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