Sustainable and toxin-free living

Sustainable and toxin-free living

Weekend Reading: Have You Ever Tried to Decline an Airplane Napkin?

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  • Dec 1, 2017
Hey readers, It’s tough out there for journalists, but I did have one bright spot this year, when I was asked to write a story for Craftsmanship Quarterly, a digital magazine about people making things and making them well. I settled on writing about how I don’t feel comfortable promoting vegan...

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Weekend Reading: American Apparel Is Calling Your Made-in-America Bluff

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  • May 12, 2017
I have two podcasts to share this week. First, I’m back on Conscious Chatter with Kestrel, having a friendly debate with Sustainable Apparel Coalition’s Jason Kibbey about whether conscious consumers are pushing fashion forward. Then, I talked with Lorraine Sanders of Spirit of 608 about that, plus asked her if I should...
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What to Pack for a Week in France: The Capsule Wardrobe

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  • Aug 2, 2016
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. So let me tell you what...
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Sustainable Street Style: Work Hard, Socialize Hard

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  • Apr 19, 2016
In the past couple of weeks, I have found myself in the possession of two shirtdresses, one white and one black. I’ve realized, much too late, that they are the ultimate versatile wardrobe item. Brunch, work, church, dinner date, happy hour, networking events – what fashion question can’t be solved...
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Sustainable Style: Vintage Like Your Mom

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  • Apr 20, 2015
You want to know the truth? I’m not a huge vintage/thrift shopper. And I feel like that’s a moral failing. Being good at thrift shopping is like being fashionable, creative, and money smart, all at the same time. It’s also very sustainable because instead of buying something new, you’re recycling something...
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Sustainable Style: New Year’s Warehouse Party

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  • Jan 2, 2014
Goodness, am I glad that for New Year’s, I didn’t have to go to a club that requires a minidress and heels. There really is no faster way to turn me into Miss Bitchface than to ask me to wobble through sub-freezing temperatures with my legs exposed, then try to...
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