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Monthly Archives: May, 2012

Kickstarter Update!

Just a quick update for everyone.  We received approval from Kickstarter this morning, so we’ll be launching tomorrow morning, as planned!  We’ll have the link to our Kickstarter page right here, first thing tomorrow morning.

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Fly with us!

A quick update on our Kickstarter campaign: I’m still waiting for approval from Kickstarter.  That *should* come through today, but in the event that it doesn’t we’ll launch as soon as we do have approval.  I’ll keep you posted right here, on Facebook and on Twitter.  In the mean time, here are a few important …

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Preparing to Launch

You might be wondering what exactly it takes to launch a clothing company.  We don’t have all the answers, but we do know what it’s going to take to get us started. Our Kickstarter goal is $11,000.   We hope that means that 220 of you will believe in this project enough to pre-order a tank …

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Give and You Shall Receive

Just 3 days until our Kickstarter campaign launch!  We talked a little bit about what Kickstarter is and how is works last week.  Now for everyone’s favorite part…the fabulous prizes! Everyone who pledges their support, no matter how small the amount, will receive a personal thank you email from the Flying Pig Apparel team. Pledge …

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Active Wear for Every Body

Have you ever shopped for clothing online, and thought to yourself, “Well, it looks great on that plus sized model who happens to have a flat stomach, but how will it look on my body with a rounded stomach?”  Or worse, “Ok, so it looks amazing on an ‘average’ size model, but what does it …

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No BS Sizing

Have you ever taken the time to compare size charts for different clothing companies side by side?  We did, and we were shocked and annoyed by what we found.  What one company calls a 2X might be a  6X at another company!  No wonder just knowing your size doesn’t help when you’re shopping for clothes. …

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Worth a Thousand Words

We’ve been telling you about our new active wear for women here, on Facebook, and on Twitter.  But you haven’t yet seen what intelligently designed active wear for every body looks like.  Today I’m proud to give you a sneak peek at our 8 sample garments. The photo shoot was a lot of fun.  After …

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What is Kickstarter?

Before I talk about Kickstarter, a quick note about photos.  I had really hoped to have photos up yesterday, but they weren’t ready quite yet.  I promise we’ll have them posted for you as soon as possible.  Be sure to sign up for email updates for the blog, the photos will be posted here first! …

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3 a Week Challenge

On Thursday, we talked about the 4 simple habits that can make a significant impact on your health.  I also asked you to consider setting goals in a different way to increase your health rather than focusing on weight.  Have you started making any of those healthy changes yet? I already hit two of them, …

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Setting Different Goals

On Tuesday, we talked about how Olympic athlete Shawn Johnson succumbed to tabloid pressure to lose weight, even though her (slight) weight gain was completely normal.  In the article, she’s quoted as saying “I was at the Olympic Games winning medals and I still doubted my image, I doubted what I looked like. That’s sad. Girls …

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