Sustainable and toxin-free living

Sustainable and toxin-free living

Sustainable Street Style: Off the Rails

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  • Jun 16, 2014
This outfit makes me feel like Katharine Hepburn. With the headband insouciantly across my brow and the pants swishing about my ankles, it makes me want to stride around and make clever feminist pronouncements with a raised eyebrow and a glass of gin sweating in my hand. The top is...

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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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Street Style the Green Way: Work It, Girl

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  • Jun 27, 2013
Every woman should have in her closet an outfit that conveys a sense of professionalism, respect, and competence. And you may disagree with me on this one, but I think that outfit involves a sharp pencil skirt, heels and a blouse.
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You Know You’re a Green New Yorker When …

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  • Jun 19, 2013
You feel gratified when you see a homeless person fishing recyclables out of the trash. You love the subway system in theory, but cuss it out at least once a week. You get bike rage instead of road rage. ^!@&%* pedestrians! You’ve waited for more than 25 minutes in a...
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Street Style the Green Way: Urban Jungle

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  • Jun 6, 2013
When H&M’s Conscious Collection hit stores, it was a feeding frenzy. I went by the day after it arrived, and the jumper I coveted was already long gone. “The bloggers and editors have already come by,” a sales associate told me. Looks like the massive promotion H&M did outstripped their...
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H&M’s Conscious Collection is Surprisingly Awesome

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  • Apr 21, 2011
When I first heard about H&M’s Conscious Collection, I imagined it would be white cotton shirts and dresses. Simple stuff, and five designs at most. Boy, was I wrong. When I stepped into their store Tuesday night, front and center in the entrance was a huge display of sustainable clothing,...
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