Recently, I was walking out of our gym, Lifetime Fitness, and Celeste,
one of our yoga instructors had the cutest yoga pants on! “I said,
those are beautiful, who makes them?”
She said, “They are by Confused Girl, they are based in LA! You should
look them up!”
Being the Capricorn that I am, I instantly looked them up, and
contacted founder, Giovanna Silvestre directly.
Giovanna has such an amazing story and is so quick, efficient, and responsive!
Her brand started four years ago as a blog, but everything changed
when a healer gave her two crystals. Every time she would walk past
them, she felt a sense of joy! It was during one of her meditations
that she actually saw a vision of making an active apparel line and
incorporating the crystals. The best part is, she did not know how to
start this project, but found a way to make it happen!
Fast forward two years, and Giovanna has created a really neat brand
based on the unique patterns of the different healing crystals.
We have the Serenity Leggings, with the fold over waist, that come
from the Turquoise stone. It is a stone of purification which
benefits the overall mood.
We also have the Intelligent Leggings that
come from the Agate Motley crystal. This good luck stone enhances
creativity! We love how we feel in our Confused Girl leggings! They
fit and feel great, and we love the different patterns. We’ve gotten so many compliments on them!
Our absolute favorite part about Confused Girl is Giovanna’s story and
the idea that it is so important to just be yourself! Don’t worry
about what others think, just follow the path in front of you! We are
all on different missions!
BEHIND THE SCENES WITH GIOVANNA:
1.) Where’s your favorite place to go to relax?
I relax most doing yoga by the beach. I’m a beach girl. There is
something about the water that completely calms me.
2.) Favorite accessory?
My amethyst crystal bracelets.
3.) Who are your favorite travel companions?
My gratitude journey, mala beads and iphone. I love traveling alone. I
meet so many people and always feel brave for doing it. I like getting
myself out of my comfort zone.
4.) If someone inspired your success in the fashion industry, who
would it be and why?
Coco Channel! She was a fearless woman that built an empire from
nothing in the mist of two world wars during a time when women were
expected to be wives and mothers. She also made clothes women could
move freely in. Remember, this was a time of skin sucking corsets.
5.) I always have…at my desk:
Espresso and flowers
6.) Where’s your favorite place to go for inspiration?
The beach. The water soothes my soul and allows the creative energy to flow.
7.) What are your favorite words of advice?
Beauty begins the moment you decide to be yourself.
8.) If you could have dinner with anyone (past or present), who would
Oprah, Cleopatra or Princess Diana
9.) Where’s your favorite place to go on vacation?
I would say the Amalfi Coast in Italy because that is were my family
is from but I have a world to see still.
10.) What’s the best part about making apparel?
Creative freedom. I do make what I want to make.
Intelligent Leggings and Serenity Leggings c/o Confused Girl