My guest will be Candice Galek, the founder and CEO of Bikini Luxe, a Florida-based retailer specializing in fashion clothing, swimwear and accessories for young women.* Founded in December 2013 as a one-person operation, with Ms. Galek working alone in her dining room hand writing and packing every order that came in, Biki Luxe has grown into a business with more than 10 employees in its Miami office and an international team of 40.Although a relatively young company, Bikini Luxe has risen quickly in the ranks of online fashion, stocking well over 2,500 different bikinis and one-piece swimsuits.* While primarily focused on luxury swimwear, the company also sells other designer clothing items and accessories, such as designer active wear, luxury resort wear, jewelry and dresses.* It has grown to the third largest online swimwear retailer, now carrying such well-known brands as Frankieís Bikinis, Agua Bendita, Beach Bunny Swimwear, Michi NYC, and Shahida Parides.Ms. Galek has taken Bikini Luxe from humble beginnings to a world renowned swimwear and resort wear hot spot thatís been featured in publications such as Forbes, Shape Magazine, and Inc., and on Fox Business Channel.

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