THE OUT EAST VIBES PODCAST
EP. 2 - SASHA BENZ
BY: DUNE ROAD LIFESTYLE EDITORIAL STAFF
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With the Fourth of July holiday nearly upon us, we’re pumped to have Sasha Benz on The Out East Vibes Podcast.
On this episode, we sat down with Sasha to get into the details of how this style icon of Montauk (via Australia) got to where she is today, and where she’s headed next. If you’re in college or just graduated, what this self-made, entrepreneurial powerhouse of a woman has to say about her early days is must-hear perspective you can’t afford to miss.
And did you have your wedding plans affected by COVID? Wound up having to postpone til next year? Stop what you’re doing, right now, and listen to this episode. On our podcast, Sasha Benz shares her key tips to pulling off an amazing wedding next year, even when there’s double the usual number of weddings happening all around you. More great perspective that’s a must hear.
Finally, we peel back the layers and give you an inside look at the life of this enigmatic tastemaker who’s raising a family and building herself an empire out in Montauk. From her early days in the NYC fashion industry to making the move out east–and with plentiful partying throughout–Sasha spills the tea on the podcast and puts us all in the know on what it means to be Sasha Benz.
Sasha Benz is an entrepreneur who began her career as a fashion stylist in Australia in 2005. She was scouted by an international editor in 2007 to become the Fashion Director of KAREN Magazine, and later progressed as a successful freelance stylist working for the likes of Harper’s Bazaar, Vogue Australia, Sony Music and Vanity Fair. During her career, she worked alongside photographers such as Annie Liebovitz and Ellen Von Unworth, and her clients included Kylie Minogue, Kate Blanchett, Michael Bublé and Sara Sampaio.
In 2008 Sasha relocated to New York where she began working for Vs. Magazine as the Fashion Coordinator-at-Large. In 2014, she married long-time boyfriend Oliver Benz in New York City and, in the same month, founded online magazine All My Friends Are Models.
In 2015, Sasha relocated to Montauk to act as the Creative Director for The Surf Lodge, a boutique hot-spot hotel for the music and fashion elite. In 2017, she ventured into the tech industry, launching the mobile app “Cinq.”
Sasha also recently founded the impeccably curated boutiques Wyld Blue, Wyld Black, and Baybi Pop, all located in Montauk, New York.
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