Some will love it, some will find it irrelevant, but I would love to share a little bit of my story and how Avessa clothing was born.
I am Andressa 29 years old born in Brazil, an Australian resident and happily married
My journey in business started when I was 16 years old working in a family business back in Brazil for over six years. My family owns a retail store for over 30 years and it has been passing between three generations. A successful fashion business that everyone loves.
I graduated in business and decided to move abroad. I moved from Brazil to Australia in 2012, long story short with 21 years old I was Managing a Business in Australia, from Supervisor I became the Managing Director in a period of 1.5 years. Managed the business for 6 years, opened and managed three new stores. I am proud to say that the business whose turnover was between $200k – $300k nowadays has its turnover of $1.5M.
Now Let’s talk about my baby Avessa, as a businesswoman, it was always very hard to find the time to shop, I would most of the time run to the shops and then meetings and that was so tiring and exhausting. After building a business plan for Avessa I realized that there are a lot of girls like me out there that do not have the time. In 2019 I decided to go ahead and start Avessa, it has been a great journey with a lot of hard work and stress, but I love what I do and always put my heart on it.
A message for the ladies out there: Invest in yourself, use your time wisely, be happy and confident.