After launching Frankies Bikinis at the age of eighteen, Malibu native Francesca Aiello is now at the helm of a swimwear brand that’s adored globally.
In your early twenties, most people are starting to consider landing themselves a job, purely to fund their weekends. But for 24-year-old Francesca Aiello, her career has been flourishing ever since she kickstarted it five years ago at the same age many are just wrapping up their school days.
She can even count the likes of Rihanna, Gigi Hadid, Candice Swanepoel, Alessandra Ambrosio and Kylie Jenner – who have designers queuing out the door to dress them – as some of her biggest fans.
So what’s her secret? And how did she cope landing success at such a young age?