Funding $ustainability: Swankety Swank on Kickstarter!

Ken Suacillo and Tiffany Marie Hill in hemp fleece trousers for Swankety Swank. Photo by Laura Parsons

We are LIVE with a very short campaign to launch production of the best designs in HEMP! The #hempInEveryCloset Goals are getting closer day-by-day with more awareness around this fantastic life-giving, water-saving, now-legalized-in-the-States plant!

OUR REWARDS for helping us reach our $7777 funding goal are phenomenal at higher values. This will help us with funding for production and bulk orders of fabric.

We have elegant casual sustainable sportswear for unisex sizes small to 4x.

Help us help the planet by making a donation or sharing this news now. (Campaign ends midnight August 13, 2018)

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xxooYabette

Sustainable as F*ck in SF

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Brand Ambassador Tiffany and model Yuri both wear The Millennial Dress

Capsule Collection Launch

This August marks a year of partnering with brand ambassador Tiffany Marie Hill and we are thrilled to continue to bring more sustainable fashion options to the market! Focusing on the best results from the work of trunk sale market research around the country, testing fabrics, and customer feedback, we are launching a multi season/multi climate Capsule Collection.

These are editorial photos of a group of pieces that are sustainable as f*ck. While that is a cheeky expression, it’s energy and attitude is earnest. This collection stands out as being made with 100% sustainable fabrics and sewn fairly in the United States. (Most will be made in San Francisco, though some could be made in LA.) They will be offered in genderfluid sizes Small to 3x . Go here to order now.

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Capsule Collection: Easy and elevated unisex pieces made of sustainable fabrics and sewn in SF. 
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Hemp Dusters, Soy Crossover Top (also available in black hemp) Logo Tee, and black Hemp Fleece Trousers shown on brand ambassador Tiffany, and model Yuri and found here.

Editorial Team Credits:

Models: Tiffany Marie Hill and Yuri Adams

Makeup Artist: Christina Pedroza

Photographer: Ashley Wacker

Videographer:  Lucis Kronos

Stylist/Designer: Yabette Swank

Jewelry: Venus Superstar

Chunky Gold Necklace with Millennial Dress by ToothnNail

Accessories by Silver Lucy

Jewelry and Accessories available at Wild Feather

Sustainable as F*ck Capsule Collection available in our shop.

Check in here for our upcoming video premiere of “Behind the Scenes photoshoot of this collection” Coming Soon.

 

 

When the Soul Sings: Tiffany Marie Hill

You can easily see how beautiful she is, when gazing upon Tiffany Marie Hill in Swankety Swank or otherwise. What you may not know, is how strong and big and pretty her heart is on the inside.

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Tiffany in eco chic Fall Swankety Swank lyrical look: bamboo and hemp harness dress with goddess head piece by Venus Superstar. MUA Belle by Marine.

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The Hemp Launch to Heal the World

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.

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hemp feminist model Radomir Šepa in a storm gray Swankety Swank Hemp Duster.
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Swankety Swank Brand Ambassador Tiffany Marie Hill in Hemp Hooded Crop and Hemp Trousers

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

Hemp goes Hi Tech: Fashion Preview and Art Show

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This fantastic event is giving me life! Join me for a night of luxury, glamour, and glorification of the plant that has over 25,000 different uses!  While she has been misunderstood, neglected and underestimated, HEMP is now coming into her own and I am showcasing her with might and muse!

I have finished my year long focus in oils on hemp and am bringing you my results plus education in The Hemp Show hanging this very moment in Rosenblum Cellars Winery at The Ferry Building in Oakland’s Jack London Square. You can get a peek at some of the art here, while the rest will be unveiled online after this Artist Reception Event.Hemp Poster 2 web

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What To Wear For New Year’s Eve

Swankety Style for Special Occasions

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.

The Little Black Dress

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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

Fashion Finds: Eco Chic Fashion with Soft Layers

From the moment Bianca slipped into this gorgeous black dress, it was pure magic.

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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.

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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.

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But it still looks amazing and sexy all on its own.

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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.

Get Hip to Hemp Now with The Millennial Dress

Bringing hemp into the modern age with style happens easily with this Millennial Dress.

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Jamie Lynn models our unisex size Medium. Photo by Eartha L. Goodwin.

This is THE dress of the fall season! The versatile design and medium density weight jersey works in many climates, seasons, and occasions from sophisticated black dress affair to sporty casual. This hemp and organic cotton jersey blend is cozy, yet allows the skin to breathe with its natural fibers. It is a smooth small ribbed knit that also has an easy stretch.

Our first Millenial Dress buyer gave this feedback after taking it on vacation to Amsterdam: “Got a lot of compliments in Amsterdam- wore it a lot, on a bike, in restaurants, all the time.”

Get it for 20% off, PLUS FREE shipping until November 1st 2015!

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