Cadette Women

Allison Asis
VIDA Series  |  Cynthia Nguyen

VIDA Series | Cynthia Nguyen

Introducing – The VIDA series; featuring real women who each share a story around an experience of change or growth that they recall, and how it was an important part of their growth along their journey.Truth be told, I’m always nervous when asking someone to open up, be vulnerable and honest about real challenges they’ve come across. But I’m empowered to push beyond that initial feeling because I know these conversations are necessary to inspire and strengthen one another; we ultimately discover that we share so many more similarities in emotions, experiences, and moments of perseverance, than we realize.The first of...

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CADETTE WOMEN | Ani Wells

CADETTE WOMEN | Ani Wells

I first met Ani Wells of Simply Suzette this past December when we were vendors at a holiday market. One of the best things about taking part in local markets is connecting with fellow creatives, makers & entrepreneurs in the city. And more importantly, seeing those exciting introductions grow into some pretty special friendships.  I'd say that sums up the wonderful bond between Ani and I. After that first encounter, we kept in touch via social media and I soon asked her to model Cadette's Spring 2019 collection. And throughout these past several months, we've had many invaluable conversations around each of our journeys as solopreneurs; we've...

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CADETTE WOMEN | Dani Reynolds

CADETTE WOMEN | Dani Reynolds

I would have to say that most, if not all of my woman crushes are for creative, driven, trail-blazing females that inspire all those around them with their unique  vision and craft. Dani Reynolds, a Toronto-based multi-disciplinary creative, is without a doubt one of them – and I honestly fell for her the moment we met several years ago!We initially met when I was at my prior full-time job as a marketing manager for a beauty company. I recall working on an upcoming campaign, tasked to connect & collaborate with local influential women that I felt were truly inspiring figures in...

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'Bare Form' Campaign – Real Women. Real Stories.

'Bare Form' Campaign – Real Women. Real Stories.

  (Photo: Kyrsten Galang) Introducing the 'Bare Form' campaign, in support of International Women's Month ❤️✊🏽.Starting on International Women's Day, spanning over the next 6 consecutive weeks, I will be spotlighting each of these inspiring female creatives & entrepreneurs. Every Friday, a different woman's portrait will go live here, as well as on Cadette's IG page, alongside a short video clip on IGTV where she will share the 'bare truth' about a challenge she has faced along her journey.My main goal with this series is to highlight the importance of being open and honest about real experiences that we all go through whilst working toward a...

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