Sisters Kasey Collier and Kelly Evick-Parker remember the precise moment everything changed for Biggs & Featherbelle, their all-natural soap and body product business now headquartered in Howard County.
In 2006, the sisters were working as waitresses while they tried to get their business off the ground. One day their mother phoned them at work.
Orders were coming in like crazy, their mother told them, and she didn’t know why.
It turns out one of their products, the Belly Balm for pregnant women, had been mentioned by Heidi Klum in a New York Post article. That’s when the sisters decided it was time to quit their day jobs and devote all their energy to the...