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Northshore April 2016

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116 in-depth SHOP writing courses" to prepare for prelaw. Then, one day, her brother looked her in the eye and, as Scott recalls, said, "You're going to work in a job the rest of your life doing something you don't like? You need to go to New York and go into fashion." So she did. As a new arrival in Manhattan, Scott held positions in merchandising and design at such fashion houses as Karl Lagerfeld and Perry Ellis and eventually became vice president of Women's Merchandising and Design for the North American division of Aquascutum London. She opened a small studio in Manhattan, selling to exclusive retailers. In New York, she met and married Matthew Scott. She was eight and a half months pregnant with their second son when Matthew was killed in a plane crash. Scott took a break from work to be with her sons and then began working on a handbag line. "I thought it would be easier emotionally," she says of starting a new line. "It was a source of happiness." Her handbags did very well at luxury retailers, including Bergdorf Goodman and Scott works with luxurious fabrics that have longevity such as rough- slubbed silk dupioni and an Italian "super 180," a lightweight wool Enjoy up to 60% off* our en re selec on of luxury carpets and rugs! FINE CARPET INSTALLATION CUSTOM RUG FABRICATION CUSTOM STAR RUNNER INSTALLATION IN-HOME DESIGN CONSULTATION 271 Main Street Stoneham MA 781-435-0707 Spring Carpet & Rug Sale *Now through 4.30.16

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