17: Amanda Bear Designs Fashion Forward, Eco-Conscious Products
Amanda Bear is the designer and owner of Larkspur Lingerie, a sustainable and ethical lingerie company based in Los Angeles.
I wanted to talk to Amanda because of she is very eco-conscious and focuses on sustainability within product design.
Her business philosophy
- Be constructive instead of destructive.
Her biggest challenges so far
- Cash flow is a big challenge. Amanda overcomes this by ordering materials as needed after she has received customer orders.
- Figuring out how to communicate to her customers is an ongoing challenge
Her advice to aspiring female entrepreneurs….
- Research your idea so that you know if it’s a good one
- Be persistent and willing to learn
- Make a good plan and then be flexible.