Just like that, summer is coming to an end. My email is slowly filled with F/W 2015 Catalog from different brands… And I know fall is around the corner. Summer has passed by so fast especially when I stared focusing full-time on Chic+Nawdie since the beginning of June. We have done a few small projects to renovate our home-studio in order to create more space for more cards, supplies and other business materials (Hopefully we can share pictures with you soon!) And we have had an eventful summer with lots of news for Chic+Nawdie.
I started contacting shops for wholesale business earlier this month. I know it has way passed the time shops usually order since NSS was way back in May. However, I wanted to introduce Chic+Nawdie and get to know potential retailers and get us ready for NSS next year. To our surprise, many stores get back to us and we just had our very first wholesale order from WildCard in Pittsburg, PA! We are in the process to ship to a few more stores and I can’t be more excited!
Next weekend is Labor Day weekend and we will take a short vacation from Thursday to Monday (Sept 3rd – Sept 7th) so our shop will be closed during that time. All orders placed during that time will be shipped on Tuesday Sept 8th. We are one of those people who always feel the need to travel. This year we have already made a trip to Netherlands & France, then a trip home in Hanoi and some short weekend trips upstate (here and here.) Since then I have been craving for a beach trip but our summer has been jam packed we only had day trips to Robert Moses. I’m so happy finally we can have a longer beach trip! Though not the best time to enjoy Florida weather, we are happy to hit Siesta Key this Labor Day weekend! (And in November, we will have a Thailand-Japan-Vietnam trip! I can’t wait to spend my birthday at Studio Ghibli Museum – aahhhhhhh!!!)
After Florida, we will be back for the Renegade at Brooklyn Expo-Center in Greenpoint on Sept 11 + 12 + 13. On Friday Sept 11, Renegade will debut their Wholesale Market and we’re beyond thrilled to be a part of it – Can’t wait to meet all the buyers! Also, we will be sharing our booth with the amazing AHeirloom whose beautifully crafted cutting boards I’ve adored for a long time. So hope to see many of you there!