We had the good fortune of connecting with Elizabeth McAleer and we’ve shared our conversation below.

Hi Elizabeth, let’s start by talking about what inspires you?
Health and fitness is something I have always been connected to. I think that participating in some kind of physical activity everyday is really powerful not just for fitness, but for your mental health as well. As a result I use exercise as a daily tool to make the most out of my day and feel my best.

Alright, so for those in our community who might not be familiar with your business, can you tell us more?
My business is an athletic wear company. My partner started this company back in 2007 and it was one of the pioneering brands for heat maximizing and mineral infused leggings of which we still sell today. However, our new line is focusing more into everyday fundamental wear. I think we are where we are today because we have a great team that has worked very hard to make things happen. I am also a very detail oriented person when it comes to comfort in clothing, so I designed this new line to fit my extreme requirement for comfort and style and wanted to create something that everyone can wear and love everyday.The challenges we had with manufacturing overseas came as a big hurdle, especially during the pandemic. However, I did not want to send out a product I was not 110% sure about. So, with all the adjustments that had to be made, the many rounds of samples back and forth, and the months of waiting, I have to say I am extremely proud of the products we produced. I have to say my biggest lesson learnt from this process is that everyone works at their own speed and you need to learn to be patient and it will always be worth it in the end.

If you had a friend visiting you, what are some of the local spots you’d want to take them around to?
I would start by taking them for a walk or bike ride on the strand in Manhattan beach/ Hermosa beach because it is the most beautiful path. I would also take them to local restaurants around town in the South Bay because there are a lot of delicious options. (Petros and Esperanza are my favorite) I would also take them up to West Hollywood/ Beverly Hills because it is a totally different scene with amazing restaurants, bars, cafes and shopping. One of the days I would also have to take them to the beach so they could jump in the ocean and soak up some sun! If we had time I would also suggest a hike up in Malibu and explore that area for the day.

Who else deserves some credit and recognition?
I would like to thank my dad for always letting me be me! He also has always had a great work ethic and I found it very admirable growing up. It made me want to become a woman of action. He was also the supportive rock in my life that I could bounce ideas off of and would always seem to have the best feedback.

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Hanna Yamamoto

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