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The Rad Return of ’90s Fashion: On Trend

Our favorite trendsetters and celebs are definitely bringing back ’90s fashion in a totally stylin’ way. This month’s edition of On Trend highlights some of the most wearable trends of this contradictory and fashionably nonchalant decade. Take note and add your favorite pieces to your summer wardrobe!

Undugu: Embracing Camaraderie

When the late Father Arnold Grol first encountered a parking boy in Nairobi, the boy’s story broke his heart. Grol learned that many children spend their days guiding motorists to parking spaces for tips and rely on the small change they accept to survive. Vowing to aid these street children, […]

Prix Pictet 2011: More than Just Pretty Pictures

An annual photography competition dedicated to sustainability. “Many photographers are concerned about our world and are producing work that, while often beautiful, still has a very powerful message for us: This is not art for art’s sake, it is art for our own sake.” – Joerg Colberg, photographer, critic and […]

Property on Paper

A new makeshift shelter has emerged in the form of resin-soaked cellulose recovered from recycled cardboard and newspapers. Costing $5,000, the Universal World House was invented by design engineer, Gerd Niemoeller, as a quick dwelling for long-term refugees in Third World shantytowns. The paper house, developed at German’s Bauhaus University, […]

10 Sun-Powered Lights for Summer Nights

Must be those years as a kid in Palm Springs that instilled my passion for succulent gardens that glow at dusk. Whether opting for sun powered pathway lanterns or natural candles, you are cutting down on electricity while letting your prized garden bask in the limelight. Combine them all for […]


Do you ever find yourself sneezing when there’s incense in the air? Whether at home, at the yoga studio or at a friend’s house, irritating incense defeats the purpose. This dilemma bothered me until I discovered Shoyeido incense, made by a centuries-old Japanese company using natural ingredients. The hand-crafted scents […]

Angling for Greener Fishing Gear

On the face of it, recreational fishing seems to be a green activity. After all, you simply sit on the side of the bank or wade into the river and cast a line into the water and wait. Or, in the case of fly fishing, continually cast a line onto […]

Luscious Lushlee

One hundred and twenty bicycles mounted on the external facade of a New York City building is just one of the lovely things that will take your breath away at Lushlee, a luscious little place of beauty created by Ange May. Ms. May has created a space in the blogosphere […]

I Love Ryann Farragut Top Giveaway

I love Ryann. I really do. I love the line because the designer loves what she does. So says her site: “I began Ryann in the summer of 2005, with the idea to use fashion as a platform for environmental and social issues. I was not a scientist, but could […]

11 Simple Ways to Make Extra Money for the Holidays

Make extra money to avoid spiraling into debt during the holidays. Here’s how. ‘Tis the season for being merry and bright. And broke. If you’re looking to earn extra coin for that hefty holiday shopping list without cutting into your Shondaland lineup, look no further. Here are 11 ways you […]

Nurturing Rituals with Juara Skincare

Skin care is a personal ritual. So say the four co-founding women of Juara Skincare. They look to age-old beauty rituals of Indonesian women to create blends made of traditional tropical ingredients while also implementing  the best of Western science. Using ingredients like banana, avocado, ginger and turmeric, Juara products […]

PETA Calls For Higher Insurance Rates for Meat Eaters

Ever the agent of controversy, PETA is at it again. The notorious animal rights activism group has requested that Blue Cross Blue Shield of Vermont raise their health insurance rates for meat eaters (and drop rates for vegetarians). They base their request on studies showing that vegetarians have lower rates […]

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Bedroom Decorating Ideas to Create Your Own Private Oasis

Try these simple bedroom decorating ideas to create your private oasis! For many of us, our bedroom spaces are sacred places. If your bedroom could use a little freshening, read on for some easy bedroom decorating ideas to make your bedroom your own private retreat! No Headboard, No Problem Create […]

5 Gorgeous Pairs of Wide-Legged Pants: Friday Finds

Roomy pant haters can hit the bricks, because it appears that wide-legged pants are here to stay. If you’ve yet to embrace this trend, we’re here to help. The following pairs of pants and jeans are totally loose and completely fashionable. 1. FP One Something Ziggy Pant These pants come […]

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7 Awesome, Influential Women in Sustainable Fashion

Women have been the driving force behind sustainable  fashion, and we want to honor some of the industry’s most awesome ladies by highlighting their achievements and undeniable passion for creating a fashion system that serves us all! 1. Yael Aflalo This LA based dame first started her fashion career as […]

Eileen Fisher Isn’t Half-Assing Sustainability

Eileen Fisher is the real deal when it comes to sustainability. Back in 2011, when I was a wee lass who had just been accepted to business school, I attended a panel discussion titled “Sales with an Impact: The CSR Advantage in Consumer-Facing Businesses” at Boston’s Simmons College. It was a […]