Launching a brand of your own is a huge career step. A step many are reluctant to take on their own. Many wish they could have a business partner by their side who knows them better than anyone else, who could practically read their mind. That’s what makes these businesses so successful! Run by mother-daughter duos, these businesses are powerhouses because of their connection, communication, and dedication.
Yours truly, MEFeater magazine is founded and run by Gabrielle Amani and her mother, Simone Clarke. MEFeater is the only mother-daughter-owned publication in the US. What makes Simone and Gabby such a good team is that they’re dedicated to uplifting each other. And they’re not afraid to challenge each other. Behind every cover, fashion show, and tweet is this outspoken duo leading the MEF team.
Fairy Tale Teas
Founded by, Marissa Kinsler and her mother, Fairy Tale Teas is a whimsically-themed tea brand that sells tasty hand-crafted teas and fabulous vintage dishware. As a mother-daughter team and family-run business, the FTT team collaborates to put together intricate recipes, cottagecore-themed events, and to even add a bit of sparkle and whim to weddings and other special events.
Harlem Fashion Week
Founded by Tandra and her daughter, Yvonne, Harlem Fashion Week aims to introduce a new era of fashion. Together, Tandra and Yvonne host events in Harlem to highlight budding creatives within the fashion industry. That includes art exhibitions, fashion shows, and even panels. Tandra and Yvonne emulate selfless teamwork in letting each other shine.
What are some of your favorite mother-daughter-owned or family-owned businesses?