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ELIZABETH KOTT, ENTREPRENEUR & PODCASTER

Get to know some of the cool people on Kit. Elizabeth Kott is the founder of Closet Rich, a platform that gives people a charitable way of getting rid of their unwanted clothes, as well as the co-creator of That’s So Retrograde, a wellness and mindfulness podcast. On Kit, she’s already staked out what’s sure […]

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ABE BURMEISTER, FOUNDER, OUTLIER

Pants. It’s a helluva way to start (or end) a story, isn’t it? For Outlier’s Abe Burmeister, it did indeed start with pants — a specific kind that looked professional yet could withstand wet weather and a city cyclist’s lifestyle. When he couldn’t find what he was looking for, Burmeister decided to make them himself, igniting what […]

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Kalkutta, DJ + Songwriter

Get to know some of the cool people on Kit. Today, we bring you DJ Kalkutta. Her kits are as bright and funny as her personality (see: Eccentric Brown Person Starter Kit, Stuff I Used to Steal Yo Man) so don’t miss her comments, too. How does she manage to find such sick backpacks, what’s […]

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Mike Stone, DIY-er & Entrepreneur

MakersKit founder Mike Stone is a great example of how success can follow when you take things into your own hands. Stone is a DIY maven so this is literally true, but it’s also a figurative statement: When the entrepreneur heard about cuts in arts education at his old school, he stepped in as a […]

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Leonard Lin, Technologist & Photographer

You try introducing Leonard Lin! With his vast list of interests, projects and companies, including co-founding Upcoming, descriptions of jobs and titles won’t do this technologist justice. Let’s just say this: Leonard has been building next generation photobooths at Lensley and while others talk about virtual reality he actually built his own mobile VR workstation […]

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Style Girlfriend Interview—Menswear Blogger

Photo by Ryan Shell V-Day doesn’t have to be a style D-Day. It’s a man’s world — no, really, for Megan Collins it is. The Wisconsin-born, Manhattan-based blogger is a rare XX in a sea of XYs looking for credible advice on what to wear. Her blog, Style Girlfriend, orients around stylish yet unfussy clothes that help men […]

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Tim Ferriss Interview — Entrepreneur & Author

Tim Ferriss has built a media empire around helping people become their best selves as efficiently as possible. For Ferriss, applying the “minimum effective dose” for maximum results isn’t merely a hack; it’s a way of life. His advice is dispensed via his blog (2M+ readers per month), TV show, podcast,social media, and, of course, […]

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Peter Bragiel, Travel Vlogger

You’ll get some serious wanderlust browsing videographer Peter Bragiel’s kits. Not only are they focusde on destinations like Cuba, Siberia, the Mississippi and Mexico, but the modes of travel are unconventional, too: these kits approach these places via boat, but, train and even canoe. Bragiel hosts a travel show and YouTube and let us ride […]

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Diana Hardeman, Entrepreneur

Get to know some cool people on Kit. What do you do when you’re unsatisfied with the ice cream at your local corner store? You make your own, people love it, and you launch a business — at least that’s what happened to MilkMade’s Diana Hardeman. Hear her story. 1) When and why did you start MilkMade? […]

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Curtains, Musician

Get to know some of the cool people on Kit. Mia Carruthers performs as Curtains, a name chosen for its strong symbolism. “From the start, this project was rooted in freedom,” Carruthers says of her music. “Freedom of expression — of the kind of music I had made and released in the past — and freedom of voice (what […]