Barefoot blonde millionaire Sarah Gibbs had kicked off her stilettos to pad across the Royal Port Nicholson Yacht Club deck for a photograph with the new CEO of Ecoya, the company that bought her and sister Catherine de Groot’s skincare brand Trilogy for $20 million two years ago.
She was anxious her feet were not shown in the newspaper, dashing back for her heels just in case they got in the frame.
‘‘I’ve been loving walking around the office barefoot lately, which I normally wouldn’t approve of, but the weather has just been soooo lovely,’’ the Karori resident confided.
The sun may be shining on the part of the company Gibbs looks after but the Ecoya group as a whole has had a somewhat stormier time.
NZX-listed Ecoya group reported a loss of $797,000 after tax for the six months to September, further in the red than its $687,00 loss the same period a year earlier.
Despite its seemingly sour result, Trilogy, which Gibbs still runs, has been improving strongly. READ MORE