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  • Kate McGregor
  • Member Since 2011
  • New York City
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Name: Kate McGregor
Expertise: Retailer
Location: NYC

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.