In 2014, we turned an idea that happened over a dinner conversation into a successful social enterprise. We pitched at three entrepreneurship summits, and facilitated at the national student-led mental health summit, Unleash the Noise! We were one of five teams out of over 50 applicants to be accepted into the Foundry Summer Institute - an amazingly supportive accelerator that launched our brand. We designed two collections, were the youngest designers to show at Atlantic Fashion Week, and were recognized as Mental Health Champions by the Canadian Mental Health Association of NB. We opened a studio in downtown Fredericton, and made sustainable sales growth (including our first international orders this month!).
We are seriously so thankful for every single person who has ever purchased a garment, followed us on social media, sent us a thoughtful e-mail, mentored us, worked with us, and encouraged us. Without you, we wouldn't be making the strides we are. So, before we get completely nostalgic and teary eyed, let us say: