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Thursday, August 22, 2013

Get To Know Your Favorite Kids Clothing Designer: Jelly The Pug

1. Your name, brand name and location:
DIANE MCALLISTER, JELLY THE PUG , SAN FRANCISCO CA

2. Describe your brand in 3 words:
Colors, prints, ruffles

3. Tell us a little bit more about your brand, what makes it special?
What makes Jelly the Pug special is the care we put into every dress. There is no editing when it comes to ruffles and trim. I create every dress myself in my attic with Jelly at my feet.

4. How did it all start?
It started as a way to supplement my family's  income.  I always loved sewing and creating things. I made a few dresses and put them online. I was swamped with orders in a matter of months. I decided to sell my car to finance getting this business off my kitchen table. I met Adnan in a chance encounter while selling my car. We met in a small coffee shop and noticed people stop eating to look at my samples. We decided to join forces. We rolled the dice and gambled everything and took a huge leap of pure faith. We figured it as we went.

Jelly the Pug Monaco Hanna Dress
5. Where did the name come from?
The name came from my little Pug named Jelly. In the beginning, I would make everything my hand on my kitchen table. I would sell them on online and cart them every weekend to outdoor events like church shows and fairs. I would always have Jelly with me in a little basket. Little girls would look forward to seeing Jelly every weekend. I became known as the Jelly the Pug lady.  

6. What inspires you? How do you get ideas for your designs and keep them fresh?
The little girls who wear our clothes inspire me. I want them to feel confident and special. I love colors and mixing patterns.

7. What are your top priorities when designing clothing (shoes/accessories)?
My top priority is keeping dress and print designs unique and fresh. We work everyday to upgrade our quality in every aspect of Jelly the Pug. I search endlessly for new textile designers and
make every dress sample by hand.

8. What is your favorite season to design for and why?
Spring and Summer are my favorite. The creative ideas are endless and there are less constraints on design.

Jelly the Pug Bees Nicola Playwear Set
9. Where do you see your brand in a few years?
We listen to all your ideas and input. We are working on Mommy and me and even denim.

10.  If there was one thing you could tell your customers (kids or adults), what would it be? I would like to tell all our customers that I value everyone of you. I am honored when you choose a Jelly The Pug dress for a special event. I want to thank every one of you for making a dream come true for me.

Every season, Jules and Emma get a couple of Jelly The Pug dresses. They wear them mostly to birthday parties, family outings or as play dresses. I love that Jelly The Pug dresses are made of tear-and-wear-resistant fabric, so they hold up really well. They are very easy to wash and do not fade. No matter how many times I wash them and put them in the drier, they always look brand new! Jelly The Pug runs pretty generous, so I  size down for our girls who are average for their age.

Jelly the Pug Ellie Hannah Dress
Jelly the Pug Pana Cotta Puffy Dress
Jelly the Pug Ellie Hannah Dress and Jelly the Pug Pana Cotta Puffy Dress
Jelly the Pug Ellie Hannah Dress and Jelly the Pug Pana Cotta Puffy Dress
Fall 2013 collection by Jelly The Pug is now in stock at My Little Jules boutique and shipping to customers. Jelly The Pug Nicola playwear sets have been a great hit for fall. They are cute, playful, comfy and fancy enough for special occasions. Choose from three different color ways or shop the rest of Jelly The Pug fall 2013 collection to find the perfect dress for your girl. Jelly The Pug dresses and sets are appropriate for girls of ages infant to 12 years: http://www.mylittlejules.com/Jelly_The_Pug_s/562.htm

Jelly the Pug Agra Nicola Playwear Set
Jelly the Pug Indian Summer Nicola Playwear Set
Jelly the Pug Indian Summer Chord Jacket
Jelly the Pug Indian Summer Jordan Dress
Jelly the Pug Monaco Marquee Dress
Jelly the Pug Bees Jordan Dress
Jelly the Pug Agra Jamie Dress
Looking for cute matching shoes? Here are a few suggestions!
Livie and Luca Dolly Girl Shoes in Toffee
Livie and Luca Marchita Boot in Taupe Suede

Livie and Luca Pio Pio Shoes in Turquoise
Livie and Luca Ruche Shoes in Brown

Livie & Luca Toi Toi Girl Shoes in Yellow
Joyfolie Hadley Boot in Tweed & Suede

Persnickety Clothing Nob Hill Collection

Persnickety Clothing Ruby Dress In Black Dot with
Persnickety Clothing long sleeve Basic Tee In Cream Mesh
and lace cuffs in cream
Welcome to Persnickety Clothing Nob Hill collection! It is a fresh new line with a totally different pallet of colors for Fall and Winter. Persnickety Clothing vintage-inspired Nob Hill collection is so fun to "play with" - to mix and match boutique girls clothing pieces and accessories to create a truly unique posh look for your little girl you love and adore. Persnickety Clothing used black as a grounding color to provide a dramatic effect for this stunning collection. Then, they freshened it up with a soft pink color, shades of brown, cream, gold and lots of fun textures. Persnickety Clothing Nob Hill collection is perfect for holiday parties, family pictures or even everyday wear.

When you are shopping Persnickety Clothing Nob Hill collection, make sure to grab a few of these must-have pieces. At the top of the list is Persnickety Clothing Lucille dress in cream which plays perfectly into the holidays! It is simple, yet elegant. It is comfortable enough for everyday wear and lovely enough for fancy occasions. We love the large bow that adorns the front. Please note that this season Lucille dress runs longer and a tad wider than in previous seasons. 
Persnickety Clothing Lucille dress in cream 
Another two pieces to notice are Persnickety Clothing Palazzo pant in black paired with Lou Lou top in black dot. This combo has been on pretty much every Persnickety Clothing Nob Hill order we have received since last night. It is comfy, yet very stylish, unique and dressy enough to be worn for special occasions.
Persnickety Clothing Palazzo pant in black paired with Lou Lou top in black dot
Persnickety Clothing Lola top in black has been very popular as well. It will match so many of Persnickety Nob Hill pieces as well as complete other outfits in your girl's wardrobe.
Persnickety Clothing Lola top in black
Finally, take a notice of stunning Persnickety Clothing Cassie dress in black. The mixture of the polka dots, the browns, the blacks, and the peachy pinks make this beautiful dress so elegant! It is sleeveless, so it can be easily carried over into spring and worn as a tunic top. Pair it with Persnickety Clothing long sleeve Basic Tee In Cream Mesh and lace cuffs in cream for a complete look. 
Persnickety Clothing Cassie dress in black paired with Persnickety Clothing long sleeve Basic Tee In Cream Mesh and lace cuffs in cream
Looking for matching shoes for your Persnickety Clothing Nob Hill order? Here are a few suggestions:

1. Pazitos Swan ballet flats in black or Pazitos Swan ballet flats in ivory. These shoes will be a perfect addition to the Nob Hill outfit. They are made of genuine leather and the ribbon is removable, so the shoes can be worn as regular flats. These elegant shoes will complete so many of your girl's outfits!
Pazitos Swan ballet flats in ivory

Pazitos Swan ballet flats in black
2. Joyfolie Amelie shoes in black or Joyfolie Adele shoes in black polka dot. Sophisticated shoes by Joyfolie are always our customers' favorites to match with Persnickety Clothing!
Joyfolie Adele shoes in black polka dot
Joyfolie Amelie shoes in black
3. Livie and Luca dolly girl shoe in black or Livie and Luca Ruche shoes in brown. Livie and Luca combines style with comfort and quality to create shoes that your girl will want to wear over and over again.
Livie and Luca dolly girl shoe in black
Livie and Luca Ruche shoes in brown
When you are placing your pre-order at My Little Jules boutique, you can choose from a few different pre-order payment options:
1. You can pay in full. Orders paid in full are usually the first ones to be shipped once the products arrive to our warehouse.

2. You can pay 25% or 50% down with codes PREORDER25 or PREORDER50. The rest of the balance will be collected when your order is in stock and ready to be shipped.

3. Or you can sign up for MLJ Easy Payment Plan and pay only 15% down. The rest of the balance is broken into 2-8 payments charged to your card weekly or bi-weekly. Your order must be at least $150 to qualify for MLJ Easy Payment Plan; any products qualify. Please call us during our regular business hours to set up your plan: 1-866-322-2783.

Sunday, August 18, 2013

Lemon Loves Lime and Lollipop Twirl Fall Is Now In Stock!

Lollipop Twirl Blossom Fairy Dress
Say "Hello!" to fall boutique girls clothing! And to cute forest friends dreamed up by Lollipop Twirl designer Joy Cha. Lollipop Twirl fall collection has arrived to our warehouse on Friday. During pre-orders, Lollipop Twirl swooned our customers with whimsical designs, rich fall colors and amiable forest critters  - perfect companions for fall fun. Your girl will enjoy kicking the fallen autumn leaves, making new friends in the school yard or taking a stroll through the park, especially when one of cute Lollipop Twirl critters is there with her to share the fun.

While Lollipop Twirl Starry Squirrel tee and Lollipop Twirl Deer Wonderland tee are perfect as cute, comfortable tops for everyday wear, Lollipop Twirl Blossom Fairy Dress and Lollipop Twirl Raccoon dress can even be worn as casual Thanksgiving dresses. My Little Jules boutique also carries matching leggings in different styles and colors as well as other super cute Lollipop Twirl dresses and tees like Sleepy Beauty Owl tee and Fantastic Fox tee and more.

Lollipop Twirl Deer Wonderland tee
Lollipop Twirl Raccoon dress
Lollipop Twirl Fantastic Fox tee
Lollipop Twirl - Candy House Tee in Purple
Lollipop Twirl Princess's Favorite Cake Tee in Pink

Lollipop Twirl Sleepy Beauty Owl tee
Lollipop Twirl Starry Squirrel tee
Joy Cha is also the creative force behind Lemon Loves Lime, a more well-known brand than Lollipop Twirl. Lemon Loves Lime is praised for its unique, cute designs, great attention to details and softness. Lemon Loves Lime fall is now in stock and shipping to customers. One of our customers' favorite outfits so far is Lemon Loves Lime Frog Princess Tee in Vivid Blue paired with Carnation Skirt in Cabaret. As always, intricate frog applique features crochet, sequin and crystal details that Lemon Loves Lime is known for.

Lemon Loves Lime Frog Princess Tee in Vivid Blue and Carnation Skirt in Cabaret
Lemon Loves Lime Artist Dress in Vivid Blue
Lemon Loves Lime Baby Doll Jacket in Cabaret
Lemon Loves Lime Floral Madness Dress
Lemon Loves Lime - Neptune Seahorse Tee in Cabaret and Lemon Loves Lime Groovy Pants in Paisley Purplen  
Lemon Loves Lime Carnation Skirt in Vivid Blue and Lemon Loves Lime Ballerina Tee in Pink Lemon
Lemon Loves Lime Skye Dress in Paisley Purple
When you shop My Little Jules boutique, you you get 5% back on most purchases you make with Jules Rewards Points. In addition, My Little Jules now offers flexible payment plans on orders of $150+. With MLJ Easy Payments Plans, you put only 15% down while breaking the rest of the balance in 2 to 8 equal payments.

Learn more about My Little Jules Easy Payment Plans right here: https://www.mylittlejules.com/Articles.asp?ID=494

Both Lollipop Twirl and Lemon Loves Lime summer collections are now 50% off: http://www.mylittlejules.com/SearchResults.asp?Cat=1796

Friday, August 16, 2013

Important News regarding Persnickety Clothing Fall 2013 Collection

Persnickety Clothing Loa Dress in Multi-color
We have recently received an email from Persnickety Clothing informing us that some of the items from fall 2013 collection have been delayed. Please review the following information carefully to see if some of the items you have ordered will be arriving later than originally expected.

From Persnickety Clothing company's email to retailers:

"This year, with an increased need for manufacturing power, we decided to try something new. It was our choice to outsource the production of 3 pieces to a company in Peru. We went with Peru because of their strong showing in quality of samples and overall efficiency of production. While we expect this to hold true in the final pieces, the fabric sent to them was held in customers for two months, and has caused delays all down the line. These have been pushed back for a release date in October and are listed below:

Persnickety Clothing Baby Doll Dress in Tartan
·         Baby Doll Dresses

·         Loa Dresses

·         Kennedy Jackets

Other delays have been caused by a myriad, and are as follows:

Phase 1

·         Leg Warmers – Delayed until 8/15/2013

·         Cuffs Cream – Delayed until 8/15/2013

·         Pepper Jacket – Delayed until 9/5/2013

·         Bell Pant Brown Stripe – Delayed until 8/15/2013

Persnickety Clothing Kennedy Jacket in Green
·         Cecile Top – Delayed until 9/5/2013 (After production, we were not 100% satisfied with one aspect of this piece, and returned it for minor alterations. We would rather experience a delay, than have product on the market we are not satisfied with.

Phase 2

·         Patchwork Dress – Delayed until 8/27/2013

·         Macie Jane Dress – Delayed until 8/27/2013

·         Corset Dress – Delayed until 9/5/2013

·         Jetta Coat – Delayed until 9/5/2013"

In addition, we have learned that one of the pieces, Persnickety Clothing Corset Top in Brown, runs small. Use measurements below as your sizing guide:
Persnickety Clothing Corset Top in Brown

12 months- chest 18” length 12”
18 months- chest 19” length 12 ½”
2- chest 19 ½” length 13”
3- chest 20” length 13 ¾”
4- chest 21” length 14 ½”
5- chest 22” length 15 ¼”
6- chest 23” length 16”
7- chest 24” length 16 ¾”
8- chest 25 length 17 ½”
10- chest 26” length 18 ¼”
12- chest 28” length 19”

If you think the size you originally ordered from My Little Jules boutique will not work for your girl, please contact us immediately via Facebook, email or by phone: 1-866-322-2783. We are in the office Mon - Fri, 9:00 am to 5:00 pm EST. We will be happy to help!

Mustard Pie Clothing fall update
In addition, due to manufacturing delays, 1st delivery of Mustard Pie Clothing fall collection will be shipping later than originally planned. We are planning to start shipping 1st delivery Mustard Pie at the end of August. As of right now, second delivery of Mustard Pie Clothing will be shipping to customers as originally scheduled. Thank you for shopping with My Little Jules! If you haven't placed your Mustard Pie pro-order yet, you can do so right here: http://www.mylittlejules.com/SearchResults.asp?mfg=Mustard+Pie

Mustard Pie Clothing Scrappy Ramona Dress in Rainbow
Mustard Pie Clothing Josephine Dress in Rainbow
Mustard Pie Clothing Petunia Dress in Turquoise Brown
Mustard Pie Clothing Parker Hoodie Tunic in Baby Pink Sage