Jenny An of eggy
When life takes unexpected turns, sometimes you just have to make the best out of it. That’s what happened to Jenny An of eggy when she moved to LA 10 years ago and wanted to open a women’s store just like her mom. Life decided it was time for her to have kids so she started to explore children’s stores in LA. It came to her in a lightbulb moment that it was her true calling to get into the children’s industry. She wanted to offer fashion from all over the world and have plenty of options. A frequent shopper on West 3rd St. before opening, Jenny couldn’t of imagined opening eggy anywhere else. iphone 8 case outlet She wanted to be around “shops that were curated so beautifully” and felt it was important to “keep the Mom & Pop alive on West 3rd.”
There are all different types of styles offered in the store because Jenny loves buying clothes with great design. It also helps that the customer buying the clothes are always easy to please since it’s such a joy to have little ones in their lives. The offerings in the store give the customer options from all over the world and are not readily available. What can you expect to find in eggy? “You will alwaaays find harem pants in the shop. outlet iphone xs case online It IS essential for every child and every age!” says Jenny. cheap iphone 7 case online There are also bamboo fabric layettes which wash well and are super cozy. “They make your baby that much more huggable and smooch-able.” As far as the price point? There is a diverse range but, it does tend to lean towards the higher end (“NOT on purpose!”). outlet iphone 8 case online The pieces that Jenny finds at markets just happen to end up more expensive. Therefore, there isn’t any question on the good quality and design featured in each of the pieces.
We wanted to get to know how the mother of two handles a baby business so we talked designers, inspiration, shopping for kiddos, and W 3rd St.:
Tell us about your favorite products and designers you have right now.
We have such a major following of a brand called Nununu that’s designed in Israel. It has an edgier design aesthetic that reads downtown industrial cool and I’m just obsessed with it. On the flip side, I just love the European sweetness of Caramel Baby & Child from London, their eclectic mix of colors are inspiring.
Your window displays rock!!! Who helps you with those and where do you get your inspiration?
All of us at the shop help with the mannequins and I’ve been doing the window decorations. Sometimes, my husband and kids help me putting it together. I get inspired from all over whether I get an idea from my daughter’s school art project or sometimes I just go to the craft store and hang around for hours brainstorming, it hasn’t been easy but it’s such a great pleasure to be able to get creative and do crafts. Who doesn’t love crafts??
Other than work, what else do you spend your time doing?
Other than eggy, I am fully devoted to my family. outlet iphone xs case online I have a wonderful husband and two daughters that keep me super duper busy. I do spend a lot of time at work but when it’s family time, I really do try to make every second count.
What is West 3rd Street to you?
West 3rd street, to me, is the epitome of what a shopping destination should be. Shops where all the owners are style-makers and whom, individually make their own store an experience. I am such a firm believer of shopping “small” and keeping Mom & Pops alive.
What are your favorites to eat/shop on West 3rd?
Joan’s is truly an institution. I nearly eat there everyday and still absolutely love it. And Joan, herself is such a sweetheart and what a talent for making and bringing such recipes! I do also love Izakaya, have you seen their lunch kids menu?? It’s incredible and I cannot bring my daughters to 3rd without them wanting to eat there.
What is your favorite part of being a part of West 3rd Street?
I’m so proud to be nestled on the street among other boutiques and eateries that manage to keep the street special and one-of-a-kind. Please stay away to all big commercial stores! (can I say that? Oh well…)
Since you’re basically an expert on baby shopping, what are your favorite go-to baby shower gifts?
I always suggest putting an outfit together for the baby that reads your own personal style in there.