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Episode 219  |  47:35 min

How to differentiate your fashion brand in a saturated market & why you shouldn’t make what already exists, with DONNI founder Alyssa Wasko

Episode 219  |  47:35 min  |  10.01.2021

How to differentiate your fashion brand in a saturated market & why you shouldn’t make what already exists, with DONNI founder Alyssa Wasko

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This is a podcast episode titled, How to differentiate your fashion brand in a saturated market & why you shouldn’t make what already exists, with DONNI founder Alyssa Wasko. The summary for this episode is: <p>Today on the show we are chatting with Alyssa, the founder of Donni. <br/><br/>Rooted in comfort and born out of the need of a creative outlet to cope with grief, Alyssa founded the Los Angeles-based brand DONNI in 2009 after the death of her father, Donald. Established first as a brand that created oversized scarves designed to be worn in countless ways, DONNI has now grown into a lifestyle brand offering ready-to-wear, accessories and jewelry. Years later, DONNI remains dedicated to empowering women with wardrobe essentials that make them feel confident and comfortable in their own skin.<br/><br/>In this episode we’re going through what it&apos;s been like to bootstrap a brand for more than 10 years, how to stand out in the fashion industry and what entrepreneurs should keep in mind when they’re starting a business in today’s world. <br/><br/>LINKS WE MENTION: <br/><br/>DONNI&apos;s <a href='https://www.instagram.com/donni/?hl=en'>Instagram</a></p><p>Alyssa&apos;s <a href='https://www.instagram.com/alyssawasko/?hl=en'>Instagram</a><br/><br/>Female Startup Club&apos;s <a href='https://www.instagram.com/femalestartupclub/'>Instagram</a><br/><br/>Doone&apos;s <a href='https://www.instagram.com/dooneroisin/'>Instagram</a><br/><br/>In partnership with <a href='https://www.klaviyo.com/fsc'>Klaviyo</a>, the best email marketing tool for ecommerce businesses.<br/><br/>Female Startup Club&apos;s <a href='https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCIeqjd6tglzJ_jP2ZQkWYKQ'>YouTube</a><br/><br/><a href='https://www.facebook.com/groups/femalestartupclub'>Female Startup Club’s</a> Private Facebook Group<br/><br/>Say hello to Doone: <a href='mailto:hello@femalestartupclub.com'>hello@femalestartupclub.com</a><br/><br/><b>Female Startup Club </b><a href='https://www.femalestartupclub.com/1000-cash-giveaway'><b>$1000 Monthly Cash Give Away</b></a><b><br/><br/></b>Podcast:<a href='https://dearmedia.com/shows/everything-is-the-best/'> Everything is Best hosted by Pia</a><br/><br/>Podcast: <a href='https://brenebrown.com/podcasts/'>Dare to Lead by Brene Brown<b><br/></b></a><b><br/></b><br/></p>

Today on the show we are chatting with Alyssa, the founder of Donni.

Rooted in comfort and born out of the need of a creative outlet to cope with grief, Alyssa founded the Los Angeles-based brand DONNI in 2009 after the death of her father, Donald. Established first as a brand that created oversized scarves designed to be worn in countless ways, DONNI has now grown into a lifestyle brand offering ready-to-wear, accessories and jewelry. Years later, DONNI remains dedicated to empowering women with wardrobe essentials that make them feel confident and comfortable in their own skin.

In this episode we’re going through what it's been like to bootstrap a brand for more than 10 years, how to stand out in the fashion industry and what entrepreneurs should keep in mind when they’re starting a business in today’s world.

LINKS WE MENTION:

DONNI's Instagram

Alyssa's Instagram

Female Startup Club's Instagram

Doone's Instagram

In partnership with Klaviyo, the best email marketing tool for ecommerce businesses.

Female Startup Club's YouTube

Female Startup Club’s Private Facebook Group

Say hello to Doone: hello@femalestartupclub.com

Female Startup Club $1000 Monthly Cash Give Away

Podcast: Everything is Best hosted by Pia

Podcast: Dare to Lead by Brene Brown


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