The billion-dollar startup is warning customers that it can’t deliver for a few weeks.
Fashion & Beauty
Linda Chang, whose parents founded the fast-fashion chain, saw the company flourish in the early aughts. But the rise of online shopping and the decline of malls have proven too challenging.
After stints at Gap and Estee Lauder, Aaina Jain of Blu & Blue saw a world of entrepreneurial opportunity in denim. It helps that her family has long owned a clothing manufacturing business.
Rachel Roff may lack melanin, but she has built a flourishing medical spa and skincare line by catering to people of color.
Rebecca Smith launched Recliner, a stylish, millennial-focused sleepwear brand, to fill a market gap for affordable, quality clothing that’s made for rest and relaxation.
Jaye Genung always felt cold. By starting Dragon Heatwear to make and sell self-heating coats and gloves, she solved her problem — and struck gold with people she never expected.
Ann and Jenny Siner’s “cute, clean and current” consignment shops keep used items out of the trash.
How Kimberly Caccavo and Kate Nowlan, cofounders of high-end athletic wear maker GRACEDBYGRIT, stitched protection and empowerment into the fabric of their brand.
The cofounders of HydroChic, which makes full-coverage swimwear and athletic wear, want all women — including those with health challenges — to feel fashionable and self-assured.
At Road Twenty-Two, founded by Iranian immigrant Fif Ghobadian in San Francisco, women who served time in prison get a second chance.
Daisy Jing, founder of skincare company Banish, conquered her own lifelong skin issues with all-natural remedies. Now, she’s selling products that bottle what she learned — and is making millions.
The feisty owner of Toronto menswear retailer Gotstyle is mixing and matching old-school service and digital technologies in a bid to survive — and thrive — in an increasingly tough industry.
Yve-Car Momperousse, founder of Kreyol Essence, works with farmers and more in Haiti to source her products’ key ingredient.
Parisian woman business owner Tanya Heath is bringing her interchangeable shoes to an international marketplace.
Melissa Austria is flourishing by offering men affordable style just they way they want it.