Tuesday, March 30, 2010

Featured photographer of the Month KateBogot Photography

I am so very lucky to work with the most amazing photographers, they are professional, talented, so easy to work with, and I have truly enjoyed every minute I have worked with them. so if you live in the Denver or Colorado Springs area, or the Woodlands Texas, I have photographers that I would recommend to you in a heartbeat.
I also realize that there are fans from all over too, and so I thought it would be fun to feature professional photographers from different areas; its a great way for the photographers to showcase who they are, and perhaps a fan is looking for a photographer and will find one in their area from our "FEATURE"!
I love photography, what it represents, and wanted a way for all of my new professional photographer friends and fans to be featured on my fan page as well as my blog; and our first featured photographer of the month is Kate Bogot of KateBogotphotography who photographs in the Chicago area.
Her photos are just STUNNING, so if you are lucky enough to live in the Chicago area;you better get on her books, but if you don't, do check out her work, as it is definitely worth the look;)

Kate recently purchased the Flourish Allie dress for her beautiful daughter, and I was beyond thrilled when she sent a few shots from a photo shoot she did. This little girl has a style and flair all her own, and it just shines through in all of the photos. I love this entire outfit; Kate, you and your daughter make a fabulous team, thank you for sharing these photos!!!

Here is a little bit more about Kate, make sure you stop and check out her blog at http://katebogot.com/blog/ to see more fabulous photos from her photo shoot, and more of her work.

"My name is Kate Bogot! I am a mom to three adorably crazy kids(one girl, two boys) who keep me on my toes. I am a natural light photographer who serves the Chicagoland area. I am a bit of a caffeine addict and anyone who knows me knows I have to have my Starbucks and McDonalds diet Coke EVERYDAY. My husband thinks it's funny that when I buy a lottery ticket I REALLY believe I am going to win (hasn't happened yet, but I am still hopeful). I love doing craft projects but they never quite turn out as great as the vision I had in my head. I am amazed that my 7 year old daughter has a better wardrobe than me! I think I have one of the best jobs in the world, photographing kids and families!"

Tuesday, March 23, 2010


Here at Missie Moosie, I am honored to work with the most amazing group of photographers, and models! They are professional, and truly make my clothing line come to life! We have a great team here at Missie Moosie; and at this time plan on adding 3 new faces to our current team. 2 fresh faces will come from Colorado, and will be photographed by 2 of my current photographers; and so we are looking for that third face to represent Missie Moosie for fall.

Interested moms or dads, who may or may not be a professional photographer, must be able to take TOP QUALITY digital images of their children in a quality setting. If you have a photography business and would love to see your child modeling Missie Moosie Clothing, please apply. In addition, if you want to see your child representing Missie Moosie, and have a friend photographer willing to take photos that fine, as third party photographers are ok. If you aren't a professional photographer, or if you don't have a friend/or know someone able to photograph your child, please know that I will take all submissions, however, please realize that the judging criteria will not only be based on the child(personality, comfort in front of the camera, etc), but also a main part of the criteria will be the quality of photos as well.
The winning model will receive one free outfit for their services(which will be the outfit that they are asked to model), and if the model has a professional photographer taking the photos,their info/website will be featured on my site as one of my photographers (and any marketing tools that would have your photos) with links to your photography site and information about your services.

Applicants will be modeling and taking pictures sometime in mid-late June; I apologize that I don't have a specific date yet, however, I am just starting to plan for fall. I will mail the outfit to be modeled to the model, and; Upon receipt of the outfit, photographs should be taken in a quality location within 3-5 days, and then photos from the photo shoot placed in an online gallery for Missie Moosie to view within one week of receiving the outfit.
Interested applicants please send your submissions to alana@missiemoosie.com, and include your name, your child's name, age and size of clothing that they currently wear. Please also include the state you live in. If you are a professional photographer, please include information about your services including your website/blog. If you will be using a third party photographer, please include their website/blog and have them send me an email stating that they agree to photograph your child in June. Please attach 3 quality, and current pictures of the child you would like to represent Missie Moosie(photographs of the model must be taken in the last 2 months). Deadline for submissision is April 24th, and I will announce the fresh new faces of Missie Moosie on May 1st! Please email me with any questions!!!

Monday, March 22, 2010

I am so very excited about our Trunk Show and Model Search event in Colorado Springs. Jamie Smith of jamiesmithphotography.com is one of the amazing photographers that I have teamed up with here at Missie Moosie, and so we have teamed up for this event to offer you a boutique shopping experience in an amazing custom home,as well as the chance for your daughter to be a fresh new face for the Missie Moosie Clothing line. The event will take place at the most amazing custom home, provided by www.taracustom.com. The venue makes for a great place to shop and mingle, and will be the perfect backdrop for a photo shoot!
All Missie Moosie prices will be %10 off retail, all shoppers will be entered into a drawing to win a $75 gift card towards Missie Moosie's fall line; shoppers are automatically entered into the Model search and the free mini photo shoot with Jamie at the event with proof of purchase. This is going to be a fabulous event, that you don't want to miss. See the attached flyer for the venue location; and please check out our facebook event page here, to let us know if you plan on coming

A Busy Month, and exciting events coming up!

YIKES, has it really been almost a month since my last post here??? we have been so busy at Missie Moosie, that the last month has just flown by! WE are closer to 1000 fans on facebook, are continuing to fill orders daily, are busy with the trunk show season, and are filling wholesale orders for boutiques.:)
I am also busy starting to plan for fall, and have some great new pieces planned, and will have some of the "fan favorites" back for fall too, with a little twist or two!

In addition, we have 2 very exciting trunk show/model search events coming up for all of our local, Colorado fans,and then I will have a nationwide model search as well. Missie Moosie is looking for 3 fresh new faces for fall, so be sure to check back to get all the details about each of these events!
Thank you for your continued support!

Tuesday, February 23, 2010

Exciting news at Missie Moosie!

There are so many wonderful and exciting things going on here at Missie Moosie! Our spring/sumemr line is in full swing, and I am having so much fun filling orders daily:) We have a trunk show program available for all of our local Colorado fans, but have offered a wonderful online trunk show program available now too. You can check out all of the details at our facebook fan page Here
IN addition, to the feature and giveaway at TheShoppingMama, we also have 2 other review/features up with 2 more giveaways.
Be sure to check out Casi's write up and giveaway at her wonderful Sprinkles BLog
And also Heather's review and giveaway at Fabulousfunfinds
Finally, we are so thrilled to announce that our line will go up to a size 7/8. You all asked and we answered!! WE are always open to suggestions or ideas.
Be sure to stop by our fan page on facebook where you will always be up to date with the latest Missie Moosie news.

Thursday, February 18, 2010

Feature and Giveaway at Theshoppingmama

in the next couple of weeks, several top mommy bloggers and sites are reviewing/featuring our line; We are so thrilled with all of the wonderful bloggers and women that we are working with; we do this so that people can see the quality of our clothing, but as you know we love giveaways as well, so there will be a giveaway every time there is a review. Kate at theshoppingmama featured Missie Moosie today, and has an awesome giveaway going on, so go check it out for chances to win:)


Monday, February 8, 2010

Spring/Summer ready to ship

we are happy to say, that this Wednesday, our debut Spring/Summer line will be available and ready to ship. We are so excited about this line, and are happy to see it live on our website after months of behind the scenes work. We have learned a lot this first time around, and are taking everything we have learned, including suggestions and input from our fans to heart(this would include offering sizing up to an 8, and doing a layette line for the fall,thanks for the suggestions, guys). If you haven't checked out our new look, make sure you stop by the website. Taylor of enchanting web design did an amazing site redesign for us, and we are thrilled with the outcome. Let us know what you think of the new site:)

Sunday, January 31, 2010

we are so thrilled to announce that Child Modehas featured Missie Moosie on their site. . Child MOde is a wonderful site dedicated to the latest trends for babies and children, celebrity style, as well as new and innovative must have products. Check out their site, and become a fan on facebook, and twitter to stay informed;) Thank you so much Child Mode and Nadia for the feature!

Monday, January 18, 2010

Last stages of spring production

I am thrilled to say that the spring line will be completed and ready to buy very soon! we are in the last stages of production(for those of you unfamiliar with the process, its a very long one, lol, from the sketches, to having the sketches turned into patterns, making markers, grading the patterns etc) and I can't wait to share the full line with you all. There will be 2 collections for spring, the Flourish which is your typical bright and fun colors for spring; and then the Urban Angel line in greys and pinks with fun, girly yet funky and trendy prints. Both collections have several pieces that mix and match within the collection to create several different looks! Stay tuned for some sneak peeks from the fabulous photo shoots, and be sure to check back often to see when the line is available and ready for sale!

Wednesday, January 13, 2010

Meet Missie Moosie's Final Photographer for Spring/Summer 2010

We would like for you all to meet our final photographer for our spring/summer 2010 collection, Lisa Hodnet of Lisa Hodnet Photography! Have I mentioned how very lucky I am to work with such amazing talent?? ok, so maybe I have, but again, you will see what I am talking about when you check out Lisa's site:)

I met Lisa for coffee one morning, and would you believe it if I told you she also was the easiest person to talk too, and I felt like I had known her longer than our hour conversation;) She had the most amazing portfolio to share with me, I was truly in awe of her pictures: each picture was unique and different, but she captured exactly what needed to be captured in each and every photo. Lisa is down to earth, funny, professional, and so extremely talented; all of those necessary qualities that you look for when searching for the "right" photographer. I love that she is business minded, and full of so many great ideas, and I cannot wait to see what she comes up with for the photo shoot.I actually get to be at this photo shoot as she will be shooting my daughter; and even doing a couple of professional shots of me, YIKES! Be sure to check out LIsa's site at www.lisahodnetphotography.com, as well as her new wedding site, where she is partnering up with Jamie of JamieSmithphotography, www.elitewed.com. Stay tuned to see photos from Lisa's shoot, they are going to be FABULOUS; and here is more about Lisa Hodnet!

~I love my job, but more specifically, I love my bosses!! You know, the ones that speak their mind, that know exactly what they want and when, yet capturing their toddler personality and their smiles and them interacting with their families, this is what really makes my job fun.

After being in business for five years, I finally ‘get it’ now. Good photos happen. AH-MA-ZING photos are choreographed like a complex symphony. There are so many factors that go into taking an AH-MA-ZING photo – more than just a brand new awesome camera. Sure there is the technical aspect that every professional photographer should be able to give you. But there is also that emotional connection in photos. You know that connection that makes you want to reach through the photo and just squeeze that cutie patootie? THAT emotion that overwhelms you to tears, warms your heart, brings back memories. THAT is the piece of art that I am out to create for you. The one that evokes such a huge warm and fuzzy feeling and transposes you back in time with those loved ones in the photo. THAT is the experience and the memory that you will leave Lisa Hodnet Photography with.~

Monday, January 11, 2010

Meet Missie Moosie's third Photographer for Spring/Summer 2010

We would now like you to meet Jamie Smith of Jamie Smith Photography. Again, I cannot tell you how excited I am to be working with such amazing talent. Jamie is just fabulous! She is laid back, professional, and so easy to work with. Her eye for photography speaks for itself, just check out her site to see what I am talking about! I met Jamie at her house in Colorado Springs, and it felt like she was a high school friend(could be because she lives in the neighborhood I grew up in, lol;)). She will put you and your kids at ease, you will be %100 comfortable with her behind the camera, and more than %100 satisfied with the results. I am so very thrilled to have teamed up with Jamie, her enthusiasm and new and innovative ideas are endless. I cannot wait to see what she comes up with for the photo shoot! Please check out Jamie and Jamie Smith photography at her website; and also check out her new adventure and wedding site as well; Elite Weddings. She has teamed up with another amazing photographer(who you will be meeting very soon) to bring you a top notch team for all of your wedding photography needs!

Here is more about Jamie

~~Jamie Smith is an on location portrait and wedding photographer who serves
both the Colorado Springs and Denver areas. Her flexible and laid-back
approach to photography puts her clients at ease and draws out their
natural expressions. Her style is both contemporary and photojournalistic.
Be sure to check out her portfolio at www.jamiesmithphotography.com as
well as her blog to view recent sessions and promotions at

Friday, January 8, 2010

Meet Missie Moosie's second photographer for our Spring/Summer 2010 Collection!

We hope that those of you who live in Texas were able to check out Julie of Scarlett Photography:)
Now we would like for you to meet Charlotte Bundgaard and Kim Harms of Trystan Photography. I am so thrilled to be able to work with such amazing talent and I truly cannot wait to see what Charlotte and Kim come up with for their photo shoot!
Trystan Photography's photos truly speak for themselves, and I cannot say enough about them! Trust me when I say you will spend hours looking at the pictures on their site:) THe photos might even convince you to get married again, just so you can have fabulous, and "those talked about" photos!
So....If you live in Denver or Colorado Springs, Colorado, (or even if you don't, as they do travel:)), be sure to check out Trystan Photography. Charlotte is one of those special photographers; those that you can tell have that special gift. SHe is sweet, down to earth, and so fun! You will feel like you have always known her when she shows up to shoot your photos, and their photos will not disappoint! I am amazed every time Trystan Photography posts a new photo shoot on their blog or on facebook! Please check out their site:) Here is a little bit more about Charlotte.

~~Kids will be kids.

They are goofy. They are stubborn and sometimes cranky. They are serious. They are happy and bubbly. They are shy and sometimes they drool. And sometimes they are all of these things in a 2 minute span, especially when a camera is in front of their face!

In 10 years of shooting portraits, I have found that one of my best assets as a photographer is creating and forever capturing those split seconds of perfect personality that whiz by and then fade with time. My husband and I started Trystan Photography 6 years ago because we both had a passion for creating art and documenting moments in people's lives.

Trystan Photography specializes in all areas of your ever changing life including Wedding, Boudoir, Maternity, Newborn, Birth, Children, Senior and Family photography. We currently have studios in Colorado Springs and Denver Colorado and are available for travel.

I am honored and blessed to have this amazing job and I look forward to photographing familiar faces and new faces in the years to come!

Your Life. Our Art. Forever



Monday, January 4, 2010

Meet Missie Moosie's First Photographer for Spring/Summer 2010

We would like for you to meet our first photographer for our Spring/Summer 2010 collection!!! There were so many wonderful and talented photographers whom entered our photography/model search,and I am truly honored and thrilled to be able to work with the 4 photographers that Missie Moosie has teamed up with. Our first Photographer is Juliette Everett of Scarlett Photography from the Woodlands, Texas. I cannot wait to work with her, and see what she comes up with for the photo shoot. She will be taking photos of the sweetest little girl who has already shot several times with Julie, so this little one is a pro;); and we all know there are lots of great places to shoot in Texas, so be sure to stay tuned for sneak peeks from Scarlett Photography's photo shoot! If you are in Texas, and looking for a photographer, you must contact Julie; Her work is amazing, and she is so easy to work with! Here is a little bit more about Julie and Scarlett Photography.

‘Every face tells a story … ’


I’m Juliette and Scarlett Photography is my passion. I live in The Woodlands, Texas and shoot in and around Houston. My photographic journey began when my son was born, 4 years ago. I wanted to capture every tiny hand, every tiny foot and every moment that is so easily forgotten. Then after spending the next couple of years capturing moments for family and friends, Scarlett Photography was ‘born’. The name ‘Scarlett’ came about from the beautiful Scarlett O’Hara in ‘Gone With The Wind’: ‘Quite frankly my dear, I don’t give a damn!’. I now invest my time capturing images of other people’s lives. I don’t do studios, I don’t do flash. What I do is natural light and capturing individual characters - little people playing, baby giggles, relaxed families, cowboy boots and tutus! Ask me what makes it worthwhile? Seeing the joy my photos bring to individuals and knowing that I have helped them realize the dream of capturing their family moments. That’s what Scarlett Photography is, that’s who I am.