Creative director of Morgan Taylor and color connoisseur.
What was your ﬁrst job?
When I was 12, I started a baking business called Alley Cats Baked Goods with my best friend.
We produced and sold baked goods at local garage sales, street fairs and directly to people in our
hometown. I learned a lot about business from that experience.
What was your ﬁrst job in the industry?
I worked in a small custom color lab in NYC where we made custom-color cosmetics for clients.
What was your childhood ambition?
I was always passionate about art, beauty and business. I found a career path that allowed me to
combine all three.
Who would you like to work with?
I would love to collaborate on a color collection with fashion designer Alexander
Wang. His talent continues to amaze me season after season.
What inspires you?
I am inspired by the people who use our products. There is nothing more
rewarding than seeing people at a trade show or salon clamoring over their
What is your proudest accomplishment?
Creating the Morgan Taylor color palette.
Are you a morning or night person?
I am the quintessential morning person. Every day holds
a new opportunity.
What is your most treasured possession?
Friends and family; I can live without any of my possessions but could
not live without amazing people.
What is your favorite type of food?
I have always been a bit of a health nut. I am happiest with a big
salad full of veggies.
What are you wearing on your nails right now?
A full-on gold to gunmetal glitter ombre. At the moment,
I can’t get enough glitter.
PHOTO: COURTESY OF MORGAN TAYLOR
If you could be anybody famous, past or present,
who would you be?
Estée Lauder. She is my inspiration and role model.
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