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The Wholehearted Parenting Manifesto

Elizabeth and her mom, Janet Last June, I heard Dr. Brene Brown speak at an Inc conference for entrepreneurs in San Diego. Brene is a storyteller, researcher at University of Houston and mom. She speaks in powerful plain talk and shares stories to get her point across. This Mother's Day I am thinking about a piece she and her husband wrote to their children which has gone viral (I think her Ted Talk has been watched by over 10 million people!). These words speak to me not just as a mom, but as a daughter, a sister, a friend, a colleague....

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A Inside Look at Jeddah

Every day is a new challenge, a new learning experience. Everyone you encounter teaches you something new. Our friends at Jamjoom Optical recently introduced us their city, Jeddah in Saudi Arabia.  Jeddah, the commercial capital of Saudi Arabia, is also one of the art capitals of the region. Along with dozens of galleries, museums and collections, Jeddah is also one of the largest open air museums in the world with sculptures featured throughout the city.  Sculptures in Jeddah Elements of the traditional mix with the modern here. Al-Balad, the historical center of Jeddah, is just moments away from the water...

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Meet Az

We love working with people who are passionate about what they do. Whether it's the suppliers we work with or the stores that carry our product, we are proud that everyone involved with La LOOP loves what they do. We recently spent some time in New York at Vision Expo East with one of those passionate players, Az Art. Az is our sales rep in the UK and we had the chance to sit down and ask him a bit about himself  La LOOP: Az, can you tell us a bit about yourself? Az: I worked as a dispenser in practice for...

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La LOOP Through The Generations

La LOOP through the generations   I have moments when I catch myself thinking "I have become my mother!" - When I wash the dishes by hand instead of using a dishwasher, or when I relish in doing the seating for a dinner party, or  when I stroke my daughter's hair and tell her how proud I am of her.  All things that I have watched my mom do over and over again and now here I am. Her mannerisms, habits, preferences all have a way of filtering down and becoming as much a part of me as it is...

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Spring 2014 Trends: Metallics

  From soft silver accents to head-to-toe golden glam, metallics made a major appearance in many ready-to-wear collections this Spring.  Check out these NEW La LOOPs to add a little metallic edge to your spring wardrobe. From left to right:NEW Metal Heaven in White  NEW Sterling Silver Snake ChainNEW The Cleopatra NEW Antique Brass Dog Tag Click here to find a store near you.

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Tucson Gem and Mineral Show 2014

  (Beads in every color, chains in every shape)   One of the bastions of La LOOP's quality is our tireless search for unique materials that, in addition to our patented hinge technology, make each and every La LOOP a special piece that you fall in love with. Every February, our design team makes their annual pilgrimage to the Tucson Gem Show. For the 60th anniversary of the show this year, thousands of suppliers converged for one of the world's most comprehensive showings of gems, minerals and metals. From the gargantuan tents to the bustling convention center to the jam packed hotel suites, Tucson is...

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