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December 18
FROM FASHIONISTA TO FASHION DESIGNER & ENTREPRENEUR premium

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Turning a passion for fashion into a business requires a clear concept, unique designs and a strong brand. Growing up, Debra delighted in reading Vogue and Harper’s Bazaar magazines. While attending college in New York City, she began developing a vision for the kind of clothing she wanted to produce. Her brand identity was unique as it was closely tied to her Cuban roots.
After returning to her hometown of Miami, Debra made the decision to start her business.  Yet she needed capital to kickstart her business. She had come across convenient and quick borrowing options that are commonly found online:

“Sure, the loans were quick and easy to get, but at a large cost. With Accion, the process was clear, fair and simple. I also felt safe,” explains Debra.

Debra received her first loan through Accion, and participated in Accion’s financial literacy courses which helped her transition from designer

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November 16
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REZONATE ART promotes and sells art, fashion and jewelry by up-and-coming, contemporary Native artists to encourage professional development, opportunity, economic well-being for our people.

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November 16
SHOP SMALL: FATTY CAKES premium

Fatty Cakes offers cookie inspired cakes. Yes, you heard us right. Cookie- cakes. Owned and created by Jennifer Taylor in Brooklyn, NY, Fatty Cakes baked goods range from cream filled delights to bourbon infused deliciousness. Perfect for a baked- goods fanatic this holiday season or to bring with you to one of your holiday parties this year!

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November 16
Shop Small: Wine & Whey premium

Wine & Whey

Wine & Whey provides instruction, supplies and the fun in making wine and cheese.

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November 16
SHOP SMALL: MAKELLOS NAILS premium

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Know someone  that can’t do without perfectly polished and designed nails? A selection of Makellos nails may just be the perfect gift for them! At Makellos, each set of  nails are flashy, eco- friendly and safe to wear. Featured in a wide variety of fashion blogs and considered as a must-have product for returning customers, Makellos nails are the new it accessory among fashionistas. Give the gift of glammed out press-ons to that special fashion-conscious friend you know.

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November 16
Shop Small: Copper Door Coffee premium

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Copper Door Coffee provides small batch craft-roast coffee fresh roasted using 100 percent locally produced wind power.

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November 16
Shop Small: August Ink premium

Happy Place Pillow by August Ink

August Ink is a lifestyle brand focused on creating a fun, positive and inspiring life! Their products are all hand printed in their studio at the base of the Rocky Mountains, in Fort Collins, Colorado.

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November 16
SHOP SMALL: ASTORIA DISTILLING premium

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If you’re thinking of gifting wine or spirits this holiday season, visit Astoria Distilling for their Old Tom’s inspired gin, Queens Courage. This delicately made gin was formulated with a wide variety of cocktails in mind. It has a delightful note of grapefruit that nicely compliments the honey used to make it. It is also smooth enough to enjoy neat or on the rocks.  Perfect for someone who has an appreciation for quality gin.

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November 16
SHOP SMALL: ROBBIE E.’s CAKES & PASTRIES premium

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At Robbie E.’s Cakes and Pastries only organic and natural flavors and spices are used to make their baked goods.With gluten-free and vegan cakes also being delicious options, Robbie E.’s offers a wide range of aesthetically appealing treats.Treat someone to a beautifully designed cake or cupcake tower for  one of their upcoming special occasions or give the gift of a unique box of pastries as a holiday present this year.

Click here to shop Robbie E.’s Cakes & Pastries. 

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