What dreams may come from the spirit of the woods, hemp silk, and vintage florals?
MUAH: Audra Langley
Stylist: Yabette Swank
Photographer: Alex Matt
Wardrobe: Swankety Swank
Get some of these one-of-a-kind pieces in the Swankety Shop.
Hemp has gone hi-fashion again with another published work with my styling and designing efforts. The prosperity of this plant is multi-mega-extra-mucho. While my redundancy is unnecessary, I simply cannot over emphasize how double-thumbs-up it is and why it is truly a “golden field of prosperity for bank accounts and the environment”. Continue reading
While that’s a lofty headline and sounds like a claim similar to the 90s diet pill fen-phen being great for your health, I am telling you the truth. And these pants will not be recalled by the FDA.
At this time last year, I rebranded Swankety Swank and launched the new website with the Hemp Collection. After a year of sewing samples, traveling around the country, getting opinions and testing fabrics, I am certain that the launch of the hemp fleece trousers are going to plant a seed that will change everything. You will never know a pants fabric that is more rugged, more cozy, smooth on the outside, “fleecy soft” on the inside and as long lasting as these. And you’ll only find them exclusively from Swankety Swank.
But first, here’s a photo of Rad in a Hemp Duster that is also being launched because doesn’t he look cool? When I told him at our photoshoot that I’d have him wear the duster with a tee that I cut up and would scrawl a positive and semi rebellious word that epitomizes his generation, he called it out. I knew it was perfect. That intuitive knowing from being in a high vibration creative flow state is always genius.
Why the word “feminist” is semi-rebellious is a story to be unpacked by better writers than I, and it goes along with the idea of hemp saving the world. The alignment of equality for women, equality for all humans, protecting our Earth, and healing it is all tied up with us- EACH of us as individuals! Continue reading
The San Francisco Edwardian Ball is right around the corner. Swankety Swank is showcasing several fantastic pieces in stock that are perfect for the Edwardian Ball (and New Year’s Eve!) and Yabette is now taking orders for custom pieces.
You can find the pieces now in the Swankety Swank Shop. For more information on ordering a custom Edwardian Ball piece, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
New Year’s Eve is right around the corner…do you have your look together? If you’re hunting for a beautiful piece to make your New Year’s dressing a sexy, sustainable snap, read on. We’ve got looks for both men and women. And each piece will take you from a fabulous New Year’s Eve into a stylish 2016.
Nothing says sexy like the little black dress. What makes this one extra-special is the cozy, hemp/organic cotton french terry material. It has a little stretch which allows to hug your body in all the right places. Available in sizes S-3X. Grab the Swankety LBD here. Continue reading
From the moment Bianca slipped into this gorgeous black dress, it was pure magic.
The hemp/organic cotton ribbed jersey stretch is super soft and the black bamboo/organic cotton is slightly see thru. It was obvious that our model and muse felt amazing in this dress. It has a light, airy quality that feels like a whisper on the skin.
We paired it with the spruce soy/organic cotton shrug that is equally soft and sensual. It is also available in moss green organic cotton/bamboo blend. Add the easy, sensual, sophisticated layer to your wardrobe here.
But it still looks amazing and sexy all on its own.
If you are looking for a versatile piece that make you look and feel super hot at holiday get-togethers and super cool every other day of the year, this is the piece for you. The Eco Chic Peek Skirt Dress can also be worn as either a dress or a skirt, and features a sexy hi/low hem.
You can find the Eco Chic Peek Skirt Dress here.
Arguing for your limitations is never helpful.
The expansion of my soul, my life, my opportunities is never ending joy!
That being said, the Swankety Swank Re-brand Hemp Collection Project is in progress. Like an oversize St. Honoré cake, it’s a plan of grand scale and epic goodness. While that’s cooking, I have something fun and helpful debuting this Thursday, July 16 12-7pm at Annie’s Trunk in the Yerba Buena District of San Francisco.
I’ve been talking about a new clothing line for over 6 months, but I am finally on the home stretch of my 20 pages of business plan. I can see the finish line for that and the beginnings of a new Swankety Swank venture! I am excited for the future as any version of this plan will be outstanding. (There are tiers of output depending on the funding.)
I’ve been dreaming and sketching. The first collection will be inspired by The White Place in Santa Fe, New Mexico. It is earthy and magical, with white light rock castles and topaz skies.
I can already feel the yards of luxurious hemp silk in my hands for creating! Continue reading