By  on March 19, 2018

This is shaping up to be a very big year for Gabriela Hearst.

Last week she received her first CFDA nomination for Womenswear Designer of the Year, making her one of the category’s very rare female designers aside from The Row’s Ashley and Mary-Kate Olsen (Donna Karan and Kate and Laura Mulleavy of Rodarte have appeared on the ballot once each in the last 10 years). Earlier this month during Paris Fashion Week, Hearst opened a permanent showroom in Paris at 1 Avenue Montaigne in a 2,000-square-foot, two-bedroom apartment with chevron parquet, Pietra Dura stairs, and a straight-on view of the Eiffel Tower. She’s closing in on her first store in New York, and, perhaps best of all, she’s met her goal to be profitable by this year, which is only her third since launching her business.

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