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Buddies hit it big with their preppy activewear

“We’re entrepreneurs. We have crazy ideas,” says Robert Noe Jr. “We’re pretty unpredictable.”

He’s not exaggerating. Noe and his business partner, Peter Mugford, are both 24. While they were busy studying business and economics — Noe at University of Rhode Island and Mugford at Union College — these budding fashion entrepreneurs launched a company called Custom Universe that will reach $1 million in revenues this year. So perhaps their ideas are not so crazy after all.

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