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Suicide Farmers See Hope in Sustainable Farming

Here’s an article to stop you in your tracks. Ecotextile News reports on the Vidarbha region of Maharashtra, India -an area troubled by its farmer suicide problem – and the tribal area of Adilabad, Andhra Pradesh. For those of you not aware that watchdogs are necessary, you need only read […]

The Tyranny of 'Dry Clean Only'

When I was 21, I used to think that the definition of a proper grownup was someone who took their dry-clean-only clothes to the dry cleaner. I now know otherwise. Under U.S. law, manufacturers can only label an item of clothing “dry-clean only” if they have evidence that it would […]

The GreenShows Set Designer Criteria

Will you be in New York this February for Eco Fashion Week? (And do ya like how we’re slowly turning the tables on you, boring old Fashion Week?) The GreenShows should be your major focal point. Touted as the only “premiere fashion event exclusively committed to eco-friendly, ethically sound, fair […]

Lustables: Brelli’s Beach Umbrella

Keep up with your stylish eco-statements even when you’re at the beach. Go to the beach sometime and you’ll see a wave of umbrellas reminiscent of a scene out of 1975’s Jaws. Luckily, a company like Brelli came along to cure us of our dated seaside style to offer us […]

On Trend: Five Perfect Tees

We’ve picked out five perfect tees that work with anything from jeans to dressy skirts. The T-shirt is one of our most beloved closet staples. You can wear it year-round, and it works as well with jeans as it does with a dressy skirt, so investing in a really good […]

Lustables: Rachel Comey’s Pegasus Platform

  Fleet footed and ready for speed. We like to think of these Rachel Comey Pegasus platforms as an invitation to see life fast and fashionably. Designer Rachel Comey is known for her shoes and rock and roll meets vintage womenswear collection that is popular with everyone from David Bowie […]

New Book on Emerging Fashion Labels Sparks Conversation

New fashion book inspires and elicits fashion industry conversation. Logo-emblazoned tote bags and clothing and Vogue magazines more than half-filled with designer ads beg to question: Does indie design still exist? With New On The Catwalk, a coffee table compilation of fresh faced designers, readers get to explore what fashion’s […]

Face Mapping: What Your Acne and Wrinkles are Telling You

Do you feel in constant battle with acne or wrinkles? Always working to diminish their appearance or prevent them from recurring? You may be missing the message. Face mapping can tell you a lot about your inner health. We sometimes forget that skin is more than just a pretty cover […]

Hair Styles that Flatter 6 Different Face Shapes

Before you can learn what hair style is optimal for you, first you must determine which category your face shape falls under – oval, round, square, oblong, heart or diamond. It’s easy to want to cling to the latest fashion and beauty trends, but not so fast. Often, when we […]

Reinterpreting the 70s & 80s with Kim White

The first time I met Kim White was in Las Vegas at the mega-hotel Mandalay Bay. I was a trade show newbie and couldn’t pick my bottom lip up for how in awe I was of all the great designers. I’d been writing about fashion for a few years and […]

Sustainable Luxury: An Emerging Trend?

According to the 2007 WWF Deeper Luxury Report, the luxury industry lagged behind other brands of consumer products when it came to sustainability. They claimed the cause to be lack of consumer awareness and public demand. The report ranked a number of companies that included Gucci, Louis Vuitton and Hermes […]

The Best Graphic, Organic T-Shirts

Favorite t-shirts from designers around the world. T-shirts. They tell the world what we think, offer up artistic canvases, and make people laugh when they pass us by. We have drawers full of them, our favorites worn beyond repair, each one imbued with a story that makes us love them […]

Apple Metallic’s Summer-Ready Green Clutch

You’ve got a black and brown bag but how about green? Bet you don’t. You might want to ask yourself why as you navigate your fashionably sustainable world openly disguised as a greenie. This $79 little clutch is not only fair trade and handwoven raffia, for you vegans it’s something […]

Now & Then: The History of Denim

Fashion has had a change of heart on the denim on denim rule. Seen here on Hanneli Mustaparta. Remember the rule about not wearing denim with denim? Ever since multiple shades of denim were seen on designer’s Spring 2010 runways the trend has been slowly filtering down to the street – […]

Falling Forward: Fifties 3/4 Skirts

We’ve all had a heyday with the return of 80s styles and colors, but for fall we will be dipping a bit further back in decades past for inspiration – all the way to the 1950s! One trend in particular stood out on the runways and is inserted into every […]

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What Type of Organic Beauty are You? [Quiz]

Does going green in the beauty department mean you can never use a luxe face cream again or have to go makeup free? Gosh no! There are natural beauty products for every type of gal. Find out what your organic beauty profile is and which products you are sure to […]

How to Lighten Sun Spots and Brighten Skin Naturally

Summer means lots of time spent enjoying the great outdoors. One drawback? This may mean sun spots. Learn how to lighten spots and brighten skin naturally. Sunshine makes us feel good. Why does there have to be a downside? We know that overexposure means skin aging and can even lead […]

Safe Sunscreen for Every Skin Type and Tone

You’ve got this whole mineral sunscreen thing. How difficult can it be? Mineral is safer than chemical, use a facial sunscreen on face, body sunscreen on body, choose your appropriate SPF/Broad Spectrum/Water Resistant option as needed, and make sure you use safe sunscreen ingredients. Off you go into the UV […]

3 Must-Have Luxury Vegan Fashion Looks for Fabulous Cruelty-Free Style

Luxury vegan fashion lovers rejoice, because cruelty-free organic fabrics, vegetable dyes, and upcycled materials can also come with a hearty dose of opulence. Sustainable sources, creative repurposing, and keen attention to detail are just a few of the awesometastic features boasted by these eco-loving vegan fashion masterminds. But are they […]

A Salute! With EcoSalon’s The Box: Made In America

EcoSalon’s Made In America Box features items that are made right here in the U.S.A! July is an all-around patriotic month here in the states, so join your fellow eco-friendly patriots with a box of products worth $494.85, for just $129 + free shipping!     You see it everywhere: The […]

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8 Nuggets of Wisdom from the ‘Advanced Style’ Ladies

I just watched what, in my humble opinion, is likely one of the best documentaries available on Netflix. Its title is “Advanced Style,” and it’s something I feel compelled to share with every woman I know. “Advanced Style” opens on a gentleman with a camera, seeking out well-dressed older women […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]