Kendra Scott: Keeping It Real

Kendra Scott remembers those lean early days. With family finances stretched thin and a baby on the way, she started her jewelry line with $500, working out of a spare bedroom in her Austin, Texas, home. “Everything was truly up against me,” she recalls. A dozen years later, Scott leads a multimillion-dollar global business. Her […]

Pack Smart

The Helium II Jacket is built for flash-storm protection and folds down into the size of a granola bar. Carry this lightweight, completely waterproof jacket for unexpected rain showers. It’s so light that you’ll probably forget it’s stuffed in your bag. (, $150) The Travel Halo’s unique design lets you sleep comfortably while sitting up; […]

How to Develop Your Own Big Idea

With 115 U.S. and international patents, more than 400 products she’s created and sold, and a starring role on ABC’s Shark Tank, Lori Greiner is always working on the next big idea. “I think about things that either I need or want, or will make my life easier, or things that I notice will make […]