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Have I Told You How Much I Love Nordstrom?

Have I Told You How Much I Love Nordstrom?

When I heard that Nordstrom was dropping Ivanka Trump's cheaply made fashion line because of poor performance, I was gratified. Then, Trump tweeted out an insult at the department store, likely in the middle of an intelligence briefing, because priorities! Nordstrom's stock rose, of course. Because fuck that cheeto-dusted middle school bully. (Also, if you're...
  • Weekend Reading: This Is How You Do Black Friday

    Weekend Reading: This Is How You Do Black Friday

    This week you can listen to me talk with Kestrel Jenkins of Awear about sustainable fashion on her Conscious Chatter podcast. We recorded it the day after the election, and I managed to connect the election of Trump with strategies for converting more people to sustainable fashion. (iTunes link.) Fashion Today, on Black Friday, Patagonia is...
    Get a 20% Discount on Sustainable Fashion

    Get a 20% Discount on Sustainable Fashion

    (Hi, just wanted to make sure you're aware that you can get a 20% discount off your purchase at Amour Vert with the code GREENLOVE. Have fun!) You know what was so funny about this Amour Vert photoshoot? I showed up in my sustainable Amour Vert sundress, of course, but then I accessorized it with...
    What to Pack for a Week in France: The Capsule Wardrobe

    What to Pack for a Week in France: The Capsule Wardrobe

      This might have been the first trip in which I arrived home, pulled everything out of my suitcase, and smiled. I had packed just right. (Well, save for one extra item. I'll tell you what it is.) I had achieved a French Capsule Wardrobe. The back story: the French heritage brand Saint James invited me...
    Sustainable Style: Sort of Southern

    Sustainable Style: Sort of Southern

    I went down to my sister's to celebrate my nephew's birthday a couple weeks ago, and I decided to actually pop a little color in my wardrobe for the occasion! You see, I'm actually, technically, southern, even though I walk and talk like a Yankee. Both sides of my family are southern – Mississippi, St....
    I Have a Reusable Bag Problem. So What?

    I Have a Reusable Bag Problem. So What?

      I have a reusable bag problem. These things are all over my apartment. They've eaten the hooks in the hallway, keep falling off the hook in the kitchen, and often can be found strewn about the living room where I've tossed them or emptied them when I come home. I have a reusable bag...
    The 16 Most Affordable Places to Buy Sustainable, Eco-Friendly, and Ethical Fashion

    The 16 Most Affordable Places to Buy Sustainable, Eco-Friendly, and Ethical Fashion

    Nichole is the founder of the Joie de Vivre blog. A lot of people are under the impression that only the upper class can afford eco-friendly fashion. A decade or so ago this may have been the case, but so many conscious brands have emerged in recent years, ‘conscious consumption' is now available to the...
    48 Fall Pieces: So Much Eco-Friendly Autumn Fashion, It's (Almost) Unethical

    48 Fall Pieces: So Much Eco-Friendly Autumn Fashion, It’s (Almost) Unethical

    It's that time again. The time for pumpkin flavored craft beer, long walks with your honey in Park Slope underneath golden trees shedding their leaves, farm shares full of butternut squash and ... my fall fashion roundup! Like always, what you'll find here is a utterly comprehensive roundup of all the chilly-weather, eco-friendly, sustainable, ethical,...