Show + Tell: Sézane Designer Morgane Sézalory

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Parisian Morgane Sézalory’s designs for her line, Sézane, reflect her personal style ethos. First, every piece must have a “this was made just for you” effect and second, a well-stocked wardrobe shouldn’t include a million versions of any one thing. Her determination to create “the perfect black dress, the bag for all seasons, things that are both practical and quality” has garnered her a cult following in France. Her now-iconic La Superbe sweatshirt sold out within days when it was first released (do a quick Google search and you’ll see it on style bloggers, French editors and the like). Partnering with her on a 14-piece capsule collection—including a reissue of that very sweatshirt—felt natural for us, and we quite honestly can’t wait for Madewell et Sézane to arrive on Tuesday, October 21st. We went to visit Morgane in her hometown to understand the feverish obsession her designs provoke and the woman behind them.

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Show + Tell: Writer and App Creator Felicity Sargent

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It’s fitting that we developed an e-crush on writer Felicity Sargent before ever meeting her as the Vermont-born New Yorker basically lives in front of her many screens, penning a column for Vogue.com and building her creative dictionary app, Definer. But there’s no way to capture her charm, easygoing elegance and eclectic style with an emoji, so we met up with Felicity IRL, as they say, to chat about her childhood on a farm, her country-meets-city style and the power of words.

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