Over the past few months friends and colleagues have increasingly sought my advice and considerations when thinking about starting a business. In this two-part series, I am going to share with you a simple list consisting of the ten pieces of advice that and a bonus "brief" business plan template that I wish I had when I took the leap into entrepreneurship.
Mom, Mommy, Mama, Mamama, Honey, Babe, Wife, Mrs., Candice, Marketer, MBA, Entrepreneur, Designer, Business Owner, Investor. These are names I go by, or titles earned throughout my career and education that are parts of my identity. Mother, Wife, Marketer, Entrepreneur, these are all such different parts of me that pull at me and energize me … Continue reading The life of a “mompreneur”
For us it’s equally important to love how we look and feel in something. We consider fit, fabric, and how something was made. To truly feel good about styling ourselves, that means child and sweatshop free labor, and more sustainable production methods and fabrics. We are also increasingly aware of the impact that throw-away fashion … Continue reading Fall Fair-Fashion Staples
Pictured: V-Neck Dress / Draped Modal Midi Dress / Box Panel Tee / Sleeveless Trapeze Dress Credit: Brittany Hinrichs, Content Manager, Mod + Ethico Boutique The ethical side of the fashion realm can be quite intense and confusing for those looking to switch to a more mindful lifestyle. It can be overwhelming trying to learn and … Continue reading Ethical Fashion – What’s It All About?
As a the founder of Mod + Ethico balancing both my start-up, my full-time gig in advertising, AND with a baby on the way, I am always seeking life hacks to save time. The great news is that these hacks not only save time, but also precious natural resources, cut-down on energy use, and minimize waste. … Continue reading 5 Eco-friendly Lifestyle and Beauty Hacks to Save you More Than Just Time & Money
While I’m extremely passionate about sustainably- and ethically-made clothing, I’ve always said I’d never turn down a good deal. I’ve since proven myself wrong. While perusing my inbox recently, I saw a deal offered at Victoria’s Secret for a sport pant, sports bra, and beanie—all for $55. I found myself reeling and loudly asking my … Continue reading Show Me the Money: How buying ethically-made clothes can be cheaper in the long-run
Behind the brand: VARYFORM Meet Masha Titievsky Age: 25 Born: Kiev, Ukraine Grew up in: Louisville, KY I met Masha Titievsky this past summer, and was immediately impressed by this young, motivated woman and her easy going style, poise, and wealth of knowledge in the domains of fashion and retail. Masha and I spent about … Continue reading Behind the Brand: Meet VARYFORM designer and owner Masha Titievsky