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realswanky

top-notch subversive embroidery to help horrify your guests. handcrafted with love in winnipeg, manitoba.

306 Sales

realswanky

top-notch subversive embroidery to help horrify your guests. handcrafted with love in winnipeg, manitoba.

306 Sales On Etsy since 2012

5 out of 5 stars
(110)

Shop owner

Caitlin S

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Announcement   please don't do coke in the bathroom, embroidery, traditional tattoo flash style embroidery, home decor, rap lyric embroidery, wu tang embroidery, upcycled vintage fabric, bless this hizzy, bless this hizzle.

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Last updated on Nov 8, 2016

please don't do coke in the bathroom, embroidery, traditional tattoo flash style embroidery, home decor, rap lyric embroidery, wu tang embroidery, upcycled vintage fabric, bless this hizzy, bless this hizzle.

Caitlin S

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Caitlin S

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Average item review
5 out of 5 stars
(110)
lindseygreen386

lindseygreen386 on Dec 3, 2016

5 out of 5 stars

Love this! It looks exactly as it does in the photo, albeit a bit smaller than I expected (but still very cute). Shipping took almost 8 weeks but I believe this was the fault of Australia Post, not Caitlin. If you're ordering from Australia keep this in mind when ordering. Caitlin was very prompt with communication when I questioned why it was taking longer than I expected. Long story short - it's great!

Courtney Watkins

Courtney Watkins on Nov 19, 2016

5 out of 5 stars

Super fast to get my custom piece done and shipping only took a week (Canada to Texas) love love love this shop!

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Updates

Someone rad chose Virginia for their custom state piece! And I learned Virginia has an island sunglasses #canadiantothecore
Whether you're from my neck'a the woods or a whole ocean away - always look forward to a rad little somethin in every order! Vintage Winnipeg postcards are that extra special touch + will be heading to Jolly Ole first thing tomorrow morning!
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About

everybody deserves something real swanky, see.

www.youcaring.com/BillSikora - kindly take a moment <3

I began sewing and upcycling at a very young age. Money doesn't grow on trees, so why pay an arm & a leg for rad things, hmm? I don't over overcharge for my items, as overpaying is a total bummer.

Salty embroidery, incorporating vintage, upcycled fabrics + thrifted one-of-a-kind textiles that have seen better days. Subversive, choice words + some traditional flash style design always ready to ship to your door. That'll do.

"Real Swanky" is a term my nan uses that has stuck with me over the years. Quality work, entirely vegan/cruelty-free + darling packaging from Winnipeg, Canada, with love.

Wholesale pricing is a swift option for small shoppes anywhere in the world. Custom orders available upon request, and welcomed!... you deserve somethin' real swanky, yeah?

Follow my blog at http://www.realswanky.ca || I'm on Facebook! : http://www.facebook.com/realswanky || I like Instagram, too : @realswanky + @ohhhcaitlin || Proud WEST Leader : winnipegetsy.blogspot.ca

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  • Caitlin S.

    Owner, Maker, Designer

    Some kinda 26 year old, tea-sippin' dame, forever thrifting. Coupon queen, lovingly helicopter parenting two strange bunnies in a wee bungalow. Milking almonds since the 90's. Kindly consider visiting www.youcaring.com/billsikora <3

Shop policies

Last updated on November 8, 2016
Each and every item listed here is lovingly made by hand in my wee home.

With retro-inspired looks and quality sewing technique, breathe easy knowing you've purchased rad quality work for a rad price.

Accepted payment methods

  • Pay with Visa
  • Pay with Master Card
  • Pay with American Express
  • Pay with Discover
  • Pay with PayPal
  • Buy with Apple Pay
  • Pay with Sofort
  • Pay with iDeal
  • Accepts Etsy gift cards
Payment
Real Swanky gladly accepts PayPal & Direct Checkout (major credit cards only). Etsy gift cards are much loved, too!

Picking up your item within the city? Please let me know before payment I can adjust Shipping fees to $0/local pick up - item will be marked as "Shipped" once transaction is complete.

Custom orders are to be paid in full before creation.

If payment has not been received within the 48 hours with no contact from purchaser, Real Swanky reserves the right to cancel the transaction, and provide a full refund to the Buyer..so please, quick as a bunny.
Shipping
Seller cannot be held responsible by delays or costs resulting in policies or procedures within any countries customs department. any possible duty fees are applied by the country of destination, to be paid by the buyer. thank you for understanding!

Please note the following deadlines for holiday shopping. Delivery prior to December 25th cannot be guaranteed if you make a purchase after the dates listed below, so please give us both plenty o' time!

Holiday mailing date schedule, via Canada Post -- https://www.canadapost.ca/assets/pdf/KB/holiday_mailing_dates_2016_e.pdf

Please understand if you're hoping to receive an item before December 25th and it is past the date previously mentioned, your option for shipping is EXPRESS. Express is costly, yes, but your item will certainly arrive before December 25th. Cut-off for Express-shipping orders is December 15th 2016.

Should a shipment return to Sender, due to buyer unclaimed mail/buyer moved/buyer rejected mail etc, it is up to the Buyer to pay for return-to-sender fees and re shipment of item.

Expedited shipping is available via Canada Post or UPS, please shoot me a message so I can get you a quote!

Canada Post Shipping/Delivery Guide https://www.canadapost.ca/cpo/mc/assets/pdf/business/shipping_delivery_guide_en.pdf

How long will my parcel take to arrive?
https://www.canadapost.ca/web/en/products/details.page?article=choose_low-cost_us_a
Refunds and Exchanges
All items are a final sale. In the terribly unlikely event that you receive a piece that arrives damaged*, a replacement piece will be shipped out. If Buyer ships item and item has been lost, stolen or otherwise, it is up to the Buyer to contact THEIR delivery service. Custom orders are an absolute final sale. It is Real Swanky's priority to keep folks happy with their items -- any questions, issues or concerns upon receiving your item? please contact me through etsy ONLY so that I may help aid the situation, as opposed to leaving negative or neutral feedback, that would be a real bummer!

*damaged items only. This does not include "wear and tear". buyer must send photographic evidence of damage.

Please understand I reply ONLY through Etsy conversations for consistency and fairness.
Additional policies and FAQs
♥ each and every item is 100% vegan/plant-based/cruelty free and not tested on animals. materials used are thrifted, repurposed, retro/vintage, or scored otherwise & handwashed.
♥ wholesale pricing IS available! please message me for details.
♥ custom orders are welcomed; message for details and a reserved, private listing just for YOU will be made.
♥ have some textiles you'd like repurposed into embroidery? do message me!