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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...
  • I Talked About Sustainable Fashion With Maxine Bédat of Zady, Mara Hoffman, Melissa Joy Manning, and Kristy Caylor of Maiyet

    I Talked About Sustainable Fashion With Maxine Bédat of Zady, Mara Hoffman, Melissa Joy Manning, and Kristy Caylor of Maiyet

    I think I would consider this a career highlight. First of all, I love podcasts. I especially love podcasts with really intelligent, vibrant women. Some of my favorite moments these days are when I'm striding down a New York street, the voice of an inspirational woman in my ear, giving me tips for life, career,...
    I'll See You at These NYC Sustainable Events! January 15th Edition

    I’ll See You at These NYC Sustainable Events! January 15th Edition

    IMBY at the Resolutions Refined Pop-Up Now through January 17 | 11am to 8pm daily @ Refinery Hotel, 63 West 38th Street, Manhattan Hit the barre and try on some new threads at Wellthily and PopUp Summer’s Fashion and Fitness Collective at the Refinery Hotel. Featured brand IMBY curates American-made men and women’s clothing, all...
    How to Propose to Your Eco-Friendly (and Hyper-Organized) Girlfriend

    How to Propose to Your Eco-Friendly (and Hyper-Organized) Girlfriend

    1. Create Plenty of Decoys, so She Doesn't Suspect Not all was well in the land of Illich and Alden. For the past, oh, four months, I had become increasingly annoyed with Illich's inability to plan anything, or even just manage his time. I felt like I was the one making everything happen. For example:...
    12 Online Stores Where You Can Get Mom the Perfect Eco-Friendly Gift

    12 Online Stores Where You Can Get Mom the Perfect Eco-Friendly Gift

    When I was little and lazy and not very sensitive (as kids are), I used to get my mom one gift for her birthday and Mother's Day together. (Her birthday is two weeks before Mother's Day. Not even that close.) I don't do that anymore, because I'm a grownup and I like to do nice...
    Need Love Want: Sustainable and Ethical Fashion I Found This Month

    Need Love Want: Sustainable and Ethical Fashion I Found This Month

    I find so many wonderful, sustainable, ethical things that I can't give them all their own post. So here's some chic finds I wanted to share, all in one place for you to peruse: Love: Piece & Co. This ethical fashion label partners with conventional designers to create artisan-made fashion that will appeal to everyone, not...
    EcoCult's Second Annual "Best of" Awards

    EcoCult’s Second Annual “Best of” Awards

    I love all my sustainable and ethical brands equally. Just kidding. I love some more equally than others. Oh, there are so many good designers, stores, and labels out there. It's incredibly hard to choose. Especially since everyone is pursuing the lofty goal of changing the world for the better, and I want to support...
    Making Sustainable Jewelry at Melissa Joy Manning's Studio in SoHo

    Making Sustainable Jewelry at Melissa Joy Manning’s Studio in SoHo

    I've decided my favorite way to spend a cold evening is making sustainable jewelry in a basement in SoHo. Melissa Joy Manning, the high-end, sustainable jewelry designer, has a lovely new-ish store at 12 Wooster in SoHo. It showcases her organic and refined jewelry designs in antique cases, alongside cut geodes and other graceful and natural...