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Talking Top Tens: Halsey Schroeder

Founder and CEO of


Halsey Shroeder is the founder and CEO of Halsbrook is a national online clothing and accessory retailer aimed at transforming the specialty store market. The site, which now carries over eighty European and American designers, launched in September 2012 and has been featured in The New York Times, The Daily Beast, Town & Country, and on Bloomberg TV. Schroeder is a graduate of Harvard College and Harvard Business School. Check out Halsbrook on Facebook and Instagram!

And more with Halsey Schroeder…

Your greatest achievement:

Creating Specifically, the team we’ve built and their enthusiasm, which makes me excited to jump out of bed and go to work everyday. 

What do you love most about your work?

I like to keep on the move. Retail is detail and there is never a dull moment. 

One piece of advice you would give your 18 year old self:

You do you. You will eventually find your place, and what you really love doing in this world. 

Your last great read and why you enjoyed it:

A secret talent we should know about:

I can really well. 

If you weren’t CEO of, you’d be a...?

If I weren’t in retail, I would be a TV morning show host (I’m a die hard Today Show fan.) 

Your last takeout order:

Sweetgreen. It’s an office obsession. 

Your favorite restaurant for brunch and your go-to order:

Marlow & Sons in Brooklyn. I always get their breakfast sandwich! 

At 9am each day, you are...

In line at La Colombe getting coffee, and running late to the office. 

Your go-to power outfit: