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Dandelion Dreamgirl: Patti Quintero

Patti Quintero and I first met when she became my doula during my pregnancy with Lulu. I always had terrible fears of childbirth and was afraid I was going to have to get knocked out all together in order to deliver the baby that was growing inside me. Enter Patti. An incredibly magical, calming, confident woman who put me in touch with my feminine strength and grace. Patti's mission to empower women is inspiring and she has a unique way of making you feel more powerful just by being in her presence. For this reason, she is a Dandelion Dreamgirl. Read below to hear some of her wisdom and magic, and even some bonus music tips.   What is the mission...

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Grlswirl x Lady Dandelion

This epic collaboration is the culmination of so many things for me as a co founder of Venice Beach girl skate crew, Grlswirl and the founder of Lady Dandelion. Both companies began around the same time, right after my daughter Lulu was born. It felt like all the creative energy I had been conserving for her while I was pregnant finally exploded out of me like a volcano once she was born. And this shoot is a pretty good representation of all of that. Lady Dandelion is designed for the feminine tomboy. A term I feel very much embodies my personality. You might call the skate park my personal version of a "runway". The Lady Dandelion girl is not afraid to...

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Behind the Seams

A glimpse behind the scenes of a woman run business. A mom juggling a toddler and all the roles of building a fashion brand. Its a little crazy. Lots of hats to wear. But seeing my ideas and visions slowly come to life is truly rewarding.  Lady Dandelion is a collection made ethically and efficiently in Los Angeles. All fabrics are selected from dead stock roles downtown, which means they are fabrics that other brands made too much of and left behind. This does not compromise the quality of the fabric at all. It merely means that we are not creating any more waste on the planet, instead we are making use of what is already produced and recreating it into something better than...

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Skate Date in the Lady Dandelion Tee + Playlist

Its been a brutal winter here in LA! Now that the sun is starting to shine, we're enjoying every minute of the warmth, lightness, and good vibes. Its a reminder that summer is just around the corner. And this Lady Dandelion tee is our go-to for everyday fun in the sun. In the spirit of it being Friday and one of the first sunny weekends in a while, here's a playlist to get you in the mood. Take it for a ride and enjoy! All photos by Rebecca Pagan. Click here to listen on Lady Dandelion Radio on Spotify!    

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