katastrophicdesign

Clothing to live your dreams in.

Texas, United States · 1275 Sales

katastrophicdesign

Clothing to live your dreams in.

Texas, United States 1275 Sales On Etsy since 2009

5 out of 5 stars
(495)

Announcement   Dreamy clothing for the modern woman: effortless and edgy; beautiful and dark; delicate, minimalist, brilliant.

COUPON CODES for undies orders and SIZING CHARTS below:

Buy 2 use code 2UNDIES for 10% off
Buy 3 use code 3UNDIES for 15% off
Buy 4 use code 4UNDIES for 20% off

SIZING GUIDE:

X-SMALL
Bust: 30-32 inches
Waist: 22-24 inches
Hip: 32-34 inches

SMALL
Standard sizes 2-4 or 3-5
Bust: 32 ½ - 33 ½ inches
Waist: 24 ½ - 25 ½ inches
Hip: 35-36 inches

MEDIUM
Standard sizes 6-8 or 7-9
Bust: 34 ½-36 inches
Waist: 26 ½-28 inches
Hip: 37- 38 inches

LARGE
Standard sizes 10-12 or 11-13
Bust: 37 - 39 inches
Waist: 28 ½ -31 inches
Hip: 39-42 inches

X-LARGE
Standard sizes 14-16 or 15
Bust: 39 ½ - 42 inches
Waist: 31 ½ -34 inches
Hip: 43-45 ½ inches


For some quick eye opening facts about organic and non-organic cotton, check out this link from the Organic Trade Association:

http://www.ota.com/organic/environment/cotton_environment.html

Announcement
Last updated on Jan 10, 2016

Dreamy clothing for the modern woman: effortless and edgy; beautiful and dark; delicate, minimalist, brilliant.

COUPON CODES for undies orders and SIZING CHARTS below:

Buy 2 use code 2UNDIES for 10% off
Buy 3 use code 3UNDIES for 15% off
Buy 4 use code 4UNDIES for 20% off

SIZING GUIDE:

X-SMALL
Bust: 30-32 inches
Waist: 22-24 inches
Hip: 32-34 inches

SMALL
Standard sizes 2-4 or 3-5
Bust: 32 ½ - 33 ½ inches
Waist: 24 ½ - 25 ½ inches
Hip: 35-36 inches

MEDIUM
Standard sizes 6-8 or 7-9
Bust: 34 ½-36 inches
Waist: 26 ½-28 inches
Hip: 37- 38 inches

LARGE
Standard sizes 10-12 or 11-13
Bust: 37 - 39 inches
Waist: 28 ½ -31 inches
Hip: 39-42 inches

X-LARGE
Standard sizes 14-16 or 15
Bust: 39 ½ - 42 inches
Waist: 31 ½ -34 inches
Hip: 43-45 ½ inches


For some quick eye opening facts about organic and non-organic cotton, check out this link from the Organic Trade Association:

http://www.ota.com/organic/environment/cotton_environment.html

Melissa Ann Taylor

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Melissa Ann Taylor

Faux Fur Cocoon Bolero
US$450.00
Structured Black Bralette in Organic Cotton
US$90.00
SALE Starless Black Minimalist T Dress
US$78.00
SALE Oxblood Minimalist T Dress
US$78.00
Longline Rose Bralette in Black Organic Cotton
US$56.00
Black Rose Lace Organic Cotton Bralette
US$48.00
Fawn Pink Roses Organic Cotton Cami Bralette
US$48.00
Seafoam Roses Organic Cotton Cami Bralette
US$48.00
Jet Black Organic Cotton Bralette
US$40.00
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Reviews

Average item review
5 out of 5 stars
(495)
Liz Rutledge

Liz Rutledge on Jul 26, 2016

5 out of 5 stars

I gave up on underwire bras about two months ago. Between that & adding these bralettes to my collection, my little ladies are the happiest they have ever been! I spent hours & days on the internet looking for a cotton bralette. I have a couple that I purchased years ago, but that manufacturer no longer carries the item or anything similar. I finally came across this wonderful shop! I am so grateful for her expert skill & the quality of the items themselves. Thank you very much!

Liz Rutledge

Liz Rutledge on Jul 26, 2016

5 out of 5 stars

I gave up on underwire bras about two months ago. Between that & adding these bralettes to my collection, my little ladies are the happiest they have ever been! I spent hours & days on the internet looking for a cotton bralette. I have a couple that I purchased years ago, but that manufacturer no longer carries the item or anything similar. I finally came across this wonderful shop! I am so grateful for her expert skill & the quality of the items themselves. Thank you very much!

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Updates

Mailing out a sweet set including some Fawn Pink Rose undies, jet black minimalist undies, and the Teal Rose Lace undies now on sale.

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About

Creating clothing to live your dreams in.

Katastrophic was created out of my desire to give people an alternative to mass produced clothing made with cheap (and usually unethical) labor and materials, driven by the disposable fashion phenomenon. I also wanted to make clothing that enables people to express their individuality rather than feel pressure to fit into whatever is "trending" or "in season". I wanted to design clothing that has it's own distinct aesthetic, but also has the ability to be interpreted and styled in many ways to fit different moods and settings.

As an artist, I've always felt a need to express who I am through what I wear. I choose outfits and colors that reflect both my mood on a particular day, and my personality overall. I always want to wear clothes that are expressive, rare, and lovely. Naturally, this has lead me to design clothing for people who have the same desire.

I tend to wear my handful of favorite clothing pieces (many from my own collections) several times a week. High quality is important to me because I want clothing I love to last a long time. I use the highest quality fabrics I can find, such as my USA grown and family milled organic cotton jersey and fleece, instead of the most "cost effective" or cheapest option. Quality not only makes a garment last, but adds to it's beauty. All Katastrophic clothing is designed for people like myself who value quality over quantity.

Beautiful clothing is almost pointless if it is not comfortable. I've learned that I feel best in pieces that make me physically comfortable almost more than clothes I think just make me look good. In Katastrophic, you never have to choose one over the other. I always test designs by wearing them both around and out of the house to make sure they function well, feel good, and fit perfectly. This means you can wear Katastrophic to ride your bike, have a lunch date, or go to a party with equal comfort and style.

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  • Melissa Taylor Jenkins

    Owner

    Growing up in the woods of Fairfax Virginia, high rise apartments in Kiev, Ukraine, and the countryside of Kandern, Germany has supplied me with an endless amount of inspiration and experience that is the foundation of all my creative endeavors.

Shop policies

Last updated on May 25, 2015
Please be aware that hand dyed fabrics always have some color variation that does not always come across in digital images. Expect some color variation and shifting in hand dyed pieces- this is part of what makes them especially unique and beautiful!

Accepted payment methods

  • Accepts Etsy gift cards
Payment
I take paypal and direct checkout. All purchases from within Texas will be charged the 8.25% Austin sales tax.
Shipping
Katastrophic ships Priority for USA orders EXCEPT single pairs of undies (which will be mailed first class with tracking), and first class for international orders. Lost packages are not my responsibility.
Refunds and Exchanges
If you are unsure of sizing or have other concerns about your orders, please send me your measurements or questions for advice before purchasing. I will be happy to help make sure you get the perfect fit and feel confident in your purchase. Cancellations and returns will be accepted only with approval from a written request and will be subject to a 25% restocking fee.
Additional policies and FAQs
INTERNATIONAL BUYERS: Please be aware that you will be responsible for any taxes, customs fees, or other amounts levied by your home country. Please check with your Customs office and/or Postal Service if you are concerned about possible tariffs. THIS IS ESPECIALLY IMPORTANT FOR UK BUYERS! The Royal Mail is reportedly being much more vigilant in collecting VAT on purchases made through the mail. You should be prepared for the possibility of paying VAT plus a Royal Mail fee upon receipt.