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Q&A with Kate Moon

We sat down with Kate Moon for Rewined Candles, before their trunk show at Dovecote on Saturday, November 19th and Sunday, November 20th. Here is what she shared with us about their collection!

What has been your inspiration this season?
Introducing and exploring new/lesser known wine varietals such as Syrah, Viognier and Chenin Blanc through the introduction of Rewined’s Blanc Collection, our first full candle collection crafted in clear glass wine bottles.

What is your favorite piece from your collection and why?
The Zinfadel candle. Zinfandel is often times associated with an overly sweet, quickie-mart bottle of White Zinfandel. But in fact, Red Zinfandel which is what inspired the fragrance notes in our candle, is a robust and complex varietal. Overcoming preconceived notions of this varietal and unearthing fascinating notes such as tart pomegranate, raspberry, warm vanilla, amber and wood has been a great part of the development and launch process. Being able to introduce our customers to wine varietals they may not be familiar or comfortable with is a rewarding experience and part of our focus on entertaining and wine-exploration.

How do you view your personal style?
Casual. I wear jeans and a solid shirt topped off with a ball cap. Currently wearing a cap with “Boss Man” across the front that was gifted from the Rewined candle crew. Never under estimate the power of a good ball cap.

Do you have recommendations on styling items from your collection?
The Blanc collection candles compliment our Signature collection from a merchandising perspective. Pairing candles with their coordinating soap and a pair of drinking glasses is a great way to introduce our product elements that make great gifts but also lend themselves to home entertaining.

If you could provide one piece of fashion advice, what would it be?
Strive to be better every day. Not necessarily in what you wear, but in how you perform. Also a good attitude is more important than any fashion decision.

We look forward to see you this weekend to welcome Rewined Candles!

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