To celebrate today’s most influential female trailblazers, we’ve compiled a list of top female entrepreneurs to watch this International Women’s Day! These female entrepreneurs are striving to effect social change and change the way of business for the next generation.
ChicCartel is launching a new swimwear line via crowd-funding site Kickstarter. Priced starting at $99 for the early bird special, this unique swim line offers glamorous velvet bikinis designed by a working supermodel Olesya and shapely one-pieces created by a New York fashion stylist Lilya.
Fast fashion disempowers women. With fast fashion you trap a generation of young women into poverty. 75 million people are making our clothes today. 80% is made by women who are only 18 – 24 years old. The biggest corners fast fashion cuts are human. Cheap clothes are made by underage workers entering the industry as young as 14 to work long hard hours for low wages, while dealing with sexual harassment.
I was lucky enough to sit down with two very successful and prominent female entrepreneurs, Olga Gomonova and Victoria Janashvili (Nelson), co-founders of the emerging fashion company, Chic Cartel. Here’s what these two incredible women had to say.
Co-Authors, Olga Gomonova and Victoria Nelson, Co-Founders of ChicCartel
A surprising new development hit the fashion scene in the past week – apparently factory workers sewing Zara clothing took the matters into their own hands when they inserted tags into the items reading “I made this item you are going to buy, but I didn’t get paid for it.”