Articles by: Starre Vartan

Fair Fashion

Myrrhia: Zero-Waste, Sustainable Knitwear with a Modern Take

Myrrhia: Zero-Waste, Sustainable Knitwear with a Modern Take

I’m just haunting Myrrhia’s site, obsessed as I am with the juxtapositions of this label’s pieces.

by × January 7, 2014 × 0 comments

Health Is Beauty

3 Incredible Videos That Prove Mannequins Matter When It Comes to Body Image

3 Incredible Videos That Prove Mannequins Matter When It Comes to Body Image

Check out these three videos and tell me if you’ll ever look at mannequins the same way again!

by × January 4, 2014 × 0 comments

Fair Fashion

Support Ethical Fashion in 2014: My Picks For eBay Green

Support Ethical Fashion in 2014: My Picks For eBay Green

eBay is the perfect place to find sustainable gems, using their easy search tools.

by × December 30, 2013 × 1 comment

Health Is Beauty

Join Author Anne Lamott (and Me!): Turn Your Back on Dieting in 2014

Join Author Anne Lamott (and Me!): Turn Your Back on Dieting in 2014

“please join me in not starting a diet January 1st”

by × December 28, 2013 × 0 comments

Fair Fashion

Giveaway! Win an Eco Swim by Aqua Green Swimsuit For Your Next Plunge

Giveaway! Win an Eco Swim by Aqua Green Swimsuit For Your Next Plunge

Whether you are planning a getaway this winter (or just some quality time in your gym’s hot tub), it’s probably time for a new swimsuit.

by × December 18, 2013 × 8 comments

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Beautiful Fair-Trade and Ethical Wedding Dresses: Lena Medoyeff Studio Does it Right

Beautiful Fair-Trade and Ethical Wedding Dresses: Lena Medoyeff Studio Does it Right

This designer creates affordable, modern wedding dresses from Fair Trade materials.

by × December 17, 2013 × 0 comments

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Wearing Gudrun Sjoden’s Eco Fashion: Comfy and Ethical

Wearing Gudrun Sjoden’s Eco Fashion: Comfy and Ethical

I have been loving the fun and fanciful (and eco-conscious) clothes from Swedish import Gudrun Sjoden.

by × December 13, 2013 × 0 comments

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Yes, Ethical, Humane Angora Exists! Ambika Friendly Furs (Video)

Yes, Ethical, Humane Angora Exists! Ambika Friendly Furs (Video)

Ambika’s angora is humane and the designs are timeless; these are heirloom pieces.

by × December 11, 2013 × 0 comments

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Puzzle Apparel’s New DIY: Design It Yourself, Artisan-Made Clothes

Puzzle Apparel’s New DIY: Design It Yourself, Artisan-Made Clothes

Puzzle Apparel brings together two of my favorite ways of making clothes: customization and artisanship.

by × December 6, 2013 × 0 comments

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The Beauty of Used Clothing: Patagonia’s “Worn Wear” Video Makes Us Smile

The Beauty of Used Clothing: Patagonia’s “Worn Wear” Video Makes Us Smile

A visua portrait of what use and wear really is: stories, histories, memories.

by × December 3, 2013 × 0 comments