Inside Kayu

Happy Valentine’s Day

Every year we arrive at February 14th and I get into the same discussion with friends; to celebrate or not? There is so much pressure to have the “best” night out, not to mention the fact that all the restaurants get booked out months in advance. This year we’ve decided to instead have a quiet night in with a home cooked menu that is simple yet sexy at the same time.

What are some of your favorite Valentine’s Day recipes?

 

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We are hiring!

hiring_instagramIntern/ San Mateo

We are looking for a creative individual who is passionate about fashion and style to join our team. You will be working in a fast-paced environment where day-to-day tasks vary. Excellent verbal and written communication skills is a must. Candidates should be willing to learn and no task is too big or too small.

Some responsibilities:
Merchandising and organizing new samples as they arrive
Assist in research of new and target accounts
Assist and coordinate with our New York and Hawaii showrooms
Assist with gifting celebrities, stylists, editors and other industry professionals
Tracking items on loan with editorials and stylists
Manage editorial clippings and activity reports
Process Orders using Quickbooks 
Answer the phones and respond to Customer Service emails 
Bank and Post Office errands 
And more…

All qualified candidates should send resume/cover letter and availability to kim@kayudesign.com

 

Sales Representative / California

We are looking for an experienced sales representative to help us grow our business on the West Coast. You will be responsible for building revenue by sourcing and opening up new business with department stores, independent boutiques and online retailers as well as manage and grow existing accounts.

All qualified candidates should send resume/cover letter and availability to kim@kayudesign.com

 

Happy 2015

Every year on the first of January my husband and I talk about our resolutions for the upcoming year. Usually these conversations take several hours and include minutia details on how to exercise more, healthy dinner plans, the best way to get organized and suggestions on how to spend less time working and more time with family. This year we didn’t have the liberty of time (you’ll soon find out why), so he asked me to distill my resolutions into one word. My response?

Balance.

In September 2014 we welcomed our baby boy Kyson into our family and since then our life has been a whirlwind of late night feeds, dirty diapers, morning cuddles and more joy and anxiety than we’ve ever felt before. Kyson entered our lives and suddenly he became the center of our lives. A newborn takes up so much time that there just doesn’t seem to be any leftover for coffee with friends, a weekend yoga retreat or lazy afternoons with my favorite novel.  Thus, my new year resolution.

Balance.

It’s going to be really hard to not pour everything into our little one but I know that in order to be happy there has to be equilibrium in my life. I may not be able to go for a yoga retreat but I can still keep healthy taking Kyson for daily walks in the park. And although I can no longer spend hours engrossed in the latest novel, I can set aside half an hour each evening to read over a glass of wine.

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If you had to distill your 2015 resolutions into one word what would it be?