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Dave Spandorfer, Co-Founder at Janji, on Meaningful Apparel

What was the driving force behind starting your brand? Was there a specific event, or series of events, that catalyzed the launch? Mike Burnstein and I started Janji when we were in college with the idea of using running as a tool to explore, connect, and create change. We wanted to build the world’s most […]

Daron Horwitz, President at CCS, on Bringing a 30-Year Business Online

CCS has been around for over 30 years. How do you think about keeping your brand fresh after so many years? We’ve actually had to refresh the brand to keep it fresh. CCS is an iconic brand in skateboarding, but it has had several owners, each with their own ideas about how to position the brand. We bought […]

Cate Holstein, Founder at Khaite, on Cherished Everyday Apparel

What was the driving force behind starting your brand? I couldn’t find the clothing I wanted to wear everyday; these pieces have been deemed “basics” by mass consumers. However, in my eyes, I am speaking about “cherished” items- the kind of items that one can wear 5 days in a row — the jeans one […]