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Not a Bad Gig: Outfit photos at the office

We just got a whole bunch of these polka-dot dresses with both halter and regular straps in at Hello Holiday, and they’re making me re-think my shift dress uniform (it’s day 201 for that, by the way). Now that I am in the retail business, the spring clothes arriving is the biggest signifier of the…

Packaging and Shipping Best Practices: Let me take you to church.

I’m a huge packaging design enthusiast. I love making boxes pretty. I love earning the excitement of each recipient. I love presenting products in a way that gives them meaning, showcasing their practical purpose and emotional value. One thing that makes working on Hello Holiday so gratifying is that packaging is something I do every…

Today’s Outfit: Dressing up at Hello Holiday

One of the indisputably best things about owning a womenswear retail store is getting to try on all the new inventory when it comes in. Today I tried on a new dress we got in at Hello Holiday as part of our new exclusive Alice Collection. Appropriately-named for several reasons. Tweedledorable Dress: Hello Holiday; Tights:…

Star on Top

Tonight I stayed home from the office and we put up our tree. Alice excitedly draped the garlands around the branches and hung the ornaments as I talked about where each one came from. And she’s been very vigilant all night about making sure the star doesn’t droop off the top bough–she checked several times…

Jane Round is an awesome designer and we have her exclusive collection.

I wanted to share with my own readers a little bit about Hello Holiday’s first emerging designer, Jane Round. I met Jane through Omaha Fashion Week where she first debuted her work on the runway at age 15. Now she’s flown the coop from her beautiful home in the scenic woodlands west of Omaha and…