Celebrating women, it’s what we’re good at (who remembers Friends For 10?) and with Mother’s Day JUST around the corner, we couldn’t help but take this opportunity to honor the women responsible for *first* accessorizing and shaping the ladies who champion our line. Mom’s The Word is a series of short interviews that take a closer look at our favorite relationship, that between mother and daughter (or any empowering female bond for that matter).
Fallon & Simone on Their Mama:
Your Name, Your Mom’s Name:
FN: Fallon Nachmani, Eira Nemirovsky.
SN: Simone Nemirovsky, Eira Nemirovsky.
Best advice your mom has ever given you?:
FN: No matter how hard the situation might seem, you will get through it and come out stronger in the end.
SN: Always be yourself!
In what ways are you like your mother?:
FN: I have her boundless energy.
SN: I am constantly creating something whether it’s a new recipe for work or taking on a new hobby like pottery, I try to do things with my hands to bring out my creativity, which is something my mother has always done in design. I also get my passion for travel from her.
How has your mother influenced your style?:
FN: I developed my love of menswear through my mother. She always wore the chicest suits, and her blazers in the 80’s and 90’s were pretty major.
SN: My mom is a fashion icon! She creates trends before they exist. Everything I know about fashion and style comes from her. She’s a massive influence on how I dress and where I shop.
Item in your mom’s closet you most want to steal (if you haven’t already)? Or, your favorite item of clothing of your mom’s?:
FN: Her entire shoe collection!
SN: She has this amazing 2-piece silk green pantsuit that she got in Paris that I always ask to borrow. I’d love to steal it, along with her classic red Chanel bag.
What have you taught your mom about fashion?:
FN: Less is more.
Best beauty tip from your mom?:
FN: Serum is a must!
SN: Vitamin C serum is a must!
Favorite dish your mom cooks?:
SN: Chicken soup, I ask for it almost every time I come home. It’s such a comfort!
Is shopping with your mom “loads of fun” or “a little stressful”?:
FN: Always fun and I always end up leaving with something.
Item you wished your mom had kept for you:
FN: Her Levis 501 jeans.
SN: Christian Dior newspaper print saddle bag!
Does your mom have a signature piece of jewelry? If so, what is it?:
FN: A gold plated-pendant that she wears on a black leather chain (that she created).
Eira On Her Daughters:
Your Name, Your Daughters’ Names:
EN: Eira Nemirovsky, Fallon Nachmani & Simone Nemirovsky.
Favorite activity to do with your daughters?:
EN: Spending time in the sun.
How do your children inspire your work?:
EN: I am so inspired by my daughters being successful entrepreneurs that it motivated me to launch my own business last year.
What’s the best gift you’ve ever been given on Mother’s Day?:
EN: Flowers and spending the day with my daughters every year is the best gift.
In what ways are your daughters like you?:
EN: Fallon is a dedicated mother, and is very passionate about her work. She also gets her fashion sense from me. Simone’s skills in the kitchen, her endless creativity and ability to beautify everything around her.
Trend you’d most like to see come back? / Go away?:
EN: Christian Dior newspaper print – I loved it!
Item in your closet you hope your daughter will someday want to wear?:
EN: Hermès Kelly bag.
How has having children changed your style?:
EN: I was always fashionable, but in the 80’s when I had my children, I wore a lot of loose tops with matching pants and flats. But if you know me, I love a good heel!
Which are you more likely to wear, statement earrings or statement necklaces?:
EN: Statement necklace.
Favorite outfits that your daughter wore as kids?:
EN: Fallon wore polka dot balloon shorts with a ruffle tank that tied on the shoulders when she was 5. It was incredibly cute. Simone had these great jean harem pants with big purple pocket when she was 4.
Is shopping with your daughter(s) “loads of fun” or “a little stressful”?
EN: Loads of fun!
Do you exchange gifts on Mother’s Day? Do you expect gifts on Mother’s Day?:
EN: I love gifts for Mother’s day…what can I say!
What are you gifting your mother this mother’s day?
EN: Cashmere scarf.
Favorite Mother’s Day Gift to receive: A) Flowers, B) Jewelry, C) Breakfast in Bed, D) A Day out with the Family:
EN: A day with the family!