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ChicCartel Takes Women’s Empowerment Seriously in All Ways

ChicCartel Takes Women’s Empowerment Seriously in All Ways

We’ve all had that experience where you purchase something online that looks amazing on the runway model or on a hanger in front of a plain white background, only to find once you receive it that it fits nothing like what you thought it would. The truth is, much of the fashion sold online completely...
  • This New Green Beauty Conference in LA Looks Amazing

    This New Green Beauty Conference in LA Looks Amazing

    LOVE GOODLY's inaugural Do Good. Be Green eco luxury lifestyle conference, on November 5th in Los Angeles, will help you wipe the slate clean, so to speak, and nourish your mind and body. It's taking place at The Collection, a stunning historic building in Downtown L.A.
    Want Love Need: Eco-Friendly Clothing Brands and Stores I Found This Month

    Want Love Need: Eco-Friendly Clothing Brands and Stores I Found This Month

    Wow, more gorgeous brands and amazing online boutiques pop up every day! Here are some of my favorite new(ish) sources of fresh, modern, eco-friendly clothing. Want: Minan Wong Whenever possible, Minan Wong items are made using eco-friendly elements like organic cotton, Tencel, recycled wool and recycled PET. All pieces are made in the US, with fair...
    It's Hard to Describe Habitas, Except to Say It's Magic

    It’s Hard to Describe Habitas, Except to Say It’s Magic

    Our Uber driver looked at the large metal gate in front of us, a large cursive B in the center. “You sure this is it?” he asked. “Yeah,” I said. “The directions said by the circular trees.” Behind us a stood a row of trees that had somehow each had their trunks made to grow...
    Want Love Need: Sustainable and Ethical Stuff I'm Into These Days

    Want Love Need: Sustainable and Ethical Stuff I’m Into These Days

    In the course of my spending an unhealthy amount of time on the internet, I come across great ethical and sustainable brands I wasn’t aware of. For the sake of efficiency (mine and yours!) I put them into a monthly roundup. Enjoy! Want: Lam & Co.  Lam and Co. sells Fair Trade, crocheted bikinis, tops, and...
    Discount Alert! The Questions You'd Like to Ask Gia Bahm of Unearthen Jewelry

    Discount Alert! The Questions You’d Like to Ask Gia Bahm of Unearthen Jewelry

    {I asked and she gave! Get 20% off your order with code ECOCULT at checkout.} Unearthen is outlandishly beautiful. And I don’t mean outlandish as in, so, so beautiful. I mean, it’s outlandish. And beautiful. At the same time. You see it, and you have a sharp intake of breath. I want that.  I first saw the...
    Green Things on My Mind: The Next Roberta's Restaurant, vs the Coachella Diet

    Green Things on My Mind: The Next Roberta’s Restaurant, vs the Coachella Diet

    “Blah blah blah, regulating air pollution is bad for business and would cost us jobs …” But air pollution killed 7 million people in 2012. 7 million people. Dead. I actually briefly considered tracking down this artist and asking him how much for one of his pieces, because his photographs of consumer waste, like swirling...
    Don't Call it Non-Toxic: Interview with Debbie Leavitt of Nail Polish Brand Sheswai

    Don’t Call it Non-Toxic: Interview with Debbie Leavitt of Nail Polish Brand Sheswai

    With the proliferation of non-toxic nail polishes, one brand stands out. When I tried it out earlier this year, the polish actually stuck to the nail and stayed. The colors are rich and saturated. The packaging--with the hefty glass bottle and sustainably-harvested wooden cap, is notably elegant. A portion of the profits are given to...