9 Quotes to Inspire You to Dream Big From Millionaire Fashion Entrepreneur Tory Burch
Burch's story can teach you the importance of hard work, growth and knowing the right moment to make your entrepreneurial leap.
Before becoming the successful entrepreneur she is today, fashion designer Tory Burch climbed the ranks of New York City’s elite fashion industry. After graduating from school, Burch became the assistant to fashion designer Zoran, doing coffee runs and picking up dry cleaning. After some time, Burch was hired by Harper’s Bazaar, and later Ralph Lauren, Vera Wang and Loewe, where she quickly climbed the corporate ladder.
It was during her time at Loewe that Burch came up with her concept for an affordable yet chic fashion brand. Pregnant with her third child, Burch made the entrepreneurial leap and launched Tory Burch with the help of a small team working out of her New York City apartment. It wasn’t before long that Burch was opening up stores around the country, and selling her products in major department stores.
Burch has won several awards and recognitions for her accomplishments, including 2008 Accessory Designer of the Year by CFDA and placement on both Forbes’ Most Powerful Women list and its America’s Self-Made Women list.
Here are nine inspiring quotes from Burch on dreaming big, being a leader and handling criticism.