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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.
Photographed by Mark Iantosca