Los Angeles-based actress and tech entrepreneur Cooper Harris was in New York for the Belmont Stakes and visited with tastemakers in the luxury/tech space that have created amazing companies that offer new twists on classic ideas.
The Most Fascinating Tastemakers - Adam Sansiveri
Cooper Harris, a Los Angeles-based actress and tech entrepreneur, chatted with Adam Sansiveri, a New York tastemaker, Broadway producer and financier. Sansiveri now lends his business acumen to a boutique wealth-management firm that handles more than $9 billion for high-profile clients from celebrities to sports figures. Sansiveri gives Harris tips on the shows, restaurants, and venues that should be at the top of any discerning New Yorkers list as well as his views on investing in horses and why racing has captured the hearts of New Yorkers for more than 100 years.
The Most Fascinating Tastemakers - Alton Lane
Colin Hunter, founder of Alton Lane, chatted with Los Angeles-based entrepreneur and actress Cooper Harris about how his company is revolutionizing the way men buy clothes. Alton Lane offers bespoke men's suits and other fine wear. At an Alton Lane fitting, customers enjoy a beautiful showroom, a stiff drink, and even occasionally may even catch a glimpse into the "secret" hidden room, reserved for certain high-profile guests. Founder Colin Hunter offers his take on fashion at the races as well as how he would dress California Chrome! Visit www.AltonLane.com for more information.
The Most Fascinating Tastemakers - Grounds and Hounds
Jordan Karcher, founder of Grounds and Hounds, spent some time with Los Angeles-based tech entrepreneur and actress Cooper Harris before the 2014 Belmont Stakes. With a heartwarming tag line of “every pound saves a hound,” Grounds and Hounds Coffee Co. donates 20-percent of revenue toward saving dogs and supporting no-kill animal shelters. Karcher explains that he feels it's not only important to offer the best cup of coffee, it's important to find a way to give back to the animal community, a theme that is also central to the horse racing community. www.groundsandhoundscoffee.com
The Most Fascinating Tastemakers - Loverly
Cooper Harris, a Los Angeles-based tech entrepreneur and actress, chatted with Kellee Kalil, founder of Loverly (http://lover.ly/). Kalil explains how brides to be can utilize Loverly to help plan their dream wedding or simply for inspiration. Harris also got some feedback from Kalil on dressing for the 2014 Belmont Stakes.
The Most Fascinating Tastemakers - Eleven James
Los Angeles-based actress and tech entrepreneur Cooper Harris met with Randy Brandoff, founder of Eleven James, an annual membership club for luxury wristwatches. Brandoff also discusses why watches serve as an expression of personality and what horse racing can do to attract new fans to the sport.