FROM ONE THING TO ANOTHER, AND ANOTHER…
One of the lesser known facts about myself is my love for fashion. An even lesser known fact is that I was once an investment banker, a long, long time ago. Who would’ve guessed that many years later, I would end up being a mom of 2 beautiful daughters, put up my own event styling company, and a kid’s fashion line to boot?
Fifi & Co. Photos taken by the AMAZING Anj and Cha at Delightful Little Darlings!
One thing I realized is that in life, one thing leads to another, and another, and another, until you end up pretty much so far away from where you began that even your own mother would never have guessed what you end up becoming.
Another fun fact: when I was in high school, I saw a random newspaper ad about a balloon sculpting seminar (you know, the type where you make balloon swords, dogs, and flowers, etc). On a whim, I joined, and my mom tagged along. It wasn’t a calculated move; I didn’t go there thinking I would make a living being a balloon artist. I just went, and had fun. Little did I know then that I would be doing balloon decorations for a living.
Steve Jobs went to a class on calligraphy not because it was part of his major, but because he was interested in it. It was fun. 10 years later, it all came back to him when he was designing the Mac.
Regardless of where you end up, the most important thing is that along the way, you’re having fun. You’re curious. You’re actually interested.
So what fun thing am I working on now?
3 words: Fifi & Co Playdate!
Photo by Delightful Little Darlings!
COME AND PLAY AT FIFIESTA AND COPACABANA
If you aren’t familiar yet with The Playdate, it’s a yearly thing where all the moms and kids get together to have one fun-filled afternoon of food, activities, and photo-taking. Oh, and the kids get to try on, for the first time, the latest Fifi & Co clothing collection!
Here’s an amazing video reel by Lemon Three Films capturing the soul of the event beautifully:
For our digital invitation, I had Party Magic’s resident artist, Pat The Lion, whip up something cute:
I even had Pat design t-shirts for the whole production team (I made shirts for the peeps at Fifi & Co, Party Magic, Delightful Little Darlings, Lemon Three Films, and of course for our inimitable host, Pat Infanteof Cocoon Studio!).
Now, on to the set design.
Upon entering, the mommies were greeted by a glass wall filled with Mexican-inspired doodles!