Fast Company

A Talented Teen Designer Credits Mentorship For Her Fashionable Success Story

Posted by | Fashion, Women in Business

Isabella Rose Taylor fashion design young 13 year old retails at Nordstrom mentored by Liza Deyrmenjian fashion business consultant mentee mentor

At the young age of eight, Isabella Rose Taylor was stitching her own clothes, by nine she had garnered quite a fan following and now at thirteen she prepares to launch her line of apparel for juniors at luxury retailer Nordstrom.

Though born with brains and a passion for fashion, it was her mentor Liza Deyrmenjian, founder of fashion business coaching company Fashion Accelerator 360, who transformed Taylor’s skills into a full-fledged business.

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No Plain Jane: Julep’s Founder Approaches Beauty With Brains

Posted by | Beauty, Digital Media, Women in Business

Moxie Media Jane Park Julep Beauty

Founder and CEO of booming beauty brand JulepJane Park revolutionized the traditional focus group model with her ingeniously designed interactive social salons that double as mini labs, where customers are excited to try out new products and give genuine feedback. Park took her brilliant blueprint for transforming salon chitchat into invaluable crowdsourced data to the web and now boasts an astounding digital network of women who constantly talk beauty. The success she’s enjoyed is all due to her focus on customer happiness, something she learned as a former Starbucks executive, “It’s about thinking through every step of the customer journey,” she says.

Park talks to Fast Company about her inspiration for Julep, creating a community of customers and future expansion plans.

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What Burberry’s CEO Angela Ahrendts Will Bring To Apple

Posted by | Digital News, Fashion, Women in Business

Angela Ahrendts Burberry CEO Apple retail chief Christopher Bailey Fast Company inspiring leader spring 2014

Celebrated Burberry CEO Angela Ahrendts joins technology giant Apple this spring as Retail Chief and opinions remain divided on just how she will turn around the iconic brand but whether Ahrendts spearheads wearable technology or revitalizes retail operations at Apple, one thing is for certain: her unique leadership qualities and remarkable ability to innovate will ensure Apple’s future is bright.

Read the Fast Company article to learn more about how Ahrendts transformed Burberry, her challenging new role at Apple and how she unplugs every morning to ensure she’s always on top of her game.

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