Spotlight Interview: Pomps and Pearls



IG - @pompsandpearls
web - www.pompsandpearls.com  (under construction) 
Where are you from or where is your store located?  Dayton, OH
What does your store/brand specialize in? Pinup and rockabilly styles with a focus on separates from vintage reproduction brands. 
How did you get your brand started? I wanted to provide others with the items I had to search hard to find all in one place. 

How long have you been open and what is some of your favorite items? I am launching this fall and my favorite items are my jeans from Freddies of Pinewood.
What inspires you? My kids and making sure I am a good example for them as well as some amazing women in this industry that show you can still be a good person and be successful! 
What celebrity would you most like to wear/use your items?  It's not about big names for me, it's about everyday women feeling like celebrities. 

If you had to use only one word to describe yourself, what would it be? Determined 
What is your biggest pet peeve?  When businesses talk about being built on certain values but don't live up to that. 
What are your favorite websites or companies you love to support?Steady Clothing, Collectif, sourpuss and Freddies of Pinewood 
What would people be surprised to learn about you?  This business is about so much more than the bottom  line for me. It's about truly taking care of and uplifting my customers. It's about building a relationship with them and supporting companies that support and live up to positive ideals. It's about setting an example for my children and all others that we can all be happy with who we are and follow our dreams! None of this is predetermined by our gender, shape, size, color, background, location or any other reason society tells us we can't. I want people to know what my business is built on and what kind of company they are supporting. 

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