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Clary Sage Organics: Top Ten Picks for a Weekend Away

10 top eco-friendly picks for a weekend away from this month’s Fashion sponsor, Clary Sage Organics. Clary Sage Organics’ Co-owner, Patti Cazzato, spent over 20 years in the retail industry honing her chops with the likes of industry giants like the Gap and Levi’s before starting her own consciously curated […]

Naya Shoes Giveaway: $285 Gift Card!

When a new crop of shoes comes out, I start blubbering. The Naya shoe line is completely drool worthy, and it’s also completely sustainable. The brand was “born from the belief that shoes should be beautiful on your feet, soft on your step and gentle on the environment. Because you […]

Trends from NYFW 2010: Skirts, Jackets and Booties

New York Fashion Week is one of the major fashion events of the year, and the city hasn’t disappointed thanks to fabulous venues (like the new NYFW host, Lincoln Center) as well as beautiful and stylish people jetting from show to show. Outside Catherine Malandrino, I was street shooting alongside […]

Dumbing Down American Design, Part 3

In part three of Dumbing Down American Design, we talk with Han Lee, owner of Fine Line Production, a company that does everything from pattern making  to grading and hang tags. We also speak with Nancie Chan of Tyler Production, a cutting and sewing floor. Both companies are located in […]

Textile Certification Guide: 12 Green Clothing Tag Labels Explained

Green clothing tags and certification labels can be hard to navigate through when every other company claims to be coming out with this or that collection that gives back to the Earth. However, certain labels found on our clothing tags and sewn-in labels actually do indicate positive production methods, laudable practices […]

What’s Your Type?

They’re watching you – the advertisers and marketing gurus – keeping track of your every eco-purchase. And since the so-called green “trend” doesn’t seem to be such a trend after all (see What’s the Story), these marketing experts are watching more closely, and with green colored glasses. Who is this […]

9 Designers Sound Off on Mega-Collaborations

The more I talk with designers, the more I want you to know what they’re thinking. Here’s some insight. I recently asked nine various shades of green designers what they thought about the question: “Does collaborating with big names like Target, Kohl’s or Wal-Mart sound enticing to you?” Heyne Bogut: […]

Behind The Label: The Diamond Engagement Ring Industry

A symbol of love, with a possible history of war. “A diamond is forever.” It’s one of the 20th century’s most enduring marketing campaigns, one that inextricably linked the precious stone with marriage and commitment. But though diamonds are a symbol of romance in the Western world, their origins are often […]

Modavanti: Stylish, Sustainable Fashion for Conscious Shoppers

With a fashion-first mentality, online retailer Modavanti wants to transform the perception of sustainable fashion. With a firm focus on style and a highly curated collection of clothing and accessories, recently launched online retailer Modavanti is a breath of fresh air on the sustainable fashion scene. With a fashion-first mentality, […]

It's All About Vintage at ModCloth

Vintage and thrift store shopping isn’t for everyone, but I’d recommend it to any one who speaks eco-chic fluently. You’ve heard my spiel on the topic of fashion seconds so I won’t run you over with details, but suffice it to say I’ve found some fantastic designer pieces by stopping […]

Meadow Designs Loungewear Giveaway

It’s Saturday and you know what that means! We’ve given you a best-selling wrap dress from Mountains of the Moon and a statement necklace by muichic crafted from tagua nuts and braided hemp. Today we’re bringing you a grab at something sweet and perfect for lounging from the designer Meadow. […]

7 Best Products to Spring Clean Your Skin

SeriesBeauty and the Green. After long months of cold temperatures, low humidity, and heated air blasting our skins, we can be left with a dull, dry, scaly anti-sheen complete with rough patches on our knees, elbows and feet. It’s time for a good spring cleaning on our skin, and we’ve […]

6 Gorgeous & Flowy Maxi Dresses for Summertime

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Don one of these dreamy, comfortable and flowy maxi dresses this summer season!

July and August are full of days where you can wake up, throw on that easy and breezy maxi dress, simply brush your hair,  apply minimal make up and start the day with some fresh summer fruit. To help you savor these carefree days, we’ve rounded up our 6 favorite flowy maxi dresses that are suitable for casual outings, beach coverups and evening gatherings with friends. Wear them up or down with either cork wedges or simple flats, or go barefoot when lounging in the comfort of a friend’s villa or your own home.

Mastering the No Mascara Look

Many ladies have tried to master the no-makeup-makeup look throughout the past year. Well, now you can ditch one makeup product from your no-makeup-makeup look, making this natural look even easier to achieve. So, what’s the cosmetic that many people may be ditching soon? Mascara… When I first read about […]

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5 Funky Fashion Pieces that Nod to the Purple One: Friday Finds

While Prince has passed to the next funky dimension, his music and fashion legacy continue. This week we’ve rounded up 5 funky fashion pieces you can wear whenever you want to channel some of Prince’s sexy, fashion greatness. 1. Funky late-‘70s jacket Prince has been a fashionable man since he […]

Look to the Stars: Beauty Products for Every Astrological Sign

There are many paths you can take to honing in on your ideal beauty products. Choosing for your skin tone and eye color is important. Whether skin is oily, dry, or normal is another important factor. But have you ever considered your astrological sign? Wait, what? You read it right. […]

5 Versatile and Unique Wedding Dresses You Can Easily Wear Again

Picking out a wedding gown should be a total gas. And while the dress you wear on your wedding day should be special, it shouldn’t be so special that you can never wear it again–and we’re not talking about a second or third marriage, either. Luckily, there are plenty of unique […]

9 Vegan Handbags to Take Your Spring Look From Drab to Fab

Whether you live exclusively cruelty-free or don’t hold that as a priority, the beauty of these vegan handbags is in more than just the way they look – everyone, regardless of your lifestyle, can enjoy carrying one (or two or three) of these around town. With spring in full bloom […]

In Pursuit of Safe Cosmetics: Why Beauty Brands Get Sued

Some may think beauty products are about the last thing in this world we need to sue over. Deodorant and lipgloss? C’mon. But here’s the deal with wanting safe cosmetics: Those products, especially the ones we use every day, have the ability to do a lot of damage. The cosmetics […]

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Get Your Om On With EcoSalon’s Mind And Body Box!

EcoSalon’s The Box, Mind and Body Edition, features items that will bring balance to your head, heart, and home! Find inner peace with a box of 12 harmonious items from 11 fabulous brands – worth $441.54–all for just $129  $79 + free shipping!  Do you feel it, too? We’ve all got it: […]

The 6 Miracle Natural Skincare Ingredients Every Goddess Needs

These miracle skincare ingredients are not to be missed. They’re inexpensive, reverse fine lines, keep your skin tight and bright and so much more!  When it comes to skincare, you want hero active ingredients in your creams, serums, and moisturizers. They’re natural and you’ll see major results–especially for mature skin. #1 Hyaluronic […]

12 Deliciously Chocolate Lotions, Creams, and Other Yummy Body Treats

Indulge in these decadent, delicious, calorie-free and no-guilt chocolate lotions, butters, and scrubs. If Valentine’s Day is all about love and chocolate, what if you could indulge in luscious chocolaty decadence without one calorie? With delicious body products you can. You might even feel naughty; like you’re smoothing whipped chocolate frosting […]