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Organic Cotton Polka Dots! From Seed to Store.

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Organic Cotton Polka Dots! From Seed to Store.

In the Spring of 2021, Yana started putting her finger on exactly what was lacking in her timeless classic clothing collection. That finger landed on a dot. Actually, it landed on a lot of dots. Polka dots, to be exact. Yana decided she needed to make polka dot dresses. The problem was, sustainable polka dot fabric was simply unavailable...

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5 Kinds of Polyester-Free Fleece

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5 Kinds of Polyester-Free Fleece

Living, working, and playing in Northern Michigan has lead us to a minor obsession with natural fleece (scroll to the bottom of this blog to read about why the "natural" part is important). We wear fleece daily from fall until spring. To satiate our fleece obsession for the Fall 2021/Winter 2022 Season, we are making, selling, and wearing clothing & accessory from five different types of fleece!  1_ Tencel & Organic Cotton Fleece 66% TENCEL™ Lyocell, 28% Organic Cotton, 6% Spandex New to fall 2021, this is the softest, most stretchy fleece we've seen yet! We stocked it in fun bright colors (Pink,...

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2021 Mother's Day Gift Guide

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2021 Mother's Day Gift Guide

Keep reading for a list of Yana Dee's Top 10 Mother's Day Gifts for 2021. Click the banner above to shop the full gift collection of all 40 runner-ups! 1. A New Heirloom Blanket This one is great for mothers and children of all ages. Yana Dee's 2021 Patchwork Blankets have have heirloom potential. They were carefully crafted from salvaged and organic cotton. Of the 4 we started with, only two remain. Get one while you can! 2. The Etta Dress One of Yana Dee's newest dress design is perfect for young parents, grandparents, and other people with bodies who want an...

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Yana Dee is Seeking a Summer 2021 Store Intern in Traverse City!

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Yana Dee is Seeking a Summer 2021 Store Intern in Traverse City!

We are currently seeking a qualified summer intern to join our sustainable fashion sales team for Summer 2021. College students in fashion, business, design, marketing, or any other related field are welcome to apply. Start/end dates and total hours are flexible to meet your education requirements! This internship is paid hourly.

As an intern at Yana Dee, you will gain valuable skills and hands on experience with marketing, sales, social media, and more. Meet our previous college interns below to learn more about the experience.

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Sand Bird Square Dress: A Love Story

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Sand Bird Square Dress: A Love Story

As soon as I saw this dress, I knew I wanted to be the one.

I just had to model the Sand Bird Square Dress. 

When it arrived from the studio, the Sand Bird Square Dress instantly took my breath away. This newest addition to Yana Dee's Peace by Piece collection is absolutely a thing of beauty.

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