About Elesk Apparel


The foundation for Elesk Apparel began in the Spring of 2010 when founder Amy Hawkins spent 24 days traveling throughout Europe.  Visiting a new city every 2-3 days, she carried all her belongings in a backpack for ease. Every item had to be versatile. Over the duration of the trip, she found herself wearing a lightweight cardigan as a scarf to protect her chest/shoulders from getting sunburned or as scarf with a jacket for added warmth.

She was fortunate enough to return to Europe a couple of years later but found herself in the same situation – changing locations every few days, only a backpack to carry her belongings, and wearing her trusted lightweight cardigan as a scarf on sunny and cool days.

It was at that point the wheels started turning. Could she make a versatile multi-wear cardigan for others? Could it be worn in different ways other than a scarf? Yes and yes! Being the granddaughter of a seamstress, Amy used her inherited sewing skills to create the Evolution Cardigan – Elesk Apparel’s first product.



We believe in creating versatile dynamic wardrobe staples to help you look your best.  Our multi-way designs will simplify your life by combining function and style that can take you from office to gym, from day to night, from Winter to Summer, and everything in between!



We’re excited to release the Evolution Cardigan into the wild and see all of you enjoy it as much as we have.

We love thinking outside the box and trying to figure out ways to make clothing more versatile. As we are a small fashion company, we will be releasing our designs one by one. Please make sure to subscribe to our mailing list for the latest news, upcoming releases, and sales.

We look forward to bringing more multi-wear wardrobe staples your way!

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