Eva Jeanbart Lorenzotti founder of Vivre.com travels the world in search of artists that create beautiful home furnishings, clothing, jewelry, and gift items. Native of Switzerland, Lorenzotti set out 17 years ago for America, and since she has built a mini-empire, generating about $50 million a year by retailing luxury goods in catalogs and online. Lorenzotti started Vivre in 1996 as a thin mailer featuring just three brands. Just like any business, success comes with hard work and determination. She connects one of a kind treasures with unique buyers interested in rare objects. Today, Vivre’s pages are filled with unique exotic wares from around globe. Lorenzotti is quite accomplished, but she isn’t an over night success. Lorenzotti is a graduate of Columbia University and began her career as an investment banker at Lazard Freres, and is fluent in five languages.
Eva Jeanbart’s home is as polished as the gems she finds, although it still remains hidden for the most part. Her closet has been featured in Domino magazine but the rest of her home hasn’t been photographed. Habitually Chic Blog posted some wonderful pictures of her home which showcased her beautiful polished geometrical patterned floor. She was also photographed in Gotham’s March 2008 issue, standing against an exquisite table. Jeanbart-Lorenzotti lives in Manhattan with her husband and their two children. For more reading check out Lonny Sept 2011’s Interivew with Eva Jeanbart-Lorenzotti.