Name: Kate McGregor
Interests: Design, art.
Background: I am the owner of the boutiques Kaight NYC and Kaight Brooklyn that specialize in sustainable fashion. I also have a background in journalism.
Why did you curate W/SÜN sunglasses and what do you love about them?: It is hard to find eyewear made from non-plastic or metal materials. I love the way these feel: extremely solid and sturdy. Not to mention they’re incredibly beautiful.
Favorite meal: Brunch
Recent purchase: Melissa + Gaetano Pesce slip-on shoes.
Hidden talent: I bake incredible pies.
Book/film recommendation: Bonnie and Clyde.
Restaurant recommendation: The Winds Café in Yellow Springs, Ohio.
If I had $20, I’d: go to the Carlyle Hotel and have a martini.
Transformative travel experience: Spending a month in Spain with two close friends.
Favorite neighborhood: The Lower East Side.
Dream holiday: Anywhere for three weeks without a computer or a cell phone.
If I could solve one problem, it would be: Impatience.
I wish people cared more about: Intellectual property and respecting the art of design.
Recent big aha!: I have them whenever I read the blog The 99%.
The world would be a better place if: We respected each other’s values and beliefs.