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Interviews with creatives and entrepreneurs in various fields covering topics such as their career journeys, life challenges and triumphs, romance, self care and all the miscellaneous things.
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Managing it all with Hora Founder Samantha Czubiak
Managing it all with Hora Founder Samantha Czubiak
Samantha Czubiak is the LA-based founder of Hora - A skincare brand that incorporates CBD into the products. She is a former wardrobe stylist who made her way into the CBD space when she founded Punch Drunk Edibles & Extracts with her business partners which includes her partner in her personal life.  We sat down with Sam to chat all thing Hora skincare as well as her entrepreneur journey, balancing personal and work life and so much more.  SHOW NOTES: https://horaskincare.com/ @horaskincare Info@lamisc.cm @lamiscstudio
36:20
January 16, 2022
Living Her Best Life with Justine Hermosa
Living Her Best Life with Justine Hermosa
Justine Hermosa is the founder of Grupo Hermosa - a leading Public Relations and marketing company based in Los Angeles. Her unique perspective and knowledge has garnered a loyal client list that just keeps growing! We chatted with her about her many years of working as a marketing consultant and publicist in the fashion and lifestyle space, her love of travel and so much more.  Info:  https://www.grupohermosa.co/ @justineferraris @grupohermosa Info@lamisc.com www.lamisc.com @lamiscstudio 
29:18
December 18, 2021
Living La Vida Vegan With Tedi Sarah
Living La Vida Vegan With Tedi Sarah
Tedi Sarah is vegan lifestyle advocate and influencer based in NYC. She began her career as a child life specialist at a paediatric hospital in NYC, and then eventually turned her passion for animal rescue and and adoption, as well living and cruelty free vegan lifestyle, into her full time career as an influencer. She turned her journey of rescuing Pani - her charismatic and lovable special needs pup, into a instagram sensation. It's hard not to fall in love with Tedi and Pani together on their frequent adventures.  We chatted with Tedi about all things vegan lifestyle and how and why she switched career paths and the entrepreneurial journey. We also discussed the importance of her spiritual practices, and of course all things Pani.  Tedi Sarah: www.tedisarah.com @tedisarah LA MISC:  info@lamisc.com www.lamisc.com @lamiscstudio 
36:28
December 04, 2021
Getting To The Top & Spiritual Enlightenment with Tracy Kuaea
Getting To The Top & Spiritual Enlightenment with Tracy Kuaea
Tracy Kuaea has positioned herself as an expert in the Digital Entertainment and Tech space. With experience spanning from the early days of MySpace where she played a critical role during the platform’s hyper growth. Tracy has also consulted for various start-ups, celebrity franchises and most recently at Maker Studios/Disney. She now spends her time working as an executive in the Gaming industry. We discussed the importance of self-realization and the power of her spiritual practises. As well as moving to a new country and the challenges of rising to the top in male-dominated industries. The are so much nuggets of wisdom in the episode – it is definitely a person favourite of mine. Tracy Kuaea @tracykuaea LA MISC: www.lamisc.com @lamiscstudio 
40:10
November 14, 2021
A Classic Approach & A Modern Twist with Sarka Halas
A Classic Approach & A Modern Twist with Sarka Halas
Sarka Halas is the founder of Sarka Botanical a plant-powered skincare brand rooted in traditional botanical wisdom. As an expat living in London, she has created a successful career for herself as a financial and business journalist . Her work can be read in such in various publications including Dow Jones Newswires, The Wall Street Journal, and  International Financing Review.  Her background in herbalism inspired her to begin her entrepreneurial journey into creating Sarka Botanicals. We talked about her career journey, launching a skincare brand during a pandemic, the inspiration behind the brand, and so much more. Show Notes:  Sarka Halas  Website: https://sarkabotanicals.com/ @sarkabotanicals LA MISC  www.lamisc.com @lamiscstudio
24:12
October 16, 2021
The Whole Block with Brooke Rodd
The Whole Block with Brooke Rodd
Brooke Rodd is an entrepreneur based in Los Angeles. She started in her career in her hometown of NYC where she worked in the Music Industry and then in the wellness space. She is well known for her beautiful retail stores in Santa Monica where she has transformed the entire block with her beautifully curated stores. She chatted with us about her career journey intro creating the Brooke Rodd brand, the entrepreneur journey, social media, and so much more. I loved her honesty and realness and we know you will too.  Show Notes: Brooke Rodd Brookerodd.com @brookerodd  LA MISC www.lamisc.com @lamiscstudio
38:56
September 26, 2021
Fashion Evolution with Natasha Garrett of Roam Vintage
Fashion Evolution with Natasha Garrett of Roam Vintage
Natasha Garrett is the LA-based founder of Roam Vintage. She has successfully turned her love of fashion and interior decor to a beloved brand with an online store as well as a brick and mortar showroom. We chatted with Natasha about her her start in Northern California, her move to NYC and how her background in fashion led to launching her own business. This episode covers so much about the entrepreneurial journey and we love everything about Natasha, and her unique and distinct point of view.   Show Notes:  Natasha Garrett  https://roam-vintage.com/pages/about-us  https://www.instagram.com/roam.vintage/  LA MISC www.lamisc.com @lamiscstudio
32:36
September 19, 2021
 Music and Lyrics with Connor Heather
Music and Lyrics with Connor Heather
Connor Heather he is a British Composer, Multi-Instrumentalist, Singer/Songwriter and Producer. He also happens to edit this podcast. Connor worked as a performing musician for 12 Years in several different countries and he is currently based in Sweden. He has written over 150 songs, arranged & produced 3 solo albums, and now spends his time focused on his work as a freelance music composer. In this episode he shares stories of his journeys as a musician and the wild tales of all his travels. Show Notes: https://www.facebook.com/ConnorHeatherMusic https://open.spotify.com/artist/0f8ZUjuo8OETXFeJAJiYy2 https://connorheather.com PODCAST INFO: @lamiscstudio Info@lamisc.com
33:57
December 28, 2020
Changes and Transitions With Tracy Scheer
Changes and Transitions With Tracy Scheer
Tracy Scheer is an entrepreneur and influencer based in Los Angeles.  She turned her instagram handle @shejustknows into a successful online fashion and accessories business -  shejustknows.com .  We chatted with Tracy about her career journey in fashion working her way up through various positions - first with with Kitson, and then on to Forever21. We discussed the challenges of running a business and going through transitions. We covered motherhood, the pandemic, her relationship and so much more. Show Notes:   Tracy's Info: https://www.scheersocial.co  https://www.shejustknows.com  instagram:  @shopshejustknows @shejustknows Restaurants: The Victorian https://www.thevictorian.com/  WallFlower http://www.wallflowervenice.com/  Scopa https://www.scopaitalianroots.com/ Beauty Products: Victoria Beckham Lipstick https://www.victoriabeckhambeauty.com/products/posh-lipstick/ dr jart Cicapair Tiger Grass Color Correcting Treatment https://us.drjart.com/products/cicapair-tiger-grass-color-correcting-treatment  Sunday Riley U.F.O  https://sundayriley.com/products/ufo-acne-treatment-face-oil?_pos=1&_sid=85ed21fa2&_ss=r PODCAST INFO: @lamiscstudio Info@lamisc.com
35:35
December 17, 2020
Full Speed Ahead with Lucah Rosenberg-Lee
Full Speed Ahead with Lucah Rosenberg-Lee
Lucah Rosenberg-Lee is a Toronto-based Brand Strategist and the founder of social media marketing agency Natural Element. He has also produced and directed a number of films with a focus on the transgender experience as he himself has transitioned from Female to Male. We sat down with Lucah to hear about his personal journey and his career challenges as an entrepreneur, his love of loving in Toronto and so much more.  Instagram: @mntntp PODCAST INFO: @lamiscstudio Info@lamisc.com
33:21
December 11, 2020
Makeup, Places, and Things with Leslie-Ann Thomson
Makeup, Places, and Things with Leslie-Ann Thomson
Leslie-Ann Thomson is a Montreal-Based Makeup Artist. She is one of the most sought out makeup artists in Canada. Her work has appeared in commercial campaigns for Elizabeth Arden, Aldo, Vichy, Holt Renfrew, Lancôme, and Revlon to name a few. Thomson’s work spans artists, celebrities, musicians and designers alike. She has worked with Arcade Fire, Grimes, Priyanka Chopra, Haim, Ashley Graham, amongst many others. Her work has appeared in the pages of in Elle, Fashion, Rolling Stone, Billboard, The Guardian, Bullet, New York Times Style Magazine, Madame Figaro, Nylon Magazine. Always seeking inspiration, she is a pop-culture fiend, finding inspiration in contemporary art, music and design. We sat down with Leslie-Ann to hear about her career journey and her early experience working in fashion as a designer. She also shares some of her favourite beauty products, and TV shows, podcasts and books. We also needed to get the lowdown on some of her favourite neighbourhoods, restaurants and art galleries in Montreal. @leslie_ann_thomson https://the-project.co/leslie-ann-thomson/ Show Notes: Makeup: Charlotte Tilbury Light wonder foundation: https://www.charlottetilbury.com/ca?search=light+wonder+foundation Charlotte Tilbury Filmstar Bronzer: https://www.charlottetilbury.com/ca?search=filmstar+bronze It Cosmetics Super Hero Mascara: https://www.itcosmetics.ca/on/demandware.store/Sites-itcosmetics-ca-Site/en_CA/Search-Show?q=superhero%20mascara Hair: IGK Beach Spray: https://www.igkhair.com/products/beach-club-texture-spray Ellnet hair spray:  https://www.lorealparis.ca/en-ca/elnett-satin/elnett-satin-unfragranced-extra-strong-hold-hairspray-75-ml Kerastase Hair Spray: https://www.kerastase.ca/en/volume-in-powder/volume-in-powder-texturizing-spray.html?dwvar_volume-in-powder-texturizing-spray_size=200%20ML#start=3&cgid=styling Audio Books: Untamed from Glennon Doyle: https://www.amazon.ca/Untamed/dp/B07Z44DRFK/ref=tmm_aud_swatch_0?_encoding=UTF8&qid=&sr= Montreal Restaurant: Le Meac: https://www.restaurantlemeac.com/ Le express: http://restaurantlexpress.com/en/ Fugazzi: https://www.fugazzimtl.com/ Bucky Roosters: https://buckyroosters.com/ Satay Brothers: https://sataybrothers.com/ Shopping In Montreal: Arsenal Gallery: https://www.arsenalcontemporary.com/about PODCAST INFO: @lamiscstudio Info@lamisc.com
31:13
December 04, 2020
A Bit Of This & A Bit of That with Fashion Photographer Brittney Christie
A Bit Of This & A Bit of That with Fashion Photographer Brittney Christie
Brittney Christie is a Los Angeles-based Fashion Photographer. Her work has appeared in American Vogue, British Vogue and Elle Magazine and some of her clients include BB Dakota, Nike, and Nasty Gal. She sat down with us to chat about her love of photography and her career journey and hustle into fashion photography. We also discussed the importance of self-care and her being so open about her mental health challenges. She chatted with us about her love of thrifting and home decorating and adjusting to the new way of work and life during the pandemic. Show Notes: https://www.brittneychristie.com/ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/brittneychristie/ Vintage Store: https://svdpla.org/largest-thrift-store-in-la/ PODCAST INFO: @lamiscstudio Info@lamisc.com
24:17
November 20, 2020
All-encompassing Design With Mila Yudina
All-encompassing Design With Mila Yudina
Mila Yudina is the epitome of a multi-hyphenate. This award-winning designer has worked in the field of fashion design and styling. She has had an extremely successful career as a luxury Interior Designer with international clientele. She decided to dabble in fine jewelry design, and in true Mila fashion, this led to another successful business venture, Atelier by Milana Yudina Jewelry. It is safe to say that anything she touches, turns to gold. She has a refined and distinct aesthetic, and an incredible amount of dedication. Her work ethic is so impressive and I we chatted about her eclectic career journey, and her humble beginnings. She was so honest about her personal journey of marrying young and taking a break from her career to start a family. We chatted about her design process, and her constantly evolving career and so much more. Show Notes: http://www.milayudinadesign.com/ http://www.milayudinadesign.com/#/atelier-by-milana-yudina-jewelry-1/ Instagram: @milayudinadesign Mila’s Essentials: https://www.neostrata.ca/p/F30142XA https://zoskinhealth.com/collections/shop-all/products/growth-factor-serum?variant=31618264006771 https://zoskinhealth.com/collections/shop-all/products/exfoliation-accelerator?variant=31618267119731 https://www.skinceuticals.com/hydrating-b5-gel-635494117004.html#start=1&cgid=moisturizers https://www.laneige.com/int/en/skincare/water-sleeping-mask.html https://www.byredo.com/us_en_m/rose-of-no-mans-land-eau-de-parfum-50ml PODCAST INFO: @lamiscstudio Info@lamisc.com
42:30
November 12, 2020
The Art of Editing With Nila Do Simon
The Art of Editing With Nila Do Simon
Nila Do Simon is a writer and editor based in Del-Ray Beach, Florida. As a writer she has written for The New York Times, Marie Claire Magazine, and Conde Nast Traveler. She is also the Editor-In-Chief of Venice Magazine, a luxury lifestyle magazine based out of Fort Lauderdale. Nila talks in detail about the road to getting to this point in her career, and what her role as an Editor-In-Chief truly entails. We also discuss the challenges of creating the Summer issue through the beginning stages of the pandemic, and the future of the content for the publication. We discussed her strategies regarding inclusivity for the journalistic and creative side of the publication, with a focus on including more people of colour on the creative production side as well as the writing portion. Nila is a mother of two small children and we discussed the challenges and triumphs of motherhood especially working through the pandemic. As well as how she stays sane and focused through her daily rituals. Show Notes: https://www.nilado.com/ Instagram: @Nilado Venice Magazine: https://venicemagftl.com/ Books: Disapearing Earth By Julia Phillips https://www.amazon.ca/Disappearing-Earth-novel-Julia-Phillips/dp/0525520414 Trick Mirror By Jia Tolentino https://www.amazon.com/Trick-Mirror-Self-Delusion-Jia-Tolentino-ebook/dp/B07L2JGLZ9 PODCAST INFO: @lamiscstudio Info@lamisc.com
32:06
November 05, 2020
Working Towards Your Dreams With Makeup Artist Dee Daly
Working Towards Your Dreams With Makeup Artist Dee Daly
Dee Daly has been in the beauty business for fourteen years.  After dominating the Canadian market, including winning P&G’s prestigious Makeup Artist of the Year in 2014, Dee relocated to Los Angeles to expand her already impressive list of achievements.  Her work can be seen in the pages of ELLE, Flare, People Magazine and Harper’s Bazaar, and C Magazine amongst many others.  She has also worked on award winning TV Shows such as Dancing with the Stars, Jimmy Kimmel and The Talk.  Dee also has a solid celebrity client base both in Los Angeles and Toronto including Lady Antebellum, Drake, Justin Bieber, Tears For Fears and Kathryn Winnick just to name a few.  Dee’s approach to beauty makes everyone in her chair feel like the best version of themselves. We sat down with Dee to Talk about her career journey from the bottom to the top. Learning to make a life outside of her work. The importance of her spirituality. The reality of moving from Toronto to LA, and the shock of living through the political climate in LA and working through the BLM movement. Dee Daly http://deedalymakeupandhair.com/ Insta: @deedaly1 La Misc Pod Info@lamisc.com @lamiscstudio @danagoldenberg Show Notes: SKincare: Sephora Skin Kit:  https://www.sephora.com/ca/en/product/facial-sculpting-set-P451197?country_switch=ca&lang=en&skuId=2239812&om_mmc=ppc-GG_1340426147_103787013763_pla-300382326710_2239812_447986819748_9000797_c&gclid=CjwKCAjwoc_8BRAcEiwAzJevtbGbmnOtyN3rPzKmAA1-UBCPGKMKCKzLj02dLeD4Zvv18LxuICa_KhoCr98QAvD_BwE&gclsrc=aw.ds Kate Somerville Sunscreen Spray https://www.sephora.com/ca/en/product/uncomplikated-spf-50-soft-focus-makeup-setting-spray-P433135?skuId=2086429&keyword=kate%20somerville%20sunscreen%20spray Waleda Skin Food:  https://well.ca/products/weleda-let-it-glow-skin-food-duo_190123.html Books: https://www.amazon.ca/Your-Soul-Purpose-Access-Within/dp/0062854852 TV Shows:  Hollywood Dead To Me Zoe's Extraordinary's Playlist Insecure PODCAST INFO: @lamiscstudio Info@lamisc.com
39:44
October 29, 2020
Discover LA & More with Writer Danielle Directo-Meston
Discover LA & More with Writer Danielle Directo-Meston
Danielle Directo-Meston is a writer based in Los Angeles. She has written for Rolling Stone Magazine, The Hollywood Reporter, C Magazine, My Domaine, and many more. She also launched her own website focused on the local LA market with UncoverLA.com - where she writes about fashion, beauty, wellness, fitness and lifestyle. We chatted about her career journey, and her experience with launching her own website. She is also a mother of two, so we discussed the work-life balance and maintaining her own self-care practice from virtual reality workouts, to her skincare regimen. Show Notes: danielledirecto.com Instagram: @danielledmeston UncoverLA.com Headspace app https://www.headspace.com/ Workouts: Tone it up app https://my.toneitup.com/pages/challenge Supernatural App https://www.getsupernatural.com/ Skincare: Cleanser Shiseido – Waso cleanser https://www.shiseido.com/ca/en/waso-quick-gentle-cleanser-0730852139657.html Josie Maran – Argan Retinol Serum https://www.josiemarancosmetics.com/pages/argan-retinol-serum-skincare?utm_source=google&utm_medium=cpc&utm_campaign=Semi-Branded%3eCanada&utm_content=Josie%20Maran%20Argan%20Balm&utm_term=[keyword]&utm_creative=[description1]&gclid=Cj0KCQjw5eX7BRDQARIsAMhYLP8b7PjRb_9G1-0zq4zQWv2E3XGzL2HjK65Z7vFNP1-Mnt84_H3yJXEaAh97EALw_wcB Bebo CBD Serum https://beboetherapies.com/products/high-potency-cbd-serum Zip Beauty:  https://ziipbeauty.com/ PODCAST INFO: @lamiscstudio Info@lamisc.com
33:47
October 22, 2020
Art, Ambition and Mental Health with Patrick Custo-Blanch
Art, Ambition and Mental Health with Patrick Custo-Blanch
Patrick Custo-Blanch is a multi-hyphenate creative based in Montreal. He studied photography, and 3D graphic design and has a strong drive for entrepreneurial endeavours. He chatted with us about his love of Montreal, and what he enjoys most about working in creative capacity. The conversation did take a more personal note, chatting about dating and his love life, and the importance of open communication.  Patrick also talked about his personal experience with mental health, and more specifically, dealing with Bipolar Disorder.  We touched on the importance of finding the right therapist, and how meditation and breathing techniques have helped him in his mental health journey.  Podcast:  The Collective: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/the-collective-podcast/id668440952 Crime Junkie: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/crime-junkie/id1322200189 Your Mom's House: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/your-moms-house-with-christina-p-and-tom-segura/id503482646 Restaurants: Arthurs:     http://arthursmtl.com/ La Mal Necessaire:    https://www.lemalnecessaire.com/ Atwater Cocktail Bar:    https://www.atwatercocktailclub.com/ Lov https:    //lov.com/en/restaurants/ Satay Brothers:   https://sataybrothers.com/ The Cold Room:  https://www.thecoldroommtl.com/welcome-1 St. Sushi:    https://saintsushi.com/ www.custoblanch.com Instagram: @custoblanch @nudeskateboards PODCAST INFO: @lamiscstudio Info@lamisc.com
41:54
October 15, 2020
Pot D'uile With Founder Yannick Crespo
Pot D'uile With Founder Yannick Crespo
Yannick Crespo has lived an interesting life growing up in the South Bay Area, Miami, Buenos Aires and then to his home country of The Philippines. He spent his early career working in the Tech Startup space but felt a calling to his true passion in the culinary world. Yannick decided to launch, Pot D’huile a CBD infused Olive Oil in 2017. Since then, he has launched multiple collaborations; one of which we mentioned in a previous episode, Hot Sloth with Kat Odell and Mike Begale. It’s a unique company garnering more attention during these times for obvious reasons. We sat down with Yannick to hear about his cultured upbringing and how that carried over to his passion of the culinary space. We talked about the challenges of the startup world and the nuances of working in the CBD space. Show Notes: Instagram: @potdhuile pdhcbd.com La Misc Pod Info@lamisc.com  Instagram @lamiscstudio 
39:17
October 08, 2020
Pilates, Pups & Fashion with Sorel Carradine
Pilates, Pups & Fashion with Sorel Carradine
Sorel Carradine is a Pilates instructor based in Los Angeles. She did her teaching course right after college as a means of supporting herself as an actor. Throughout the years she really honed-in on her talent of teaching Pilates and is now finally making it her main focus. We chatted with Sorel about imposter syndrome and the importance of staying true to herself, as well as what differentiates her style of teaching from others. The conversation took on a lighter note when discussing her keen fashion sense. She has such great style and we needed to know all her favourite shopping spots, and all the designers that she is loving. Skincare is another passion of hers so we dove-deep into new brands that she’s trying and loving, as well as the staples. We talked about dating,  and dogs and so much more. Show Notes: @sorelcarradine Classes: https://linktr.ee/sorelcarradine Fashion: Madly Vintage https://www.madly-vintage.com/ Recollection @shoprecollectionla American Rag https://americanrag.com/ Tavin https://www.tavinboutique.com/ Etsy: straw totes Etienne aigar Ciao Lucia https://ciaolucia.com/ Khaite    https://khaite.com/collections/new?gclid=Cj0KCQjwzbv7BRDIARIsAM-A6-3Ndk3hqNuJPWCFxJzPmeV3Jr6eA2VgbAI-sJPpxKXH6vz8hD4ZxdgaApDoEALw_wcB Doen https://shopdoen.com/ Feel Jeans https://thefeelstudioinc.com/collections/all Live the process https://livetheprocess.com/ Outdoor voices. https://www.outdoorvoices.com/ Alo  https://www.aloyoga.com Lululemon https://shop.lululemon.com/ Girlfriend collective  https://www.girlfriend.com/ Ceres https://www.sportceres.com/ Skin Care: Biologiche rechereche Lotion P50w Saso Ja https://seisojbeauty.com/ Lesse https://lesseofficial.com/ Skinceutical vitamin c https://www.skinceuticals.ca/ Orborian bb cream https://www.erborian.com/ NuFace https://www.mynuface.com/ Shows: Babylon Berlin Pen 15 Books: A Little Life by Hanya Yanagihara One Day David Nicholls Rules of Civility by Amor Towles A Gentleman in Moscow Amor Towles PODCAST INFO: @lamiscstudio Info@lamisc.com
45:42
October 01, 2020
Bling & Things with Designer Michelle Ross
Bling & Things with Designer Michelle Ross
Michelle Ross is designer based In Toronto. She is known for her contemporary jewellery line under her name which has had a cult-like following since 2003. Michelle uses semi-precious stones and metals juxtaposed with glass, ceramics and vintage findings to produce each unique piece. Michelle studied textiles at the Nova Scotia College of Art and Design, where she honed her innate eye for detail and keen sense of style. In 2007, Michelle moved to London, England where her studies at the prestigious London College of Fashion, brought her to intern for luxury fashion label, Erdem. Michelle returned to Toronto in 2010 to continue to expand her jewellery line. We sat down with Michelle to hear about her amazing creative and entrepreneurial journey. We talked about her design process and her love of all things vintage. Show Notes: https://mnross.com/ @mnross Jeans - https://imogeneandwillie.com/collections/women-denim/products/catherine-indigo-rigid-usa-lot-1 PODCAST INFO: @lamiscstudio Info@lamisc.com
39:24
September 25, 2020
Catching Up with Fashion Stylist Ashley Loewen
Catching Up with Fashion Stylist Ashley Loewen
Ashley Loewen is an Emmy-nominated wardrobe stylist, costumer, producer, and on-air camera fashion talent. She got her start styling the critically acclaimed show on Lifetime, “How To Look Good Naked” and then went on to style many other shows such as, “How Do I Look”, Sweden’s Next Top Model, and Norway’s Next Top Model. Her behind the scenes talent landed her an on-air position on “Carson- Nation” as Carson Kressley’s fashion sidekick which aired on the Oprah Winfrey Network. Ashley also works on commercial, advertising, print media, and celebrity styling. Some of her clients include Visa, Williams Sonoma, Maybelline New York, Mercedes and so many more. We spent most of our conversation catching up and hearing a bit about her career journey as a stylist, how she has been keeping busy during lockdown, and her love of all thing Italy.  Show Notes: https://www.ashleyloewen.com/about @ashleyloewen Book: The Silver Spoon PODCAST INFO: @lamiscstudio Info@lamisc.com
31:57
September 17, 2020
Shooting the Sh*t with Photographer Lucas Passmore
Shooting the Sh*t with Photographer Lucas Passmore
Lucas Passmore is a Los Angeles based Fashion Photographer. He attended Chicago’s Columbia College for Film. He then focused on creating his own films before working as an assistant to an agent at CAA in Los Angeles. He made the bold decision to leave that position to pursue his passion of photography. His talent and ease with the camera has led him to work for such notable fashion clients such as Reebok to Rails, as well as publications such as Numero Russia and Marie Claire Malaysia. He talks to us about his career journey and  work process, as well as his sources of inspiration. We also talked about being a homebody and his love of Pasadena, as well as dating and how he met his wife. @lucaspassmore www.lucaspassmore.com https://www.lucaspassmore.tumblr.com/ PODCAST INFO: @lamiscstudio Info@lamisc.com
38:53
September 11, 2020
Body Talk with Model and Actor Emily Van Raay
Body Talk with Model and Actor Emily Van Raay
Emily Van Raay is a Canadian Model and Actor based in Brooklyn. She is fiercely passionate about using her platform to support positive body image for other women, and she chats with us about her desire to make a positive impact. This gorgeous talent sits with us to discuss her determination to shed light on the issue of food insecurity in the US, and more specifically in her local Brooklyn community. She explains how she became involved with various organizations in order to bring important change, as this socio- economic crisis disproportionately affects people of colour. It wasn't all serious! We talked about the importance of self-care and winding down, dating during  these crazy times, and her love of trash TV with the Kardashians.  Emily Van Raay Inta: @emilyrosev Show Notes:  http://seedsinthemiddle.org/ https://www.northbrooklynangels.org/ PODCAST INFO: @lamiscstudio Info@lamisc.com
36:56
September 05, 2020
Makeup And All The Things With Mandy Bisesti
Makeup And All The Things With Mandy Bisesti
Mandy Bisesti is a makeup artist based in Brooklyn. Sha has spent the last 15 years working in film, TV, print advertising and fashion. Her work has appeared in a number of TV shows including,  Orange Is The New Black, Broad City, and Maniac. She chats with us about her career journey and building a strong network,  as well as the importance of having a creative personal project.  Mandy is an avid reader and so we got to chatting about what she is currently reading, as well as additional books she's enjoyed.  Of course, we talked about all her fave beauty products as well as SO MUCH MORE! @mandybisesti  Show Notes:  Women Who Runs With Wolves: http://www.clarissapinkolaestes.com/women_who_run_with_the_wolves__myths_and_stories_of_the_wild_woman_archetype_101250.htm Retreat: https://www.mavenproductions.com/about-dr-clarissa-estes Skin Care:  Biologique Recherece:  https://www.biologique-recherche.com/ https://www.biologique-recherche.com/en-fr/skin-care/cosmetic-preparation/Lotion-P50-V/ Vitamin C from Skinceuticals: https://www.skinceuticals.com/skin-care/serums/vitamin-c-serum Rosebud Salve: https://www.rosebudperfume.us/ Alba Botanica  – Coconut Lip Balm: https://www.albabotanica.com/products/category/face/?_sft_product_type=lip-protection Maybelline Baby Lips: https://www.maybelline.ca/en-ca/lip-makeup/lip-balm/baby-lips-moisturizing-lip-balm BOOKS:  What is Not Yours Is Not Your by Helen Oyeyemi http://helenoyeyemi.com/books/ The Lottery By Shirley Jackson  https://www.amazon.ca/Lottery-Other-Stories-Shirley-Jackson/dp/0374529531/ref=tmm_pap_swatch_0?_encoding=UTF8&qid=1598206300&sr=8-1 The Sundial By Shirly Jackson https://www.amazon.ca/Sundial-Shirley-Jackson/dp/0143107062/ref=sr_1_1?crid=2HUAQYLWT2YEO&dchild=1&keywords=the+sundial+by+shirley+jackson&qid=1598206347&sprefix=the+sundial+by+%2Caps%2C162&sr=8-1 We Have Always Lived in The Castle  https://www.amazon.ca/We-Have-Always-Lived-Castle/dp/0143039970/ref=sr_1_1?crid=G9ILZI1H72CD&dchild=1&keywords=we+have+always+lived+in+a+castle&qid=1598206382&sprefix=we+have+always+lived+in+%2Caps%2C162&sr=8-1 The Most Fun We Ever Had By Claire Lombardo https://www.clairelombardo.com/ PODCAST INFO: @lamiscstudio Info@lamisc.com
45:19
August 29, 2020
Talking Tarot with Sophie Lyddon of Wild Wisdoms
Talking Tarot with Sophie Lyddon of Wild Wisdoms
Sophie Lyddon is an intuitive healing guide who is based in Los Angeles. As an intuitive and empath, Sophie connects deeply with her clients providing them with a sacred space to find guidance and heal. She uses the healing of the tarot to help others gain insight and connect with their most authentic selves, and to consciously co-create with the universe. She has collaborated with such brands as Tata Harper, Lululemon, and Goop as well as many other. Sophie began her career in NYC working in fashion as a designer. She speaks to us about the challenges of working in the fashion industry and when she knew it was time to pivot to a more grounding and fulfilling career path. She discusses the process of launching Wild Wisdoms as a business, as well as the ins and outs of her process working with clients. Her energy is so calming and clear and this conversation was so incredibly interesting. Website: wildwisdoms.com Insta: @wildwisdoms   Show Notes: 1. Salvatore Dalle https://www.amazon.ca/Dal%C3%AD-Tarot-Johannes-Fiebig/dp/3836576120/ref=pd_lpo_14_img_0/134-6750342-2512563?_encoding=UTF8&pd_rd_i=3836576120&pd_rd_r=37358381-7b0a-40c4-b07e-6f6a088a0b5c&pd_rd_w=jfTHS&pd_rd_wg=tBMZ9&pf_rd_p=256a14b6-93bc-4bcd-9f68-aea60d2878b9&pf_rd_r=VWRSKYDHVXDSNS280SZZ&psc=1&refRID=VWRSKYDHVXDSNS280SZZ 2. Pagan Other Wolds Deck https://uusi.us/products/pagan-otherworlds-tarot House of Intuition: https://houseofintuitionla.com/ 22 Teachings: https://22teachings.com/ PODCAST INFO: @lamiscstudio Info@lamisc.com
45:55
August 23, 2020
Girl Talk with Model and Actor Lauren Hastings
Girl Talk with Model and Actor Lauren Hastings
Lauren Hastings is a model and actress based in Los Angeles. She has worked in the industry since the age of 12 and has appeared in countless commercials, films, and fashion campaigns. She's appeared in campaigns for brands such as Beach Riot, Rag-Doll LA, For Love Lemons, and Amo Denim. Lauren sits down with us to chat about growing up in the industry, and learning to embrace aging in an ever-changing market. We loved getting into our girl talk about the reality of dating in LA, and her love of all things, skincare. We also touched on what it’s been like to raise her daughter as a single mom. She’s a genuine girls’ girl and we loved our chat with this bad-ass babe.  SHOW NOTES:  @itslaurenhastings Skincare: Odacite: https://odacite.com/ Sunday Riley: https://sundayriley.com/ SK-ii https://www.sk-ii.com/ Fashion: Instagram: @sure.please www.brooklynthread.com FOOD:  Little Doms: http://www.littledoms.com/ Café Figaro http://www.figarobistrot.com/ Atrium: https://www.atriumlosfeliz.com/ Erewhon: https://www.erewhonmarket.com/ Urban Plate: https://urbanplates.com/ PODCAST INFO:  @lamiscstudio Info@lamisc.com
31:40
August 11, 2020
Goin' Deep with Photographer Ben Duggan
Goin' Deep with Photographer Ben Duggan
Ben Duggan is a Los Angeles- based photographer who has worked with a very impressive roster of clients such as NIKE, Ralph Lauren, and Sony records. His work has appeared in the pages of French Vogue, German Vogue, and Glamour Magazine. Ben has worked with a number of celebrity clients including Lady Gaga, Gigi Hadid and Dylan McDermott. Ben sits down with us to chat about his career as a fashion photographer through his early experience while managing the printing studio at A&I, and while assisting accomplished photographers such as; Miles Aldridge, Francesco Carrozzini, and Matthias Vriens. We chat about what It is like being a single father to two teenage daughters and the importance of sobriety to his success. We also talk about his love of film photography and living in New York City. It’s a very raw, honest and important conversation. Ben’s Info: http://www.benduggan.com @duggangram Music: Baby Powder by Jenevieve https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=O1Qh7j1yD8Y PODCAST INFO: @lamiscstudio Info@lamisc.com
45:02
August 04, 2020
Conscious Living with Nathalie Grolimund
Conscious Living with Nathalie Grolimund
A native of Geneva, Seoul and Los Angeles, Nathalie Grolimund was exposed to the international community from a young age.  She decided to pursue an international career, working in hubs like Berlin, Paris, New York and Singapore. Nathalie’s entrepreneurial spirit has led her to work with leading publishers of coffee table books, editing and authoring for names like teNeues, Tectum and Farameh.  Her background in marketing  and PR, have led to many consulting opportunities with fa number of fashion brands, and luxury hotels around the globe.  In 2014, Nathalie founded NG.MEDIA, where she has since consulted for accounts within the luxury hotel space,  as well as for private aviation companies with prestigious clients such as Luxaviation, Airbus Corporate Jets, Embraer, ExecuJet and Sparfell Aviation Group.   While Living in Berlin her perspective began to shift in terms of sustainability and the luxury aviation market. This serial entrepreneur decided to put her efforts into a new project targeting sustainability practices and the travel industry.   Mindful, and incredibly self aware, She sits down with us to chat about sustainability and travel,  as well a her views on the importance of self development.   Websites:  www.ng.media www.rethink.travel Instagram handles: @ng.media.agency, @rethink.travel_ EMDR THERAPY: https://www.emdr.com/what-is-emdr/ PODCAST INFO: @lamiscstudio Info@lamisc.com
30:32
August 01, 2020
Riding the Waves with Mackenzie Duncan
Riding the Waves with Mackenzie Duncan
Mackenzie Duncan is our guest for this week’s episode of La Misc Pod - Mackenzie is an established photographer and his images have been featured in campaigns for a number of brands such as Equinox, Puma, and Starbucks, amongst many others. He has also contributed to publications such as GQ, Cosmopolitan and Marie Claire.  After living far and wide, he decided to set up shop in his hometown of Victoria, British Columbia where he has created a life filled with purpose and creativity. This busy entrepreneur sits down to tell us about his love of surfing and travel, being of service to others, as well as the importance of self care. Mackenzie Duncan http://www.mackenzieduncan.com/ @themackenzielife Apathy Is Boring https://www.apathyisboring.com/ Photography Course: https://learn.mackenzieduncan.com/pages/LPP-LPS1 Film: Café De Flore https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Caf%C3%A9_de_Flore_(film) Holy Motors https://www.imdb.com/title/tt2076220/ The life and Death of John F Donovan https://www.imdb.com/title/tt4042818/ Books: The Daily Stoic by Ryan Holiday https://www.amazon.ca/Daily-Stoic-Meditations-Wisdom-Perseverance/dp/1781257655/ref=tmm_pap_swatch_0?_encoding=UTF8&qid=1595248810&sr=1-1 Stillness is The Key by Ryan Holiday https://www.amazon.ca/Stillness-Key-Ryan-Holiday/dp/0525538585/ref=tmm_hrd_swatch_0?_encoding=UTF8&qid=1595248771&sr=1-1 The Inflammation Spectrum by Dr. Will Cole https://www.amazon.ca/Inflammation-Spectrum-Triggers-Reset-System/dp/0735220085/ref=tmm_hrd_swatch_0?_encoding=UTF8&qid=1595248847&sr=1-1 Ketotarian by Dr. Will Cole https://www.amazon.ca/Ketotarian-Mostly-Plant-Based-Cravings-Inflammation/dp/0525537171/ref=tmm_pap_swatch_0?_encoding=UTF8&qid=1595248900&sr=1-1 Karen Hurd Bean Protocol http://www.karenhurd.com/ PODCAST INFO: @lamiscstudio Info@lamisc.com
51:37
July 25, 2020
All Things Food with Kat Odell
All Things Food with Kat Odell
This weeks episode features Kat Odell- food writer Extraordinaire! She is a contributing editor for Eater, Vogue, Conde Nast Traveller, The New York Times to name a few and she is Taste Hunter for the Worlds 50 Best. She is an accomplished author of two successful books titled, "Unicorn Food" , and "Day Drinking". She made her TV debut on Bravo’s reality show, “Eat Drink Love” and the list goes on and on.   Show Notes: Insta Handle: @kat_odell Books: Day Drinking By Kat Odell https://www.amazon.ca/Day-Drinking-Cocktails-Mellow-Buzz/dp/0761193200/ref=sr_1_1?dchild=1&keywords=kat+odell&qid=1594732714&sr=8-1 Unicorn Foods By Kat Odell https://www.amazon.ca/Unicorn-Food-Beautiful-Plant-Based-Recipes/dp/1523502134/ref=sr_1_2?dchild=1&keywords=kat+odell&qid=1594732760&sr=8-2 Hot Sauce: https://pdhcbd.com/cbd/hot-sloth/ TV Show: Eat Drink Love https://www.bravotv.com/eat-drink-love Fashion: Varley: https://www.varley.com/ Alo Yoga: https://www.aloyoga.com/ Electric & Rose: https://electricandrose.com/ Lady Lancaster: https://www.ladylancaster.com/ Ulla Johnson: https://ullajohnson.com/ Zimmerman: https://www.zimmermannwear.com/us Lagree: https://www.instagram.com/studiolagree/ SLT NYC: https://sltnyc.com/ Books To Read: Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil by John Berendt https://www.amazon.ca/John-Berendt-ebook/dp/B003JMFKVK/ref=sr_1_1?crid=1ODN19VGLWNQV&dchild=1&keywords=midnight+in+the+garden+of+good+and+evil&qid=1594735470&sprefix=midnight+in+the+gar%2Caps%2C590&sr=8-1 The Wine Bible By Karen MacNeil https://www.amazon.ca/Wine-Bible-Karen-MacNeil-ebook/dp/B00U0OBRAS/ref=sr_1_1?dchild=1&keywords=the+wine+bible&qid=1594735637&sr=8-1 TV SHOWS: Bobby Kennedy for President on Netflix https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Io3uQ6Q4NlU PODCAST INFO: @lamiscstudio Info@lamisc.com
37:44
July 20, 2020
Living freely with Diana Bianchini of Di Moda PR
Living freely with Diana Bianchini of Di Moda PR
The first episode of La Misc Pod, features my conversation with Diana Bianchini, Founder and president of Di Moda PR, based in Los Angeles.  Diana describes her experience raising her son as a single parent, while launching her own PR firm in Los Angeles. She comments on the current state of affairs with Covid- 19 and her business, as well as her philanthropic work with Project Angel Food. She's magnetic, honest, and hilarious and a joy to chat with.  Show Notes for Diana: Handles: @dimodaprnews @dianabianchini Website: https://www.dimodapr.com/ Project Angel Food: https://www.angelfood.org/ PODCAST INFO: @lamiscstudio Info@lamisc.com  
39:57
July 18, 2020