Tag Archives: La Vie en Orange

A Year of Going Bananas

My business is celebrating its first birthday this week! The weird thing is, I wouldn’t have noticed if it hadn’t been for the Girls on the Run of Puget Sound auction I attended tonight.  It was just in time for … 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 Why

Last week I gave you the what I do, so this week I wanted to give you the why I do.  🙂  A little statement of belief— I think it’s ever evolving, so I’m calling it my malleable manifesto 🙂 … 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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Photo shooting!

Too exciting to not share! Whew! What a day! Met up with a photographer friend, Mandy McGee, who wanted to shoot my beloved Upitees in a vintage-inspired shoot. Carmen, Inky and Jina, three super talented and brave models volunteered to be … 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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