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103. Rebecca Minkoff on How to Get Started Successfully in the Fashion Industry
Episode 1036th July 2020 • the bossbabe podcast • bossbabe
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We’re joined by legendary businesswoman and award-winning fashion designer, Rebecca Minkoff. With 15 years of experience in the fashion industry, Rebecca is a wealth of knowledge and entrepreneurial wisdom that she’s sharing with us in today’s episode. It should also be no surprise that Rebecca is one of the ambassadors for the Pitch Your Biz Competition with ELLE. 

Rebecca’s no fluff, straight-forward approach to business is packed full of hustle, persistence, and unapologetic ambition. Tune in as we dive deep into the early days of Rebecca’s career, from how she started in the fashion industry to launching her first line at 21 and growing her brand and business into the iconic empire that it is today. 

Get ready to feel inspired and empowered with actionable business tips and entrepreneurial wisdom from Rebecca Minkoff.

Important Moments with Rebecca Minkoff:

[4:06 - 8:40]: Rebecca’s journey from fashion intern at 18 to launching her first line at 21

[9:26 - 9:51]: The biggest challenge that she faced in the early stages of her business

[13:08 - 13:54]: Why consistent success is rare and what ‘real’ success truly looks like 

[15:10 - 16:00]: The power of networking pre-social media 

[16:55 - 17:15] Learning how to accept the possibility of rejections 

This episode is brought to you by ELLE, iconic lifestyle brand, and the world’s largest women’s fashion magazine. We’ve partnered with ELLE for their 75th anniversary to celebrate women entrepreneurship. Submit your business pitches to our Pitch Your Biz Competition at

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