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THREADED: Eileen Fisher – Designing With Depth and Appreciation

ColumnAn interview with designer Eileen Fisher. Threads, seams, and sewing machines were familiar and fascinating for Eileen Fisher from a young age. Growing up with a mother who often handmade her brother and sisters’ clothing, Fisher enjoyed filtering through fabrics and selecting her favorites to be worked into her wardrobe. When […]

At EILEEN FISHER, Ampersand Means There’s More to the Story

EILEEN FISHER has developed a multi-level approach to sustainability, involving changes big and small — from using more conscious materials and investing in renewable energy to innovative recycling programs. Ever since starting her company in 1984, Eileen Fisher has been focused on simplicity, beauty and systems-thinking applied to fashion. The […]

Eileen Fisher Wants to Know What Your Kids Are Eating

Join Teens Turning Green and the Eileen Fisher sustainability team on Twitter today at 12:30 eastern to talk lunch, school lunch that is. Eileen Fisher loves supporting women and girls and is hosting a Twitter Chat today (#EFCSRChat) on sustainable school lunches. The company has been hosting these Twitter chats […]

Forces of Change: 10 Women CEOs We Admire

 Happy National Business Women’s Day! There may still be a huge gender gap in the workforce, with even the women running Fortune 500 companies earning just 69 cents to every dollar earned by male CEOs. But women are proving to be major forces of change in virtually every industry, from […]

How To Wear It: Ankle-Length Pants

Nine ways to wear one of spring’s hottest trends: ankle-length pants. Ankle-length pants have been seen on the runways of fashion darlings like Isabel Marant for a few seasons now. This spring, it’s the hottest pant shape. A definite love-it-or-hate-it trend, ankle-length pants are easy to pull off, if you […]

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25 Awesome DIY Projects Made From Nature

Use nature to decorate your space with these gorgeous DIY projects. Spring is an amazing time of year to combine two of my favorite things–nature and DIY.  My husband and I like to take walks at the local nature reserve near our home. We also like to garden and spend […]

How to Not Sweat (or Stink) With Natural Deodorant

A healthy lifestyle, clean foods, nontoxic personal care products. These are all high on our list of must haves. Soaking wet pits are not. How to not sweat when making the switch to natural deodorants? You use organic cosmetics, nontoxic shampoo, natural body lotion. Have yet to make the change […]

Social Media Activism Helps Women Reclaim Their Bodies

Social media activism can be done anywhere.

You might not think that a social media platform would be the place where women go to reclaim their bodies. But that’s just what the following women did.

Mashable recently published a great article detailing the stories of three women who harnessed the power of social media activism to claim their identity by discussing their bodies. Each woman’s story is incredibly moving but totally different:

6 Recycling Benefits That Put Your Lame Excuses to Shame

Recycling benefits everything and everyone. Here, 6 common myths to throw away. Like, right now. Maybe you started off with a passionate mission to recycle and do your part for the environment, but it’s since fallen by the wayside with an apathetic “thud.” Or maybe you’re one of the many […]

Trust Your Gut: Using Intuition for Good Health

Always trust your gut. It knows what your head hasn’t figured out yet. ~Unknown We are programmed, here in the West, to run to our physician whenever we aren’t feeling well. Of course, there are times this is warranted. But many times our gut is trying to tell us something. […]

Jemima Kirke Shares Her Abortion Story [Video]

Jemima Kirke, of HBO’s “Girls” recently shared her abortion story with the Center for Reproductive Rights. Kirke’s story is similar to many women’s abortion stories as it was very difficult for her to afford the procedure. As she said: It wasn’t totally unavailable, and that’s the tricky part — there […]

Big Tobacco Sues FDA Over Labeling Requirements

Does big tobacco have a legal leg to stand on with labeling requirements? On Tuesday, big tobacco filed suit against FDA over tobacco product labeling, claiming that the agency had overstepped its authority. The lawsuit is in response to a guidance issued in March which requires that tobacco companies submit […]

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THREADED: Eileen Fisher – Designing With Depth and Appreciation

ColumnAn interview with designer Eileen Fisher. Threads, seams, and sewing machines were familiar and fascinating for Eileen Fisher from a young age. Growing up with a mother who often handmade her brother and sisters’ clothing, Fisher enjoyed filtering through fabrics and selecting her favorites to be worked into her wardrobe. When […]

Forces of Change: 10 Women CEOs We Admire

 Happy National Business Women’s Day! There may still be a huge gender gap in the workforce, with even the women running Fortune 500 companies earning just 69 cents to every dollar earned by male CEOs. But women are proving to be major forces of change in virtually every industry, from […]

How To Wear It: Ankle-Length Pants

Nine ways to wear one of spring’s hottest trends: ankle-length pants. Ankle-length pants have been seen on the runways of fashion darlings like Isabel Marant for a few seasons now. This spring, it’s the hottest pant shape. A definite love-it-or-hate-it trend, ankle-length pants are easy to pull off, if you […]