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Gold Standard : How to Rock the World and Run an Empire (Hardcover) (Kym Gold)

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The cofounder of True Religion Brand Jeans, Kym Gold uses her story to serve up a firm dose of life and career lessons that helped her build a multimillion-dollar fashion brand from the ground up.Kym Gold’s mantra, never settle for a no; always look for a yes,” is what led her to co-create True Religion Brand Jeans, a major retail clothing company that sold for close to a billion dollars in 2013. In Gold Standard, Kym finally gives her side of the story of how the once fledgling jeans company that nobody wanted, went on to become a giant revolutionizing player in the fashion industry.As a woman in the boys’ club world of the fickle fashion business, Kym armed herself and became one of True Religion’s majority shareholders and their lead female clothing designer. On Valentine’s Day in 2007, she was served divorce papers by her then husband and had her company ripped from under herall within an hour. Since then, she has reestablished her place in the industry and catapulted herself into the coveted 1 percent of the richest Americans.In Gold Standard, Kym’s savvy business and fashion branding experience of thirty years gives a behind-the-scenes look into the always changing fashion industry. It also mixes in her compelling personal journey, including her marriage to Mark Burnett before he became TV's biggest mega producer, a compassionate view for women of the pressures of balancing a career, finances, and family. Kym motivates readers to throw the gold gloves on and put up a fight.
Kym Gold?s mantra never settle for a no, always look for a yes? is what led her to co-create True Religion Brand Jeans, a major retail clothing company which she sold for close to a billion dollars in 2013. In Gold Standard, she finally gives her side of the story of how the once fledgling jeans company that nobody wanted, went on to become a giant, revolutionizing player in the fashion industry.

As having to constantly arm herself in the boys club? world of the fickle fashion business, Kym went from being one of True Religion?s majority shareholders, and their lead female clothing designer, to being both served divorce papers by her partner, and having her company ripped from under her, within an hour, on Valentine?s Day in 2007. Since then she has climbed back up the ladder and catapulted into the coveted 1% of the richest Americans.

In Gold Standard, Kym?s savvy business and fashion branding experience of thirty years gives a behind the scenes look into the always changing fashion industry. It also mixes in her compelling personal journey, a compassionate view for women under the pressures of holding together a career, finances, family and trying to balance it all. Kym motivates readers to throw the gold gloves on and put up a fight.
Number of Pages: 182
Genre: Business + Money Management
Sub-Genre: Entrepreneurship
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Perseus Distribution Services
Author: Kym Gold
Language: English
Street Date: September 1, 2015
TCIN: 18771947
UPC: 9781634501286
Item Number (DPCI): 247-47-6927

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