we are thrilled to share with you this week's kai conversation with the incredibly impressive lifestyle influencer, jessica lee davis, who is the creator of the davis standard - a personal expression of jessica's professional fashion, beauty, and selfcare must-haves and inspirations spanning lifestyle, workwear, vacation wear, travel, etc. jessica is not only a mother of two and a wife, but she is also a senior finance professional, fashion blogger, and instagram influencer. it is a mystery to us how she manages time for all of this in a 24 hour day! additionally, she is by all accounts a multi-faceted citizen of the world, traveling to new cities and sharing her wardrobe travel tips, and life experiences online. jessica created the davis standard to inspire and build a community of strong working women and moms who are ambitious, career-driven and love fashion & beauty as she does. the davis standard has now evolved to include self-care for working women, career tips and women related issues that she has learned during her 17 year wall street career. we highly encourage you to check out and follow her instagram feed and blog! we are truly honored to have jessica as one of our kai brand devotees; she shares some wonderful insights and a "behind-the-scenes" look at her lifestyle with us in her interview below. we hope you enjoy! additionally, please stay tuned for a special giveaway collaboration with jessica lee davis to be announced soon!
how are you taking care of yourself and your loved ones during this time? are there certain things that are proving to be sources of motivation/inspiration? if so, please feel free to share.
focusing on taking time to meditate, exercise and/or have a self-care experience at least 4-5 times a week. i try to focus on surrounding myself with people who have a positive mindset and a great attitude - that really helps me stay motivated.
how do you embody kai's "breath*life*flow" lifestyle?
incorporating unstructured days with the family. we live in a life filled with schedules and structure. it helps me really appreciate life and think big picture when i have less structure once in a while - just go with the flow and do whatever we feel like doing that day.
what's the best advice you've ever received?
don't be afraid to fail.
do you have a mantra you live by?
live your life and enjoy it like you have only five years to live.
what's your beauty secret? or must have beauty product?
Clear and Brilliant twice a year, and Milbon hair repair serum!
go-to lipstick color?
Influencer from Hourglass.
who is your role model?
my mom. she's classic, timeless, smart and extremely practical.
how would you describe your personal style?
what do you love most about where you live? any secret spots you love to go to?
i love the spontaneity, energy and culture of NYC. i love Marea, Mermaid Inn and Sushi Nonaka. i love Central Park on a cool fall day. just love walking in the park with my music on, warm jacket or sweater and just having some quiet alone time to think and reflect.
favorite date spot?
South of France. my favorite place.
chocolate cake with berries.
body butter in rose.
morning person or night owl?
raspberry creme pie!
ideal way to relax/ unwind?
hot bath with music.
thank you... jessica!