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Coco Coquette: More than a Wig Shop in Austin, Texas | Allyson Garro

Today on Small Business War Stories we are joined by Allyson Garro of Coco Coquette, a wig and makeup shop in Austin, Texas.

In 1999, Allyson lived in New Orleans, working at a wig shop and as a burlesque dancer. It was there where she discovered her passion for extreme costuming and all things glittery and transformative. She then moved to Los Angeles to further her education in fashion design and went into wardrobe for film. Now, she lives in Texas and has owned Coco Coquette for eight successful years.

This week on Small Business War Stories, Allyson Garro joins us from Austin, Texas.

Three reasons to tune in this week: 

  • Hear about the ways Allyson empowers others through transforming their looks with wigs and makeup.
  • Discover the lessons Allyson has gained through owning her own business.
  • Learn how Allyson handled a tough situation involving paying her employees and how she plans to move forward positively.

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If you have any questions or comments about today’s episode, please leave them below.

Pablo Fuentes

Pablo Fuentes was the Founder and CEO of Proven. He was also the host and producer of the Small Business War Stories podcast. Pablo is currently the Founder of makepath, a spatial analysis firm. He is a graduate of the Stanford Graduate School of Business and UCLA. He loves dogs, film photography, and Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. He is also a blues guitar player and builder.

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