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Groomsmen, Say Goodbye to that Awkward-Fitting Rental Tux

Groomsmen, Say Goodbye to that Awkward-Fitting Rental Tux

On a recent sunny afternoon inSanta Monica,CA, Yun-Yi Goh and her husband, Kevin Yuen, are surveying a large stack of heavy boxes, one of several stacks that fill every inch of spare closest space in the apartment where they live and work. “Of course, the black and gray ties are in the one at the [...]

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Tweeted News Network mobile – A Different Social News Distribution Model

Tweeted News Network mobile – A Different Social News Distribution Model

Q: What is the name of your business and URL of your APP? twenn – Tweeted News Network mobile by BlackWhiteSourcing. URL:http://itunes.apple.com/app/id510461077?mt=8 Q: A brief synopsis of the smart phone app? twenn mobile is an innovative news distribution app. Using social media, instead of RSS technology, twenn mobile gives users convenient access to the latest [...]

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Violinist’s Jewelry Hobby Turns to an Award-Winning Fashion Brand

Violinist’s Jewelry Hobby Turns to an Award-Winning Fashion Brand

Katie Waltman Jewelry, www.katiewaltman.com Date started? Jan, 2011 Designer jewelry Violinist’s Jewelry Hobby Turns to an Award-Winning Fashion Brand Katie started making jewelry as a hobby about 11 years ago with our grandma. Over the years, friends who bought jewelry from Katie loved it, and it quickly spread throughout Salt Lake City, and was eventually [...]

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How we built Schmutzerland from Nothing into Something

How we built Schmutzerland from Nothing into Something.

I know we all have said, “There’s got to be a better way.” We look at ourselves in the mirror and ask, “What can I do to get out of this bind?” Over the past few years’ businesses have failed, people have lost their jobs; we’ve taken concessions at work just to keep our jobs. [...]

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Two Entrepreneurs, One Bedroom.

Two Entrepreneurs, One Bedroom.

Husband and wife entrepreneur teams do two things exceedingly well: succeed or fail. Two entrepreneurs in one house can cause big problems for both the business and the relationship. Luckily, in the midst of stressful challenges, my husband and I learned the greatest lesson of all: divide and conquer. For me, my entrepreneurial journey has [...]

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Bloom Where You Have Been Planted

Bloom Where You Have Been Planted

Mine is truly a story of learning to bloom where you have been planted. I’m just beginning to become comfortable calling myself a designer. I never had aspirations as a child to delve into the fashion world and I certainly never saw myself cutting patterns and painstakingly sewing buttons and cuffs and collars onto tiny [...]

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Building a Better Brand: It’s all about the People

Building a Better Brand: It’s all about the People

Name of your company and URL? School House, http://www.shopschoolhouse.com Date started? I first had the idea for School House in the Spring of 2007 while I was a Senior at Duke University. I developed the concept while living in Sri Lanka as a Fulbright Scholar from 2007-2008. I was a Women’s Studies major researching fashion [...]

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The Roundup May 22 — fashion forward edition

Tight times seem to fit well in tight jeans. While consumer spending remains woefully depressed, expensive designer jeans have been one of the few bright spots for manufacturers and retailers, according to NPD Group Inc., a market research company. Sales of premium brand jeans grew by 17% during 2008 and eked out a 2.3% increase [...]

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