Carol Han Pyle

Our Curriculum Vitae Q&A with the founder and CEO of Nette. The Nette mission is to create a new standard in the candle industry that is clean-burning, sustainable, and super chic.

Astrological sign?
Aries

Lucky number?
7

Favorite color?
Red

Morning, Noon, or Night?
Morning

Breakfast, Lunch, or Dinner?
Dinner

Football, Baseball, or Basketball?
Basketball

Green Tea, Black Tea, or Herbal Tea?
Green Tea

Sugar, Splenda, or Stevia?
Sugar

Red, White, or Rosé?
White

Spicy, Salty, or Sweet?
Sweet

Sandwich, Soup, or Salad?
Soup

Cashmere, Silk, or Linen?
Cashmere

Black, White, or Color?
Color

Is your closet messy or neat?
Neat

What’s your favorite room in your home?
The living room where everyone gathers.

What do you collect?
Vintage Chanel jackets, mostly from the ’90s!

Dream dinner guest?
Ernest Hemingway

Favorite flower?
Calla Lilies

Favorite scent?
Our suede fringe candle.

Cheat meal?
Pizza

Favorite place to escape to when you need a moment of respite?
The beaches by our house in East Hampton.

Talent you’d like to have?
Singing!

Quality you want to be remembered by?
Buoyancy and happiness.

Best thing about where you are from?
I’m from Hawaii and how how down to earth everyone is and the crazy nature all around.

It’s hard not to be reminiscent of the past, and distracted by the future. How do you strive to live in the moment?
This is a tough one but I meditate every morning for 15-20 minutes and that helps set the tone for the day.

What does Considered Luxury mean to you?
Beautiful products that are intentionally and thoughtfully made with the best materials and craftsmanship to last a lifetime.

What was the inspiration behind starting your brand?
My mother! She owned a candle shop on the water in Sausalito when I was growing up, hand-dipping and carving pillars.

Give three words that describe your brand?
Luxurious, thoughtful, sustainable.