Allison Beale is a New Yorker by way of North Carolina. A writer, publicist, indie-brand enthusiastic and collector of all-things silk lace, Allison spends her days at Journelle as Marketing Director. She's a lover of the city, the sea (NC's Crystal Coast is in her blood), the taste of champagne and the perfect red lipstick. Her sister is her best friend and inspiration. You can find more of her musings at View From The Second Floor .