Shopping for swimwear can be nerve-racking but it doesn’t have to be. Direct-to-consumer brand Andie offers a stylish but functional line of swimwear designed for women, by women that takes the headache out of shopping for the perfect beach or poolside attire. CEO Melanie Travis walks us through the company’s expansion, impressive traction, and recent funding round from investors that include City Rock Venture Partners, Trail Mix Ventures, and Sonostar Ventures.
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“We sat next to each other, and by the end of the dinner it was clear that we weren’t going to settle with the way commerce is today, and we knew it could be better.”
Pregnancy does not mean that you need to sacrifice on style. HATCH is the NYC direct-to-consumer fashion brand focused on the $9B maternity market offers comfortable, non-toxic designs for mothers to wear during the pre and post-natal stages. The company has expanded its offering to include intimates, accessories, and skincare and also operates a wildly popular […]
New parents who are preparing for their first child typically face this universal crisis: having no idea what to buy and who to buy it from. Lalo is the modern baby and toddler brand that wants to fill this gap. Its mission is to help parents by streamlining the shopping experience through an intuitive online experience […]
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Keeping up with fashion trends can feel a lot like keeping up with the Smiths, but certain luxury items will stay in fashion forever – especially if they are coveted products like the Hermes Birkin. So, Rebag has taken this mentality and translated it into a thriving “seller-first” destination for buying and selling luxury handbags. […]
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It’s become something of a tradition for me to look at the year ahead and predict where the industry is headed. Part of that process involves looking back at the trends that dominated last year and looking to see how much of that momentum will continue into the New Year. And, what a year it […]
Incontinence issues are never fun, and traditional incontinence undergarments often prioritize utility over style and comfortability, but Willow is a new startup that changes that by prioritizing style, comfort, value, and accessibility. The company produces extremely thin but super absorbent, odor-protected underwear, and everything is disposable. The brand is committed to privacy and delivers shipments […]
Stripping your bed and changing your sheets can feel like a hassle, and if you are a college student having clean sheets isn’t your number one priority. And that’s where the inspiration for Peel Away Labs started. This startup has perfected a waterproof, multilayer, disposable bed-sheet that can be peeled away to reveal a fresh, […]