A lifetime supply of pjs? Who would say no to that!

You may have noticed I’ve been MIA from the sorella-hood since Christmas. Sorry. And thank you to those people who lovingly asked “Where have you been?! When’s your next post?!” Delightful to know you enjoy catching up with us each week in our random silliness!

My hiatus from writing probably stemmed from the start of summer (sun, beach, cocktails). I think I must have embraced the week off at Chrissy a little more than I realised. Time to take a little breath. Some stillness. A few stunning sunrises…

Sunrise on Christmas morning at mudjimba beach - sunshine coast, Queensland

Sunrise on Christmas morning at Mudjimba beach – Sunshine coast, Queensland

Resting was fabulous. {If you are a regular in the ‘hood you’ll know I managed to get a little burnt out last yeara follow up post on how I managed getting myself out of that mess is to come – a clue… I haven’t}.

It was sunrises-a-plenty when before I knew it 2014 was slapping me in the face telling me to put down the cocktail and my mum’s hedgehog and get on with things – and it’s hard to believe almost 3 months has passed since it did.

So what’s been happening? How have you been?

We’ve enjoyed welcoming many new lovers of sorella including lots of blokes! The mens collection was a big hit for Christmas gifts and continues to sell out as soon as we get stock back in (did you see the lovely people Peppermint Magazine did a review?). And I dare say (at high risk of offending him) the very fact that my Uncle has been back for his second pair of shorts in as many months is good proof they are bloody good shorts. He is very fussy you see.

"Mens loungewear doesn't have to mean ancient, baggy, pilly tracksuit pants. It can actually be stylish, made from organic fabric and so comfortable that the transition from yoga to yard work to sleepwear is seamless."  Damn straight Peppermint  Magazine!! The women of the world agree!

“Mens loungewear doesn’t have to mean ancient, baggy, pilly tracksuit pants. It can actually be stylish, made from organic fabric and so comfortable that the transition from yoga to yard work to sleepwear is seamless.”
Damn straight Peppermint Magazine!! The women of the world agree!

And of course, as you might already know we have a new addition to our family. Alisha welcomed her daughter Estelle into the world on December 30 (and we have been gushing over her ever since).

Oh stop that gorgeousness already!

Oh stop that gorgeousness already!

And with such cuteness, how could I possibly compete for Alisha’s attention when there was this ball of deliciousness as part of her day?

Yes, (I’m very sad to let you know) Alisha has decided to move on from sorella & me to spend more time with her young family.  She has promised to keep in touch with us and I’m sure you’ll see her on the blog occasionally (if I can twist her arm to do a few posts when I’m needing to catch some stillness with a sunrise or two!).

Alisha was featured in the Courier Mail's Weekender magazine

Alisha here featured in the Courier Mail’s Weekender magazine

I’ve always been jealous of her Noosa studio…. It’s fair to say her work-environment was quite different to mine – cut to image of me hunched over the heater in Melbourne. But while there was the distance, as sisters you can’t help but be close – and I’ll always treasure the time we’ve spent together creating the awesomeness that is sorella. It’s been over 4 years working on this (crazy) thing – right back to the initial chat we had sitting at our parents dinning table one random day:

Alisha:    “You know what Anna, we should make pyjamas.”

Anna:      “Hmmm….Sure -Why not?!

And then it began.

sorella & me maternity sleepwear

Alisha (left) and I – we are cover girls didn’t you know?

I have lots more news to share with you, but for now a fond farewell to this girl – my business partner, my sister:

Thank you Alisha. For your inspirational idea and inviting me to come on this adventure of a lifetime with you.  All the best for your next life steps. Any time you need some new pj’s just ask – there’s a lifetime supply here for you.

all the love in my heart, anna xo  Anna & Alisha

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