Mejuri is a direct-to-consumer brand for fine jewelry, which cuts out the middlemen retail partners and focuses on a new marketing message supported by a transparency strategy. Founder Noura Sakkijha joined the Glossy Podcast to discuss the problems riddling the traditional jewelry industry and how to sell jewels online.
Johannes Leonardo founding partner and creative director Ferdinando Verderi wants brands to think beyond their Instagram feeds. "Media consumption is something that brands have imposed on themselves," he said on this week's Glossy Podcast.
Anna Lecat, the founder of sustainable clothing line Les Lunes, is hoping her global brand can help take down the idea that Chinese-produced fashion is cheaply made and low-quality. The brand’s factory, which it opened in 2012, is located in Shanghai and makes all of Les Lunes' collections, from lingerie to evening gowns. Lecat joined us on the Glossy Podcast to discuss slow fashion, the complicated relationship between American companies and Chinese manufacturers, and the fact that a sustainable fashion brand can work on a 12-week production cycle.
For Hilary Swank, launching her line of high-performance luxury apparel was a crash course in starting and running a business. She learned every detail, down to the minutiae of how long you can hold someone’s credit card online before you have to reach out and ask for it again. Swank joined the Glossy Podcast to share more about those fabrics, where the idea for Mission Statement came from and what a typical day in the life looks like when balancing a brand and an acting career.
Liz Bacelar has been straddling the line of fashion and technology since 2011, when she launched Decoded Fashion, an event series that connects entrepreneurs with fashion brands and designers. Now, she has a new business, TheCurrent, a platform that matches brands with technology solutions. She joined us for the Glossy Podcast to discuss the evolution of the fashion-tech space, the conundrum facing fashion CMOs and what brands have that Amazon doesn’t.