Original press post appeared on Boston Orange.

ACE Next Gen‘s Women’s Initiative event, Women Running Businesses in Fashion event on May 16, 2019 in Boston at 9Tailors. The event got press featured in the Boston Orange.

At the event, attendees had real conversations about scaling businesses in fashion (storefronts vs e-commerce) and life.

The panel shared challenges faced with growing from a few handful to thousands of clients:

  • Stay local or scale internationally
  • How perceptions of being Asian can hinder or help brands
  • Decisions to be the “face” of their brands and social media
  • Who they surround themselves with.

Panelists:

Samantha Shih Founder, 9Tailors, Custom-tailored suits, tuxedos & dress shirts for all genders

Vienne Brown Founder, VienneMilano, Luxury hosiery brand Lilian Hung Founder, Lyra Vega Bridal, Timeless gowns for the modern bride

Moderator: CL Tian ounder, PINKOA, digital marketing for early and growth stage companies

Host: Elizabeth Yang Founder, Better With Company, building VIP customer experiences with conversations that monetize for ambitious people and companies

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