This is the story of when your best friend is your business partner, photographer and wife

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Life Can’t Get Any Better Than Being Able to Do What You Love, With the One You Love

Life, Tailored was started in 2015 when @ThreadTherapy and I moved to New York from Gainesville, FL. We loved the city, and wanted to share all the awesome things we discovered with our friends and family, and Life, Tailored was that outlet.

What started out initially as a focus on food and shopping has morphed into travel, videos, and interactive guides. @ThreadTherapy has an amazing eye for design and aesthetic, and it’s her vision that’s helped us build a truly amazing brand.

I’ve partnered with Jewelers Mutual Insurance Group to tell our love story and creation story, all opinions are mine.


I met @ThreadTherapy Senior year of college at the University of Florida. Our first date was the last day of finals, and we’ve been together ever since that first date, back in 2007. After college, she moved to Miami and I stayed in Gainesville to work on a startup. For 6 months straight, we would see each other every weekend.Either I would ride the 7 hour bus to Miami (sometimes without A/C) or she would drive 3.5 hours from Miami to Orlando, where I would drive 1.5 hours from Gainesville to pick her up. Our friends thought we were crazy, and nobody thought we would last.

At the end of 6 months, I convinced her to move back to our college town, I had gotten her an amazing job. It paid $0/year and was commission-only. She crushed it. I knew she was the one.

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We moved to New York 5 years ago, with the goal of making a life in the most exciting place in the world. That’s the year we launched Life, Tailored, as a way to showcase everything we loved about New York.

Our partnership has been, I handle the technical side of things, and she handles the creative direction and photography. Any amazing shot you see on Life, Tailored is courtesy of her. I couldn’t be more proud of her.

When it came time to move from being simply a couple to being married, I turned to Jewelers Mutual Insurance. They have a super-informative guide on everything you need to know about engagement rings, and since I was making the largest purchase of my life, it had to be protected. Jewelers Mutual has been insuring jewelry for over 100 years, and they specialize in engagement rings. You can easily get an online quote to insure your engagement ring, whether you’re recently engaged or already married.

Life, Tailored Has Taken Us All Over The World

And we’re assured that our engagement ring will be protected while we travel.

How to Protect Your Engagement Ring While Traveling

  • Before taking a long trip, make sure to get your ring inspected to ensure no stones are loose
  • Always use a hotel safe when you leave the room to store valuables
  • Make sure your insurance plan covers Worldwide Coverage, as Jewelers Mutual does

For more tips, read the full guide.

What I love most about @ThreadTherapy is she’s always pushing us to improve every day, and every year. When we look back at our past trips and photos, we always want to feel that our best work, and best days are in front of us, instead of behind.

It’s this drive that helps push me to work harder and to create better work every day. Thank you @ThreadTherapy for everything you do. I love you.

Thank you Jewelers Mutual Insurance for protecting the investment I made in the most important person in the world to me.

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