Archive for October, 2014


REEM HUSSEIN paints Arabic calligraphy and teaches art to children and adults. Her paintings are inspired by the way objects look when they age. She is also chair of the art department at the Knox School, a boarding school on Long Island, and she teaches online art courses for the University of Maryland University College.

Fashion Merchandising Management ’03

KRISTEN CARUSO PAULOS is director of global communications for Yigal Azrouël, Inc. She oversees public relations, digital marketing, social media, corporate communications, and brand identity for the New York–based fashion company. That includes organizing runway shows and convincing influential stylists to dress the A-list in Yigal Azrouël. “Some people might find it silly to dress…

Cosmetics and Fragrance Marketing ’05

CONNIE TAM-TAI created Miyu Beauty, a cruelty-free line of facial serums matched with soothing teas. Tam-Tai has produced two serums: De-Stress Mi, with five minerals and licorice; and Hydrate Mi, with goji berries and a powerful moisturizing compound. The serums are light enough to be dispensed as a facial mist, and the herbal teas, which…

Fashion Design ’08

KOFI ESSEL is an associate designer for Nautica, in men’s woven shirts. Each season, the creative director gives Essel and his manager a theme and direction and they pitch new color combinations, styles, and details. Of the 100 or so designs Essel creates each year, about 60 percent go into production. He also works with…