Spring in the PNW is a mixed bag. The weather oscillates for a few months between rain, cold, sunny days that hint at summer, wind, and more rain. Yet the trees are in full bloom and iris are unfolding everywhere we look. The days are lengthening again, and there’s no doubt that we are slowly creeping out of a dark winter. We’re itching to ditch our bulky sweaters, but it will be a while before we’re ready for those summer dresses. Let’s be real: it can be hard to dress for the spring we are ready for while a chill remains in the air.
I hear the Pacific Northwest is the only place where grey is considered a color. It must have something to do with the tone of our sky most days, especially this time of year. I like my outfit to match both my mood and the season, and grey seems to be the perfect fit. Here’s some of my favorite greyscale inspiration that is anything-but-boring!
What an incredible first week this has been for Fringe! Thank you to everyone who has stopped by to shop and check it all out. I’ve had so much fun getting to know new customers and neighbors, and am already seeing some of you returning for more!
My oh my, this past month as been a whirlwind with hardly a moment to stop, breathe, and take it all in, let alone write about it! But after all the hard work, Fringe Boutique is finally up and running, thanks to the incredible friends and family in my life who helped me pull this thing off!
Today I feel incredibly grateful & accomplished. Friday I officially finished my business plan, though these things are never truly “finished,” as businesses are always evolving. But there is substance in all the places that need it, and it is packaged in a way that I can share it. Yesterday I celebrated my 27th birthday, and […]
Summer feels like it has set in, bringing longer days, more energy, and excitement. In Bellingham, summer brings everyone outside, whether it’s to the water, the mountains, or downtown for some urban adventuring in the sunshine. Last weekend I set up a booth at the first Make.Shift vintage rummage sale, and had a blast selling jewelry, […]
This past week I feel like I really gained some momentum in moving my shop plans forward… I met with the relator to look at the space I’m interested in, and it was great to see it finished after the remodel, since last time I toured it was still partially under construction. I spoke with […]