Hailey Tucker vies for grand prize in Shark Tank-style competition

by: Brenda Duong

Lambert & Co.

Local student Hailey Tucker of Flagler Palm Coast High School recently participated in the annual nonprofit Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship Southeast Youth Entrepreneurship Finals. During the competition, she pitched her business idea, Custom F.C., a shoe business guaranteeing the perfect fit, function and performance through custom designed cleats.

Tucker competed against seven other students from the Southeast and placed as runner-up in the regional competition. She will be representing Flagler Palm Coast High School in the NFTE National Youth Entrepreneurship Challenge in October.

“I was inspired to start my business Custom F.C. after having

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Naomi Osaka Hits Another Fashion Grand Slam with Her First Bikini Collaboration


Don’t Forget That It’s Way Day At Joss & Main, Too — For Only A Few More Hours!

You may already be familiar with Wayfair, the virtual one-stop-home-shop offering up mega markdowns on everything from breathable bedding to furniture staples. And if you’re a Wayfair devotee, you’ve probably heard that its sister site, Joss & Main, offers up just as many home scores as its well-recognized relative, only with more chicly-curated deals and a sweet spot for decor. Regardless, all you really need to know is that from now until midnight (PST) tonight, both retailers are participating in the

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Grand Forks graduate sews success in Minneapolis men’s fashion industry

But five years later, Thompson is delighted that his inaugural collection will debut at a Minneapolis boutique.

A dozen of Thompson’s custom-made pieces of upper-body clothing — including jackets, shirts and a vest — are featured at MartinPatrick3, a men’s clothing and interior design store in the North Loop of Minneapolis.

Thompson didn’t take any art classes in high school, instead using writing and his own fashion choices as ways to express his creativity. However, in 2017, a year after Thompson graduated, he started a small-scale clothing brand called Talklisten, which featured silk-screened T-shirts. He donated 20% of the

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