Deeanne Akerson is the founder of Kindred Bravely, a chic line of maternity & new mom clothes.
Apparel & Accessories
Stories of women entrepreneurs working in the fashion world, selling or making clothing and accessories.
Floriane Schmitt is the founder of Flo Home Delights, a textile studio crafting unique purses, clutches and cushions.
Marisa Sheff is the founder of Sock Footage, a social enterprise that donates a pair of socks to the homeless with every pair purchased.
Melissa Randazzo is the founder of True Warrior Jewelry, a line of healing crystal bracelets, necklaces and earrings.
Ellyn Ito is the founder of Seeds to Sew International, a non-profit with the mission of improving the lives of women and girls through education and job training.
She Started an Initiative to Help Women in Domestic Violence Shelters — It Grew Into A Sustainable Apparel Business
Hayley Santell is the founder of MADI Apparel, a social enterprise fashion line that donates to a woman in need for every purchase made.
Jen Perry is the founder of Jelt, an eco-friendly elastic belt line that hires locally and gives back globally.
Li Hayes started the Hugg Company to provide women experiencing hot flashes with a cooling scarf that is fashionable and affordable.
Tania Richardson started her lifestyle brand Hey Lady to cater to a market she believed to be overlooked: women in their forties.
Tarang Vivarang is the founder of Vivarang, an Indian-based fashion site selling handmade sarees, dubattas and stoles.
Emanuela Loppo’s company Mastra Ma’ makes comfortable high-end shoes for working women.
Sue Frecklington’s quilt company Granny Maud and the Old Grump donates its profits to medical research to help a cherished family across the pond.
Amy Searle creates colorful decorative objects through her online store Rainbow Poochy.
Olga Alexander is an installation artist who transforms her large works into pieces for her jewelry line Nodes Collection.
Andie Cohen-Healy found herself making a huge career change from television to fashion with her company The Feathered Head.