Our Story

  • Changing the Narrative

    You may have seen those commercials on television about how $1 a day can go to feed the starving children in Africa. It makes my country of origin,...
  • Our Why

    Every business has a beginning and the "why" is the most important part of any business. Why do you do what you do? Why do you sacrifice rest and a...
  • Goals Achieved!

    Previously:  After our presentation, attendees from two conventions flock to buy our bow ties and I sign my very first autograph.   By the end of t...
  • A Small Heartbreak, and they want MY Autograph!

    Previously:  We give our presentation, attract a potential investor, and tell the story of Salome Olweya, founder of an important school for disabl...
  • An Investor Issues a Challenge.

    Previously:  We meet Nate Holzapfel of Mission Belt, who struck a deal with Daymond John. Then mingle and chat with other entrepreneurs who have a...
  • Our Presentation, and a Disappointment

    Previously:  We sold most of the bow ties needed for our presentation to a last-minute frantic buyer. Oops. Then I had the opportunity of meeting o...
  • Las Vegas and Daymond John

    Previously:  After two experimental starts, Rachel and I finally nailed the unique style and “look” of Ceiphers Clothing. At the Las Vegas Entrepr...
  • Preparing for Take Off

    We’re energetic and we’re ambitious and we have an amazing product, but we’re still kind of a startup. And the way life works is pretty much that y...