You Should Know: Gary McNatton & Monelle Totah

by guestofaguest · October 21, 2015

Gary Mcnatton And Monelle Totah

How many times have you and your BFF come up with crazy cool concept and swore to work together to see it realized? How many times have you actually gone through with it? Besties Gary McNatton and Monelle Totah made their California livin' dreams a reality by opening Hudson Grace, the find-it-all shop in Presidio Heights.

Gary McNatton

Occupation:

Owner, Hudson Grace

Place of birth:

Evansville, Indiana

Instagram/Twitter:

@GaryMcNatton

Gary McNatton

What do you actually do all day?

Build the Hudson Grace brand

Favorite song growing up?

Downtown

My biggest secret is…

I'm secretly shy

Where do you live in San Francisco?

Its natural beauty

Uber, Taxi, BART or Bike?

Uber

My motto is…

in simplicity there is longevity

My alter ego is…

Helen Lawson

The last drink I had was…

A very dry vodka martini shaken very cold with a twist

My secret crush is…

Hmmmmm

What was your first job?

My very first job was working in my dad's 7/11 stores

If you had one day left to live in SF, what would you do?

Go to the highest hilltop and drink in the views

Coming from? Going to?

Coming from confusion going to calm

What is your favorite work of art?

Anything Modigliani

Who should we know?

My father


Monelle Totah

Occupation:

Owner - Hudson Grace

Place of birth:

Alexandria, LA

Instagram/Twitter:

@MonelleTotah, @HudsonGraceSF

Monelle Totah

What do you actually do all day?

Run - shopkeeper, buyer, PR for HG

Favorite song growing up?

Barry White, My Everything

My biggest secret is…

Can't tell you!!!

Where do you live in San Francisco?

The view

Uber, Taxi, BART or Bike?

Uber

My motto is…

You rest, you rust

My alter ego is…

Iris Apfel

The last drink I had was…

Dirty martini, ice cold

My secret crush is…

Gary McNatton (Sorry BMA, you too!)

What was your first job?

Jr. Asst. Buyer

If you had one day left to live in SF, what would you do?

Sit at bar at A16

Coming from? Going to? ****

Hem*** -> creative focus

What is your favorite work of art?

Georgiana Fastiano (local SF artist)

Who should we know?

Celia Tejada