|when the girl gets home from wearing a uniform all day, she cannot WAIT to wear her second outfit of the day... today she "needed" her "heels" to complete her look :)|
|Cheryl and her cutie patootie son!|
How did Ollie Jones Clothing come about?Like so many other moms out there, after having my son in 2012, I was faced with the daunting prospect of going back to work. As much as I had previously loved the thrill and excitement of my 60hr/week fashion career–with the daily hour-long commute to boot–I was NOT looking forward to jumping back into that particular grind after my maternity leave ended. So I quit.
My little home based business started because of frustration - I just couldn't find pants for my son that were both comfortable and fashion forward. I always wanted to buy him leggings, but so many had bows or frills or just too plain. How could I deny my son the comfort that us Mom's have been wearing during pregnancy, post pregnancy.....well, let's face we would all live in them if we could. So out came the sewing machine and after cutting up a really cool Tee shirt of mine...the perfect pair of leggings were born.
Who or what would you say has been your biggest inspiration along the way?
Tell us briefly what your typical day is like.Waking up at 7am to my 2 year old saying "Mama" over the monitor. Hanging out with my boy all day and then working in my studio every chance I get.
What is one of your biggest goals for this year?
If there's one thing you've learned from creating this business from the ground up that you'd want to share, what would it be?
If you could have a super power what would it be?
Something that is top priority on your bucket list.
Thanks so much for sharing Cheryl!! Its been a joy meeting you and getting to know you better. It's no surprise that you pretty much blew up overnight!! You and your leggings are TOO good and people are starting to figure that out :) Thanks for sharing a little about yourself with all of us! xx