It’s January, 2017, and I’m dreaming of this upcoming summer (whilst it is 10 below outside). Summer for me means freedom from school for the first time in 17+ years, *hopefully* a job, and the time to travel, get tattooed, and grow into my life. When I think of seasons I mostly think of what I’ll be wearing in them; right now I’m in way too deep looking at the beautiful pieces from Run With The Tribe. You know when you re-discover something and then you just can’t stop? I feel like I’m in a cave but instead of crystals there are just lovely soft pieces of clothing spilling out of the ceiling like stalactites. Wish I could climb through her closet.
Alana from Run With The Tribe hand-sews everything she makes. I picked up a piece (the buttery yellow tank top pictured above) only an hour after it listed because I know her amazing stuff goes quickly. It is simple, unique, and easy on the eyes. I’m not really someone who wears much color but I’m trying to work it into my wardrobe more often, and I ordered the lovely “Mellow Daze Cami” for slouchy, relaxed summer bikeride-full days to colorize my wardrobe.
If you’ve ever been intrigued by handmade clothes, Run With The Tribe is the most potent place to start looking. Her Instagram is filled with the latest pieces and frankly, a ton of her personality. Handmade clothing can sometimes seem foreign or difficult, because the sizes are dictated by the maker and not a cruddy large-scale manufacturer and the fabrics seem different from our typical poly-cotton. Handmade clothes are special and in RWTT’s case, one of a kind.