MOGUL MOM SPOTLIGHT- DAPHNE KAUFER
WHAT’S YOUR NAME?
Daphdaph + Giggly Goggles
TELL US ABOUT YOUR BUSINESS AND WHY YOU STARTED IT?
The inspiration came from her own children and their adventurous lives. Aspiring to create a line of fun and functional products that reflect the uniqueness of each one, we aim to make families enjoy an active life style together and put on a smile! We offer easy solutions to everyday struggles such as kids not willing to put on their goggles, messy hair and personalizing your belongings to avoid getting forgotten and lost in a unique, fun and super stylish way!
All our products are designed in beautiful, outdoorsy San Francisco area, and manufactured to the highest quality and safety standards in Taiwan at an ISO 9001 certified, family-owned and operated factory.
Daphne Kaufer has BSc and BArch degrees in Architecture from Cardiff University, UK and an AA in Footwear and Fashion Design from FIDM Los Angeles. Her passion has always been designing for kids and their families, and she has been doing so proudly and happily for over 15 years. Daphne’s designs were featured on leading international runways and leading magazines such as Vogue bambini, Instyle and Real Simple to name a few. Daphne loves art and design and enjoys shopping for new ideas and inspirations every day and everywhere! She enjoys cooking and hosting parties for her family and friends and at the end of the day finds her inner peace working out and doing Yoga.
WHAT DO YOU SELL?
We are currently offering three lines of products: Giggly Goggles, BonBunz and SuperME and are always working on adding cool designs and new products.
WHO IS YOUR TARGET AUDIENCE?
Active families, parents ages 25-45 and grandparents. seeking great solutions for everyday family hassles in a cool functional modern way. WHAT 3 PROFESSIONAL ACCOMPLISHMENTS ARE YOU MOST PROUD OF?
I have been in business for over 13 years, and I have pivoted several times in order to follow trends in technology and the needs of my community. My income makes me the primary breadwinner in my family. I also helped start a local program to teach children in low-income schools how to code.
WHAT THREE PROFESSIONAL ACCOMPLISHMENTS ARE YOU MOST PROUD OF?
My daphdaph footwear line was often presented on the Italian Vogue Bambini magazine and runways.
My superME line has many celebrity fans who serves as super ambassadors for the brand such as the Kardashians.
The Giggly Goggles were recently featured on the Today show.
WHAT MAKES YOUR BUSINESS STORY UNIQUE
The way I never give up and always looking for the next big idea, continuing to invent and come up with new concept, looking at the long run and staying in the game.
ANYTHING ELSE YOU’D LIKE TO SHARE?
I’d love to talk about how I balance my work, my family, and my nonprofit/volunteer responsibilities. I’d also like to talk about how I give back from what I have learned, and how I’m working to shape the next generation.
HOW CAN WE FIND YOU?
Email- [email protected]