exploitative, anti-environmental, and anti-feminist. Until they fundamentally clean up their act, I wouldn’t give these brands any air time. We need to pressure them to look at a triple bottom line and not just their profits.

      Jennifer | 05.29.2019 | Reply
    2. Thanks Jennifer. Absolutely agree with you.

      Ida | 05.31.2019 | Reply
    3. YES! I completely agree with you.

      Alexandra | 06.02.2019 | Reply

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