By Tyler Mccall.
This may be hard to believe now, but at age 25, Emily Weiss was a fashion assistant with no experience in digital or beauty. She was working at Vogue under then-style director Elissa Santisi, but had begun to re-think not just her own approach to beauty, but that of the industry.
“I had a transition from thinking of beauty as this solitary, isolated endeavor or exploration, to something that I got very excited about as being something that was actually a lightning rod for people to connect over,” she says. “That’s been the evolution of my interest in beauty.”
In September of 2010, Into The Gloss was officially launched; just a few years later, with a global audience of dedicated readers, Weiss would debut a beauty line, Glossier. These days, she’s a leader in the beauty space and the CEO of a million-dollar business. It’s quite the trajectory to complete in just seven years, but Weiss isn’t resting on her laurels.
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