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Two ex-Nike entrepreneurs have gone off the beaten path to create this rad clothing line that caters to tomboys everywhere. If you've found yourself in the men's section of every store when shopping, Wildfang is the online store for you. Emma McIlroy and Julia Parsley are the designers behind the Portland-based startup, who aim to "liberate menswear, one bowtie at a time." Their pieces cater to their personal style needs, including ties, suspenders, creepers, ... Read More
Joan Ahimbisibwe and Teddy Namuyiga share separate but similarly inspiring stories. Both women rose from extreme poverty in Uganda and became prosperous beadmakers and entrepreneurs. Teddy's husband left her after she birthed a deaf baby, forcing her to work tirelessly for an insignificant amount of money. Joan also worked at an unsustainable wage, and things only got worse when her husband passed away from the AIDs virus. She learned that this devastating loss ... Read More
Calling all crafters, artisans, and fine foodists: we're heading to Brooklyn's bee-you-tiful DUMBO waterfront on Saturday, May 4th for our 7th annual Spring Craftacular and Food Fair.It's gonna be a fun-filled day of shopping, food trucks and carts galore, DIY workshops, spectacular raffle prizes, DJs, games, and much, much more. Plus, the first 300 shoppers get a swag bag chock-full of crafty goodies--and it's free to attend. We just kicked off the vendor ... Read More