Ep 5. Bad For Business: I Had No Idea What I Was Doing Ft Kristi Soome – Founders Fund

Ep 5. Bad For Business: I Had No Idea What I Was Doing Ft Kristi Soomer

Tune is as Kristi Soomer, former management consultant who virtually lived in airports and travelled over 100,000 miles a year, shares how she left her corporate job and dived into the Fashion Industry.

This week's episode features Kristi Soomer founder of Encircled. Kristi started Encircled with the dream of helping women travel lighter. Frustrated with the lack of versatile clothing that blended style with function, she started designing it. She believed strongly after years of working in the retail industry that she wanted Encircled to be ethically-made, sustainable and sweatshop-free.

 

While you take a listen to Kristi's episode, please feel free to fill out Encircled's 5 minute capsule wardrobe quiz here where they help you figure out what your ideal wardrobe looks like! 

 

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In this Episode: 

Host: Vivian Kaye
Producer: Chizoba Oriuwa
Episode Guest: Kristi Soomer

This week we're bringing you our fifth episode featuring the founder of Encircled, ... Kristi Soomer.

In this episode Kristi chatted about how she had to go through 15 manufactures before finding the one that would create her first prototype, and how having persistence, a mission and a vision can make anything possible.

Listen to Kristi's Episode

This week's episode features Kristi Soomer founder of Encircled. Kristi started Encircled with the dream of helping women travel lighter. Frustrated with the lack of versatile clothing that blended style with function, she started designing it. She believed strongly after years of working in the retail industry that she wanted Encircled to be ethically-made, sustainable and sweatshop-free.

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