Contemporary label Thursday Friday announces the departure of its Creative Director/CEO and co-founder, Roni Brunn. Brunn leaves Thursday Friday to focus on her branding agency, Math-Club, and music. Business Strategist/CFO and co-founder Olena Sholomytska will take sole ownership of Thursday Friday effective immediately.
Known for its controversial Together Bag, Thursday Friday launched in late 2010 to see its wholesale business swell to about 450 accounts worldwide within its first year of business. Thursday Friday also operates a retail website, www.thufri.com, where it sells its full range of totes, inserts, pochettes, key rings, and iPhone covers.
“I’m really proud of Thursday Friday,” says Brunn. “It exceeded every business goal I had, and it’s been very gratifying to get a humorous, anti-consumerist message out there with a beautiful, democratic product. When I wrote for the Harvard Lampoon, I never expected that my cultural satire would have this much impact and visibility. It’s been a unique privilege.”
“I wish Roni well in pursuing her other interests,” says Sholomytska.