Our mission at KOCH is to get girls to make their mark on the world by being joymakers and risktakers. I am not from the fashion world and wanted to create a place and world that believed that the girl in the clothing was more important than the clothing and for too long fashion sent a message that didn’t resonate with me. I wanted to build a community that co-created together and encouraged people to be a force for good so that good could come to them. I believe that ordinary people can do extraordinary things and in order to do this you have to believe in yourself and the world at large. You need vision and faith that life is working for you always and with this vision you must apply determination, laughter and resilience. 

BACK TO THE BASICS

BACK TO THE BASICS

When all else fails, take it back to the basics. Life can be messy, perplexing, and confusing. Sometimes the timing of things can seem unexplainable, and the complexities are hard...

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TALK WORDY TO ME

TALK WORDY TO ME

I am a lover of libraries, one of my favorite KOCH shoots was at the Detroit Public Library. I asked the city if we could shoot in their beautiful building...

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What I KNOW about

What I KNOW about "NO"

What I know about hearing the word “no” or anything in its family-like it's siblings-rejection and failure, is that sometimes it can be the best thing that happens to you...

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GAME DAY!

GAME DAY!

A few years ago, I sent my brother a text which he tweeted out on Twitter saying, “Henry got in the car last night from the airport and started crying...

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A PARISIAN BRUNCH

A PARISIAN BRUNCH

My favorite meal of the day is breakfast, which is sometimes defined as brunch because I sit so long with the ones I love, and our conversations and laughter bleed...

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THE COWGIRL SPIRIT

THE COWGIRL SPIRIT

Tomorrow is the release of the Cowgirl Collection at 12:00 PM CST. When we started designing the collection, we researched cowgirls, and we couldn’t help but feel the excitement running...

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FREEDOM

FREEDOM

When my son was first born, I would sing a song to him over and over. I made up the words to rhyme with his name. It talked about the...

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DIG DEEPER

DIG DEEPER

After my father passed away I got a call from the editor of the book series, “Chicken Soup for the Soul”. They asked if I would write something about what...

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A SUMMER TO REMEMBER

A SUMMER TO REMEMBER

Recently I was watching a show on PBS about WW I. I am always awe-struck by the people who fight for our freedom. History has the power to allow us...

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BEWARE OF THE CANDY SHOP!

BEWARE OF THE CANDY SHOP!

At the KOCH House, we have a candy bar comprised of jars filled with smarties, starburst, and sweetarts. I have a love for candy. I adore a road trip for...

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THE DEFINITION OF

THE DEFINITION OF "COOL"

Have you ever wondered what makes someone cool? Maybe one benefit among all the chaos of a worldwide pandemic and shutdown is that it can help shift perceptions regarding how...

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BELIEVE

BELIEVE

When I was young, I would visit my grandmother, Anna Louise KOCH, on a small barrier island in Florida named Casey Key. Her house was on a beach that was...

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