Lauren Chan is a Canadian fashion personality who began her career as a plus-size model alongside women like Ashley Graham and Candice Huffine at Ford Models. During that time, Chan also worked as a fashion writer, having work published at institutions like Vogue and Interview as well as Cosmopolitan and Refinery29. She later landed at Glamour as the fashion features editor where she oversaw the fashion team and personally owned the plus-size fashion beat. Chan's feats during that time include appearances on Good Morning America and the Today Show, designing the Glamour x Lane Bryant clothing collection, helping brands like Tanya Taylor launch plus-sizes. She is the recipient of awards from the American Society of Magazine Editors, Business of Fashion, Condé Nast and more. Chan also serves as an ambassador for the National Eating Disorders Association, an Advisory Board Member for the Model Alliance, and a guest lecturer at New York's fashion universities. Most recently, Chan launched Henning, a brand of luxury workwear for women size 12 and up. Early press can be seen in Vogue, Womenswear Daily, the Cut, Elle, Allure, Marie Claire, Forbes, Tech Crunch, AdWeek, and more.
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Nicole Berrie is founder and recipe developer of wellness website bonberi.com and plant-based corner store Bonberi on Bleecker. Berrie’s career first began in the fashion industry at ELLE Magazine and later as associate features editor at Vanity Fair. As a freelance writer, she has written for the Wall Street Journal, Style.com, T, Conde Nast Traveler and Goop. Seeking to find a bridge between her personal interest in healing and wellness and a high-end editorial concept Berrie founded bonberi.com. In September 2018, she opened Bonberi Bodega, a plant-based bodega in New York’s West Village featuring grab-and-go vegan dishes, juices as well as a curated selection of holistic, nontoxic retail. Bonberi has recently been featured in Vogue, the New York Times and Forbes. Berrie now resides in downtown New York with her husband, Nick and two children, Jude and Sea.
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