DATES: May 31 thru June 8, 2008
BUYER: Shyloh C, Buyer – Casual Apparel
May 31, 2008
4:05 AM -Awake at 4am, (barely).
5:30 AM – Packed: CHECK, Laundry: CHECK, Dishes: CHECK, Honey ‘to do list’: CHECK, Children’s caregiver ‘to do list’: CHECK, Hugged and kissed sleeping beauties: CHECK, Loading up car: CHECK
6:31 AM – Inhaled banana BEFORE it was radiated in security. Have a thing about eating
food after it’s gone through X Ray machine.
7:17 AM – About to board when I notice deoderant on my top. Lordy. That’s what happens
when you dress in the dark!! Will have to carry handbag on that side all day!
2:42 PM – Landed in Charlotte. Read some of customer evangelists, and carrot principle and watched the movie 27 dresses (LOVED IT!!)
3:33 PM – Having lunch and catching up on mens sportswear periodicals. Did you know that
Goretex MBT’s are featured in the first pages of GQ for June???
4:32 PM – Sitting in VERY humid airport reading and waiting…......
5:53 PM – Just boarding plane for W Palm Beach. Looking
forward to getting to hotel and seeing the Atlantic!!
8:53 PM – Just landed in W Palm Beach! Wow! It’s green!
9:09 PM – Car service had wrong pickup time, place and person. Finally arrived in hotel
after all was sorted. Starving!!
10:16 PM – Just paid check. Waitress a BIG fan of Zappos. Got her email to send her a
coupon when I get back to the room.
11:00 PM – Forcing myself to go to bed, (8:00 pm West Coast) but doubt it will come easy
after eating the 4 raspberry truffles Lilly Pulitzer left in a basket in my
June 1, 2008
6:02 AM – 5 hours of sleep is not enough.
7:47 AM – Headed to welcoming breakfast. Of course I purchased.a new Lilly Pulitzer top
from Zappos to wear for the day!! (in photo)
9:39 AM – Just sat through presentation. Owner and President LOVES Tony and referenced his seminars in his Jubilee Launch.
10:50 AM – Lilly is doing a Steinway Piano, Florida Naturals special edition juice box,
new fragrance etc etc!! Good for them!!
11:48 AM – Bought Ponte, square necks, straight legs, wide legs and that darn lurex that won’t
go away and keeps selling!!
12:50 PM – Got them hooked on Twitter. They are coming in for a tour and training. All of
2:40 PM – I have never seen so many women in Pink and Green in my life!
3:44 PM – Still entering buy. On 4th cup of coffee -pooped. Jeanne look out. I am going
to beat your record for caffeine (is that possible?)
4:35 PM – STILL writing orders!! On to chocolate now!!
5:51 PM – Finished 5 minutes before driver picked me up for airport. Ran to front door to
7:00 PM – Ran to gate. Was too preoccupied with eating and trying to get notes to Andy
for AB class tomorrow!!
9:24 PM – In charlotte -Jumping on next flight. Can’t believe I was at the Breakers in Palm Beach and was never able to stick my feet in the ocean!
11:34 PM – Just landed. Pooped. Will need to catch up on sleep this week as I travel again next weekend for LA market. .
June 2, 2008
12:55 AM – Just got home. Need to authorize payroll but can’t access site. Will get up early to do so!
June 7, 2008
4:00 AM – Up again on a sat at 4:00am. Bad habit
5:00 AM – Loading up on airborne!
6:02 AM – Holding on to hand rail in train while typing into diary. Talent!!
7:06 AM – Just boarded. Nice and quiet. That is the beauty of flying early on a sat morning!!
8:12 AM – Landed in LA at 8:10. Running to the mart downtown for a 9am appt.
9:14 AM – Late for TinT your World thank goodness! Looking at plus lines!!
10:08 AM – Just finished 3 plus lines. A mix of silks, twills, linens and velvets. Looks great!!
11:23 AM – Maternity is into mesh. Looks good! Inhaling lunch before next appt…
2:10 PM – Just worKed Kay celine, Isda and Pure and simple. Animal prints will not give up!!
3:39 PM – Jumping from one to the next. Did lots of burnouts at Allen Allen and now lots
of lace and watercolors at David Cline!!
4:52 PM – Going to do more plus sizes at Vikki Vi!
6:12 PM – Headed in for last appt – maternity. Getting hungry.
8:16 PM – Just finished 4 maternity lines!! Pooped and picked up pizza for dinner.
9:13 PM – Ate, called to say goodnight to kids, and now going to sort through all paperwork and prioritize!
June 8, 2008
7:00 AM – Wake up – shower. Fell asleep at 10:30 with lights on and paperwork all over bed. Oops.
8:00 AM – Call kids and try to do payroll – oops – can’t bc can’t get on wifi without paying
9:00 AM – Shuttled to la mart and had tea. Headed into Jag Jeans appt.
10:00 AM – Looking at new plus tops line – going to wait until late Fall for it. Need to prioritize other lines.
11:00 AM – Bernadette Conte lifestyle looks amazing!! Liquid – metallics- Need more money!!
12:00 PM – Magaschoni – we are going to have shawls, pashminas, and novelty cashmere in
the portfolio this year in yummy colors! Yeah!!
1:00 PM – At xcvi gobbling up super wide legs. Can’t keep them in stock!!
2:00 PM – Reviewing holiday at Scanty pj’s. Dancing reindeer and christmas trees out of
peace signs are adorable!
3:00 PM – Just saw Lindsay Lohans new legging line. Looks a lot like Lindsay Lohan!
4:00 PM – Going to LAX
5:00 PM – Finished organizing all paperwork for Patricia. Will drop off after I land as I
will be flying out in the morning to Dallas.
6:00 PM – Dying for a vanilla soy latte from SB.
7:00 PM- Just about to take off! Guess I should turn my phone off
8:00 PM – Just landed and getting my car. Need to go to Zappos.
9:00 PM – Finished dropping off paperwork for Patricia to work on and headed home.
9:30 PM – Home. Doing a few things on computer than going to bed. Flight to Dallas at 6:00am tomorrow.