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HF#83 Powerful Impact Beyond the Clothes with Sadie Burton of FRST John

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HF#83 Powerful Impact Beyond the Clothes with Sadie Burton of FRST John
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In episode 83, Sadie Burton shares her story about starting her fashion brand, FRST John, with a focus on real women, real life, and real impact on her community. Hear what she’s learned about designing, marketing, and wholesaling and the big plans she has for FRST John’s impact in the future. FRST JOHN is a […]

HF#82 Style Fit For The Petite Professional with Sopi Mitil of The Sopi Mitil Co.

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HF#82 Style Fit For The Petite Professional with Sopi Mitil of The Sopi Mitil Co.
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In episode 82, hear how attorney-turned-designer Sopi Mitil turned her frustration with the lack of well-fitting petite professional attire into a business: The Sopi Mitil Co. The brand offers short (but not just small) women stylish, professional attire that fits curves like a glove without a trip to the tailor.  The Sopi Mitil Co. is […]

HF#81 The Basics of Timeless Slow Fashion with Emily Bracey of Juuney

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HF#81 The Basics of Timeless Slow Fashion with Emily Bracey of Juuney
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In episode 81, hear how Emily Bracey took what she learned in fashion school in a whole new direction that focuses on timeless, slow fashion, and ethical fashion in her brand Juuney. Inspired by her grandma June’s purposeful and resourceful closet, Emily creates basics that can go from a wedding to naptime and are made […]

HF#75 Outshining Skin Cancer in Style with Erica Sullivan Feggeler of Low Ultraviolet

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HF#75 Outshining Skin Cancer in Style with Erica Sullivan Feggeler of Low Ultraviolet
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In episode 75, Erica Sullivan Feggeler dives into how the sun-protective apparel brand idea she put together for a university business pitch competition her senior year has expanded its mission, product line, and impact. 2.5 years later, Low Ultraviolet is making waves in the UPF50 clothing market and creating a community that outshines skin cancer.  […]

HF#74 Identifying and Connecting with Your Ideal Customers with Jane Hamill of Fashion Brain Academy

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HF#74 Identifying and Connecting with Your Ideal Customers with Jane Hamill of Fashion Brain Academy
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In episode 74, drawing from decades of running her own successful fashion and retail business and coaching other fashion product brands to do the same, Jane Hamill shares practical strategies and lessons on identifying and connecting with the ideal customers for your brand. She shares what’s working and what’s not in today’s fashion business landscape. […]

HF#72 Selling Your Products Without Selling Your Soul with Elizabeth Stiles

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HF#72 Selling Your Products Without Selling Your Soul with Elizabeth Stiles
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This week we kick of a summer mini-series diving into the business side of fashion! In episode 72, fashion brand consultant Elizabeth Stiles shares her expertise on selling your fashion products without selling your soul. We talk about getting into a sales mindset that isn’t sleazy and practical tips on how, when, and where to […]

HF#71 Real Style (And Happiness) Has No Size with Patricia Luiza Blaj of Loud Bodies

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HF#71 Real Style (And Happiness) Has No Size with Patricia Luiza Blaj of Loud Bodies
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In episode 71, Patricia Luiza Blaj shares how her own relatable struggle to find clothing in her size led her to start Loud Bodies – an ethical, sustainable, and inclusive brand that offers sizes 2XS-10XL. Patricia believes that you too deserve to be happy,  to wear beautiful clothes, and to be respected and represented by […]

HF#70 Scaling a Lifestyle Brand for Millennial Moms with Leah Longueville of Polished Prints

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HF#70 Scaling a Lifestyle Brand for Millennial Moms with Leah Longueville of Polished Prints
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In episode 70, hear how Leah Longueville grew the onesie screen printing hobby she started in her spare bedroom when her daughter was a newborn into a thriving lifestyle brand for millennial moms. Over five years later, Polished Prints now sells retail and wholesale plus has its own brick and mortar shop with multiple employees. […]