Episode 18: Rhamya Freitas runs fashion label, Get Me 2 New York (GM2NY), which is a travel inspired luxury fashion brand. This brand was initially conceived as a side project while Rhamya was working full time at American Express as a Marketing Executive.
Based on her love of travel, Rhamya uses photos from all her travels and digitally prints them on silk scarves and re-works them for leather good and satin shoes.
Her project took off with retailers and customers very quickly and 10 months into Rhamya’s project her role was AMEX was made redundant. This was the perfect opportunity to capitalize on the interest in her new brand and Rhamya turned this fun project into a business that has made a profit in it’s first year of working full time on it! Rhamya has not looked back!
Rhamya talks to Jane about her career path from commerce to marketing at Sun Microsystems, Sydney Water and American Express before following her passion for fashion. Such is her love of New York that she has named her business after it. GM2NY is now stocked across Australia and Internationally as well as being available at www.gm2ny.com
Listen to Rhamya’s top tips to be a successful fashion entrepreneur and find out about her range of luxury products based on her love of travel. Rhamya is a keen photographer and all her products are travel themed.
GM2NY has a range of silk scarves, shoes, travel wallets, cushions and a beautiful postcard book filled with iconic New York City photos.
Until 30th August 2015 you can get 25% ALL GM2NY products by using the code JANE when you check out at the shopping cart page at www.gm2ny.com