Celebrity stylist Gretchen Monahan, whose ambition and joie de vivre make her seem larger than 5-foot-nothing, is focused on building her own branded world.
She operates three Grettacole salons, two G Spa day spas and two Gretta Luxe designer boutiques in metro Boston. Monahan opened a 21,000-square-foot destination spa at the MGM Grand at Connecticut’s Foxwoods Resort Casino in May, and the same month, she launched Gretta footwear, produced by St. Louis-based Brown Shoe Co.
A Stella McCartney sketch of a custom dress made from protein-based silk in partnership with biotech lab Bolt Threads. The dress will be displayed at The Museum of Modern Art's upcoming design exhibition, "Items: Is Fashion Modern?"