[Noteboard in Leandra’s office: “I started keeping all of the letters that designers started sending me because they were so sweet, and for like Marcus Wainwright and David Neville to be sending me personalized congratulations on my marriage I was like ‘This is too good not to keep.’”]
And you and your husband Abie (Cohen) are so adorable, when I saw you out the last time (at the WSJ Innovator Awards), you told me that he’s your perfect date because he’s so supportive…
Leandra: “He’s my perfect everything.”
Aw, that’s so cute, I feel the same way about my husband too. How often do you guys go out?
“With each other?” [laughs]
Well, I guess how often do you go out?
“Well I’m out every night just because I’m either at events or dinners – that’s the thing about fashion, so much of the working happens after hours because so much of it is entertaining. So I’m out a lot. But together? I take him to events as often as he wants to come. He has a standing invitation, sometimes he wants to come, sometimes he doesn’t.”
He works a traditional 9-5?
“Yeah, and when he heard about the WSJ thing he was like ‘OMG this is incredible, I read them everyday!’ And I was like (sarcastic tone) ‘I bet you do…’”
Ha -you guys have a good balance.