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Sarah Wells of Sarah Wells Breast Pump Bags: Stylish Bags for New Moms

"I want to always remember that each purchase is a person for whom I've gained their trust and their hard-earned money."
 
 
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Jen Lewis of Purse and Clutch: Fair Trade Bags for Affordable Prices

"Purse & Clutch was started as a hobby to help support a dear friend working with amazingly talented artisans in India."
 
 
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Hannah Wright of Makeoverly.com: Answers for All Your Fashion and Beauty Queries

"We're the first fashion and beauty Q&A platform with writers who answer user questions with 400-700 word articles."
 

 
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Tara Martin of My Other Bag: Eco-Friendly Reusable Bags for the Fashion Forward

"My biggest success has been figuring out to to stay competitive in the market while keeping everything made in the USA."
 
 
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Ashley Howell of The Givve Collection: Shop & Share Your Favorite Socially Savvy Products

"The more users we acquire, the more products will be purchased and ultimately the more we can raise for our social causes."
 
 
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Amrita Aviyente of Date My Wardrobe: Renting Clothing & Accesories

"A failure can be considered a success too if it is taken as a learning experience."
 

 
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Emily & Jessica Leung of Hey Lady: Entrepreneurial Twins Create Comfortable Heels

"Shoes became the means for us to infuse fun and function back into the wedding industry."
 
 
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Ama Addae of Beach Glam: Stylish Wear for the Beach

"The top challenge with Beach Glam has been multi-tasking and being involved with all aspects of the business."
 
 
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Silvia Scandar Mahan of Vividly: A Platform for Designers and Ethical Clothing

"My sister and I founded Vividly to help artists share their work, and help shoppers find greater meaning in what they wear."
 

 
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Lindsay Reilly of Lindsay Tia: Creative Handbags for Creative Individuals

"I wanted to defy the odds of a bad economy and create a successful startup."
 
 
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Brandy Kawulka of Posh Shopping Tours: A Refined Shopping Experience

"My top challenge has been putting all the pieces together as a solopreneur, there are so many hats to wear and learn to fill."
 
 
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Karima Renee of Skinny Minority: The Curvy Girl Stylist

"I teach women how to dress for the life they want."
 

 
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Krittika Khandelwal of Soothi: Socially Conscious Fashion

"I wanted to start a company that would allow me to pursue my passion for fashion and jewelry, while making a positive impact on underprivileged communities around the world."
 
 
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Maryum Farhan of The Market Find: Bringing Bohemia Home

"There was a 50% chance of failure, but "so what?" I asked myself. I decided to try."
 
 
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Annette Williams of Pretty & Plus Boutique: Affordable Style for Every Size

"When you look good, you feel good and we pride ourselves on being an entity that builds self esteem."
 

 
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Susan Di Meo of Synderela: Modern Wedding Dresses

"If I've influenced one woman to go after what she wants, then I've succeeded."
 
 
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Michelle Isrow of Mimilounge: All About Comfort

"For a year we searched for solutions. We were on a mission to create comfort for all."
 
 
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Georgia Alexandra Davis of Silver Continent Fine Jewelry: Sustainable Beauty

"A love for hand crafting as well as quality luxury products--specifically jewelry with a sustainable and attainable aspect--drives my company vision."
 

 
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Robin Pulewitz of the Relentless Group: Filling a Gap in the Market

"I had been running multimillion dollar departments for others; I could have gone back to a weekly paycheck and wonder, 'what if?', or do this for myself."
 
 
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Anna Moody of British Brazilian: Stylish, Ethical Choices

"Before I started my company, I knew I was meant for bigger things; I had big dreams and wasn't able to ignore them."
 
 
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Samar Mehdi: Samar Mehdi Designer Wear — Breathing New Life into Pakistani Couture

When I come face to face with a client and they tell me they love my clothes, that is the greatest reward.
 

 
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Julie DeFruscio: Pump Wear Inc. — Inspired By Her Daughter’s Illness

Success to us is giving back to the community which is something we do every year, we help send 20 families of children with diabetes to a free family diabetes weekend.
 
 
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Saba Asad: Glow Boutique – Thriving in Pakistan’s Fashion World

Success is when I go to an event or a mall and I see women dressed in my label feeling beautiful in it!
 
 
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Mia Resurreccion McDonald: Borrowed Life MC, LLC — Turning Tragedy Into Opportunity

In February of 2007, I was walking across a railroad crossing. I heard the train whistle but I knew it was only coming around the curve. I do not remember what happened after that.