Made in the Shade
When this entrepreneur couldn't find hosiery in the right shade, she decided to do something about it.
What: Manufacturer and retailer of hosiery for ethnic
Who: Terri Franklin, founder of Accents of Color
When: Started in 2002
Wearing pantyhose can be a challenge in and of itself, but Terri Franklin, 49, had another difficulty: finding the right shade of brown to match her skin tone. She found she wasn't alone in the struggle. Like Franklin, other women with dark complexions were tired of the limited choices. "Black and off-black don't go with everything," she says.
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