Name: Tiffany Rolston Montesino
Where do you live? Hawthorne, NJ
When did you move there? Five years ago
Where did you grow up? Paterson, NJ
How do you make a living? OR What is your everyday passion? I am the CEO and owner of Velvet Lush Boutique, a premier lifestyle brand with hand-selected pieces. The flagship location is at 123 Walnut Street, on the corner of Forest Street in Montclair.
Coffee, tea or … ? Tea with ginger and lemon
What’s your idea of a perfect weekend day? Waking up to beautiful sunny weather, enjoying a great breakfast, shopping with my family, and then a night out enjoying cocktails and dancing with my husband.
What’s your favorite local restaurant? Fabourg on Bloomfield Avenue. The food and drinks and vibes are amazing.
What’s on your nightstand? Laniege eyecream, coconut oil and a bottle of water
What are you listening to? Snoh Aalegra
What are your current indulgences? Creme brûlée, BlackBerry Sidecar
What talent you would most like to have? To be an artist, a painter
What’s the worst-kept (or best-kept!) secret about Montclair?
What do you hope they say about you at your funeral? She was an inspiration to so many people that she knew and some she didn’t know. Her energy was unmatched, and she will always be remembered for how she has changed so many lives.