Matchmi, a new clothing company launched this month that sells matching dresses for mothers and daughters. It’s the brainchild of creative director Lacie Thorne, 32, a former New York City designer behind celebrity brands such as Jennifer Lopez Apparel at Kohl’s and Kmart's Nicki Minaj Collection and Adam Levine Collection .
“I got the idea for Matchmi back in December after stumbling across a Facebook page for a company that sold mother-daughter outfits — I was surprised that it had almost 100,000 likes,” Thorne, a married mother of one, tells Yahoo Shine. “I realized there was a real market for mothers and daughters who got a kick out of dressing alike.” Thorne began immediately sketching her own designs and drafting a business plan. “Most people were supportive but some were skeptical,” she admits. “I
- Elise Solé, Shine Staff | Team Mom – Thu, 19 Jun, 2014 1:07 PM EDT
Matchmi, a new clothing company launched this month that sells matching dresses for mothers and daughters. It’s the brainchild of creative director Lacie Thorne, 32, a former New York City designer behind celebrity brands such as Jennifer Lopez Apparel at Kohl’s and Kmart's Nicki Minaj Collection and Adam Levine Collection .For some, the idea of moms and their daughters wearing matching clothes sounds a little over the top; for others it seems downright adorable. The latter is the target consumer base for Read More »from Fashion Designer Targets Moms Who Want to Dress Like Their Daughters
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A photo of a dad in a “Feminist Father” polo shirt has gone swiftly viral on Tumblr, where it’s been liked and shared more than 196,000 times since being posted by the man's proud daughter on Sunday.
"He's very supportive of me and the decisions I make for myself; he cares so much about me and my passion for feminism," Kristine Speare, 20, tells Yahoo Shine through a Twitter message regarding her father, Chuck, a restaurant owner in Cherry Hill, New Jersey. "He completely agrees with the shirt's message."
The buzzed-about black shirt — available on Zazzle for $48.90 — is emblazoned, on its back, with the following warning:
“Rules for dating my daughter
1. I don’t make the rules
2. You don’t make the rules
3. She makes the rules
4. Her body, her rules
Speare, a part-time Burlington County College student who also works in her dad's restaurant, describes herself on Twitter as a “feminist, coffee addict, book lover." She is fond of posting playfully empowered selfies, tweeted