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Soft, Easy-to-Wear Sweaters, Skirts and Tees

Flora & Henri's Jane Hedreen launches a small, but mighty women's line

By Seattle Mag March 16, 2015


This article originally appeared in the April 2015 issue of Seattle magazine.

After 17 years spent dressing legions of tiny tykes in clothing so beautiful that adults coveted the same styles in their size, Flora & Henri’s Jane Hedreen is having some grown-up time. In addition to the kids’ clothes that put her on the map, Hedreen has launched Flora Femme, a small but growing women’s line. The new capsule collection is anchored by a boatneck cable sweater ($395), hand knit in Nepal in a soft cashmere blend, and includes two easy-wearing skirts in claret and denim (from $142), with T-shirts coming in late spring–early fall and a parka on tap for fall.

Her house line is joined in the store by chic caftans from Two New York, coveted flats from Italy’s Anniel and silk camisoles from bohemian trendsetter Erica Tanov—essential pieces for a chic mom uniform. Shop in person at the store’s temporary location through June (downtown, 808 Howell St., fifth floor; 888.749.9698) and always at


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