The Select Guest
MEET | SARAH EASLEY
Featured 1.23 -1.29.17 | Fashion can be intimidating. Fashion on a beautiful woman who stands almost six feet tall can be downright formidable. Unless, of course, that woman is Sarah Easley; then it's simply awe-inspiring. Easley has been around the fashion block a few times, having founded Kirna Zabete, the multi-brand luxury store that brought big names to a little neighborhood known as SoHo back in 1999. Over the course of its 17 year run (!), she managed to find time to design her own line, share her knowledge of all things fashion with the world on television and in print, and has served as a mentor for the Council of Fashion Designers of America. But perhaps the most inspiring thing about Easley is the way in which she makes even the highest of fashion accessible to those of us who aren't quite sure how to do it, never taking it too seriously and always on hand to lend an honest and very girlfriend-y opinion. I remember the first time I stepped into Kirna Zabete, I was a true fashion virgin, and she put me to ease in a way that I'd never experienced when it came to getting dressed in "grown up" clothes. Today, Easley has become the voice of fashion, focusing on brand building and guidance for both established and emerging designers with the launch of Sarah Easley Fashion Consulting, and she continues to help women find joy in their closets. Welcome to Sarah's week.