Making the transition from finance to fashion means knowing both business and style inside and out. For former hedge-fund executive and Vbeauté founder Julie Macklowe, this multi-disciplinary prowess proved no problem. Not only has Macklowe proved she can rule male-centric, cutthroat Wall Street, but after leaving the money world, she converted her experience into a tightly curated beauty company that is now on the must-try lists of bloggers and bosses alike.
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In the beauty world, "cult products" is a widely recognized term. From NARS' Orgasm blush to Urban Decay's Naked palette, there are a few items that nearly every beauty aficionado has used in their lives. But for fashion? That concept is a little harder to grasp. The pool is small, but there are a few items that'll get read