We had the good fortune of connecting with Courtney & Devanie Lykes & Ayres and we’ve shared our conversation below.

Hi Courtney & Devanie, what was your thought process behind starting your own business?
Rich County originated from fashion lovers finding the perfect marriage between fashion and style. We strive to give our customers a rich feeling at an affordable price.  Everyone knows a person feels the way they look, from their head to their toe. Rich County will provide that great feeling.

Our mission is to offer a variety of styles, and convenience nationwide. We are here to help customers select clothing styles that best fits their personalities. Rich County will enhance your beauty and your overall appearance, helping you to maintain a youthful look. In return, helping save time and money in one location.

Can you open up a bit about your work and career? We’re big fans and we’d love for our community to learn more about your work.
We are both business entrepreneurs. Rich County falls alongside of several existing businesses. Professionally, we both have always strived for excellence, in everything we do. Some challenges we faced was learning to be successful from the ground up. We didn’t have anyone to give us a rode map on do and don’ts. So through trial and error we created our own formula on what works best for us. We’re constantly learning something new everyday. Some lessons would be to stay consistent and always keep going. What is meant for you will come with hard work and dedication. We strive to continue to become more successful each and everyday.

Let’s say your best friend was visiting the area and you wanted to show them the best time ever. Where would you take them? Give us a little itinerary – say it was a week long trip, where would you eat, drink, visit, hang out, etc.
We would take a trip the the capital Atlanta, Ga. There are many great restaurants located in Atlanta. For seafood, we would stop by the Juicy Crab Seafood. Harold’s Chicken Bar is another place to grab good food from. We would take a trip to the amusement park Six Flags Over Georgia. There we could enjoy roller coasters, good food, and fun. Atlanta is full of celebrities so we would most likely spot a few throughout the week, which would be extremely exciting, especially if we’re able to get autographs. Downtown Atlanta is a great place to get a good view of the city. There we could enjoy some lounges and great scenery. Last we would have to take a trip up the Lenox Mall to enjoy a great day of shopping. The mall ranges from high end to all types fashion styles.

Who else deserves some credit and recognition?
We’ve been friends since middle school, about 20 year now, and fashion has always naturally been apart of our lifestyles. From the different hairstyles, nails, and the way we put our outfits together defined us as fashion guru’s.

Over the period of time, together, we figured out the basic fundamentals of starting a fashion business. A lot of things come naturally, since fashion is something we both originally represent.

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