FORBES: 16 Female Founders Taking The Fashion Industry By Storm

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Jemina Ty is a 27-year-old Filipina who built Blackbough from her bedroom after noticing a lack of affordable, well-made bikinis in the market. Since selling her bikini designs to friends, her business has grown exponentially and now counts celebrities like Miley Cyrus, Lucy Hale, and Vanessa Hudgens as fans.

What makes you feel empowered?

JEMINA TY: I love being able to create clothing that I want to wear! Bringing my ideas to life and turning them into reality feels really empowering. Brainstorming and experimenting are crucial parts of my process, and seeing women all over the world look amazing in my designs fuels my drive to improve my products and craft.

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