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Haute Secrets: Madcap Design Duo John Loecke and Jason Oliver Nixon

John Loecke and Jason Oliver Nixon are the major design talents behind North Carolina- and New York-based interior design firm Madcap Cottage. Known for their bold use of color and pattern (think Sister Parish meets Lily Pulitzer), the design duo—along with their pound-rescue pals Jasper, Weenie, and Amy Petunia—scour the world for eclectic finds, which they use to create stylish one-of-a kind settings for their far-flung clientele. Read More

New York

Haute Secrets From The Coolest And Chicest 30-Year-Old CEO In NYC

The 30-year-old CEO of shoptiques.com, a global indie boutique platform she founded in 2011, came to this country when she was 17, knowing no English and with only $100 to her name. Determined to succeed, Vidisheva got into the super competitive Wellesley College (Hilary Clinton’s alma mater), became a model to help pay tuition, graduated from Harvard Business School, and worked 24/7 as a banker at Goldman Sachs before starting her own firm Read More