Sylvana Ward Durrett is the Co-Founder & CEO of Maisonette. She started her career at American Vogue as Executive Assistant to Anna Wintour and swiftly ascended through the ranks during her 14-year tenure, eventually taking charge as the Director of Special Projects. With her extensive background she teamed up with fellow Vogue alum, Lusiana Mendoza Roccia, in 2017 to launch Maisonette: a carefully curated children’s marketplace for quality products of every kind. Their inspiration came after both starting families and experienced frustration due to the lack of one-stop shopping destinations.
Sylvana, her husband, and their three kids live in Brooklyn, along with their two mischievous labs. She sits down with Journal 22 to discuss how outside of her day to day bustling schedule she loves spending time with her family and friends at their country home in Connecticut, why you can't miss the hot chicken milanese from Popina in Brooklyn and what annual pilgrimage holds a special place in her family's heart.
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