The Art of Relationship-Building in Small Business

The Art of Relationship-Building in Small Business

When launching and running your own small business, what do you think is the most important element for success? Is it having a great product? Ideally, yes. Is it having clever marketing skills or genius business acumen? Sure, these help. Ask Carey Reddick,II, Owner and Chief Designer of Above-Time, Inc, the San Diego-based accessories brand …

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Tiffany's in New York: A 10-year Old Fashionista's Perspective on New York Fashion Week

Tiffany’s In New York: A 10-year Old Fashionista’s Perspective on Fashion Week

How does a 10-year old fashionista score a trip to New York Fashion Week? Sometimes, it’s who you know! Her uncle is none other than Carey Reddick, II, Owner and Chief Designer of Above-Time, Inc, the San Diego-based accessories brand company. “My uncles know that I like fashion and surprised me with this trip. They …

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New Titan Warrior bow tie line made for event

Bow-Ties for Warriors

And by warriors, I mean people who give back to their communities. Have you heard of Leonard Simpson, the Fashion Forward® founder and popular, San Diego media personality? His signature fundraising event, 10 Best Dressed Awards, recently commenced its 9th gala on Thursday, November 17, honoring 15 women and 12 men within the San Diego …

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Dorian, Above-Time brand ambassador, reframes himself.

Above-Time Celebrates One Year of Bow-Ties

Did you know bow-ties are all the rage? If not, then read on how Founder and CEO Carey Reddick, II has leveraged his evolving business around bow-ties and other accessories. Above-Time has been busy promoting and selling bow-ties and developing the brand during this past year, while creating a business model that celebrates community and explores creative …

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The Art of Bow-Ties: A Gallery Re-Brands

Carey Reddick II, CEO of Above-Time, Inc., makes friends easily. This attribute is a very good thing when one is launching a new and emerging retail business. Enter Alexander Salazar, art gallery owner, who is having a busy day. While Reddick sets up a store front display of bow-ties, Salazar is multi-tasking. As I interviewed …

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Above-Time model shows off newest bow-tie

Paddling for Bow-Ties: How Community Shapes the Above-Time Brand

How does community shape a business brand? As a close family friend of CEO Carey Reddick, I have watched Above Time evolve and grow into the amazing brand that it is. Last August (2015), Reddick officially launched Above Time, Inc., his upscale bow-tie and fashion accessories line, which appeals to people who wish to live …

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