Libby Edelmanbegan her career as a fashion editor atHarper's Bazaarand laterSeventeen, before working as public relations Director for Calvin Klein. During her time in publishing, Libby met aspiring designer Sam Edelman, who would later become her business partner and husband. The couple worked together to build Esprit Footwear into one of the most recognizable brands of the 1980s before launching their eponymous company, Sam & Libby in 1987. In 2004, they co-founded Sam Edelman, a lifestyle brand inspired by timeless American elegance that bridges the gap between aspiration and attainability to define modern luxury. Today, Libby serves as the senior vice president of Sam Edelman, a division of Caleres, Inc. In addition to her passion for family, cooking, travel, and photography, Libby continuously merges her love of fashion and philanthropy working with several causes close to her heart. Libby currently resides in New York City with Sam and their Jack Russell Terrier, Squeex.
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