how it started

2008

2008

August 2008

jen gotch starts ban.do, a one-of-a-kind hair accessories company, with a friend in LA.

AUGUST 2008

ban.do is featured on daily candy (rip!), a newsletter that showcased cool businesses.

OCTOBER 2008

ban.do moves into its first office—a teeeeny tiny spot on beverly boulevard.

NOVEMBER 2008

nylon magazine writes about ban.do! it’s our first-ever feature article.

2009

2009

MAY 2009

the first ban.do employee is hired. and guess what. she still works with us on special projects.

2010

2010

FEBURARY 2010

ban.do designs a piece for anthropologie!!!

2011

2011

2011

yeah, yeah. ban.do collaborates on a hair accessories line with taylor swift. no big deal.

2012

2012

APRIL 2012

ban.do starts making more than just hair accessories—we’re talkin’ phone cases.

2013

2013

JANUARY 2013

atlanta gift show, here we come! ban.do has its first booth at a trade show.

The Ban.do Agenda Mart

omg you need these accessories!