A Day in the Life: Lauren Zima

It’s time for another Meet-Our-Staff Monday!

Meet: Lauren Zima
Position with THE NINES: Owner

What are your 3 biggest accomplishments in life?:
“1. My boys.
2. Receiving a patent for a product I invented for women. &
3. Serving in the Army”

What’s your favorite part about owning THE NINES?: “I love when we do our “Pay-It-Forward” makeovers! The emails we receive for the amazing nominated people in our community leaves my staff and me in tears. When the makeover winner shows up, we have so much fun pampering that deserving woman for an hour.

“Have you always loved fashion?: “Yes! Growing up I would steal clothes out of all of my family members’ closets. Even my Stepdad’s argyle socks weren’t safe from me. I saved my allowance for a year in 8th grade and ordered fuchsia glitter Dr. Marten’s from Europe. I’ve always been obsessed with shoes. Growing up my Mom called me Amelda [Marcos].

Favorite place to eat in Detroit Lakes?:  “Brew Ale & Eats DL

What do you like to do in your spare time [in the off chance that you have it]?:
“I am a ping pong and Scrabble junkie!’ 


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