"At times, we've synced," adds her cofounder Jordana Kier of Lola’s all-women team. The unofficial office mascot is a tampiñata — a traditional, colorful donkey piñata stuffed with tampons instead of candy, which Lola sent to editors and VIPs like Karlie Kloss (who happens to be an investor) at launch time last year.For perhaps the first time ever, Instagram lit up with #Lolagrams and #Lolashelfies: women proudly sharing their tampon boxes beside peony bouquets and Chanel No. (It helps that the Lola box is a chic, inconspicuous white and slate blue.) Suddenly, periods weren't to be hidden, but celebrated. Do you feel confused about his feelings for you or sometimes feel him ‘pulling back’?
Steamy scene: Rockin' his birthday suit on a balcony.
"We've created this space-brand-product for women to feel really comfortable to talk about this topic," Kier said.
At early Lola focus groups (sometimes fondly referred to by friends as "period parties") women reminisced about their first periods, and revealed their go-to toilet paper–as–tampon hacks.
At most offices, getting your period can feel like a dirty secret.
In addition to negotiating for equal pay, women must master the crucial job skill of tucking a tampon in their closed fists and attempting to slyly make it to the ladies' room unnoticed.