Linda Rodin, Fashion Icon & Founder of Rodin Olio Lusso

On her new Estee Lauder partnership & Mother's Day fragrance


Last month i had the pleasure of sitting down with Linda Rodin at the Gramercy Park Hotel in NYC and meet her adorable silver poodle, Winky, who's practically just as well known and respected as she is.  Seashells and flowers in vases from her own apartment filled the room and meeting her was everything I hoped it to be.  As a devoted user of her face oil, I was intrigued to see what she was like in person.  More than welcoming, we spoke about her newest launch for Mother’s Day and collaboration with Estee Lauder.

How did your mother inspire you? 

By osmosis she inspired me in all ways 

I loved meeting your poodle, Winky!  If he were to tell me a secret about you what would it be? 

That he is a total MOMMA'S boy. 

Why do you think that Rodin Olio Lusso has such a cult following?  

Of course because it's wonderful and I think I am honest about it and myself. 

How has business and your personal life changed since being acquired by Estee Lauder?  

All positively. On all levels. Creatively and on all fronts.

What are you most grateful for? 

My health. 

What’s the best style advice you’ve ever given and who was it to? 

Myself;). Stay true to who you are. 

What do you think about grey hair becoming a trend?  

I'm thrilled. 

How do you practice living a beautiful life? 

By following my instincts. 

Beauty is _____.

the cliche is true:  IN THE EYES OF THE BEHOLDER.