Hello, and welcome back!!
We hope you have all had a lovely Christmas & New Years - Ending the hectic roller coaster we called 2020 with a huge c'est la vie.. and getting ready to jump into a promising 2021!
After a little break of our own, we thought it was due time to have a little catch up with you all... As with 2021 officially here - we have made some big decisions and changes that we are finally ready to share!!
It's no secret that the past year forced us all to reflect, take a step back, and to make some challenging decisions. With the winds of Covid came unforeseeable change for everyone, and as the end of the year approached, we realised that 2021 was going to have to be different (no matter what our vision boards from early 2020 said). So, after many a discussion, brainstorm, and cup of tea... we curated a finalised picture of how La Luna would best thrive and flourish this year... and it's a little bit different from how we usually roll.
A quick summary of said changes - Our Kumeu Shop is closing, BUT... La Luna Pop up shop's will be rolling into your neighbourhood throughout 2021!!
Want more information - Here is a full run down...
1. We will be closing down our shop in Kumeu. This was definitely one of the hardest decisions we have had to make as La Luna, but also one of the most necessary. Over the past year and a 1/2 we have been in this space, we have outgrown the workshop/office area of our studio, and started to invade on the shop (If you were in before Christmas, you would probably know what we mean!)... and as much as this Mother and Daughter duo love each other dearly, the space behind our shop just ain't big enough for the both of us. So for the sake of our sanity, and to allow our lil biz to continue to grow and flourish, we have decided to convert the whole space into a workshop and office, meaning we have to say goodbye to our retail space. BUT we promise you this will be a good thing!!!! (EG... more space for us to prepare your orders and get them sent out to you even quicker... ayyoooo). The only downfall will be that for the meantime we will not be offering click and collect as an option, as our studio will not be open for the public... but this should only be temporary as we have plans to bring this option back to you asap (so keep your eyes and ears open for that!!)
2. We will be hosting Pop up Shops at various locations throughout the year!! If you did visit our shop in Kumeu, you would know that it wasn't exactly in the bee's knee's of locations... which is another reason why we have decided it would be better suited solely as a studio space. BUT never fear, we love meeting you guys & having rad convo's with you all so much that we just couldn't say goodbye to having a retail space entirely... which is why we are in the process of booking up our 2021 calendar with Pop up Shops!! This year we plan to be hosting a range of Pop up's across Auckland and Whangarei, so that you can come and shop in store with us!
These will be based in a range of retail spaces, and will run from anywhere between a couple of days, to a couple of months! For some of these we will partner up with other awesome businesses, and for others we will be going at it solo! For those of you who haven't had the chance to come and visit us in person, this will be the perfect chance to do so!
All Pop up Shop dates, addresses and hours will be posted on the 'La Luna Pop Up's' Page, which can be found on our main menu. Here we will have all the details included in a calendar that will be updated regularly.
This year is going to be filled with small changes towards a better La Luna, with new collections, revised branding, beautiful treasures, big dreams & exciting products!! We are so grateful that you have joined us on this journey, and can only hope that we can continue to present you all with an ethical, sustainable and meaningful way to shop and consume.
We would also love to hear your feedback on these changes, maybe you know of the perfect space for us to Pop Up in? Maybe you are a Kumeu regular wanting to know more about these changes... please, feel free to email us at firstname.lastname@example.org or message us on social media!
The La Luna Team xx