Necessity, the cliche goes, is the mother of invention.
For Bella Modi founder Kim Mitchell-Catlett, necessity hit the day the strap broke on favorite pair of shoes.Read more
Tanya Carnahan has always been worldly. The daughter of globetrotting missionaries, Tanya was born in Morocco and lived in dozens of countries by the time she was a teenager.
Eventually, things settled down and Tanya started a family of her own in the outskirts of Seattle.
Life was good. Then — inexplicably — her family, including her newborn son, started getting sick.Read more