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A podcast for Fashion Entrepreneurs who are ready to pursue their passion and make a living doing what they love.

An Interview with Fashion Designer Stella Carakasi

We Need To Get Real. An Interview with Fashion Designer Stella Carakasi

Stella Carakasi has been a fashion disruptor since 1993 when she launched the first, highly controversial hemp clothing collection in the United States. Her work continued to raise the eco-fashion bar and helped moving the emerging green revolution forward. In this episode, Stella takes us through her journey of building ...
Interview with Fashion Designer Ryan Amore

How to Stay True to Who You Are. An Interview with Fashion Designer Ryan Amore

My guest today is Vancouver-based celebrity fashion designer Ryan Amore. He specializes in women’s evening wear, occasion wear, athletic wear and high fashion. He’s worked with high end clients such as Christian Dior & Zac Posen. In this episode, Ryan talks about how he got his start in the fashion ...
How to use SEO for your clothing brand part 2

How To Use SEO For Your Clothing Brand [Part 2]

This is Part 2 to 'How to use SEO for your clothing brand.' If you haven’t had a chance to listen to Part 1, I recommend you do that first. Today I’m going over the top 10 SEO ranking factors. You can use this handy checklist of essential ranking factors ...
Interview with Glencora Twigg. How to Make Better Things in Better Ways

How To Make Better Things In Better Ways with Glencora Twigg

This episode I talk to accomplished apparel professional, Glencora Twigg. Glencora talks about what it takes to make it in the fashion industry. She gives her advice to young designers starting out and why it’s important to do the ‘grunt work’. As an OG of the Vancouver fashion scene, she ...
How to use SEO for your clothing brand part 1 podcast cover

How To Use SEO For Your Clothing Brand [Part 1]

Is your website feeling a bit neglected? Are you hearing the term SEO being thrown around but not sure what that is, or where to begin? With most people working and staying at home, now’s the BEST time to increase your website’s visibility.⁣ ⁣If you’ve been putting it off, or ...
A Conversation with Stephanie Ostler

How Things Have Gone Right: A Conversation with Stephanie Ostler

Stephanie Ostler is a prominent Vancouver entrepreneur, influencer and instructor at SFU. As a life long resident of the rainy city she launched her clothing company, Devil May Wear, straight out of high school immediately attracting international attention and sales. By the time she was 30 she had 3 successful ...
Interview with Daub + Design Creative Director Lexi Soukoreff

Interview with Daub + Design Creative Director Lexi Soukoreff

Today’s episode I’m interviewing the founder of Vancouver- based activewear brand Daub + Design. Lexi Soukoreff talks about how covid-19 has affected her daily life and business. Despite the fact that the pandemic happened right before the start of a 6-week run of shows, she shares her story of how ...
Navigating the fashion industry through turbulent times with Adila Cokar Podcast

Navigating The Fashion Industry During Turbulent Times with Adila Cokar

I have a super awesome treat for you today. I’m interviewing my friend and fellow fashion entrepreneur Adila Cokar who’s an expert in offshore manufacturing.⁣ ⁣Adila is a media- acclaimed, award-winning serial entrepreneur and author of the recently released book “Source My Garment- The Insiders Guide to responsible offshore manufacturing ...
5 Creative Ways To Overcome Small Business Challenges

5 Creative Ways To Overcome Small Business Challenges

The following is a recording from my presentation at Apparel Camp conference in Vancouver. I will go over common challenges that most small businesses face. I will use actual examples of challenges I’ve faced running my business and how I dealt with them and give you some creative and practical ...
The entrepreneur journey to make it happen with Jenna Herbut podcast

The Entrepreneur Journey to Make It Happen with Jenna Herbut

Jenna Herbut is a serial entrepreneur, speaker and writer. She’s the founder of The Make It Show, one of Canada’s largest craft shows which she’s been running for over a decade. In this episode, she shares her story and how she got started on her entrepreneur journey. She offers insight ...
The State of Fashion Coronavirus Update Podcast

The State of Fashion Coronavirus Update

In this episode I am presenting the information from the State of Fashion report put together by Business Of Fashion and McKinsey. The coronavirus has turned the fashion world upside down, leaving brands and executives scrambling to find answers to handle this crisis. Though the duration and ultimate severity of ...
How to find small clothing manufacturers.

How to Find Small Run Clothing Manufacturers

Are you a fashion designer who has an amazing idea for a clothing line but not sure how to begin to get it made? New designers often struggle to connect with the right factories to launch their businesses. They usually don’t have connections in the industry and lack practical experience ...