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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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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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Wardrobe Reset Step 1: Start with the Basics

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Wardrobe Reset Step 1: Start with the Basics

Mid-winter (now) is a great time to assess your basics, aka your base layers, intimates, or under layers. These garments are the foundation for every outfit's success. Even when you invest in quality basics, you are still going to have to cleanse ripped, stained, stretched out, and unloved pieces from your collection periodically. Items in good condition can usually be donated; fiber recycling is a good option instead of trash. When you are in the habit of regularly checking base with your basics, your restock shop can be quick and easy. Use this list for reference when assessing your shopping needs.

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