036: Launching a Bag Strap Brand and Landing British Vogue with Leisha Ryan of Elevar
Leisha Ryan worked 4 jobs up to 70 hours per week to finance a gap year after university—then COVID hit. She was forced to cancel her travel and career plans but found the time to research starting a business. After 6 months of preparation, Leisha launched her brand Elevar, which sells 100% premium cruelty-free handbags and straps.
In this interview, Mollie chats with Leisha about:
Generating $3K within 3 weeks of launch How Elevar has grown 600% growth since its launch How minimal design inspired her branding and product colors How Start and Scale helped her find the right manufacturing partners How Elevar got featured in the October issue of British Vogue How she researches influencers before partnering with them
Listen to Leisha's journey from canceling her plans to building her dream.
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