Glam-Aholic Way of life brings reasonably priced luxurious to Detroit

Darlene A. White

Mia Ray describes herself as a hustler and go-getter, who had all the time dreamed of beginning her personal firm.

Ray, 38, a mom of two boys and Detroit native, is the founder and CEO of Glam-Aholic Way of life, a multi-million greenback enterprise that sells reasonably priced luxurious equipment. However the path to entrepreneurship wasn’t all the time easy.

Glam-Aholic Way of life brings reasonably priced luxurious to Detroit

In 2009 whereas unemployed, Ray created a style and life-style weblog. And that was her solely job — retaining her weblog updated.

“At some point I used to be sitting there, and I used to be pondering running a blog is enjoyable,” she says. “I like speaking about hair, magnificence, style, however I wasn’t making any cash, so I’m like one thing has to offer.”

Ray knew a pal of hers had a reference to a manufacture and someday requested him to make a purse for her.

A signature luxe tote at the Glam-Aholic Lifestyle pop up shop.

“He informed me, ‘Why don’t you do it,’” she says. “I informed him, I don’t know nothing about making a bag and he informed me to go house and determine it out.”

Ray did simply that and researched how you can create her personal purse. Her unique intent was to develop a purse that may permit her to attach along with her weblog’s readers. Her objective was to not earn followers on Instagram, as a result of there weren’t any when she began her Glam-Aholic model 13 years in the past, however quite to achieve one thing else.