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BESTDRESSEDMONK,LLC

We manufacture elegant sustainable clothing for men, 30-60, who don't wear ties. We fill the gap between the country club and street wear

Company Summary

BDM is a direct to consumer lifestyle brand, selling its uniquely designed sustainable clothing, made in the USA, online and through strategically located company owned retail stores. Our customer is the new creative class of man, 30-60 yrs, who doesn't wear ties. Nobody is catering to this large gap in the market. Our customer wants to look casually elegant without appearing hippie or effeminate. With 20% COGS, gross profit will drive growth.

Team

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    ALLEN GOLD
    CEO & Chief Merchandizer

    Seven years as the CEO for a successful high-end multi-store fashion group; 20- year career in asset management and investment banking. Founded one of the first environmental investment funds in the early nineties; invested in over 100 companies. Allen started one of the first Venture Leasing companies in Silicon Valley in the early ‘80’s. Ally Capital Group, his company, funded over $1.5 Billion in debt/equity capital during his tenure as CEO.

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    KIRA GOLD
    President & COO

    20 years of experience as a costume designer for theater; details involved in developing, creating and managing dozens of costumes for theatrical production is directly applicable to producing an apparel collection for the consumer market. An experienced manager; 10 years as the co-founder and director of an independent theater company managing the business, the productions and the touring schedule of the company and designing all the costumes.

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    Retail Business Manager

    Greg is a career professional who owned and operated BNY in Santa Monica, CA for 20 years. He brings sophisticated design sensibilities to BDM developed from years of retailing the top designers in menswear: Yohji Yamamoto, Issey Miyake, Armani and others.

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    Allison Moehlis
    Production Manager

    Allison is a graduate of FIDM. She came to BDM after employment at Territory Ahead and Ugg’s Apparel. Allison manages product line development, textiles and trims and our contract
    manufacturers.

Advisors

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    George Furlan
    Senior Consultant
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Previous Investors

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    Stan Tomchin
    Lead Investor
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    John Mike Cohen
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