Thinking back I’m not quite sure how the name for these pants came to me. I never used to name my designs anyway. That was until my clothing factory complained during production that a mere description of the style (perhaps one-sided wrap pants in this case), gets confusing and they need a more memorable reference. So here we have it, Wanda pants. I did once have a boyfriend who’s mum’s name was Wanda.. No that’s not it. I’m gonna go with the reason that’s simply because, it’s a ‘wanda’ I didn’t design them sooner ‘cos they’re straight up fabulous – insert smiley, blushing emoticon..
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Over the past two and a half years I’ve had the exciting, difficult and now sad task of opening and closing the Somerset Jane stores. Two beautiful and inspiring spaces that I poured my heart and soul into, and were for that time, the hub of all the label’s movements. They were the start of many changes and cemented the SJ brand on the local fashion scene. Or so I thought. Turns out, I am Somerset Jane, not the four walls it is housed in nor a sign outside a shop front. What I thought was ending was only just the beginning..
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