Finding the Bliss in Business with Katie Platt of Bliss On

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Although Katie Platt knows a thing or two about apparel and wardrobe due to her experience working in the bridal industry. She didn’t quite realize how many hats she would need to wear on the path to building a booming business. This versatility and inventive creativity within her allowed her to forge a lane of her own within a distinctly competitive market.

In today’s episode, Carlyn flies solo once more and sits down with Katie Platt, the founder of Bliss On. Bliss On is a bridal swimwear and accessories brand made with the bride in mind. Katie shares her journey with the brand, what she’s learned through working with brides, what resources have benefitted her most, and more. 

“The journey is ever-changing. I think the biggest takeaway for me is just perseverance. You just have to keep going.” – Katie Platt 

This week on Startups in Stilettos:

  • Katie talks about Bliss On as a brand (1:30) 
  • Katie explains how one idea led to an innovative opportunity (4:47) 
  • Katie shares what surprised her on the journey (6:55) 
  • Katie talks which resources helped her (8:30) 
  • Katie shares what shifts she has noticed amongst brides (13:00)
  • Carlyn talks the circular vs. linear entrepreneurship journey (15:23) 
  • Katie discusses perseverance in her journey and what;s next for Bliss On (18:27)  

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Our Favorite Quotes:

  • “There’s just so many things to learn. And I think it’s easy to get really stressed out. And it’s important to remember to kind of give yourself grace, that you’re figuring it out as you go.” – Katie Platt
  • “We all have to stay within our superpowers and let some of those around us really help us facilitate the growth of our company.” – Carlyn Bushman 
  • “We have highs and lows and it winds its way and as you grow, you continue to experience the growth phases.”  – Carlyn Bushman 

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