Occupation: Baker & Chocolate Maker, Chocolate Bar, West Village
Home: West Village, NY
Spotted: At Chocolate Bar with her 4-year old son, Sailor
Child not pictured here: Her daughter Lulu, age 7
First thing she consumes in the a.m.: Americano with half & half
How she stays fit: Walks everywhere, takes the stairs, plays with her kids
What she's wearing: J. Crew jeans and men's sweater, Miss Mooz saddle shoes, Anthropologie shirt
What Sailor's got on: Little Marc, Gap, Zara, Vans
How her wardrobe's changed since becoming a mom: "More machine washable items, and I rarely owned jeans or pants pre-mom. Now they are a necessity on the playground!"
Go-to items in her closet: Great fitting jeans, striped tee, and ballet flats
Fave flats: Kenneth Cole
Look she loves on her kids: Preppy meets rock & roll
Top shops for the youngins: Mini Boden and Land's End
Toy/gadget that keeps them busy: iPad and anything Super Mario Brothers
Beauty product she can't survive a day without: Rosebud Salve
Signature scent: Vanilla
Advice to new mothers: "Moisturize, caffeinate, and enjoy the little moments--it goes by fast!"
Favorite place to go with her husband sans the kids: Sant Ambroeus
Fave family vacation: "Miami Beach in the dead of winter to visit family, shed layers and absorb some sun."
Book that's bedside now: The Fran Lebowitz Reader
Most repeated phrase to her kids: "Be kind and be safe."
Efforts the family takes to be green: "We recycle everything possible, accept and give hand-me-downs, and plant in our garden."
POWER COUPLE: Alison Nelson is married to Adam Nelson, CEO | Founder WORKHOUSE (www.workhousepr.com)
I LOVE THIS POSTING. May 2, 2011 - 11:25am — I love this posting. A fashion editor wearing head to toe designer is not as inspiring as a "regular" person like Alison. Great look and outlook!