Interview with Emerging Lifestyle Label: Erin Dana

Erin Dana

We sat down with Erin Dana Lichy, co-founder and creative director of the emerging Lifestyle label Erin Dana, in her beautiful Manhattan studio to discuss what it’s like starting a fashion label and what advice she has for fellow designers.

Nicole Giordano

Nicole is the founder of StartUp FASHION, an online resource and community supporting for independent designers around the world with building their businesses. A deep love for the craft of fashion paired with an adamant belief that success is defined by the individual, led her to found StartUp FASHION, where she helps independent designers and makers screw the traditional fashion business rules, create their own paths, and build businesses they truly love. More than anything else, she’s in the business of encouragement and works every day to remind makers and designers that they have something special to offer the world and that they can, in fact, do this thing!