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That's a Wrap! (Dress)

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That's a Wrap! (Dress)

Even though they are highly versatile, not every wrap dress is suited to every occasion. If you are thinking about investing in a new handmade wrap dress from Yana Dee, read on to learn about the different styles we offer, and where to wear each one.

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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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Capsule Wardrobe - Winter Wishlist

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Capsule Wardrobe - Winter Wishlist

This collection is a dream minimalist wardrobe for the next three months. Compiled in Michigan in early November 2018, this is a cold weather capsule wardrobe designed for climates with ice and snow. If you live in a location with extended winter weather, these 33 items are for you! A vital part of surviving winter is staying active, so this collection includes some great outdoor base layers that are perfect for cross-country skiing, winter running, snowshoeing, or walking through a blizzard to see a movie downtown. I know that in just about every faith and community, winter holidays and parties are something to dress up for. So I didn't forget to feature some silk!

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Fabric for Spring + Fall: Hemp & Organic Cotton Lycra Jersey

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Fabric for Spring + Fall: Hemp & Organic Cotton Lycra Jersey

The Hemp Lycra Jersey we use is blended with organic cotton, which makes it softer than pure hemp would be. The Lycra adds a bit of stretch, which makes this fabric so versatile! You will find this fabric throughout all our product lines, from headband backings, to kids and adult dress bodices, to scarves and waistbands on skirts and pants. 

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