You started a clothing brand with no industry experience — what was that like and what were some lessons you learned?
"Actually, my lack of fashion experience has been very helpful because it makes me inherently comfortable with 'out of the box' thinking."

"Without knowing what I 'should' be doing I’m free to be adaptable and this creates a team culture that encourages critical thinking around process, product, and marketing."

"Sometimes things like a lack of experience, which you initially consider a disadvantage, can quickly become an advantage depending on how well you capitalize on it."