Leah Sandman is the founder and curator of BellaChic: specializing in vintage clothing accessories and antiques since 2008. In addition to her personal shopping services, Leah hosts pop up shops that offers clients an array of hand selected vintage items. Leah has an uncanny ability to match each client with a unique vintage item that complements them perfectly. Leah’s biggest joy is when she sees her clients at various events looking beautiful in their one of a kind pieces.She is current, a unique trendsetter, with old school values and a signature smile.
In this episode, Leah shares her vast knowledge of vintage fashion and offers tips and tricks on finding the perfect vintage piece.We talk about our mutual love of fashion and share our favorite style icons as well as fashion eras.
Leah gets real about what it takes to juggle a family and a business. As a busy mom, Leah intentionally puts her family first and has created a sustainable, flexible business thus allowing her to be more deliberate about her schedule and priorities.Being mindful and present with her family is something Leah cherishes and I was awed by her determination in structuring her life around these values.
You can follow Leah @bellachicvintage
Lipstick: MAC Costa Chic, Clarins Papaya 711
City: New York City, Cape Town, Milan
Fashion icons: Twiggy, Carrie Bradshaw
Easy dinner: Tacos
Favorite fashion era: 70’s
Book: New York Fashion- The Evolution of American Style by Caroline Rennolds Milbank
Quote: “Tracht gut vet zein gut” “Think good and it will be good”
– Rabbi Menachem Mendel Schneerson