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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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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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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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The secret to prosperity in the new year

So what’s your secret to prosperity in the new year? Sauer kraut on New Year’s Day (that’ s my family’s… :))? Orange seeds in the wallet (that was the rule in Guadeloupe)? I learned this weekend that the real trick … Continue reading

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Gifty 2011

What a whirlwind- I can’t believe it’s already December! I’ve been thinking about holiday shopping and trying to ride the fine line between being thoughtful, giving something that people will use, and not necessarily playing into the consumerism of the … Continue reading

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