Miss Grippy has been in the making since 1985 when two little girls forged a friendship over a plate of milk and cookies in their kindergarten class. These little girls grew into
women; Jessie finding adventure in worldly travels; Christy finding inspiration in her two daughters.
Born and raised in Seattle, both Jessie and Christy played sports together and had many great adventures. In fourth grade, Christy broke her arm in gymnastics and Jessie lent hers, helping to write papers and tests, although it was not quite as neat as her good friend’s writing. They shared many things over the years, including pizza leftovers on Fridays and lots of goldfish crackers, as well as the dream of someday owning their own company.
Both women went their separate ways after high school, finishing college on different sides of the country. They came together again in 2006 when Jessie returned from New York just in time to see her good friend get married. Soon Christy and her husband were the proud parents of two of the most amazing little girls in the the world (I am a very proud auntie)!
Christy’s active little girls were slipping and sliding because their tights did not agree with the hardwood flooring they came in contact with. With this in mind, Christy and Jessie combined their love of fashion and design with the practicality of a “grippy” tight and thus “Miss Grippy” was born.
Miss Grippy’s are no ordinary tights; they promote adventure without sacrificing style. You can let her roam the hardwood floors of the world knowing she has the very best grip underneath her fashionable