Chloe Dao joined Women’s Masters Network (WMN) at Boheme in Montrose to discuss her career journey and how she has had to re-imagine her future time and time again. While she knew at a young age, she wanted to be a designer, specifically eveningwear, her journey to where she is today has taken interesting twists and turns. She spoke about knowing your worth, how she came to learn that lesson, and even to this day how she struggles with it. She also discussed taking risks in her career including changing her brand to her name. She credits her success to the strong support of the community including her close friends who support and inspire her.

Attendees left with a feeling of empowerment and encouragement. ‘Chloe spoke beautiful words of encouragement and I left motivated to be the best version of myself. Great networking with some amazing women!’ Kimmie Gillespie.

Emily Clark added ‘I am so happy that so many women came to hear Chloe speak! The event had such a great turn out and there were so many women I had not met before to network with. I am looking forward to more events like this in the future.’

“Such an inspirational evening with Chloe sharing how her creative journey began and some of the challenges she’s had to overcome along the way. A beautiful story of persistence and believing in oneself as a female entrepreneur”, said Mary Hogan.

The event concluded with several raffle item winners. Thank you to our in-kind sponsors who donated raffle items and our speaker gift. Raffle items were donated by Chloe Dao, BullPen Marketing, Kendra Scott, FaceHaus, Amano, and Reeves Art & Design. Mexcor donated the speaker gift.

About Chloe Dao: Chloe Dao ( is a Vietnamese-American, born in Laos, fashion designer and style expert. She was catapulted to international fame after winning Project Runway Season 2 in 2006 with a collection of women’s evening wear. She is known for making every woman feel beautiful from size 00 to 24. Chloe has been featured on the cover of Forbes, Elle Magazine, as well as CNN, MSNBC, The View, and numerous media outlets both national and international. Chloe’s commitment to sharing her business and life experiences of 23 years has made a big impact for Houston and beyond. She was on the forefront of mask-making in the early days of the pandemic. She’s a proud Houstonian who created the HoUSton T-Shirt to celebrate the city’s diversity and continues to donate a percentage of sales to local charities. Come visit her new location at M-K-T Heights. Be on the lookout for a WMN event in late 2023 at Chloe’s M-K-T Heights location.

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One of our lucky raffle winners with our wonderful speaker

 Members mingling with one another and having a great time

Networking in full swing


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