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Orleans + Winder

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I had the opportunity to have a chat with store owner Erin Wetzel and her amazing store Orleans + Winder.


BGB:Tell me a little about yourself
Erin:I love design in all it’s incarnations, and I love to travel and explore cities solo. I am an only child and have always had a big independent streak and a vivid imagination. Being involved in fashion and design at this point in my life made perfect sense, I’ve come full circle in a way. I have a son who is eleven, and I love introducing him to the beauty of the artisanal object and also how important it is to support that way of creating.


BGB:What was your catalyst for opening Orleans & Winder? Erin:A need to give the designers that I was coming across a presence here in Detroit. I knew that I wanted to open a store, but it had to be a very special store, with a very particular curation.
BGB:The name of the store is unique. Is there a reason for it? Erin: Yes! We have lived here in the Eastern Market for almost 7 years and our loft is at th…

Fashionable and Cool

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Being a fashion events blogger means that I attend all sorts of various social events. Those events call for all sorts of casual, upscale and black-tie fashions. I enjoy finding the right outfit for various occasions.

 Casual outfit for a indoor picnic and a pop-up artist event.

Top - Avenue
Capri's - Lane Bryant

Two basic pieces that pack a punch because of the contrast in the colors red, black and gray.

T-shirt Kmart
Skirt - Maggie Barnes
This is one of my favorite dresses for warmer weather. I love hi-lo dresses and skirts.

Dress-Ashley Stewart
Shrug - Carson's
Sliver sandals - Avenue