Recommended Care: Washing your PERSU bag removable interior

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Hi Everyone!

I just wanted to share with you my recommended tips for properly washing the removable interior of your PERSU bag. 

For best care, machine-wash on low/delicate in cold water and air dry the interior. And, if you have a zippered mesh laundry bag, it is helpful to put the interior inside before wash. The separate, nylon zippered bag can be machine-washed in cold water and put in the dryer on low heat. 

 

Xo,

Steph

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The Sol bags have arrived! And, meet Sol himself in my latest vlog video!

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Hi Everyone!

The Sol bags have finally arrived to me and are being shipped out this week and next week! The Sol bags arrived on time at the end of June at the Oakland port but this time around the shipment took much longer to process before getting released to me. I learned that part of the reason is because this time, I did not have a full container so my overseas shipment had to go through two warehouses before being trucked to my home. And with the 4th of July holiday, the warehouses and trucking service were a bit backed up. But, luckily they arrived safely and I've already started putting the new hang tags I designed on them! :)

The Sol bags in my garage

The Sol bags in my garage

New hang tags will be on every Sol bag!

New hang tags will be on every Sol bag!

 

And, as you may know the Sol bag was named after VIP Kickstarter backer Sol Tran during my campaign. Last month I got the chance to meet Sol in person and take him to a couple of my favorite LA local fitness spots (minus Gloveworx because they were full but we are going to try again later!) and chat with him and his lovely girlfriend over lunch at True Food Kitchen. Interested in meeting Sol? Check out the latest vlog video below! (Please excuse that I was a sweaty hot mess in it) :D

Thanks again for staying with me on my journey! I will be posting recommended cleaning tips for your removable interior next!

Xoxo,

Steph

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Introducing the PERSU LIFE vlog | PERSU COLLECTION is in Kitson LA!

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Hi Everyone!

I've really enjoyed keeping all of you updated on my progress and journey since the launch of my Kickstarter campaign. Your support has been incredible and I truly enjoy sharing my experiences with you. I'm happy that some of you are actually interested in what I'm doing! :) 

As promised in my last blog entry, I'm going to tell you which retailer PERSU COLLECTION is in! While visiting the retailer myself, I had recorded the experience initially just for me to keep but quickly realized that I wanted to share this experience with my customers and Kickstarter backers. So, the idea of starting a vlog came to mind! Since I've quit my full-time job and am focusing on PERSU and learning how to run this business on my own, I've decided to document my journey, my PERSU LIFE. :D 

Here is an introduction to my vlog (please excuse my rough editing, I just learned how to use Adobe Premiere Pro via YouTube last week!):

And, here is my experience visiting my first retailer!! 

Another exciting piece of news is that after the video, I did try to go to Malibu to check out the Kitson store and explain the bag to the employees so that they can sell it, but I called Kitson Malibu before I left and found out that they had sold it within a week of it being in the store! And without the functions being explained! 

Regarding the Sol bags, they are on their way over via ocean! The Sol bag is expected to ship out beginning of July. Just a friendly reminder, tracking number emails for your Tom and Jessica bags could come from either my shipping partner Lynch Creek Farms, or PERSU COLLECTION. Please check your spam folder just in case it ended up there!

Xoxo,

Steph

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PERSU LIFE | My #Startup Life in Photos

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  1. Inspired by my favorite Bangkok Curry bowl from Native Foods Cafe, I decided to make my own version replacing the brown rice with steamed kale! 
  2. Good Day Sacramento arriving at my home in Sacramento for a quick segment on PERSU!
  3. Dropping by one of my favorites, Pop Physique in Brentwood (Los Angeles)
  4. Working on a project for PERSU in Venice Beach, CA...more details coming January 2015!
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Tom & Jessica Bags Shipping Update!

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Hi Everyone!

After many days in the garage packing and taping shipments, 3 full UPS trucks, and multiple trips to the post office, a majority of the Tom and Jessica bags have been shipped! 

I quickly became a regular at the post office :)

I quickly became a regular at the post office :)

3 of the 5 bins I filled at the post office!

3 of the 5 bins I filled at the post office!

I also packed my mom's car and made some local Sacramento deliveries. It was great being able to meet some of you in person! I wish I could've completed all the deliveries in the Sacramento area but the process took longer than I thought it would (being a UPS driver is pretty tedious!).

Fitting as much as possible into my mom's car for deliveries!

Fitting as much as possible into my mom's car for deliveries!

Just so that all of you have an update on shipping, all domestic orders were shipped via UPS and all international orders were shipped via USPS. For those who bought a Sol bundle, if you are a domestic order, you will receive your Tom or Jessica bag first and then the Sol bag separately when it arrives. If you are an international backer of the Sol bundle, you will receive your bundle in one package when the Sol bags arrive. This is because international shipping is significantly more than domestic shipping so it is more affordable to ship the bags in one package. 

You should have all received an email with your tracking number. Please make sure you check your tracking number to make sure the package is going to the correct address. If your address has changed recently, let me know ASAP so that we can figure out if it's possible to retrieve the package. The email should say the package is from PERSU COLLECTION but it is possible that it may say LYNCH CREEK FARMS because I've partnered with Lynch Creek Farms for some help on shipping operations. My friend Nathanael helps me create labels for everyone and I package and send the order on my end. In return, I will be helping Lynch Creek with some of their social media. And in case you're wondering what Lynch Creek is, they are the place to go to for holiday wreaths! They have tons of different styles, even some DIY wreaths, and they also sell Dahlia bulbs. :)

Besides the shipping and fulfillment, I have been involved with a project for the last couple of months that has been keeping me busy. I've been wanting to tell you guys about it but I can't until January 2016. :( I will let you know as soon as I'm allowed to! :D PERSU bags have also just entered a certain retailer...announcement coming soon! :)

Last but NOT least, THANK YOU ALL for the wonderful feedback you have been giving me!! I am reading every Facebook post, email, text, message, Kickstarter comment, Instagram tag, DM, Snapchat, Tweet, everything! I really appreciate all the feedback and I truly appreciate all the support you have shown me. It's been so encouraging for me especially when things get tough - all I have to do is read your comments! :) I hope to get an investor one day so that I can bring on some help and I will share all of your feedback in the process!

Xoxo,

Steph

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