Satya Twena: On The Unconventional Path to Becoming a Fashion Brand People Flock To

In today’s episode you’ll hear from a spitfire female entrepreneur who has hand-crafted a hat making business in New York City, truly lives life on her own terms, and has used struggle and set-backs to fuel her ambition, Satya Twena.

She is the CEO and Creative Director of Satya Twena Satya Twena Fine Millinery, Makins Hats and Sol a Mer, which is a fashionable UV protective hat.

She’s been featured in Oprah Magazine, Vogue, Elle, Glamour, The Wall Street Journal, the New York Times – basically, you name the publication and she’s been inside of it.

And in today’s episode, you’re going to hear…


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In this episode, you’ll learn:

  • How Satya breaks the mold on where people in fashion come from
  • How she found her love of hat-making through trying a ton of creative outlets while struggling behind a computer screen in a corporate job
  • How some targeted advice from her mom created a domino effect in her professional career
  • How ultimately, a major health issue with her mom spawned the birth of her hat-making empire


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Links mentioned in this episode:

Satya on Instagram

Satya Twena Fine Millinery

Makins Hats

Sol A Mer (S.A.M.)


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