Two Vogue Veterans Design Maisonette Office Space Inspired By Kids


December 31, 2018 – ForbesNever mind The Devil Wears Prada gossip. Working with Vogue’s Anna Wintour is a fantastic training ground—long hours, fashion contacts, brand expertise, exceptional work. High-profile professional success typically comes at a high cost—less family time. To that, two ex-Vogue momtrepreneurs say B.S.! Well, they might if weren’t so professional, cosmopolitan and routinely working around kids.

Former Wintour protégés Sylvana Ward-Durrett and Luisana Mendoza de Roccia are flipping the script on traditional office rules (and etiquette) as working mothers and founders of lifestyle e-tailer Maisonette, the premier digital marketplace for high-quality children’s brands and boutiques. At the company’s new family-first Brooklyn headquarters (conceived by interior design wizard Homepolish), any day is “Bring Your Child To Work Day.” Long hours are still routine, but only on the co-founders’ millennial-age terms.

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