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You may remember Monif C. from her episode of She’s The Boss. Well, this designer of plus sized fashion hasn’t slowed down since we first profiled her. She just released a lookbook of her spring collection.
You can preview the entire thing at StyleBlazer.com.
What do you think of these looks?
About This Episode
Monif Clarke has an open heart, a big smile and she make clothes for curvy women. As the co-founder and owner of Monif C., Ms. Clarke was inspired by a European vacation to create a clothing line for full-figured women that was just as fabulous as the collections for women with more modest curves.
Watch and listen as Ms. Clarke dispenses priceless jewels about what it takes to make it in the fashion industry and how and where she gets her inspiration. Find out why she’s the boss!
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(Crain’s) — Unable to find flattering clothing that fit, Monif Clarke started a business six years ago selling stylish plus-size dresses and swimsuits on the Web and through specialty boutiques. She longed to land an account at a major department store for her Manhattan-based company, but with about $585,000 in annual sales and four employees, Monif C. Plus Sizes just did not have the critical mass. That’s why Ms. Clarke was thrilled to be selected as one of 22 participants in The Workshop at Macy’s, a vendor-development program for women- and minority-owned businesses that the chain launched last month. Entrepreneurs attended a four-and-a-half-day boot camp aimed at teaching them all they need to know about getting their merchandise onto Macy’s shelves.
(Black Enterprise) — This week on The Urban Business Roundtable, UBR Executive Producer TaQuoya Kennedy talks with Monif Clarke who, in partnership with her mother Elaine Clarke, launched the fashion business sensation Monif C. Contemporary Plus Sizes. Clarke shares the role that entrepreneurial persistence played in helping her to launch her venture and make it a success.