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Shades Of Success

Just Like Spirit Animals, We All Have Colours That Perfectly Match Our Personalities. Vasenta Selvanayagam Digs Deep Into The Lives Of Seven Influential Entrepreneurs To Find Out The Colours That Best Reflect Them And The Struggles They Face At Different Cross Junctions Of The Businesses They’Re Currently Running.

Vasenta Selvanayagam

Ever gone through a personal experience and asked yourself how you could maybe turn it into a business idea one day? The next time that runs through your mind, don’t brush the thought off just like that but instead, think of how Careen ventured from being a blogger to starting up her own bridal boutique, The White Atelier.

It all started when she personally faced problems finding a suitable bridal gown for her wedding six years ago. “Back in the day, I was very petite, and I was looking for something simple like a laced mermaid gown that would fit well. But everything I found was OTT and the service that I received from most places was not up to my expectation,” explains Careen. “My dream was crushed, and after my wedding, I had friends around my size and height who went through the same challenges as well. That was when the idea to start my own bridal boutique crossed my mind.” Coming from a communications background and without having any clue what the nature of her business was going to be like, Careen texted all her friends and told them that she was about to start her own boutique, then asked them to answer an online survey to find out what people would like to expect from this. Once Careen had all the details, an old friend approached her and introduced her to people from the industry who were willing to give her a helping hand to make this dream come true. “There was a lot of selflearning involved and since I’m

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