KIN Apparel Shark Tank Summary
|Episode||Season 13 Episode 1|
|Business||fashion and inclusion brand that creates satin lined hoodies|
|Asked For||$200,000 for 10%|
|Deal||$200,000 for 30%|
|Shark||Emma Grede and Lori Greiner|
About KIN Apparel
What is KIN Apparel?
KIN stands for Keep It Naturally. It‘s a line of satin-lined hooded apparel, including sweatshirts for hair maintenance. The hoodies come in an array of colors containing the highest quality satin fabric. The satin reduces friction, keeps the hair moisturized, and prevents the hoodie from breaking or splitting at the ends. The hoodies are essential for maintaining different hairstyles, including afros and curled pixies.
KIN Apparel Founder
The venture was founded by Philomina Kane, a Youtube influencer who does videos on hair care for women of color. She has previously worked as a Marketing Director at NaturAll Club after she graduated from Princeton University. Sha’s also worked as an Undergraduate thesis researcher at McBride Aedes Aegypti Mosquito Lab. Currently, she runs KIN Haircare.
KIN Apparel Shark Tank Update
Did KIN Apparel Get a Deal on Shark Tank
On Shark Tank Season 13 Episode 1, Philomina Kane entered the Shark Tank seeking $200,000 for 10% (a $2 million valuation) for her inclusive fashion brand of silk-lined hoodies. She accepted an offer of $200,000 for 30% ($666,666 valuation) from Lori Greiner and guest Shark, Emma Grede.
Is KIN Apparel Still in Business
KIN Apparel is still in business to date. Potential clients can reach out and order the products via the company’s website or social media pages, including Facebook and Instagram.
Since its inception, her Youtube channel has amassed over 185,000 subscribers and 11 million views collectively.
The company has also expanded its product range to include satin-lined bucket hats, beanies, pillowcases, and hair care products.
Philomina Kane, born in the Bronx, aims to transform the hair industry, one head at a time by providing client-centered hair products for both men and women with natural hair.
She markets the products through celebrities as well as her Youtube Channel, where she features the hair products. The company faces competition from other organizations, including Design Pickle, SmartSites, Penji, and Wipro Salesforce Practice.