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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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Spring Break 2021 Outfit Inspiration

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Spring Break 2021 Outfit Inspiration

Yana Dee has the right stuff to get you there and back safe and in style! To save you some serious browse time, we have compiled the best clothing and accessories for Spring Break 2021 right here. 

A tea length wrap skirt is the perfect thing for spring break! All of Yana Dee's "tea length" wrap skirts are lightweight, all natural, and breathable, so you can feel the air on your legs without showing them to everyone...

Wrap skirts are great, but they aren't exactly an outfit. What you need is a new top to go with it! The Arvada Top or the Bailey Bra are your best spring break options. We just happen to have fresh new colors in both styles

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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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Designers Choice: Custom Made Gift Guide

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Designers Choice: Custom Made Gift Guide

If anyone has a good handle on which custom-made clothing items make the best gifts, it's the designer and creator herself! I had a lot of fun talking with Yana to figure out what she wanted to put on this list. She's got good taste. Keep reading for Yana Dee's top 5 custom made gifts for the 2020 Winter Holiday Season. 

1. Fortune Robe

Here are 5 reasons why the Fortune Robe is at the very top of Yana's personal recommendation list:

  1. Inclusivity. This robe is for bodies of every size, age, shape, gender, and ability. Everyone deserves to be cozy and warm in soft fabric...

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