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Failure. #KeepGoing

As a fashion designer that works with a lot of different brands I have met a lot of people in the industry.   Many people are afraid to try something new for fear of failure or fear of losing your job.   I have lost jobs and brands so I have gotten over that fear.  There is always another job or chance down the road.  Always.  You are not a failure if you tried and it did not work out.  I think you are a failure if you let fear hold you back and you never try anything.    Some people are so afraid of failure that they don't even try.  I am not one of those people.  I have tried and failed at a couple of fashion start up brands.   The first one was really hard for me to take. However it took me less than one year and I was already planning my next brand.   I did have to take a year off though, just to recover from the utter feeling of devastation after closing my first handbag brand I had worked so hard at for 5 years! I like the challenge of building things.  Having pass