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President & Editor in Chief, 7×7
Hometown: San Francisco
Hair Color: Dirty blonde in spring and summer, wicked red in colder months.
Madison Reed Color Match: For her summer dirty blonde we suggest Bologna Blonde 8NVA
Meetings with designers, chefs, CEOs, and her talented staff, every day is a fabulous adventure for Chloe Harris, who edits and owns 7×7, a lifestyle magazine that celebrates San Francisco. With her style and no-nonsense attitude, she’s curated an arsenal of tried-and-true beauty favorites and an attitude as boss lady we’d like to model our lives after.
Favorite Movie: The Philadelphia Story
Favorite Music: Jazz from the ’30s and ’40s
Favorite Author: Flannery O’Connor
Inspiring Museum: The Met, New York
Favorite Journey/Place: Life—every day, everywhere
Favorite Food: Dark chocolate
Favorite Drink: Champagne forever
Favorite Designer: Hedi Slimane, Alber Elbaz, Tom Ford, Alexander Wang
Hair-styling Trick: Surf Spray galore
Swear-by Beauty Habit: Monthly facials
Morning Routine: Cappuccino in bed
Beauty Mantra: Don’t try too hard
Tip from Mom: Color!
Signature Scent: Tom Ford’s White Suede
Favorite Mascara: Maybelline’s The Colossal in Glam Black
Favorite Nail Polish Color: Deborah Lippman’s Lady Is a Tramp
Beauty Traveling Tip: I don’t leave the house without Kiehl’s Facial Fuel lip balm, hand lotion, and blotting tissues
Favorite Antiaging Product: I’ve tried a lot of potions in pursuit of a miracle. Still, nothing beats a smile
Always in your beauty bag: Cle de Peau concealer, Nars lip gloss
Perfect Day: Any day that begins with at least 8 hours of sleep
Instant Mood Lifter: Bear hugs
Most Recent Milestone: My boyfriend, Jake, and I got certified to sail!
Best Career Advice: Love what you do and make lots of mistakes
Your Greatest Achievement: Owning my own company
Words to Live by: Badass or bust
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