Gravitas Founder & CEO, Lisa Sun: The Dressing Room
In this video, GRAVITAS Founder & CEO, Lisa Sun, speaks on the insecurities that we bring into the dressing room and the ways in which we all can overcome them. She also explains that when we are kids, we are fully confident, but at some point during adolescence we learn what body image is and it changes our whole world.
Sun founded GRAVITAS in 2012, and its origin story dates to her first professional review. The feedback that changed her life? Being told that she “comes across as young and overly enthusiastic at times,” that she “lacked gravitas,” and “should go buy a new dress, big jewelry, and great shoes.” With those words in mind, an understanding of the transformative power of clothing, and a determination to create a game-changing company, Sun filed for a global patent to build shapewear directly into dresses. She launched GRAVITAS as a “confidence company” that offers innovative apparel and styling solutions designed to makeover women from the inside-out. Two months after launch, her first collection was featured in O, The Oprah magazine, PEOPLE, and The TODAY Show in the same month. Sun and GRAVITAS have not slowed down since; she has been featured on CNN and in Forbes, Fast Company, New York magazine, Elle, Marie Claire, InStyle, and more.
Founder & CEO, GRAVITAS, Former Associate Principal in McKinsey’s Global Fashion Practice
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