New York Fashion Week kicks off this week. So we sat down with Rebecca Minkoff -- the co-founder and creative director of, you guessed it, Rebecca Minkoff, LLC. That’s the fashion brand she started in 2005 with her brother. Since then, their company has been a leader in shaping the future of fashion: Rebecca Minkoff was one of the first fashion brands to engage with their customers through social media and influencers. But she hasn’t stopped there: in 2018, Rebecca launched the Female Founder Collective to support and invest in women-led businesses.
At this LIVE power breakfast, she talks to us about taking risks, going to couples therapy with her brother-slash-cofounder, and how women can support each other in the workplace.
By the way... we're trying something new: founders' book recs. This week we’re shouting out our friend -- and former guest on The Couch -- Reshma Saujani. She's got a new book called “Brave, Not Perfect” that's all about why girls should choose bravery. Get it here.*
See you back here next week. And in the meantime, rate us, review us, and subscribe to Skimm’d from the Couch on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or wherever you get your podcasts.
While you're waiting...
- Check out Rebecca’s Female Founder Collective here.
- Find Rebecca’s podcast “Super Women with Rebecca Minkoff” here.
- And if you need a bag… find ‘em here.
*PS: these reads are independently curated by our editorial team. If you buy something from one of our links, theSkimm may earn a little something in return. Thanks