There is more to Egyptologist Dr. Colleen Darnell than meets the eye. From her established role in academia and incredible vintage fashion collection to her home filled with storied treasures, Colleen embodies the eras she so passionately loves.
A SHOP OF ONE’S OWN
According to Katrina Hernandez, an LA-based designer with a recently opened retail and showroom space in Santa Monica, a home should be unique. Her decor style, somewhere between cool and curated, is a direct reflection of this proclamation. Margot caught up with Katrina to talk about her new space, life on the West Coast, and her dream projects.
AN ODE TO A MANICURE
What is it about a manicure? No other beauty treatment carries the same worldview-shifting, mood-lifting capacity in quite the same way. All of the sudden, the everyday feels elevated.
With her new organization, Two by Two Media, photographer Gigi Stoll has the opportunity to be of service to female artists over 70. This striking Texan believes the best way to get out of your own head is to help others.
MANJE LAKAY (EAT AT HOME)
Walda Laurenceau recalls her cherished childhood memories and favorite traditional Haitian dishes; her mother Ketlie has shared the recipes.
Classic New Yorker Maryjane Fahey, founder of Glorious Broads, isn't a shopper. So when asked to participate in Margot's fantasy shopping spree, she called on her fashionable friends for guidance.
Standing over 6 feet the stunning writer Erika Veurink went for custom suiting and a quick jaunt to Paris for the Margot shopping spree. Discover what she considers the ultimate investment buys.
Darshana Jariwala, Brand Manager and Hospitality Entrepreneur has a wardrobe that combines her Indian roots and glamorous New York style. For Margot's shopping fantasy, this elegant beauty considered not only what she wanted but what would complement her existing wardrobe.
Lawyer Marilee Fiebig's wardrobe features classic button-downs and perfectly fitted jeans. For Margot's fantasy shopping spree, this busy mother elevated her basics with a touch of sparkle and a pop of color.
STUDIO VISIT WITH SHEILA SCHWID
Margot visits 90-year-old artist Sheila Schwid at her studio in the Westbeth building, NYC. Painting since she was a little girl her love for creating art is stronger than ever.
STUDIO VISIT WITH WEST MURRAY
Photographer West Murray has lived and worked in the same Tribeca loft for over four decades. The sweeping space acts as her studio, gallery and houses her vast collection of vintage objets.
FOUNDER, EDITOR IN CHIEF
Shana Jade Trajanoska, Andrew Yee, Nina Choi, Alex Cayley
Erika Veurink, Christine Morrison, Laura Neilson
THE MARGOT WOMEN
Colleen Darnell, Maryjane Fahey, Erika Veurink, Darshana Jariwala,
Marilee Fiebig, Walda Laurenceau, Ketlie Laurenceau, West Murray,
Sheila Schwid, Gigi Stoll, Katrina Hernandez
DESIGN AND ART DIRECTION