Insider Interview: Entrepreneurs Dave & Kristy Desmarais of Tailored

Kristy & Dave Desmarais

Husband and wife team, Dave and Kristy Desmarais, have created a new tool that takes the guess work out of shopping for fashion online. Their newly released mobile app, Tailored, uses technology to suggest brands and styles that will best fit your body. With backgrounds in the insurance and finance industries, these entrepreneurs were unlikely candidates to […]

5 Simple Steps for Setting Effective Goals

5 Simple Steps for Setting Effective Goals

With 2014 in the bag, and 2015 just getting started, now is a good time to be thinking about what you want to accomplish in the year ahead. Of course, most people make new year resolutions but setting goals is something very different and is an important part of planning for your fashion business. Unlike […]

4 Reasons Why Fashion Businesses Fail

4 Reasons Why Fashion Businesses Fail

Running a successful fashion business takes focus and determination, but understanding why fashion businesses fail can help you avoid some of the same pitfalls.   It’s no secret that the majority of small businesses started each year end in failure. Unfortunately, this holds true for the fashion industry as well. Growing a successful fashion business […]

One Day You’re In, the Next Day You’re Out: Planning Your Exit Strategy


Day in and day out, like any good entrepreneur, you’re constantly focused on growing your fashion business, right? You’re growing sales and your brand is starting to get the recognition it deserves. So, why on earth would you consider an exit strategy? Most entrepreneurs understand that it takes investing time, money and a lot of […]

Insider Interview: OFabz Swimwear Entrepreneur Olivia Fabian

Oliva Fabian

With a flair for ruffles and retro, designer Olivia Fabian is the entrepreneur behind the emerging swimwear brand, OFabz. The collection combines the seduction of yesteryear’s pin-up bombshells with the lifestyle demands of today’s active woman. As both a martial arts black belt and a former professional figure skater, Oliva Fabian knows what it takes […]