33 min

Rebecca Brumfield from Wandyer Apparel on how to tie dye, creative minds and mobile massage‪.‬ I interviewed 162 women during one year of COVID by Erin Keam

    • Entrepreneurship

Rebecca Brumfield: "I am the founder of Wandyer Apparel, an eco-friendly and sustainable upcycled clothing brand for the modern hippie! Every piece is hand-made / hand-painted and upcycled from flattering, thrifted styles that women LOVE. Fast fashion contributes to river pollution, greenhouse emissions, and poverty / save labor in 3rd world countries - which is why every one of our pieces is hand-designed from upcycled shirts so we save one more piece from inevitable ending up in our landfills.

Since I was a child, I used to LOVE going thrifting with my mom and finding unique treasures. I was especially interested in re-purposing clothes.

Even in high school, I used to dress in the wackiest, colorful, & mix - matched outfits just to see what people would say!

In my late 20s, after a decade of running a successful day spa, I realized I felt stagnant and burned out by a heavy work load and the constant stress. I had never tried making art or doing anything creative, so when I started to learn the process, I was captivated and it sparked my love for colorful apparel & accessories once again.

Slinging color helped me let go of perfectionism and learn how to be patient.
Each piece is 100% unique and very difficult to replicate, making each item a one-of-a-kind wearable work of art!

On average, it takes about 2-3+ hours to prepare each piece and lay down the color, and an additional 24 hours until rinse, wash, & dry time for the final results.

Simultaneously with becoming a budding artist, I decided to renovate a tiny school bus into a mobile boutique & living space - the wanderlust just grew bigger the more I traveled and the more I met lifelong friends around the nation.

I knew I had to take my art and my bodywork skills from being a LMT for over a decade on the road and truly live out my passion for art, music, & community.

I find my inspiration from many sources: mostly nature such as sunsets, bodies of water, seasonal hikes, and campfires to name a few."

Find the amazing Rebecca here:

WandyerApparel.com
facebook.com/groups/wandyerapparel/
instagram.com/wandyer.apparel

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About Erin

Erin Keam is a Clarity & Confidence & Closet Coach with her own insightful, fun and unique Method developed from her years spent in media, retail, marketing, TV & film production, real estate, copywriting, sales., the self-development field and a passion for fashion.

This Method, which provides instant insights and lasting results helps you uncover your vision, create an action plan, gives you accountability and cherishes you along the way with cheerleading and celebration. You'll also discover your inner closet via exploring beloved possessions in your home to find personal themes and create a one-of-a-kind Style Statement. This "aha" experience will transform the way you get dressed and positively impact your closet, business, career and life as well as the way you show up IRL, on camera & social media.

To invest in a personalized strategy session click here (and you'll also find out more): https://bit.ly/ClarityAndCloset

Or go to my website, erinkeam.com.

You can also follow me on:
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Rebecca Brumfield: "I am the founder of Wandyer Apparel, an eco-friendly and sustainable upcycled clothing brand for the modern hippie! Every piece is hand-made / hand-painted and upcycled from flattering, thrifted styles that women LOVE. Fast fashion contributes to river pollution, greenhouse emissions, and poverty / save labor in 3rd world countries - which is why every one of our pieces is hand-designed from upcycled shirts so we save one more piece from inevitable ending up in our landfills.

Since I was a child, I used to LOVE going thrifting with my mom and finding unique treasures. I was especially interested in re-purposing clothes.

Even in high school, I used to dress in the wackiest, colorful, & mix - matched outfits just to see what people would say!

In my late 20s, after a decade of running a successful day spa, I realized I felt stagnant and burned out by a heavy work load and the constant stress. I had never tried making art or doing anything creative, so when I started to learn the process, I was captivated and it sparked my love for colorful apparel & accessories once again.

Slinging color helped me let go of perfectionism and learn how to be patient.
Each piece is 100% unique and very difficult to replicate, making each item a one-of-a-kind wearable work of art!

On average, it takes about 2-3+ hours to prepare each piece and lay down the color, and an additional 24 hours until rinse, wash, & dry time for the final results.

Simultaneously with becoming a budding artist, I decided to renovate a tiny school bus into a mobile boutique & living space - the wanderlust just grew bigger the more I traveled and the more I met lifelong friends around the nation.

I knew I had to take my art and my bodywork skills from being a LMT for over a decade on the road and truly live out my passion for art, music, & community.

I find my inspiration from many sources: mostly nature such as sunsets, bodies of water, seasonal hikes, and campfires to name a few."

Find the amazing Rebecca here:

WandyerApparel.com
facebook.com/groups/wandyerapparel/
instagram.com/wandyer.apparel

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Female-identifying (or non-binary) and want to be a guest? Book here!

About Erin

Erin Keam is a Clarity & Confidence & Closet Coach with her own insightful, fun and unique Method developed from her years spent in media, retail, marketing, TV & film production, real estate, copywriting, sales., the self-development field and a passion for fashion.

This Method, which provides instant insights and lasting results helps you uncover your vision, create an action plan, gives you accountability and cherishes you along the way with cheerleading and celebration. You'll also discover your inner closet via exploring beloved possessions in your home to find personal themes and create a one-of-a-kind Style Statement. This "aha" experience will transform the way you get dressed and positively impact your closet, business, career and life as well as the way you show up IRL, on camera & social media.

To invest in a personalized strategy session click here (and you'll also find out more): https://bit.ly/ClarityAndCloset

Or go to my website, erinkeam.com.

You can also follow me on:
Facebook
Instagram
LinkedIn


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Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/erin-keam/support

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