Fashion entrepreneur Tomas Romita just kind of blurted out what is now his growing fashion startup, MADE Clothing Co.
“Yeah I’m going to do the clothing one,” he fibbed at a party when teased by friends about his next career move.
He was, at the time, in a situation many young graduates hope to find themselves in. Secure in a job with a large accounting firm and safe in the knowledge that if he stayed, he would move up the corporate ladder.
Despite the prestige and security of his current career, Romita only saw accounting as a means to an end. The end was running his own show —but he didn’t know what that was until that faithful moment when pressed about it.
“I’m a man of my word,” he says of his fashion startup that provides clients with custom suits and an experience that sets him apart from larger, more well-known custom suit companies like Indochino or Montreal-based, Surmesur.
I met Tomas a couple of years ago when MADE was running out of a humble shared workspace. He seemedRead More »from Why Tomas Romita left his corporate job to start a fashion company