Monthly Archives: August 2010

Preview: Our amateur photo shoot of Carolina

And the weekend is over! What a crazy two days. This afternoon, our friend Carolina graciously modeled a few of our bags for the wholesaler’s lookbook. I love how she exemplifies the Taryn Zhang woman, highly accomplished, sophisticated, and has … Continue reading

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Alpha Collection (still tentative though) & Progress Report

As you can see immediately, I didn’t properly prop the pink weekender tote on the bottom left corner. Hubby suggests that we redo it, this time with dental floss tied to the two outer edges and him holding up the floss like … Continue reading

Posted in Business Development, Collection, Design Conception, Learning Curve, Musings, One Step Closer, Progress | 2 Comments

Samples Round 2: More Photos & Thoughts

Please note that the following handbags represent first prototypes and serious blunders. This blog documents our trials and errors and tracks our progress from inexperienced start-up to launching the Taryn Zhang brand. Please bear that in mind as you look … Continue reading

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Intermission, cont’d.: My makeup bag for travel

I’m really, really new to all things beauty, style, and fashion, especially as it manifests on the blogosphere. Anyway, this intermission post (while samples production of my handbags concludes; we hope this week) was inspired by a video blog I watched. … Continue reading

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Prissy-Girl Moment at the Office

Samples production will conclude early next week. Until then, there isn’t anything pertaining to design or Taryn Zhang I can post about. I did have a prissy-girl moment at work this week, which I don’t mind sharing to pass the … Continue reading

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