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Another Bangladesh Factory Fire: This is Fast Fashion

Another Bangladesh Factory Fire: This is Fast Fashion

Seven workers were killed — all women — and more than 15 injured on Saturday following a fire in a garment factory in Mohammadpur in the […]

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The Caliber Collection: Upcycling Recovered Guns into Jewelry

The Caliber Collection: Upcycling Recovered Guns into Jewelry

Since 1979, 116, 385 children and teens have been killed by guns. The number of U.S. teens and young adults killed by guns is 43 […]

by × January 24, 2013 × 1 comment

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Wildlife Works T-Shirt Giveaway! Can Fashion Save Wildlife? YES!

Wildlife Works T-Shirt Giveaway! Can Fashion Save Wildlife? YES!

My Wildlife Works t-shirt is the graphic Maasai Boxy Tee, a printed version of the traditional Maasai design, on organic cotton. I am loving everything […]

by × January 23, 2013 × 8 comments

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A Boy Named Sue: Eco Fashion Boutique That’s Cool with a Conscience

A Boy Named Sue: Eco Fashion Boutique That’s Cool with a Conscience

This new eco boutique based in Hong Kong that has a ‘stupidly simple’ premise: That all the clothes they sell are ‘Cool with a Conscience.’

by × January 22, 2013 × 1 comment

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Bhalo: Hand Created, Ethical Prints to Excite and Amuse

Bhalo: Hand Created, Ethical Prints to Excite and Amuse

For a print-junkie like me, Bhalo’s hand-printed, loomed and embroidered textiles are love at first close-up.

by × January 18, 2013 × 1 comment

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Neon Buddha: Simple, Comfy Style

Neon Buddha: Simple, Comfy Style

It’s the depths of winter, I’m feeling less than svelte, and honestly, I haven’t donned anything less stretchy than a pair of leggings in three […]

by × January 10, 2013 × 2 comments

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Eco Closet in Williamsburg, Brooklyn: A New Sustainable Fashion Destination

Eco Closet in Williamsburg, Brooklyn: A New Sustainable Fashion Destination

Eco Closet owner Lisa Joseph minds the till. Eco Closet opened this past summer, rounding out a chic green shopping row in Billyburg; its next […]

by × January 3, 2013 × 1 comment

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Kotoba: Zero-waste Knits with a Sexy, Modern Vibe

Kotoba: Zero-waste Knits with a Sexy, Modern Vibe

Kotoba is a knitwear company whose mission is to promote “Wholegarment” knitting technology (which translates to zero-waste knitting production, and minimal yarn use). All pieces […]

by × December 30, 2012 × 0 comments

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Shara Porter Hand Printed and Vintage Bags and Clutches

Shara Porter Hand Printed and Vintage Bags and Clutches

Shara Porter gives new life to vintage accessories. Under her eponymous company, the designer makes her mark in “hand-printed fine found objects.” I visited Shara […]

by × December 17, 2012 × 0 comments

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Best Tights and Stockings to Keep your Winter Legs Warm and Gorgeous

Best Tights and Stockings to Keep your Winter Legs Warm and Gorgeous

Wearing my Falke tights for my feature in Whole Living magazine’s “My Stylosophy” page. Great tights do so many things at once: They can act […]

by × December 10, 2012 × 0 comments