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Archive // February, 2010

my discussion with a retailer…what i learned and next steps

February 27, 2010

Last week in between my son having a bout with RSV, a significant launch for my husband’s company (and countless tasks and hours for him at work), four school musicals in one week for my oldest daughter and the creation of seven bee costumes, I managed to prep and present to larger retailer in Seattle. [...]


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the problem with tradeshows

February 17, 2010

I just returned from Las Vegas where I attended both KIDShow and MAGIC. Two dramatically different tradeshows that showcase established and emerging apparel, accessory brands and sourcing manufacturers. I’m considering showing Petit Couture through shows like KIDShow and ENK (MAGICKids ironically is too small) in the fall timeframe (spring/summer buying season). KIDShow in particular has [...]


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Special Petit Couture Event – on Zulily.com

February 14, 2010

Hello! Quick post to let you know about a special Petit Couture sales event. We’ve partnered with Zulily.com (member-based premium shopping experience for childrens items) to bring you an amazing Petit Couture sale. I’m thrilled to be able to offer Petit Couture at such great prices through this special event. Some of our best selling [...]


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Early Packaging Concepts

February 10, 2010

Happy Wednesday everyone! For the past several months I’ve been working with a tremendous branding and packaging agency here in Portland, Sandstrom Partners. They are known for their meticulous approach to design and the scale of such design for commercial use. They have made much of the packaging for consumer goods that I personally buy [...]


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Diary of an owl…and suitable shoes

February 2, 2010

We here at Petit Couture have been working our hearts out. In a good way, lately. And, today I’m excited to share with you some behind-the-scenes views of the makings of our Signature Collection pieces (and our lovely owl) and some of the production and finishing processes therein. Over the past year I’ve personally forged [...]


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