Why I went from Google to reinventing work wear. For the last decade, I have been extremely lucky to have a dream job at Google in San Francisco. While I’ve always loved fashion — I used to sew my own clothes as a way to beat stress in college — I wouldn’t say I was the most likely candidate to start a clothing line. An athlete and tennis player, I was most comfortable in sneakers and skirts. Silicon Valley is about company T-shirts, and I was happy to partake.