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Studio Dreams

My husband and I have recently made one of the biggest decisions of our adult lives:  to become homeowners.  So scary and so grown up and so logical (?) in this market and with these interest rates.  And exciting.  Because … Continue reading

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Surveying the landscape

Just a week after International Women’s Day, and all I can think about is what’s going on in men’s pants.  (Note:  I did think twice before typing that, but decided it wasn’t so racy since I’m actually talking about underpants. … Continue reading

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Market Research

Picture, if you will, my sister-in-law and I at a party on Saturday night. It was in a beautiful, I-swear-I-saw-it-on-Pinterest, super modern, yet way DIY loft in Portland, with 60+ gay men.  Did I mention there were only 2 other … Continue reading

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Is that a story in your underpants?

How do you tell your story?  How do you choose what to leave in or out, what to emphasize? We all have stories we fall back on, ones we love to tell because they get a great laugh (My best … Continue reading

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The Anatomy of Custom Undies

This week, I bring you the custom undie, care of an amazing customer, A., who agreed to let me photograph the process for you, dear Reader!  🙂 A. took the plunge, emailed me just after Christmas asking about whether she … Continue reading

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How much do you want to work?

So in the spirit of getting organized in the New Years and keeping up with resolutions, this week I thought I’d share the way I keep track of all that’s going on with La Vie en Orange. It helps me … Continue reading

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A love letter

Thank you for helping to make my 2011 such an amazing year. You helped me start a business, work towards expanding my size range (sizes 0 & 2 coming soon, with 18 & 20 to follow!), improve my Etsy shop, … Continue reading

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