‘I used to be that child who was hustling from an early age and had my first “enterprise” at 14,’ says Cassie Byrnes. She even had a ‘very short-lived however very profitable’ eBay enterprise promoting classic garments within the early days of on-line marketplaces.
A fascination with classic style prints spurred Cassie to make the transfer from Brisbane to Melbourne in 2012 to check Textile Design at RMIT – regardless of having by no means been to Victoria earlier than! Fortunately – it was the correct transfer. She rapidly fell in love with textiles, and threw herself into her research, working like ‘a psycho’ to excel in her course. Then, in 2016, not lengthy after graduating, Cassie launched her personal model, Selection Hour, working freelance on the aspect to prop up her new enterprise.
‘The 12 months I began my enterprise, my mother and father had been on the verge