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CREATIVES: Entrepreneur to Watch – Morgan Hutchinson of Murray, Kentucky

May 12 2014

by Cheri Leavy

Entrepreneurs see a problem and turn it into an opportunity and that is exactly what Morgan Hutchinson and her husband Brett did when founding Buru. Morgan struggled with a newborn to find stylish clothing that worked for a breast feeding mother and quickly discovered amongst her friends that she was not alone. Brett put his business savvy to work and they launched an online shop of hand selected designer ready to wear that is functional for being a mom- shopburu.com.

Morgan is a former stylist and lingerie designer which comes in as a valuable service on the site as she gives tips and advice in their online magazine for moms and stylish wardrobing. Not only does Morgan curate the collection but she creates outfits and shows how to wear the latest must-haves. Buru has become the go-to for busy moms who want to be fashionably on trend.

We asked Morgan to share some of her entrepreneurial spirit here–

Inspiration:

My family

Theme Song:

New York Groove, Kiss & Ace Frehley

Fave book or author:

Dolly: My Life and Other Unfinished Business by Dolly Parton

Favorite charity:

Room to Grow enriches the lives of babies born into poverty throughout their critical first three years of development.

#1 skill/attribute needed to be an entrepreneur:

Self motivation

Role model:

Every mama out there loving on her babies while still trying to make a place for herself in the world.

Favorite social media:

Instagram

Favorite quote:

“The best things in life are free. The second best are very expensive.” Coco Chanel

Interesting tidbit about you or your business:

BURU actually means to breastfeed in Mandarin. We lived in Beijing for almost 4 years (actually until I was 34 weeks pregnant). I wanted to bring a little bit of our time there, the place where we made our baby girl who is the inspiration for the business, into the name of the company.

Shop BURU | www.shopburu.com
T: 917.805.7692Email: morgan@shopburu.com

The Southern Coterie is a social network (tscoterie.wpengine.com) with events (thesoutherncsummit.com) that connects influencers, entrepreneurs and marketing professionals with an affinity for the South- the Makers and Doers.

Enjoy this series where we introduce you to Southern creatives we find inspiring-

CHERI HARDEN LEAVY

Co-Founder of The Southern Coterie

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Cheri Leavy is a connector, cheerleader and marketing consultant for fellow entrepreneurs.
Building rapport and strengthening a sense of community:
• A community of female entrepreneurs through the The Southern Coterie and The Southern C Summit
• The faces and places of Athens that make our city so vibrant through guide2athens
• A community of devoted football fans through Bulldawg Illustrated
- Contributing editor to Coastal Illustrated, Executive Board Member of the UGA Alumni Association

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