Creative Arts,  Fair Fashion

Save the Planet in Sequins! Coachella Musician on Her Style Ethics

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I’m a huge fan of the independent/unique/real/fabulous fashion site, StyleLikeU; the mother-daughter team over there makes these incredible videos about men and women with REAL style, much of it handmade, restructured, reimagined and just plain not ordinary (which is kinda like how I like to dress!)

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One of the “Dailies” videos spends a few minutes with Samantha Urbani, who says, of her thrifted, self-created ensemble’s giant patch, “It’s everything I feel good about. At once. Sequins and a positive environmental message.” Talk about style ethics!

Check out more on StyleLikeU here….you might get sucked in though (fair warning)!

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Starre Vartan is founder and editor-in-chief of and the author of the Eco-Chick Guide to Life. She's also a freelance science and environment writer who has published in National Geographic, CNN, Scientific American, Mental Floss, Pacific Standard, the NRDC, and many more. She lives on an island in Puget Sound with her partner and black cat. She was a geologist in her first career, and still picks up rocks wherever she goes.