Cherry Blossom’s Jasmine Jones’ Power Outfit Remix Starts With What You Don’t See
October 1, 2021 @ 9:30am
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Jasmine Jones successfully owns lingerie store Cherry Blossom Intimates, and now is working to launch intimates and prosthetics for women post-mastectomy with her new company, Myya. For an industry often synonymous with the word “sexy,” Jones says it isn’t always.
Advice that keeps you hungry “My mission in life is not merely to survive, but to thrive; and to do so with some passion, some compassion, some humor and some style,” – Maya Angelou. [This] quote drives me each and every day and inspired me to build my company Myya, which I am launching on October 10 and is the first DTC, insurance-billable intimates, and prosthetics brand for women post-mastectomy.
What your day is incomplete without.
A great bra. But really, as I build Myya, my days are consumed with bras and prosthetics, and I wouldn’t have it any other way.
Your power outfit remix
A power outfit is all about feeling powerful in your skin before you put any clothes on. The first step in creating your power outfit is feeling confident in who you are [and] what are you setting out to accomplish, and I believe that a great bra is the start to a powerful look. After that, you can conquer anything.
What every entrepreneur needs
Don’t be afraid to break into an industry that isn’t sexy. Durable medical equipment isn’t the hottest venture on the block, I get it. But when I took a look at how I could add to the industry, I knew it was perfect for me. Believing in your perspective and entering into a space you may not see yourself represented, much like I am doing with Myya in the world of durable medical equipment, is where resonating brands are built.
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