Our company was founded by a strong, business savvy woman, Linda Lightman, and our work force is largely women. With that said we look to and admire many strong women in the fashion world and beyond. This is why we have decided to introduce our new blog feature, Women We Adore. We are excited to introduce to you women that we look up to and appreciate.
In light of the recent tragedy, we have decided to feature the late L’Wren Scott as our first adored woman. We honor her legacy and the imprint she made on the fashion world by remembering her past. Read on to learn more about her and her contributions to the style world.
Fascinating Facts about L’Wren Scott:
- She was adopted by a Mormon family when she was young and named Laura “Luann” Bambrough.
- L’wren used to change her outfit 6-7 times a day, prompting her mom to teach her to sew at age 8.
- By age 13, L’Wren was 6 ft tall, she eventually grew to be 6’3 tall.
- After high she school bought a one way ticket to Paris to pursue a modeling career with no prior knowledge of the French language.
- L’Wren went on to work for designers like Chanel and Thierry Mugler.
- Amenisa Roses are considered her signature flower
- In the early 90’s she moved to California and worked as a stylist. She even dressed Madonna.
- L’Wren launched her first collection in 2006 and has since dressed celebrities including Sarah Jessica Parker and Michelle Obama
Why we adore her:
As L’Wren once said, “You should always notice the beauty of the person first, and never the make-up or the clothes they’re wearing.” Staying true to her idea – in all of her fashion lines she created the perfect clothes for women of all shapes. “I’ve dressed millions of body types, and that provides insight into what women want.” L’Wren Scott embraced all women and was a style icon to all. Her designs’ ability to make everyone feel beautiful is no small feat. Ellen Barkin, who Scott dressed for Ocean’s Thirteen, said “If I looked naked like I look in her dresses, I’d be happy.” The glamazon created clothes that played off of a person’s best features, creating clothes that highlight and create confidence. L’Wren Scott, we adore you for giving us confidence.