Get to Know: TMak Sportswear
Tell us about your brand and your business model.
TMak Sportswear designs and manufactures Après Sport Dresses for athletic women who appreciate a feminine post workout style and wardrobe. I design and manufacture in San Francisco and sell direct to the consumer. I also brand the dresses for athletic clubs to extend their brand beyond the race course for their club members to wear post race or for club events. The ultimate goal of the brand is to expand to designing the perfect sports bra for athletic ladies with bodacious tatas.
What drove you to start your own label? And what have you enjoyed the most so far?
After losing my job and realizing I wanted more control of my work life, I asked myself what I love and how can I make a business from it. I am passionate about endurance sports and love the community. I love when I meet a woman who says they are “not a dress gal” and they wear my dress and change their minds and realize how comfy and practical a sport dress is for almost all aspects of their lifestyle. Women have sent me pictures of themselves in my dress hiking, traveling around the globe, and post workouts.
What are one or two big goals you’re focusing on in the next 6 months?
Creating a plan for wholesale; figuring out where to get funds to do a second round of production as inventory is now low.
? You can learn more about TMak Sportsweark here.
? You can shop the TMak Sportswear collection here.
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