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HF#84 Filling The Gap In Smart, Sustainable Closets with Sophie Kissling of UPPERCASE

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HF#84 Filling The Gap In Smart, Sustainable Closets with Sophie Kissling of UPPERCASE
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In episode 84, UPPERCASE founder and designer, Sophie Kissling, tells us what she’s learned, the mistakes she’s made, and the smart choices she’s made throughout her career as a designer and personal stylist. She now weaves her experience seamlessly into smart closet services – including wardrobe edits and the UPPERCASE line that fills the gaps […]

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#80 Adding Color (and A Twist) to Midwestern Basics with Joie LaFrentz of Jola

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HF#80 Adding Color (and A Twist) to Midwestern Basics with Joie LaFrentz of Jola
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In episode 80, Joie LaFrentz shares all the thoughtful decisions that go into designing for Jola, her line of colorful basics with a twist . Learn how she balances design, production, sales, and admin for her business all from remote Iowa.  Joie LaFrentz was born and raised in Iowa and has always had a love […]

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#69 When Fitting Your Lifestyle And Values Means Closing Your Apparel Brand with Crystal Cave formerly of Poppy Row

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HF#69 When Fitting Your Lifestyle And Values Means Closing Your Apparel Brand with Crystal Cave formerly of Poppy Row
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In episode 69, Crystal Cave gets real and honest about her decision to close Poppy Row – the inclusive and sustainable apparel brand she started in 2018. She shares what changed over the years in the business and in her personal life and why closing the brand is NOT failure, but growth. Crystal Cave is […]

HF#68 Sustainable Underwear To Wear Slow, Compost Fast with Stacy Grace of KENT

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HF#68 Sustainable Underwear To Wear Slow, Compost Fast with Stacy Grace of KENT
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In episode 68, Stacy Grace shares how being frustrated with the overabundance of synthetic underwear options available, she set out with her husband and co-founder Jeff to create Kent – a fully compostable, natural underwear brand. Three years after launch, Kent offers underwear and basics for women and men that are soft and breathable and […]

HF#65 The Impact Of An African-Inspired Brand with Kahindo Mateene of Kahindo

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HF#65 The Impact Of An African-Inspired Brand with Kahindo Mateene of Kahindo
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In episode 65, Kahindo Mateene shares the inspiration, ethics, and inside entrepreneurial journey of her namesake label Kahindo. With a focus on African textiles, her business is built to empower the women who wear her clothes and the women who make them.  KAHINDO is a New York based ethical fashion brand that is inspired by […]

HF#64 Worthiness, Inclusivity, and Sustainable Fashion with Amanda Toy of Nicole & Rose

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HF#64 Worthiness, Inclusivity, and Sustainable Fashion with Amanda Toy of Nicole & Rose
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In episode 64, Amanda shares how she started a sustainable fashion brand, Nicole & Rose, with the goal of making all women feel worthy, powerful, and included. From starting with just a dream of working in fashion to now running her own brand, Amanda’s journey is relatable and affirming. Amanda has loved fashion for as […]

HF#62 Growing Sustainably From Designer to Business Owner with Bianca Bellantoni of BELLANTONI

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HF#62 Growing Sustainably From Designer to Business Owner with Bianca Bellantoni of BELLANTONI
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In episode 62, hear how Bianca Bellantoni has built her sustainable fashion brand, Bellantoni, to be kind to animals and the planet  – and how she’s grown as a designer and business owner in the process. Bianca Bellantoni is a Canadian designer and the founder behind the sustainable and cruelty-free clothing brand, BELLANTONI, which she […]