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The Origin of Lola & August

“You are imperfect, permanently and inevitably flawed. And you are beautiful.” ― Amy Bloom
A few months ago I met a lovely woman through our blogger Marie - Andrea Reyes (A. Bernadette and NYC Fair Trade Coalition - of which we are now members). Upon meeting her and discussing why we started Lola & August, she thought it would make for a great blog post. I was a bit hesitant as I do not write blogs (I'm a Software Developer 35 to 50 hours per week) and I spend most of my time writing code, but thought I would take a crack at it as a lot of this information is contained only in my thoughts. Perhaps she is right, and perhaps I should share it, so here goes... ;)
Art and Fashion have always been a big part of my life. Art was how I expressed myself from the moment I held my first pencil.
As a teenager, my mum (and Lola & August partner) Joanna, taught me to love and appreciate fashion. To wear what I want, when I want, and to pay no mind to what others thought. Weekend trips…