Persistence and naivete help bridal veil designer

Robin Mayer, president of Boutique de Voile, sets

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Robin Mayer, president of Boutique de Voile, sets up her display of couture bridal hair jewelry and custom veils for a trunk show at Bridal Reflections in Massapequa. (May 17, 2012) (Credit: Heather Walsh)

For budding entrepreneurs, a bit of naiveté about the perils of launching a business can be an asset.

Take Robin Mayer, jail psychologist turned bridal designer and manufacturer.

Mayer's bridal veil and headpiece business, Boutique de Voile, debuted in Westbury, days before the World Trade Center attack in 2001. Within the first year, her relationship with her business partner --...

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