S02 Episode 82 | PROJECT JUST SEAL OF APPROVAL + RIZ BOARDSHORTS
In episode 82, Kestrel welcomes two guests to the show: the Chief Operating Officer at Project Just Jacinta Fitzgerald, and Riz Smith, the founder and creative director of the London-based swimwear label Riz.
Recently, Riz was awarded a Project Just Seal of Approval for their swimwear category. Kestrel had the opportunity to sit on the committee to help make this decision, which led her to bring both Jacinta and Riz on to talk about Project Just's Seal of Approval process.
In this chat, Kestrel gets the chance to ask Jacinta her thoughts on what the committee loved about Riz, as well as some of the areas they think Riz could work on to enhance his brand. Riz shares his thoughts on the Project Just Seal of Approval process, and reveals how open he is to constructive criticism.
Here are some of the ideas, topics or thoughts that came up throughout the conversation:
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