What inspired you to start your business?
Seeing my mom raise me as a single parent but not get the respect she deserved in a corporate setting due to her English and being a woman has inspired me a lot. I never wanted to work for “the man.” Being creative feeds my soul, and since I had successfully started another fashion business two years prior to starting Mirror Palais, I knew I was meant to be doing this.
How have social distancing and stay-at-home orders affected your business? How have your priorities shifted?
I had not been in New York, where my business is based, for over five months. I moved operations from NY to Cape Cod, where my boyfriend’s family has a beachside cottage and we safely quarantined. In New York, I would personally go to my vendors for picking up and dropping off. Being in Cape Cod, the USPS and FedEx have been my lifelines, and we have continued to…