Today I speak to Anaka Narayanan an economic analyst-turned- designer & founder of Brass Tacks, a women's fashion label that uses natural and hand-crafted textiles. In this podcast we talk about how she got started. Quitting her job and taking the plunge into the world of textiles and fashion. She talks about where she gets her inspiration from. Attracting customers using social media, how she balances the management and creative side of the business. She talks about branding, & her management style, and what will fashion look like in 80 years time!
In this conversation she also talks about:
- Being a self taught designer
- Thoughts on fashion and tech
- Sustainability & craftsmanship in India
- The company's vision
- her mother co-founded a textile and garment business,
- Life as an entrepreneur
- Fashion tips for men & creating a curvy Indian women size chart!
- Understanding customers
- Fashion disasters!
and much much more!
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