Sustainable and toxin-free living

Sustainable and toxin-free living

The Most Eco-Friendly, Cold-Weather Hats, Gloves and Scarves

  • by
  • Nov 15, 2021
There are hats made from natural, biodegradable materials, fair trade scarves and ethically made gloves—all from brands that not only prioritize transparency and sustainability in their production but also style and durability, too.

Read More

More from Made in NYC

Eisentraut Jewelry: Badass Yet Ethical Jewelry

  • by
  • Jul 7, 2015
Sometimes I want to look subversive, but secretly be doing good with my purchases. That’s where bad-ass bone jewelry comes in, and my new favorite is Eisentraut Jewelry. Lindsey Eason (formerly Eisentraut) designs and builds her jewelry in Brooklyn Heights before passing them off to her caster in Manhattan. She...
Read More

The Hip Chick Running a Garment Factory, and Whether She Can Save It

  • by
  • May 21, 2015
I wrote this for Refinery29 last month. I’m quite proud of it and hope you enjoy reading it! Joann Kim starts her day at 6 a.m. at her dad’s home in Flushing, Queens. She and her boyfriend Luca, a handsome Italian with an undercut and tattoos, take the 7:24 LIRR train...
Read More

Monica From Uye Surana is Much Better at Dying Ombré Underthings Than I Am

  • by
  • May 7, 2015
Monica from the lingerie brand Uye Surana invited Elizabeth and I to her studio for an intimate little lingerie dying session a couple weeks ago. Of course, when I saw that I would get a pretty little pair of ombré panties out of the deal, I was doubly excited. Ombré...
Read More

Want Love Need: Eco-Friendly May Finds I Think You’ll Love

  • by
  • May 6, 2015
Each month I gather up my favorite launches, labels and discoveries to share with you, readers. Dive in and get see what gets you excited! Want: Chasing Paper Chasing Paper is removable wallpaper that will stick to nearly any surface. It’s printed on an organic cotton blend fabric instead of vinyl, is...
Read More

How I’m Livin’: Belinda and Kelly of The Sway on Their Maui Life

  • by
  • Dec 11, 2014
When my cross body purse by The Sway dies, I’m going to bury it in a funeral with taps. That’s how much I love that thing. Bought four years ago at a Bloomingdale’s sustainable fashion pop-up, this luxury upcycled accessory been slung across my shoulder at (I estimate) more than...
Read More