The Tailored Perspective: Carly Zakin and Danielle Weisberg
Danielle Weisberg & Carly Zakin, Co-Founders and Co-CEOs of theSkimm
Tell us about your work.
Danielle and Carly: "theSkimm is a membership to living smarter. We are focused on the female millennial demographic and how they live their lives. Our goal is the make the most of the time that they have.”
What inspires you?
Danielle and Carly: “We are inspired by our amazing team that shows up at Skimm HQ every single day to build this company.”
How does what you’re wearing affect your work day?
Carly: “We have really long work days, so we’re always looking for versatile pieces that we can be comfortable in because we’re often running from meeting to meeting.”
Danielle: “You can often find us literally sitting on the floor in a meeting and brainstorming and then going to a dinner or networking event. We always bring a change of clothes and shoes and try to figure out how to make our outfits work for multiple things.”
Describe your ideal working environment.
Danielle: “We are both very creative people, so we like working environments that are flexible. Skimm HQ was designed to feel like you are in your friend's living room, so it’s filled with comfortable couches, chairs and pillows.”
Carly: “Our ideal working environment includes wine and lots of snacks.”
Describe your ideal wear-to-work outfit.
Danielle: “One that can go all the way from an early breakfast meeting to a work dinner and is easy to wear.”
Carly: “Since we’re always running around and switching shoes, jeans and a blazer is a really easy look.”
What makes you feel empowered?
Carly: “Knowing that we have such a huge opportunity with theSkimm, and that we are making it easier for millions to live a smarter life.”
Danielle: “Being our own boss and knowing that people are leaning on us as their employer.”