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    Ethical Fashion Show struts its stuff

    The Ethical Fashion Show in Paris was in full swing this October 13-16. Press crawled through the rooms (above) searching for the lastest in cool ethical wear. Over 60 designers from 20+ countries participated, each having their own flavor of design. very hot Asian models preparing for their debut of…

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    Ohhh….so Pretty!

    Left to Right: Red Jasper and Fossilized Dinosaur Bone; Chrysoprase and Imperial Jasper; Chrysoprase and Montana Agate I love Kirsten Muenster’s jewelry (and her site has the coolest music too!). Kirsten makes the jewelry herself, from recycled and fairly-sourced metals (did you know that there is enough gold already extracted so that…

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    Good Magazine Launch Party: Smashing!

    I partied like I gave a damn at Good Magazine’s NYC launch party tonight. The party was held at Emergency Arts, a fantastic space that is not only a green building, but is filled with art that responds to “environmental, political, and social crises within New York City and around the globe”.…

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    The Good Life, Greenified

    Danny Seo is usually referred to as the ‘green’ Martha Stewart, but that’s not really true. For one thing, Ms. Stewart is no slouch in the ecologically-conscious department. She always promotes farmer’s markets on her shows and in her magazines, she frequently advocated for organics, is pro-open space, and uses…

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    From Junk to Funk!

      Continuing on the theme of fun repurposed stuff is Againnyc, a NYC-based (duh!) online store that sells sweet handbags, yoga bags, and even a funky laptop bag, all made of vintage fabrics and hardware. They even donate a portion of their profits to environmental groups. It’s so great that…

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    FiftyRX3: My New Favorite Blog

    The title for this post is no exaggeration. I am a little obsessed with visiting Jill Danyelle’s awesome green fashion blog, FiftyRX3. Jill is not only into finding gorgeous sustainable fashions in and around NYC, (see TreehuggerTV’s great vlog showing some of Jill’s favorite haunts) but she is also on…

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    Truly Natural Jewelry

        This gorgeous jewelry is Verde by Gwen Davis. Gwen is dedicated to creating really beautiful and 100% sustainable jewelry. Using bamboo, Tagua nuts, vintage beads and Swarovski crystals, and recycled elements, she creates everything from earrings and bracelets to dramatic neck cuffs and pendants (above). Every part of the…

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    Excuse Me, There’s Blood on Your Diamond

    “I don’t understand about diamonds, and why men buy them. What’s so impressive about a diamonds except the mining?” —Fiona Apple Many of the prisoner-laborers who work Sierra Leone’s open-pit mines end up in shallow graves, executed for suspected theft, for lack of production, or simply for sport. (© Jean-Claude…

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    Not Your Granny's Panties

    Ahh for the love of lingerie! If you head over to the Natural Store by Enamore, you’ll come across these tasty little vittles of silken fantasies and bow-tied dreams. Ayten Gasson, a Central Saint Martin’s Graduate, collaborated with Enamore on these particular girly-girl pieces. The hemp-silk and vintage lace collections…