NAIRA: Blackbough Swim: How Designer Jemina Ty Built a Global Swimwear Brand From Her Bedroom
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Getting a piece of clothing that’s subpar quality is a bummer but in the case of Jemina Ty, getting a bad swimsuit ended up being the launch of an extremely successful career. After receiving a flimsy one-piece, she decided she could do it better which led to the creation of Blackbough Swim, a global swimwear brand known for its colorful prints and sexy silhouettes. Beloved by celebrities and with fans around the world, Ty has brought her brand from her bedroom to the global stage with no signs of slowing down.
We spoke to Ty about building a business from scratch, Blackbough Swim’s bestsellers, and her tips for aspiring women of color entrepreneurs.