Our guest today on the Rebel Babe Cave is none other than Kortney Olson! The brains and body behind the international clothing line, GRRRL Clothing, Kortney’s brand is the first of it’s kind to refrain from traditional sizing, preferring to use measurements that guide women to find the right fit for their body! Kortney is an inspiring leader, promoting radical self-love and gender equality, and it really shows in her work and her business. GRRRL is changing the world, one girl at a time! In our conversation, we talk about breasts, getting older and traveling! Kortney opens up about social conditioning through media and advertising, the struggles of running a global brand with a team of only three people and recounts a bit of her story getting clean, years ago. We finish off the episode talking about GRRRL Live, the wonderful event that Kortney has been running and that is truly a haven of companionship and support. Listen in to get the low down from a real mover and shaker in the world!
Key Points From This Episode:
- A check-in with Chrystal’s ongoing struggle with anxieties.
- Kortney’s goals, gratitude, and badassery segment!
- A little bit about Kortney’s boobs! The process of removing implants.
- Aging happily and gracefully, while getting stronger and more confident.
- The impact of advertising programming; how this leaves a lasting legacy.
- Kortney’s travels and the influence that spending time in Thailand had on her outlook.
- Getting clean and the toughest parts of kicking a drug habit.
- Visa problems, tax issues and the physical dangers of America.
- The hardest thing about running a small global operation.
- Social media practices and etiquette and the effects of unfollowing accounts.
- Some information on GRRRL Live and Kortney’s ideas behind the event.
- Kortney’s favorite quote!
“That’s why we are all out here, getting strong as fuck and focusing on what our bodies can do and not what they look like.” — @KortneyOlson [0:17:55]
“It’s so important to remind people, what you see is not reality by any stretch of the imagination.” — @KortneyOlson[0:33:58]
“That’s the most important thing, is having real connection and that’s what we are missing in our society today.” — @KortneyOlson [0:44:45]