WITH KILEE NICKELS PODCAST: Looking Back on 7 Years of Nickel & Suede

This week we’re celebrating seven years of Nickel & Suede. My husband and business partner, Soren, is joining me as we look back on what has changed, what has stayed the same and what are some of our favorite things we learned along the way.   It has been a crazy seven years for…

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WITH KILEE NICKELS PODCAST: Your Business Survived 2020. Here’s What’s Next

Here in the Midwest, things are starting to reopen slowly. While the pandemic is far from over, the local vaccination rate is high, and hospitalization is low. As a result, businesses are experiencing an influx of customers. I want to talk about what that looks like for business owners after…

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WITH KILEE NICKELS PODCAST: Summer Vacation Tips for Working Moms

This week is my first week back to work after a long holiday weekend, and it’s my kid’s first week of summer vacation. As a working mom, I’m dealing with the mom-guilt and remembering previous summers home with my kids. So today, I wanted to speak to the working moms…

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Since founding Nickel & Suede, I get lots of messages from women asking for advice on how to leave their current job or how to follow their passion. Like so many entrepreneurs, my career path was anything but straight. My career path started after I became a mom and from having an Etsy shop. I…

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WITH KILEE NICKELS PODCAST: Gratitude and Resilience with Faye Jacobs of the Midwest Innocence Project

My guest on this episode has such an unbelievable and inspiring story of persistence and faith. I was introduced to Faye Jacobs through the Midwest Innocence Project, a regional partner of the Innocence Project. The Innocence Project is one of the non-profit organizations that receives donations from the sales of Nickel & Suede’s Black Sweethearts.  We launched these earrings in 2020 to support the Black Lives…

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Hi, I'm Kilee. I am a mom of 5 and founder and CEO of Nickel & Suede. I'm passionate about empowering women to be themselves through the way they dress and the way they go after their dreams.

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