KARIGAM Modern and Chic with Urban Soul Brand. Ready-to-Wear for the Modern Women.
KARIGAM’s style is asymmetrical, cutting edge, evoking length and strength, inspired by linear, minimalist and modern architecture, futurist and modern furnishings with monochromatic colors; Black and White photos of Paris or New York cityscape, along with angular shadows with an urban touch are the essence of the brand. Silhouettes are simple and minimalistic, but with something new and unique worked into the garment for a sense of independence and knowing between KARIGAM and the wearer.
KARIGAM is designed to be a part of a woman’s life, reward her achievements, inspire her to do her life more fully and confident, and look her best living it. KARIGAM is American, Latin American, European, Global.
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I stay motivated by… myself, my wish of business growth, my passion for fashion and my mother because she takes a very important role in my motivation as well.
Three adjectives that describe me are… perfectionist, passionate and honest.
If I could have dinner with one person it would be… God because God grant me the serenity to accept the things and the he gives me strength to keep going.
The most exciting innovation to me is… how the advancement of technology can change our life making our days more efficient and easier in any industry you are.
What motivated you to become an entrepreneur? Is having your own business something you always wanted?
My mother motivated me to become an entrepreneur, she is an entrepreneur and I think I inherited that from her. Yes, I always wanted to have my own business.
How did you come up with your business idea? What inspired you?
When I was a teenager I realized that I had ability to create innovative things, sketching, arts, music using the technology of the moment and I always wanted to put all of those things together to create my own brand even the name of my brand “KARIGAM” was created since I was a teenager. After I studied Fashion Design, I was in love with the fashion Industry. My mother inspired me.
What were you doing before this? How did it prepare you for the entrepreneurial life?
I was working with my family business. I studied Business Administration and Fashion Design in my native country, Venezuela
What do you think is the biggest obstacle for female founders? How can we overcome it?
I think there are not a biggest obstacle for female founders than you cannot overcome because if you want and work hard to get your goals you will achieve what you want, the obstacle is in your mind and you are able to direct your own destiny.
What sacrifices have you had to make to be a successful entrepreneur?
I have sacrificed my time to share with my family.
How far are you willing to go to succeed?
I don’t put limits myself, I will do what I like to do, and I think success is when you are happy with the things you are doing and make you happy.
If you were a book, which one would it be and why?
If I was a book, I will be “the secret” because I believe in the power of the mind and energy of attractions. “You are what you want to be, and you attract what you want to get”
What do you think about company culture? What are some of your tips on being a good leader?
I think knowledge is power and I am open to employ people of different cultures because it will be a plus to my company also, my team and I will learn more about different cultures. I think a good leader should have knowledge, empowered to be ahead of other people.