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Bamboo Fleece for the Winter Win!

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Bamboo Fleece for the Winter Win!

We have a lot of great fabrics in use here at Yana Dee. Fabric is the main ingredient in our fashion recipes that make our clothes so long-lasting, nice to wear, and eco-friendly. It's tough to name "the best," but I would dare to nominate our 100% Bamboo Fleece as one candidate.  First of all, yes! Bamboo can be made into a textile. This vigorous plant requires no pesticides or fertilizers to grow, is completely renewable, and provides an abundance of usable oxygen to our atmosphere. As a textile, it is wonderfully breathable and insulating. It's also in the top-running for being the...

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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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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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Hemp Fleece - What it is and why we love it

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Hemp Fleece - What it is and why we love it

Hemp & Organic Cotton Fleece is a warm, durable, comfortable, all natural, vegan, anti-micorbial, and uv resistant fabric. Hemp Fleece is soft and non-irritating. Hemp Fleece conforms to your shape. Hemp Fleece does not pill. Polyester fleece pollutes waterways and doesn't let you skin breathe. 

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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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