For Subscribers

Smart Ideas 09/04

Asian-inspired children's clothing, fine art marketing materials and more

By Nichole L. Torres

Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own.

What: Adesigner of Asian-inspired children's clothing
Who: Leslie KarenPotter and Lynn Potter Wells of Meili &Me
Where: Longview,Texas
When: Started inMarch 2003

When Leslie Karen Potter adopted her daughter from China in2000, she fell in love not only with her new little one, but alsowith the Chinese culture. She wanted her daughter, Meili, now 4years old, to grow up knowing about and being proud of her culturalheritage. So Potter, 49, decided to combine her passion forChinese-inspired clothing with her background as a professionalshopper and stylist to create a line of clothes for her daughterand other children, too.

Continue reading this article — and all of our other premium content with Entrepreneur+

For just $5, you can get unlimited access to all Entrepreneur’s premium content. You’ll find:

  • Digestible insight on how to be a better entrepreneur and leader
  • Lessons for starting and growing a business from our expert network of CEOs and founders
  • Meaningful content to help you make sharper decisions
  • Business and life hacks to help you stay ahead of the curve

Related Topics

Editor's Pick

Have More Responsibilities at Work, But No Pay Bump? Use This Script to Get the Raise You Deserve.
Black and Asian Founders Face Opposition at All Levels — Here's Why That Has to Change
Business News

Police: 82-Year-Old Woman Found Alive at New York Funeral Home After Being Pronounced Dead

The woman was found breathing almost three hours after she was pronounced dead.


Invest in Yourself: 10 Things Every Working Woman Should Do This Year

When striving for success, it is easy to forget about your mental and physical health. But without health, you cannot fully succeed. Follow these ten lifestyle strategies for success in your personal and professional life.


3 Expert-Backed Strategies for Blowing People Away With Your First Impression

Nothing is more important than a good first impression. The first five seconds are everything.

Business Ideas

How to Make Thousands of Dollars on the Side As a Virtual Assistant

Apply your skills and experience to create a lucrative virtual assistant side hustle or full-time business.