Oct 12, 2020
S4 Ep31 ADARSH ALPHONS of WARDROBE: the largest peer rental marketplace for luxury and vintage fashion - on the sharing economy of clothing, and scaling this very new fashion start-up nine months in.
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Pre-Loved Podcast: Adarsh Alphons
Today I’m speaking Adarsh Alphons the founder of Wardrobe, the largest peer rental marketplace for luxury and vintage fashion. Prior to Wardrobe, Adarsh founded ProjectArt—currently the nation’s largest art school, without owning a single building. His background as a proven leader in the sharing economy space made ProjectArt a nationally-scaled enterprise, and now he’s turned that expertise to the fashion rental world.
We talk about why the sharing economy, and why fashion, what goes into scaling up a business like this, all kinds of inside behind-the-scenes bits about the business, what this wild year has been like for this (very new!) fashion start-up, the future of fashion, and more.
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