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Brilliant Women: Media Maverick Chloe Harris

by Cheryl Locke {{"2014-07-23T07:30:38-07:00" | blogDate:'MMMM d, y'}}

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We’re shining a spotlight on phenomenal women who are making it happen in their lives, at home, and in their careers.

Chloé Harris

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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