Tell us more about the Gemini Link and how it came about?
A year ago, we were thinking about different takes on our double-T logo. Our jewellery team enlarged the design and began experimenting with it — folding it for a cuff, a ring. Then, we came up with a motif we called the Gemini Link, which is distinguished by symmetrical double links. We loved it so much that we incorporated it into our collection across ready-to-wear, shoes, handbags and jewellery.

Can you explain the design behind the Gemini Link motif?
With its symmetrical double links, the motif celebrates duality, which defines women's lives today.
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You mention that everyone has two sides. What are your two sides like? Are they two completely different personas?
Two is a significant number for me. I am the mother of twins and I am a Gemini. We all have two sides to us. I have a business side and a creative side and I always say that I'd be equally happy living on a farm or in the centre of a busy city. Our lives are full of these dualities — both big and small. 

How do you balance the duality of your professional and personal life?
Balancing work and family has always been my greatest challenge. It is something I work on every day.  For me, it comes down to setting clear priorities — my boys come first no matter what — and time management is key. It helps that I am very good at multitasking. I always say that I couldn't be a good CEO if I weren't a good mom first.

Your zodiac sign is a Gemini. What attributes of a Gemini do you feel you have evidently inherited?
Curiosity, creativity and a tendency to see two sides to every story.


Who do you think you're a mirror image of? It could be anybody — someone you know or perhaps a famous celebrity...
My parents. My mom taught me that family is everything. She set a high bar and hopefully I am living up to it. I am by nature calm and patient, which was instilled in me at an early age by my father. He was one of the most patient people I have ever met.

Seeing as how two is a significant number for you, would you consider yourself superstitious in some ways? If yes, what are your little superstitious quirks?
I definitely have a superstitious side. I always carry a red ribbon for good luck. It's a family tradition passed down from my grandmother. Any time my boys go away, I tie a red ribbon to their suitcase or to their wrist.
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Let's play a round of Complete the Sentence:

It takes two to... play tennis.

My favourite duo is.... my twin boys, Henry and Nicholas.

It's twice as nice when... you add spice — I put hot sauce on everything.