How did Sailormade originate?
My business partner Carla and I worked together and one weekend in Nantucket discovered the brummel hardware and decided it would make a really cool clasp for a rope bracelet. We worked with a designer friend and refined it and decided to go for it in selling into stores. Sailormade was born. We are now sold in over 70 stores worldwide. We launched Sailormade on the side during the Summer of 2011 selling into a couple of stores and when it took off we decided to go for it.
What aspect of your sealife serves as inspiration?
Whenever I step aboard a sailboat I find inspiration in the beauty and simplicity of marine hardware and materials. I'm a lifelong sailor so it's my favorite thing to do!
What is your favorite beach?
The beaches out in the Hamptons, south shore of Long Island are amazing.
|D-Shackle webbing belt|
Which piece of your collection are you obsessed with right now?
The d-shackle webbing belt !
Atlantic of Pacific?
Atlantic. I lived a lifelong dream by sailing from Antigua to England on a sailboat back in 2007. An amazing experience!
What pieces do you love to pair together?
For women, I love the Camden Coil which is a navy camden wrap with a red camden single. Also, the new Chilmark works to be paired with our leather Endeavour.
I would love to stack a few of these beauties myself. And I think I found a little something for the sailor in my life. Can I just say, their lookbook is to die-for and suddenly I think I need to make it over to the Atlantic and do a little sailing. Maybe next summer...