Erin Carpenter

Founder & Ceo
Nude Barre

Erin Carpenter is the Founder & CEO of Nude Barre, the high-performance bodywear and intimates brand that’s redefining the concept of nude with 12 individual shades. Growing up as a Black woman and dancer, Erin experienced years of hardships finding hosiery that matched her skin tone, often spending hours dyeing her tights and “pancaking” her shoes to meet the industry’s requirement of nude undergarments. Erin committed to creating a permanent solution for not just herself, but for the countless women burdened by this systemic issue, and in 2009 founded Nude Barre - the first, and most, shade inclusive bodywear brand on the market. Erin holds a Bachelor's degree in Ballet with a minor in Business Management from Marymount Manhattan College.

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