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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…