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On Trend: 6 Gorgeous Reds for Valentine’s Day

Celebrate Valentine’s Day by wearing the many shades of red; after all,  it’s the color of love. Valentine’s Day is right around the corner and what better way to celebrate than by wearing the color of love — bright red. It’s a hue that keeps coming back in style, year […]

For the Love of Farm Animals: John Bartlett + Farm Sanctuary Tees

John Bartlett’s Ambassador collection, created in collaboration with Farm Sanctuary, aims to give farm animals a second chance at a happy life. And, come on, what’s hotter than a guy showing support for animal rights? At New York Fashion Week in February, John Bartlett debuted the first ever eco-luxe, 100% […]

H&M Advocates Transparency…Really?

H&M released its supplier list just days after the launch of its “sustainable” Conscious Exclusive collection. Swedish fashion giant H&M released its 11th Sustainability Report last Thursday, which included a list of its global suppliers. The list accounts for 95% of the order volume for all its brands, which are […]

The 5 Best Beauty Products for a Downton Abbey Look

You have hand-wringing theories on Vera Bates’ suspicious passing. (It was Sir Richard, with a pie, in the scullery.) You know what it feels like when errant maids burst into luncheon clutching the issue of a dead major from the Great War. You’ve been known to query “What is a […]

Pachacuti Hats Set New Ethical Bar

The ever elusive fashion industry gets an ethical checkpoint. Information about what goes into our food is becoming increasingly transparent—with nutrition labels can find out what’s in it, how much, where it was made, and in some cases, under what conditions. When it comes to fashion though, the commodity chain […]

Nicole Mackinlay Hahn Reaps and Sews

Nicole Mackinlay Hahn knows there’s an artistry and ethic behind how your clothes, shelter and food get to you, and she wants to show you. While base operations are at her site Reap What You Sew, her recent video book at the Centre for Contemporary Art and the Natural World’s exhibit […]

The Sheath Dress: A Simple Solution

Forgive me if it seems superficial, but in my humble, fashion-forward opinion, the simple, silk sheath has much to offer today’s eco-focused woman. The sheath dress has been around for decades – the first were worn as undergarments, followed by flappers flaunting them despite the skin-baring scandals. By the 50s, […]

Chatting with Scott Mackinlay Hahn of Loomstate

Not only is Scott Mackinlay Hahn a refreshing and talented designer/founder of Loomstate, he’s one of the most attractive designers cutting cloth this side of the Mississippi – and I know I’m not the only woman to think it so shut your mouths. Physical attributes aside, Scott, who co-designs with […]

Lustables: Prairie Underground’s Long Raincloak

Prairie Underground’s iconic Cloak Hoodie turns out in impermeable style. The Prairie Underground Raincloak ($230) would not only shield the wearer from heavy precipitation, it would turn ill-prepared women clad in permeable coats green with envy. Look for Lustables daily at EcoSalon. 100% gorgeous green finds, and never sponsored. Submit […]

Sustainability Across America

The current economic climate has been nothing short of brutal for many eco-designers, but where there are challenges, there are also opportunities for growth. SUST, an eco-label out of San Francisco, sees their own challenges as a way to reconnect with America and carry the torch for sustainable apparel. Kicking […]

Rapanui and The Met: A Fashionable Extended Weather Forecast

Rapanui and the U.K.’s Met have partnered to call attention to the weather. It’s raining, it’s pouring and the old man is snoring, and oftentimes so are we when it comes to being inspired by weather forecasts that are random in accuracy. Enter the U.K.’s Met Office, the international authority […]

Current Style Trends: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly

A hobble skirt, the perfect thing for dubious domestic duties. Pencil skirts – How can a fashion essential, every wardrobe’s tall drink of water, be a new trend, you ask? Did you see Sarah Jessica Parker in this month’s “Age” issue of Vogue? Looking divine (and disturbingly airbrushed for an […]

Mollie Dash: the Name, the Jewels, the Green!

Before I proceed to all the drool-worthy jewels by Mollie Dash, can I just say, how great is her name? Mollie Dash. It’s a little like “Nancy Drew” – maybe that’s why I think it’s so cool. Now that you’ve got way too much information on how I spent the […]

4 Winning Looks from Oscar-Nominated Movies

Anyone even remotely familiar with the E! network knows the amount of preparation celebrities put into Academy Awards. And we, as shiny-things enthusiasts, eat it right up, with plenty of clamor about red carpet appearances. The unique costumes found in this year’s Oscar-nominated movies, though, have us feeling the love […]

Don’t Ditch Your Skinnies Yet! Latest Denim Trends and News

Keeping up on fashion’s next trend is essential for planning a lean and green wardrobe – one that maximizes each item’s wearability and longevity. At the two-day Denim by Premiere Vision trade fair held in Paris earlier this month, attending designers revealed denim’s newest direction. Moving away from distressed and […]

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Is Hair Gloss the Solution to Your Post Summer Tress Distress?

Summer may have provided a zen experience for your psyche. Your hair? Not so much. Could hair gloss be the answer to your tress distress? You know how summer feels good for the soul? All warm and relaxing and fun-filled. Well, it’s not quite as great for hair. Rather than […]

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 […]

The Best Organic Makeup Brands | Consumer Guide

You no longer have to sacrifice performance in the name of healthier products. Still, shopping for natural cosmetics can seem daunting. There are so many natural beauty brands around these days. How can you tell which are the best organic makeup brands? We’ve evaluated many natural cosmetics lines, zeroed in on the cream […]

Heidi McKenzie Makes Fashion Waves With Wheelchair Fashion

Heidi McKenzie launched a Kickstarter campaign for Wheelchair Fashion in order to feature her ground-breaking, made-in-America jeans. McKenzie’s jeans are made specifically for people who are in wheelchairs. The jeans are just as fashionable as any conventional jeans, but they come with certain adaptations that make them incredibly comfortable for people in […]

12 Super Fun Styling Options for Medium Length Haircuts

If you haven’t jumped on the medium length haircuts bandwagon yet, you’re missing out on these adorable styling options. You know, just saying. Why bother obsessing over whether to leave your hair long or cut it short, when there’s another option that’s oh so sweet? Medium length haircuts are the […]

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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 […]

Heidi McKenzie Makes Fashion Waves With Wheelchair Fashion

Heidi McKenzie launched a Kickstarter campaign for Wheelchair Fashion in order to feature her ground-breaking, made-in-America jeans. McKenzie’s jeans are made specifically for people who are in wheelchairs. The jeans are just as fashionable as any conventional jeans, but they come with certain adaptations that make them incredibly comfortable for people in […]

Dirty 13: Most Harmful Ingredients to Avoid in Cosmetics

Natural. Organic. Green. We are familiar with these monikers. But when searching for safe cosmetics, how do you truly know what is safe and what is not? By learning to identify which cosmetic ingredients to avoid. Ignore what may be on the front of a product label and get to […]

Summer Love is in the Air With EcoSalon’s The Box!

Is it just us, or is it hot in here? That’s right: It’s time for some hot summer love! EcoSalon’s The Box is here to get you sexy-fied for those warm, starry nights and seasonal flings. This box will tease all your senses, with more than $470 worth of delightful, shimmery treasures to […]