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

Hi Brenda, can you walk us through the thought-process of starting your business?
The thought process behind starting my brand Bruin Hues was to create and build a legacy my family, ancestors and descendants would be proud of, all while inspiring and motivating others to follow their goals and dreams. The goal behind starting my business was and still is not only to offer high quality products and services for consumers, but to drive the message behind the brand, that message being to not only embrace and love yourself but to embrace and love others.

Alright, so let’s move onto what keeps you busy professionally?
Everyday I’m shipping out orders, keeping up with the inventory, and working on marketing. I also have been working hard on rebranding and taking the brand in a different direction with my custom high fashion line that’s been keeping me very busy also.

Let’s say your best friend was visiting the area and you wanted to show them the best time ever. Where would you take them? Give us a little itinerary – say it was a week long trip, where would you eat, drink, visit, hang out, etc.
Everyone that comes to the Bay Area usually goes to San Francisco which is beautiful and a lot of museums, site seeing clubs, etc. but Venture out to places like Oakland they have a 90s experience museum
A lot of different restaurants
A lot of day party spots and brunches
I personally love tease southern cafe for their Sunday brunches and day party’s
My city Richmond also is rich in culture we have best Hispanic food EVER!
Beautiful water locations
Great family owned restaurants
We also have a lot of networking events and pop up shops throughout the Bay Area
Napa valley is also great for a kick back day of wine tasting and beautiful scenery

The Shoutout series is all about recognizing that our success and where we are in life is at least somewhat thanks to the efforts, support, mentorship, love and encouragement of others. So is there someone that you want to dedicate your shoutout to?
Each and every member of the “Hue Crew” (my supporters) who have contributed to building the brand and the message behind the brand.

Website: Bruinhues.com

Instagram: @bruinhues

Twitter: @bruinhues

Facebook: Bruinhues

Other: Instagram @bruin_hues_event_rentals Website: Bruinhueseventrentals.com

Image Credits
Models: @sorichmondca @freddy_bandz @diaujanay @bwatson_1 Photographer @true_krymephorography

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