Onyx + Pearl launched in August 2012, when I participated in Austin Fashion Week. The products are luxury scarves with unexpected touches. I started with a small run and have seen great interest and decided to seek out placement in stores now that production pieces are in place. This is a Made in America brand.

Also, the business serves a purpose. I have a heart for human trafficking victims as well as for youth who can't access higher education. Although our goal is to create scarves that people love, the true purpose is make a national and global impact, with a portion of our profit going to the following:
1. Fighting human trafficking by helping those who provide emergency services and also those who are advocating for strengthened public policy
2. Providing access to higher education to needy students.