This weeks guest, Christine Street Gregg owner of Chocolate & Steel, is our 3rd interview in our ‘Life After Anthro’ series. Christine Street is the Founder and Designer of Chocolate and Steel, a jewelry line on a mission to empower women through genuine expressions of acceptance, love and strength with sustainability and giving back woven throughout. Christine has been in the fashion design industry for 24 years – starting out in apparel design, to merchandising, to jewelry fabrication and design. Chocolate and Steel was launched in 2005 with hand drawn illustrations on jewelry. As Christine and her line evolved she knew that she wanted to do more with it than just make something that looks good. Chocolate and Steel is now a company that grounds itself in sustainability, empowerment and giving back. Her company donates profits to environmental non-profits and human rights organizations.
On this episode, Michelle and Christine discuss lessons and takeaways from her time at Anthropologie, how those lessons play a part in her business today, her favorite part of the job, her best memory as well as her craziest moment working at Anthro - working a Black Friday that will live in her memory forever!