Nov 7, 2022
Dessous's Election Night Bingo
It's that time again, y'all! The U.S. midterm elections are tomorrow, November 8th. Watching returns will undoubtedly be nerve wracking, so put on your coziest caftan, pour a relaxing drink, and enjoy a game of Dessous Loungewear's Election Night Bingo!
Sep 6, 2022
Making Your Holidays More Sustainable
There are a couple good reasons to keep your shopping local for the holidays. First, it benefits your local economy. The past year has been rough on retailers. Many have had to close their doors and the ones that remain have taken quite a hit with COVID. They could really use your support.
Jun 6, 2022
Fashion Round-Up: Sustainable Beach Cover-ups
There are so many great sustainable swimwear brands these days, but sustainable beach cover-ups can still be a little...
May 6, 2022
Apparel Manufacturing 101: Part 1
When I started Dessous Loungewear almost two years ago, I really had no clue how clothing was manufactured, so I had to educate myself. It’s an interesting process with a surprising number of steps. I thought you might like to know how your clothes are made, so here’s an overview.
Apr 12, 2022
Our Fabrics: Sustainability Pros and Cons
I’ve become a sustainable fabric nerd. Seriously, fiber scientists are doing some mind-blowing work these days! Plea...
Apr 4, 2022
My Over-50 Career Change
I was pregnant with our first daughter when my husband’s career took off and mine fizzled. (So much for that internet company.) At the same time, my husband’s job moved us to San Francisco. Because his salary exceeded mine significantly by then, and the cost of daycare would have just canceled mine out, I decided to stay home with the baby for a few years.
Apr 4, 2022
One year ago, I announced that I was starting a loungewear company focused primarily on caftans. For the most part, I got one of three responses from people: 1) “What’s a caftan?” 2) “OHMYGOD....I LOVE CAFTANS!!! I can’t wait! When are they going to be ready?!” and 3) “Why caftans?” My blog post today is for those who asked, “Why caftans?”