$15 For A Designer Knock-Off! No Thanks, I’ll Buy Indie – Here’s Why

Made in Akron, not Made in China

Have you seen those clothing boutiques that sell EVERYTHING for $15 or less? Here in California they’re popular in beach cities. {i.e. Laguna Beach, Newport Beach, San Diego, etc.} Yesterday while walking down the street I was compelled to stop in one. They carried some cute items, BUT, I just couldn’t bring myself to do … Continue reading

Looking Back at Vim Trousseau

Creating a brand is like birthing a child. I know my fellow Artreprenuers get what I’m sayin’. Growing, feeding and tending to that child is exhausting, exciting, full of anxiety. But mostly it’s fulfilling. Eventually, for one reason or another, you have to let go. Letting go can be tragic, tumultuous, frightening OR liberating. Inspiring … Continue reading