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Silk Makes you Fancy

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Silk Makes you Fancy

Silk has long been prized as one of the worlds finest fabric. Nothing mankind has concocted comes close to the strength and softness of silk. Silk is even surprisingly insulating; have you ever noticed how the finest wool coats and pants are always lined with silk? When Yana or I notice affordable clean silk in the waste stream, we usually acquire it. Since silk is all natural, it can be composted; but this precious fabric shouldn’t be cycled through the chain of life until it is dirty and torn.

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It takes a lot to have a minimal wardrobe

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It takes a lot to have a minimal wardrobe

Takeaways from my 10x10 inspired challenge:

  1. Hemp is Dope.
  2. Things Fall Apart.
  3. Lounge-wear is Actually Important.
  4. Black Clothes are Too Easy.

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Wonderfully Warm Winter Wool - Handmade by People Who Live Where the Air Hurts Your Face

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Wonderfully Warm Winter Wool - Handmade by People Who Live Where the Air Hurts Your Face

We wear the clothes we make. We live where it gets really cold and we like to be warm. That is why we love wool so much. Not only is it super warm, it is also breathable (so you don't get sticky if you sweat a little). Wool wicks moisture like magic, so it will keep you warm even if you get a little damp. If you think about it, that makes sense because wool is what keeps sheep warm and dry even in freezing rain, but doesn't overheat easily either.  Zero-Waste, Upcycled Wool Products As an ethical apparel company,...

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Fall & Winter Favorites from Yana Dee - Guest Blog by Rose Soma

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Fall & Winter Favorites from Yana Dee - Guest Blog by Rose Soma

I’ll never forget when I picked out my first Yana Dee Merino Wool piece. This long sleeve, scoop neck staple is incredibly warm and cozy. It’s stretchy and easy to wear, and the inside truly feels like no other shirt. It quickly became one of my favorites, and I can’t wait to wear it with my favorite gray beanie throughout the winter! It also goes quite well with my absolute favorite earrings; salvaged leather teardrops by Yana Dee as well.

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Stop Following These 3 Outdated Fashion Rules

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Stop Following These 3 Outdated Fashion Rules

Fashion Rules can help simplify decision making, but when the rules get in the way of comfort or function, it is time to ditch them.

3 rules that are ready to retire:

  1. You Have to be thin as a rail and flawless to show any skin. 
  2. Hoods aren't allowed. 
  3. Certain colors are reserved for certain seasons. 

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