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Meet Manu

Blog_OB1birdtThere’s nothing quite like sliding on the perfect T-shirt. And that’s where Manuka Sanyal and her line of T-shirts, pajamas, lingerie, slips, camisoles, robes and panties come in. The local designer behind the line, Manu, has been gaining quite a following in Santa Cruz and beyond with her soft, exquisite, perfectly fitted garments.

Blog_OB5panty4Even a simple white T-shirt hugs your body perfectly, is sweet against your skin, is scooped just the right amount, and hits your body at a length that’s complimentary to any body type. And that’s just the T-shirts.

The pajamas, panties, and more have the same effect. Made from luxurious high-end organic fabrics and lace imported from France, the Manu line has even gathered followers like actress Olivia Wilde of the television show, House.

Blog_OB6Roden_smThis Labor Day weekend, from Saturday to Monday, her wares will be on sale at Twist, a boutique at 1364 Pacific Avenue in Downtown Santa Cruz; the store opens at 11 a.m. A variety of Manu items will be on sale at significant savings, with prices from $10-$150. So, don’t get your panties in a bunch—there will be plenty of cozy things for you to discover, including … new panties.

The Manu sale will be this Labor Day Weekend at Twist, 1364 Pacific Ave., Santa Cruz; the store opens at 11 a.m. For more information, visit

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