The Interview — Jamie Lewin, Director of Design and Trend, Piperlime
Jamie Lewin is the Director of Design and Trend at Piperlime.com where she designed for the first-ever Piperlime Collection that launched in September 2014. Born in Philadelphia, Lewin received her Design degree from FIT in New York City. Prior to her position as Director of Design and Trend, she worked for over 14 years in the women’s fashion industry, from heading her own design house to working at J.Crew, Tracy Reese, Ralph Lauren, Gap and most recently JC Penney. Lewin was the mastermind behind the most successful pants and shirts in the history of the Gap and is credited with reestablishing strong woven businesses at both J.Crew and the Gap. Follow Jamie and Piperlime on Instagram.
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What is your favorite holiday meal?
Any meal with all of my family together is my favorite. It’s the people not the place that make it special.
What do you love most about the holidays?
Everyone is in such a festive mood. There are so many dinners and parties, December literally flies by!
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The best holiday present you’ve received?
This year my husband and I are going to Morocco as our gift to each other – this will definitely be my favorite present.
Your best holiday gifting/shopping advice:
Shop online to save time and find amazing deals…may I suggest Piperlime.com? (hint hint!)
Your (real life) hero and why:
My Grandmother. She was a fashion designer and is the strongest woman I know.
Skincare product you can’t live without:
Remede’s Alchemy Advanced Moisture Emulsion is so light and hydrating which is necessary in the winter months.
A secret talent we should know about:
I remember the words to pretty much any song I ever hear. I can’t always tell you the artist or song title, but I can sing every word!
On Sunday, we’ll find you wearing:
The pair of jeans you will never grow tired of:
What do you love most about your work?
Getting to be creative and challenged every day really motivates me. I also get to work with some of the most intelligent and innovative people.