LIZ PAPE

@elizsuzann
Founder/CEO
Joined ES: August 2013

The woman behind it all. Read more about Elizabeth here.

CHRIS MARTUCCI

@chrismartucci
Partner/COO
Joined ES: May 2014

Chris is our voice of reason, systems fanatic, organizational champion, and purple-sweatshirt wearing fool. Being married to the boss can be tough, but he handles it well. Chris keeps this operation running smoothly and stops Liz from making any (too) crazy decisions. Chris oversees our finances and makes sure our website is as fun and easy for you to use as possible. When he isn't working hard on our finances, website, and operations, he's starting his next book - most likely by David Allen or Stephen Covey.

COLETTE MIKE


Sewing Team
Joined ES: October 2014

Colette is our ray of sunshine, queen of the Snapchat selfie, and occasional Tina Turner impersonator. She is a super talented seamstress and an expert with our silk garments and outerwear. When she isn't sewing, she's modeling in our campaigns, doing makeup on set, taking care of her beautiful son Sean, or teaching us how to dance.

CHELSEA O'LEARY

@fenwayjournal
Sales & Marketing Team Leader
Joined ES: January 2015

Chelsea is our taco fanatic, team cheerleader, and the one who's always trying to get us to do hip-hop cardio together. She is the head of our Sales and Marketing Team, which means she makes sure we always have great content to share, and that it gets to you in the best way possible. She coordinates photoshoots, works on campaign development, documents our process and story, and helps share it with you. Chelsea also supports our group habit of eating way too much queso and loves Jason Derulo.

ASHLEY ADKINS IRONS

@ash__chase
Sewing Team
Joined ES: July 2015

Ashley is definitely the one you want with you when you get stranded in the wilderness. Ashley is our balancing agent - she keeps up with the crazy, but also reminds us all to stay focused and grounded. She introduced our team to “Yoga Moments,” and for that glorious almost nap-time in Savasana, we are eternally grateful. She is quick to learn new garments, is a pant-making pro, and keeps us grounded with podcasts and Icee breaks. She also brings us fresh veggies from her garden and takes the best puppy snapchats known to mankind.

TAYLOR THOMAS

@taylor_dayne
Fulfillment Team Leader
Joined ES: March 2016

Taylor is our Nashville native and an important part of our Operations Team. She makes sure everything in the warehouse is organized, our production schedule is complete and on track, and your linen, silk, and cotton pieces arrive on time and wrinkle free. When away from the studio, Taylor loves to box and watch Food Network. You can find her smiling no matter what — especially when she is making and eating chocolate chip cookies. Read more about Taylor here.

ALEX MCENTIRE

@galllexy
Sewing Team Leader
Joined ES: September 2016

Effortlessly stylish and kind as can be, Alex is our Sewing Team Leader. When she isn’t helping to sew your linen, silk, and cotton orders, you can find her crunching numbers or working on new ways to make our production team more efficient. She also works incredibly hard at photoshoots and sample sales and is constantly setting the bar high. She is a four-square champ during lunchtime, too. Alex has the best collection of vintage turquoise rings, loves to dance, and could eat Asian food any day of the week.

LAUREN WATT

@laurentaylorwatt
Media Team Leader
Joined ES: October 2016

Ever bright and perfectly eager, Lauren is our Media Team Leader! She is always put together, smiling, and easy going and, not to mention, a killer photographer. Lauren is in charge of coordinating all of our photoshoots, maintaining our website, and helps to create new content to share. She’s as smart as a whip who brings detail, consistency, and care to the Media Team.

CLEMÉ BARKLEY

@cleme_barkley
Media Team
Joined ES: November 2016

Cleme is our team’s style icon--for real. You can typically find her in a pair of high-waisted denim, culottes, or our Florence Pant paired with the perfect vintage top or her newest pair of clogs always with the sweetest smile on her face! Clemé is a gal of many, many talents and never fails to bring new ideas or a fresh perspective to every conversation! When not at the studio, she is likely working on her home renovation or taste testing a delicious new dish made by her chef husband.

EMILY GREEN

@emilypgreen
Customer Relations Team Leader
Joined ES: January 2017

Emily G. is the Team Leader of our Customer Relations Team and our go-to for all of our pop culture needs! When she isn’t thoughtfully answering all of your questions, you will find her brushing up on the latest Anderson Cooper trivia. Emily never fails to make us laugh and she keeps the energy here at ES high. She is continually dreaming of new ways to improve our Customer Relations Team, and we feel so lucky to have her! Read more about Emily here.

ELLIOTT WEAVER

@_socks
Sewing Team
Joined ES: March 2017

A man of many talents, Elliott is a member of our Sewing Team. He brings with him experience in everything from restoration to tailoring to cobbling and is a master at sewing your Harper Tunics. His thoughtful, creative, and adventurous nature is also expressed through his music, skateboarding, and immersion in Nashville's growing art scene. Plus, who doesn't want to see a great head of hair everyday?

MORGAN HUNTER

@sarahmorganhunter
Cutting Team Leader
Joined ES: March 2017

Morgan is our energetic and hardworking Cutting Team Leader. She handles everything from printing patterns to making sure all of our fabric is cut, bundled, and ready to go for the Sewing Team. Her background in design not only shines when at the warehouse, but it also shines while working on her own home renovations. When she is not watching Fixer Upper or channeling her inner Joanna Gaines, Morgan is most likely at the rock climbing gym or hanging with her two cute pets, Baxter and Guinness. Read more about Morgan here.

KAITLIN BENEDETTO CASTLE

@kaitbenedetto
Customer Relations Team
Joined ES: April 2017

Kaitlin is one of the incredible members of our Customer Relations Team. Her kind nature and positive attitude are evident in every email she sends. Kaitlin has quickly learned each garment inside and out. Not only is Kaitlin a gal of many talents, but she is also a master as thrifting, and we are always excited to see her newest treasure.

NATALIE PITTMAN

@natalievictoria19
Fulfillment Team
Joined ES: April 2017

Natalie is our extremely focused Fulfillment Team member. She helps to trim, press, and ship all of your garments, making sure they are perfect when they arrive at your door. Hardworking and as busy as ever, Natalie is finishing up her degree in Fashion Merchandising at O'More College of Design. When she finds a spare moment, she is likely cooking up a new pasta recipe or creating music alongside her boyfriend.

MCKENNA FIDDLER

@mckennalea
Fulfillment Team
Joined ES: May 2017

McKenna is one of our amazing Fulfillment Team members. When she's not pressing and trimming your orders, helping with shipping, or bundling garments waiting to be sewn, she is likely finding her next outdoor adventure, cozying up with a Henri Nouwen book, or creating her own home and beauty products. McKenna is a recent graduate of Belmont University and her go with the flow attitude and eye for detail are essential to our team. Read more about McKenna here.

CARISSA SHAPIRO

@carissacrystal
Executive Assistant
Joined ES: June 2017

Organized and always on top of it, Carissa is Liz’s Executive Assistant. She's a fantastic listener and cheerleader, and she stays calm and collected no matter what's going on. She helps to keep Liz’s day organized, projects on track, and the energy high. Carissa also has an enviable vintage collection (and shop!), excellent taste in fragrance, and is always looking for her next travel destination. Read more about Carissa here.

MAGGIE RATERMAN

@magratrose
Design Team
Joined ES: August 2017

Maggie is our old soul with the most creative mind. She is a master of all, and she assists Liz in finalizing pieces for each collection, works on fit improvements, and sources new items. She brings a fresh, new perspective to every conversation and helps the team turn dreams into a reality. Maggie is also extremely artistic and naturally our go-to-gal for anything from adorable dachshund sketches to screen printing!

ELEAH ZUERCHER

@eleahzurcher
Sewing Team
Joined ES: June 2017

Eleah is one of our incredible Sewing Team members. Not only does she enjoy creating beautiful ES pieces, but she does her own leather work and creates lovely pieces outside of work as well. Eleah believes no day is complete without a cup of coffee and some dog cuddles. She would be completely content to spend most days outdoors hiking or camping with her favorite four legged companion, Porter. She could also happily eat pickles all day, every day.

Emily Graffam

@emilyshgraffam
Sewing Floor Manager
Joined ES: August 2017

Emily’s favorite thing about being a member of our Sewing Team is that she gets to create garments that make people feel happy! Her dream day would consist of sleeping in followed by a farmers market visit, cooking, and a picnic with plenty of wine - all done alongside her fiance, Clint. Emily is also a self-proclaimed chapstick addict and has incredible weaving skills. Looking for someone to have a Gilmore Girls marathon with? Emily is your girl.

Janelle Costello

@ajaneOliveR
Sewing Team
Joined ES: September 2017

Janelle is one of the amazing members of our Sewing Team. She is also the proud dog mom of a beautiful husky named Blu. When she’s not working hard here at the studio, you will likely find her treasure hunting for new materials to work with, creating functional art, or weaving plastic baskets and rugs. Janelle also loves plants more than almost anything and enjoys creating planters for her brand, Earthwhile Collective. Basically, she does it all.

Micaiah Webb


Sewing Team
Joined ES: September 2017

Micaiah is a wonderful member of our Sewing Team. Micaiah’s favorite part about working at ES is that it allows her to grow her knowledge as much as she desires both within her position and outside of it. Outside of work, Micaiah is either reading, painting or taking photographs. For real, she is so talented. She could also survive singularly off of tacos - forever.

Alexandra Callahan

@saintrockyj
Customer Relations Team
Joined ES: September 2017

Alexandra is one of our most critically thinking minds and one of the faces behind our Customer Relations team. Alexandra loves that her work allows her to get to know our customers so well. Her dream day would include a late breakfast and being in a museum or garden where she is surrounded by lovely art and flowers to soak in. An even bigger dream day would include a trip to Portugal and a delicious slice of pie. Alexandra is a very talented ceramicist and hopes to one day run her own small business!

Destiny Destefano

@nedrojdest
Cutting Team
Joined ES: December 2017

Destiny is one of our passionate and determined Cutting Team members! Destiny spent several months studying in London where she was introduced to her favorite author and editor-in-chief of Purple Fashion Magazine, Oliver Zahm. Purple Fashion Magazine holds a special place in Destiny’s heart, and she is very thankful to have had this experience and the opportunity to learn so much from her time there! She best summarizes her experience with, “It has a way of reminding you to remember to live in the moment. Carpe diem and all that jazz.”

Samar Malek

@shewashorrid
Sewing Team
Joined ES: November 2017

Samar is our exuberant member of our Sewing Team! She especially loves any garment made with silk and imagines the rich life each piece she helps create as it will soon get to live out in the world. When she’s not sewing or being a disco dancing queen, she spends her afternoon's thrifting and coming home with pieces you always dream of scoring! You could also find her at home dishing up some incredible Egyptian meals from recipes passed down from her family. Samar is a believer that clothing is a great form of self-expression and communication, and no one rocks matching red lipstick and nail polish like she does!

Beth Rosenkranz


Fulfillment Team
Joined ES: December 2017

When you walk into the warehouse, you will find Beth working hard pressing, packing, and trimming your garments on our Fulfilment Team! When she’s not in the warehouse, she’s probably planning her next trip to her family's cabin on Lake Cumberland in Somerset, Kentucky! Her favorite things to do are eat, drink, & be merry... with plenty of sleep in between, of course. Beth uses her creative downtime to work on her sketching and sculpting and enjoys ending every day with a hot cup of tea.

Abby Coppage

@Follicles_
Cutting Team
Joined ES: December 2017

Abby is our ever-stylish member of the Cutting Team. She enjoys the wonderful people she gets to work with, and the amazing sense of community she is surrounded by the most. Abby is best described as eccentric, creative, and kind-hearted. In her spare time, you can find her eating tacos, at Dino's, spending time with her Husky Pup, Haruki, or painting on the largest surface she can find! Her dream day would allow her the perfect balance of productivity and rest. I think we all agree!

Faith Kirk


Facilities Manager
Joined ES: February 2018

Faith is one of the OG members of the ES Team - moving from a Sewing Team member, to our Facilities Manager, and inevitably to our Studio Mom. She makes everyone feel at home just by the sound of her voice, she knows all of the answers, and she’s ten steps ahead of every project. She also makes the most delicious snack plates - not only knowing the way to our heart, but also to our bellies! The most common quote heard at ES is definitely, “How do I become just like Mama Faith when I grow up?” What a QUEEN.

Aaron Shapiro

@Aaron_shapiro
IT Manager/ Media Assistant
Joined ES: April 2018

Aaron is our incredibly patient, go-to, uh-oh, S.O.S - IT Manager and Media Assistant! Besides always being quick on his toes with all things tech, he is a big Sci-Fi buff ready and excited to compare notes about the next Star Wars flick or the most recent Marvel movie. Outside of ES, you can find him either practicing Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, writing about wrist watches, or daydreaming about the perfect day in Italy with his wife (and our highly adored), Carissa, eating pasta...pasta… and more pasta!

Brittany Griffin

@b_griff__
Cutting Team
Joined ES: April 2018

Brittany is our ever sweet and always smiling member of the Cutting Team. What excites her the most about coming into work every day is that she gets to create alongside talented badass women in a supportive environment! Whether Brittany spends her day thrifting or cooking with a delicious cocktail in hand, she always finds time for dog cuddles and a good hula hoop session in her backyard.

Shannon Clark

@shannondelane
Sewing Team
Joined ES: April 2018

Shannon is our ever inspiring, theatrical member of the Sewing Team! She recently finished her training at the Nashville Sewing Training Academy after studying theatre performance in college, and when not at ES, you will likely find her performing regularly with Third Coast Comedy. Her dream day has no timeline - give the gal some sun, a body of water, and dinner surrounded by friends, and she’s the most happy!

Desiree Destefano

@desijoselyn
Cutting Team
Joined ES: April 2018

Desiree is our spirited, globe-trotter member of the Cutting Team! She is quick to dive head first and put all of her energy into anything she does. Fun fact: she is the twin to Destiny, and they are truly the cutest duo seen to humankind! If she is not traveling or at ES, she’s probably around town watching her favorite new band with a bunch of her buds! Basically, if you want to have a good time and try something new - call Desiree!

Katie Palmitier

@redeemed_seamstress
Sewing Team
Joined ES: April 2018

Katie is a member of our Sewing Team and a lover of all things outdoors! She has been sewing since she was eight years old and loves creating garments that women feel truly confident and comfortable in - and doing it alongside such an uplifting team makes it all the better! Katie’s dream day would be kicked off with a nice buzz of coffee with a side of pancakes followed by a beautiful hike to a waterfall. Tacos and ice cream would be waiting at the finish line, obviously.

Kelley West

@kelleybear7
Sewing Team
Joined ES: April 2018

Full of energy, Kelley is an amazing addition to our Sewing Team. She is a Tennessee native who has two cats and two dogs all named after video game characters: Mario, Zelda, Leona, and Dudley! When she is not hard at work here in the studio putting the finishing touches on your Clyde Jumpsuit, you will likely find her rock climbing at her local indoor climbing gym.

Sam Clement

@sam.clementine
Cutting Team
Joined ES: April 2018

Sam is one of our hardworking Cutting Team members! She grew up in a military family and has recently moved to Nashville after migrating all over the United States. She’s laid back and loves the outdoors! Naturally, her dream day would be spent on a farm drinking wine and eating cheese with a loaf of bread. Sam is also extremely knowledgeable in holistic health! Her kitchen is filled with tinctures, so if you’ve got a case of the sniffles - she’s your gal!

Kate Sharber

@katesharb
Cutting Team
Joined ES: April 2018

The easy going, fun, adorable Kate is one of our amazing Cutting Team members! She started with us part time with plans to move to California, but it didn’t take long before she fell in love with ES- and the feeling is mutual! Kate hails from the mountains of Chattanooga and feels the most at home on some wild new adventure or laying out in the sunshine with friends, wine, and a body of water close by.

Kari Cox

@ectopuss
Sewing Team
Joined ES: April 2018

Kari is our multi-talented Sewing Team member that joined us all the way from the windy city. Before becoming a seamstress here at ES, Kari did production for jewelry designers, metalsmithing, graphic design, photography, and drawing! If she’s not expressing her latest creative outlet, you can find her hiking, working in her garden or playing with her bunny - The Bun. Kari loves the positive attitude around the warehouse as well as the good snacks. (Thanks again, Mama Faith!!)

Elaine Akin

@elaineakin
Fulfillment Team
Joined ES: May 2018

Elaine moved to Nashville a few years ago after being born and raised in Arkansas, and we are so happy she is now on our Fulfillment Team! She studied English and Art History, and honestly, if she could be a professional student, she would be! She loves to spend her days visiting local galleries and museums (Fun Fact: she used to work at The Frist!), and if she can’t be roaming the streets of Paris, she’d find herself a historic neighborhood close by with some cobblestone roads ready to whip out all the best cheese, bread, and chocolate.

Kaitlin Burnley

@ktburnley
Fulfillment Team
Joined ES: May 2018

Kaitlin is a member of our Fulfillment Team and definitely our most musically talented member of the team! She has been playing the French Horn ever since she can remember and used to work as a Hospice Music Therapist before finding a home at ES. When she’s not at ES or playing music, you can find her experimenting in the kitchen! Her dream day would be waking up with the sunrise (somewhere warm and tropical) and having breakfast on a porch with a book and plenty of coffee.

Hayley Cochran

@lilbitsnpieces_
Sewing Team
Joined ES: May 2018

Hayley is a member of our Sewing Team, a Nashville native, and always eager to learn something new! She loves to ride motorcycles and to binge watch the classics: Cheers and Golden Girls! Hayley is also a big fan of roller skating, and her dream day would be to roller skate the boardwalks of LA with Dr. John Kitchin. Hayley is up for any challenge - she even made costumes for the Renaissance Fair in high school. You are the coolest, Hayley.