From the time she was 5-year-old and stealing pieces of foil from her mom’s kitchen so she could craft pieces of jewelry and save them for the “business” she planned to open, Tamiko White knew she was meant to be an entrepreneur. And from the moment she saw (four times, that is) Stephanie Mills bring it “Home” during performance in The Wiz, Tamiko also knew that impacting people through performance and the arts was also meant to be a part of her journey.

 

Today, as a style ambassador, branding expert, speaker, model, actress and educator who works with several global fashion brands, Tamiko is — in one all-encompassing term — storyteller.

 

Between meetings and appointments as she gears up for New York Fashion Week, we talk to the NYC native about the business of fashion, the evolution of fashion week and what designers, stylists and students all need to know before getting in the game.

 

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On this episode you’ll learn…

  • 3 things you need to do to be a leader in the fashion business.
  • What you need to know to make a pivot.
  • The key element for building a fashion brand.
  • How the fashion industry (and Fashion Week) have changed and why it all makes sense.
  • Who really has the power in fashion.
  • In business, the kind of support you need evolves.
  • The remedy for “doing it all.”

 

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VISIT TAMIKO at tamikowhite.com.

 

Contact Tamiko at info@tamikowhite.com.

 

FOLLOW TAMIKO at…
Instagram: @TamikoWhite
Twitter: @itstwhite
Snapchat: @heyitstamiko

 

RESOURCES MENTIONED IN THIS EPISODE:
Nesh NYC clothing line
Jen Hansen jewelry

 

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[Music: “Someone Else’s Memories” by Revolution Void]