Amanda McClements is the founder and creative director of Salt & Sundry and Little Leaf, a trio of lifestyle boutiques located in Washington, D.C. After attending UNC-Chapel Hill’s journalism school, Amanda worked as an editor and writer covering food, travel and lifestyle for publications including Food & Wine, The Washington Post and Martha Stewart Living. Amanda made the leap into small business with the opening of Salt & Sundry in 2012. A second location opened two years later, followed by Little Leaf, which Domino named one of the prettiest plant shops in the world. Last year, she launched The Sun Room, an event space and creative HQ for the company.