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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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Top Yana Dee Styles for Maternity

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Top Yana Dee Styles for Maternity

Maternity fashion can either emphasize and celebrate your growing bellyor, it can work to hide, disguise, or minimize the changes to your body that happen during pregnancy. You will probably feel a time and place for both strategies throughout your pregnancy. Whether a garment emphasizes or disguises the fact that you are pregnant will depend on the design of the piece, your body’s unique proportions, and how you style the garment.

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Ethical Fashion Advise : A Blog Series Introduction

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Ethical Fashion Advise : A Blog Series Introduction

The internet needs better ethical fashion advice. There are some good resourced out there, but it is hard to find them amidst the barrage of content sponsored by megacorporations. So, I’m going to take your ethical fashion questions, and answer them on the Yana Dee blog. You can submit questions to me by leaving a comment below! To start this blog series off, I’ll answer questions posted to a minimalist fashion online community I am a part of. The first question I will answer is about maternity clothing.

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Top 10 Ways to Have an Environmentalist Wardrobe

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Top 10 Ways to Have an Environmentalist Wardrobe

Once you have learned about the damage the fashion industry is having on the planet, you may be inspired to change your shopping habits.Here is a list of 10 important things to do if you want to have an environmentalist wardrobe.

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1. Wear the clothes you have

When you learn how damaging the fast fashion industry is, you may be tempted to...

2. Care for what you wear

By caring for what you have, you can extend the life...

3. Invest in ethically made products

Clothes, jewelry, bags, shoes, and any other accessory will last longer if you invest in a single well constructed piece...

 4. Think about water when you wash your clothes

Minimize the environmental impact when you wash and dry clothing...

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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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