Chelsea pictured with Tim Gunn from “Project Runway”
It’s not easy for a young person to “wear their faith on your sleeve” but this young lady has no problem owning her faith and letting the world have a piece if it. Chelsea Eubank, owner and founder of the clothing company, “Faithful Fish” has endured alot of pain during her 21 years on this Earth. Ironically so, her tribulations have served as the driving force having strong faith and being very successful. Here’s what Chelsea had to say about how she’s walking by faith and not by sight with “Faithful Fish”:
FBE: Where are you from and where is the company based?
CE: FROM ATLANTA AND WE ARE BASED IN ATLANTA
FBE: How did you derive at the name “Faithful Fish”?
CE: MY MOM ACTUALLY CAME UP WITH THE NAME
FBE: What motivated you to launch a clothing line?
CE:I HAVE ALWAYS BEEN IN LOVE WITH CLOTHES. WHEN I WAS 17 I LOST MY 41 YEAR OLD UNCLE, GRANDMOTHER WITHIN 4 MONTHS AND THEN 3 WEEKS LATER MY FATHER PASSED AWAY ON THE PHONE WITH ME. I WANTED TO WEAR SOMETHING PREPPY AND TRENDY TO QUIETLY SHOW MY
FAITH AND THERE WAS NOTHING OUT THERE. I WENT TO MY MOM AND TOLD HER I
WANTED TO START A CHRISTIAN CLOTHING COMPANY.
FBE: Did you design clothing prior to the launch of “Faithful Fish”?
CE: YES,WE DESIGNED THE LOGO. MOST OF THE LINE I HAVE DRAWN OUT IS NOT EVEN BEING
SOLD, WE STARTED VERY SMALL.
FBE: Who works with you?
CE: I HAVE A FINANCIAL MANAGER, IT COMPANY, RETAIL SALES PERSON, PR COMPANY AND A RETAIL/ONLINE CONSULTANT.
FBE: What inspires your designs?
CE: I GIVE BACK A PORTION OF SALES TO CHARITIES AND THAT IS A BIG DRIVER FOR ME. I ALSO WANT YOUNG PEOPLE TO UNDERSTAND BEING FAITHFUL CAN BE COOL AND AND FUN. IT NEVER HAS TO BE IN YOUR FACE.
FBE: Who is the typical “Faithful Fish” consumer?
CE: I SEE FAITHFUL FISH IN THE FUTURE AS BEING SOMETHING LIKE RALPH LAUREN. CLOTHING FROM CRADLE TO GRAVE.
FBE: Has your line been featured in any national publications or on television?
CE:YES, COSMOGIRL, I WAS JUST IN SEVENTEEN MAGAZINE, IGNITE YOUR FAITH. THE ATLANTA JOURNAL DID AN ENTIRE PAGE IN THE SUNDAY PAPER.
FBE: Who or what personally inspires you to push forth with your career?
CE: MY FAITH AND MY MOM
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