Rebecca Minkoff, who spent 20 years building her business, is hopeful about her post-pandemic future.
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When Rebecca Minkoff landed in New York at the age of 18, she had some money saved and big dreams of becoming a fashion designer.
“I had $10,000 in savings from babysitting, bat mitzvah money that I’d never touched, some bonds that I was given,” said Minkoff, co-founder and creative director of her eponymous fashion line.
She blew it all on the material for her first clothing line and expensive look-books, which showed off the line’s look. Only one store called her.
“You never forget that first moment where you’re terrified,” Minkoff said. “That’s all you have.