Make Yourself...See the Big Picture

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Imagine becoming a successful clothing designer for Nordstrom at 13 years-old? Tune-in this week to hear Isabella Rose Taylor’s story of becoming an entrepreneur and the challenges she overcame after doing so; as well as the importance of taking a step back to re-evaluate your next move.

 

About isabella

As a young entrepreneur, Isabella Taylor began painting at age 3 and selling her works at age 8 through a prestigious gallery in Dallas, TX.  Around that same time, she founded her eponymous brand, IsabellaRoseTaylor, a young women's contemporary line. In the Fall of 2014, Isabella partnered with DELL to present her Fall collection during New York Fashion Week. At the age of 12, she was the youngest designer to sell her clothing at selected Nordstrom stores throughout the country.  In 2017, she parlayed her talents into designing interior decor and furniture in collaboration with Pottery Barn Teen.

Isabella wrapped up her high school studies when she was just 11 years old and went on to study Fine Arts at Austin Community College. At age 16, she graduated from Parson School of Design with a degree in Fashion Marketing. Currently, she's studying International Business at NYU.

Isabella has won many national and international awards for poetry and art, been featured in numerous magazines including Forbes, Entrepreneur, WWD, Elle, Teen Vogue & Seventeen. She was selected as one of Fast Company magazine's "100 Most Creative People in Business, won Emerging Woman-Owned Business of the year by Texas Governor's Office, Entrepreneurial Rising Star by the Austin Chamber of Commerce as well as selected as one of "Latina Magazine's "30 under 30." Isabella has enjoyed appearing on national TV shows such as Katie Couric, Steve Harvey and news shows on FOX, MSNBC, and CBS.  She’s presented her inspirational message encouraging other youth at TEDxHollywood and TEDxJanPath in New Delhi, the Dell Women Entrepreneur Network Conference, Girl Up (United Nations), Girl's Life "Rock Your Life" event and International Day of the Girl at Fossil Group's headquarters, among others.

Presently, Isabella main pursuits include furthering her knowledge base in business, marketing, and branding. She's especially interested in Design Thinking and the concept of "business as a force for good". While she brainstorms on the next phase, she continues to give back by speaking and being an advocate for young women empowerment through creativity and entrepreneurship. She also volunteers her time as a member of Austin Community College Advisory Board for Fashion and Marketing.

 
Embrace this process and know that everything you’ve done has prepared you to be resilient.
— Isabella Rose Taylor
 
 
 
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WHAT YOU WILL LEARN

  • The importance of hustling

  • How to grow your retail business at the start

  • The importance of taking a step back and reevaluating your business in a time of change

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