Articles by: Starre Vartan

Creative Arts

Laura Marling’s Luscious Short Film, When the Brave Bird Saved

Laura Marling’s Luscious Short Film, When the Brave Bird Saved

An incredibly gorgeous film, hearkening back to the days when music videos meant something.

by × November 7, 2014 × 0 comments

Health Is Beauty

Softcup Totally Changed my Relationship with My Period—For the Better

Softcup Totally Changed my Relationship with My Period—For the Better

I’ve been shy about trying a menstrual cup, but I’m so glad I did.

by × November 6, 2014 × 0 comments

Creative Arts

Eco Apocalypse: This Week’s New Yorker Fiction Is Terrifyingly Good

Eco Apocalypse: This Week’s New Yorker Fiction Is Terrifyingly Good

All of a sudden, the environment, the natural world, is a major player again.

by × October 30, 2014 × 0 comments

Fair Fashion

Woodzee Recycled Whiskey Barrel Sunglasses: How I Wear Eco Fashion

Woodzee Recycled Whiskey Barrel Sunglasses: How I Wear Eco Fashion

I’m loving them every which way.

by × October 29, 2014 × 0 comments

Health Is Beauty

Easy, Healthy, Last-Minute Halloween Treats

Easy, Healthy, Last-Minute Halloween Treats

If you are like me, here’s some delicious (nutritious!) ideas for Halloween treats.

by × October 26, 2014 × 0 comments

Fair Fashion

Kevia Jewelry: Inspired by Endangered Species (and Helping Them Too)

Kevia Jewelry: Inspired by Endangered Species (and Helping Them Too)

“The natural world is definitely a common theme in my collections.”

by × October 21, 2014 × 0 comments

Ecology

Watch How Wolves Rebuilt an Entire Ecosystem

Watch How Wolves Rebuilt an Entire Ecosystem

Have you ever heard of Rewilding?

by × October 15, 2014 × 2 comments

Fair Fashion

One Vat of Natural Cochineal Dye: Gorgeous, Multifarious Results

One Vat of Natural Cochineal Dye: Gorgeous, Multifarious Results

Titled “Gradient Pink” both the type of fabric and the age of the dye affected the final colors; the sheer variety was a delicious surprise.

by × October 14, 2014 × 0 comments

Fair Fashion

White for Autumn? Yes, with Miakoda New York: How I Wear Eco Fashion

White for Autumn? Yes, with Miakoda New York: How I Wear Eco Fashion

I love wearing white—and shades of cream—year-round.

by × October 6, 2014 × 0 comments

Ecology

California Bans Plastic Bags! WooHoo!!!

California Bans Plastic Bags! WooHoo!!!

“We’re the first to ban these bags, and we won’t be the last.”

by × September 30, 2014 × 0 comments