The saying "bet on yourself" may sound cliché, but if you truly put it into motion you're bound to find success. Designer Jon Buscemi turned jobs at DC Shoes and Girl Skateboards into his own footwear brand Gourmet, and then later an eponymous brand featuring a pair of sneakers worth over $100,000, all the while staying true to what he envisioned. 

In our new episode of Blueprint with Complex's Editor-in-Chief Noah Callahan-Bever, Buscemi details how he went from Wall Street to founding an eponymous lifestyle brand that marries hip-hop to high fashion.

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