ELLE BARKSDALE & COMPANY

Elle Barksdale
Daring. It's blindingly obvious really, but bold is the core of our culture and cannot be compromised.

The Elle Barksdale & Company Brand House, wondered and founded by Elle Barksdale in 2008, has developed and nurtured prestige, industry-driven brands, with a focus on curiosity and a crave for the creative mind. Straight up, we don’t want to work with everyone and we're highly selective. Simply stated; not everyone loves Starbucks Coffee, right? Whether you’re a well-established company or a brand-new start up, the truth is you’re bringing something great to the world and the right fit should be the only fit. Let us reveal your greatness and build your business through a perfect storm of smart strategy and dripping dope design.

Our compass is diversely broad, includes elite clientele, mom and pop shops, corporate companies, although not limited to the baby boomer with outlandish ideas if they all have a good ass story. Dapper House of Curators, powered by bad-ass women leaders and tastemakers, strive to deliver the most attractive styled brands, sustainability forums, and technical events available in the industry. This is one team that works very hard to present our clients and partners with tried and true leveled-up brands that we are proud to pose behind. Married to fashion, interior design, creative writing, theatre, and the arts with curious collaborators and through visionaries from across the nation.

High-performance brands with carefully thought-out ingredients, packaging, formation and design. Our brands are created together through you and industry veterans with both the industry professional and the end-consumer in mind. We run real tests with real humans before we run any brand across anybody. Iconic brands are the result.

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1. Brand Strategy Development

Good things start with a well-thought-out brand strategy. But don’t just take our word for it… Amazon started with books. Virgin started in the mind of a chap on a houseboat. Innocent Smoothies began life at a small music festival. And the secret of their success? A well-thought-out brand strategy.

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2. Bonafide House Clientele

Across industries, levels, and categories, products and services, distribution and manufacturing, continents and cultures, we collaborate with our clients to cultivate brands that stand for something— and crave culture .

OUR HOUSE
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House of Cards

For those of you in the know – you just know, and for the others of you that don't know – you don't deserve to know.

What's their story I wonder? Is it worth a read? Well, according to our House you must welcome to the post-advertising age as brands are competing with filmmakers, writers and entertainers, and not just with other brands. Advertising-as-interruption is over and any brands wishing to connect with people must do so by telling an engaging and entertaining true story, one that audiences actually want to hear. We live in an opt-in culture and the only way to get engaging attention is to create drool worthy content that is relevant, relatable, reliable, real and on-brand that humans will look out for.

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Jeanette M. Davis-Loeb

Founder & CEO of the Rising Oak Foundation, a national 501(c)(3) not-for-profit corporation.

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Jeanette M. Davis-Loeb

Founder & CEO of the Rising Oak Foundation, a national 501(c)(3) not-for-profit corporation.

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The Tyler Experience

Union Bank Headquartered
Amazon Mortgage Lending Team

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The Tyler Experience

Union Bank Headquartered
Amazon Mortgage Lending Team

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TRINA

American rapper and television personality.
Vh1 Love & HipHop Miami

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TRINA

American rapper and television personality.
Vh1 Love & HipHop Miami

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THE RUTH HARLE GROUP

Associate Managing Broker at Compass

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THE RUTH HARLE GROUP

Associate Managing Broker at Compass

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MIMI FAUST

Vh1 Love & Hip Hop: Atlanta

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MIMI FAUST

Vh1 Love & Hip Hop: Atlanta

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Karlie Redd

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Karlie Redd

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CERULEAN RULE

Dripped Different

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CERULEAN RULE

Dripped Different

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In
Brand
We Trust...

"A truth that's told with bad intent
Beats all the lies you can invent."

― William Blake, Auguries of Innocence

"Oh, what a tangled web we weave...when first we practice to deceive."

― Walter Scott, Marmion

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