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Feature Friday: #KOLLOQUIAL

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1390202_161861170689982_934640064_nThis week we are featuring Donna Ko of #KOLLOQUIAL. She designs a custom line of totes which feature popular song lyrics on them. We love how simple they are, but at the same time they are absolute show stoppers. People instinctively read what’s on your tote and may even get a flashback to one of their favorite 90s songs. Read on to learn more about #KOLLOQUIAL. Also read the whole way through, her last piece of advice is priceless!

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KOLLOQUIAL: Born & raised California gal working full time in advertising as a Senior Copywriter during the day, and moonlighting as some kind of designer, embroiderer, business lady-person.

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Smartling Cultural Fashion

BY CAILIN BURKE 

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When Smartling, a translation software company, asked us to show our own version of multicultural style, we were so excited because it’s the perfect challenge for us! As our mom is from the Philippines, we have some items from there and throughout our grandma’s travels with the Peace Corps, we have gotten clothes from South and Central America as well. When looking through our closets we discovered we actually have a ton of items from different countries! We try to incorporate these articles into our outfits as often as possible and Smartling wanted us to share them with you guys! As Smartling helps companies translate website content into many languages, it was a perfect fit! So Tara and I dug through our wardrobes to find outfits inspired by the trends in different countries.

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