One day my name will evoke good goosebumps.

I’ve been sitting in my new studio space for the past 2 hours, just soaking up the atmosphere. It’s a pretty amazing little spot. I’m hoping that with this new little space comes new customers, new ideas, and better promotion and marketing on my part.

God, I hate marketing. I hate it all. All I want to do is make beautiful clothes while someone else deals with all that marketing/business bullshit. I wish my name came with a certain fanbase that would just eat up everything I wanted to sell without much effort on my part.

But I’m not Beyonce. I’m not Tess Holliday. I’m not Gabifresh. I’m just Jen Pitch – founder and designer at Seraphim Clothing.

One day, maybe, but for now, I just have to keep slogging it, and try to enjoy myself while I’m at it.

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Notebook.

When I was in my early to mid twenties, I used to carry around a little Moleskine passport sized grid-lined notebook wherever I went. I was heavily into writing music then, and my ideas would pop up out of the blue, so I had to be prepared.

I haven’t carried around a notebook in close to 8 years, and that makes me feel really sad.

But what would I need with a notebook now? I don’t write music anymore. I don’t even sketch or write down my thoughts. Whipping out my notebook used to be instinctive. I thought different then.

What changed?

I’m tempted to purchase one to carry around with me now, and see if there’s anything I really have to say.

Any ideas on prompts to use, anyone?

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Seraphim Challenge: Wearing Seraphim for the entire month of April.

It’s almost April guys! I love the beginnings of new months. Remember how I mentioned in a previous blog about how I suffer from a dreadful disease called “Startingoveritis”? Well, beginnings of the month are awesome for me because it means I can start some month-long project! And boy do I have one!

I’ve decided to give myself a little personal challenge: I must wear a Seraphim garment every single day and document how I outfit each piece.

You guys may think this is an easy feat since I’m the owner of the company so I can just pick whatever I want from my inventory… but it’s actually a lot harder than that because I don’t actually own a sample of every garment I sell, AND I only want to try really hard to only wear the latest collection – Oh Frida! But that will be flexible. Ha!

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I also want to make sure each documented picture looks fresh and unique, so I’ve made one big rule: I may not wear an outfit again. So if I have worn the black OTS Top with the Purple Rhapsody Skirt (pictured above!), I may not pair those items together again. If I want to wear the black OTS Top, I will have to choose a completely different garment to pair with it. Now, if I wear a dress, I may not wear it the same way twice also. If I wear a dress simply as is one day, the next time I want to wear it, I must add something to change the look, like a jacket or cardigan. Also, I can wear non-Seraphim garments too; there only has to be a minimum of one Seraphim piece worn.

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The first half of the month will be tricky as I’m flying back to Perth to spend time with my family who will also be visiting for Easter, so I will have to use what I can take with me in my suitcase. Honestly, I have no idea how you established fashion bloggers do this without always going over your luggage weight allowance…

I’m really excited!! I’m going to have to have a really good think of how to outfit each piece! Please follow me on instagram to keep updated! At the end of the month, I will post a gallery of all the outfits here for you to see!

 

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