Sustainable and toxin-free living

Sustainable and toxin-free living

The Need to Know List: Non-Toxic Beauty and Slow Fashion is BLOWING UP

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  • Apr 29, 2014
  Two upscale sustainable labels–Tata Harper and Maiyet–collaborated on a partnership for Earth Month. 100% of the proceeds from their Better Beauty Project Campaign will go to┬áNest, a sustainable development nonprofit, with their Edible Garden Initiave in Varanasi, India. Amber Valetta is really over fast fashion. She’s become a huge...

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Sustainable Street Style: Saying No to Puffy Coats

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  • Feb 12, 2014
I’m so bored with wearing puffy coats! And when that happens, you need to get creative with layers. So I put on a super warm sweater, layered my favorite leather jacket on top, and a faux fur vest on top of that. And I was comfortable! The skirt I found...
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Designers are Turning to C.L.A.S.S. Fabrics for More Sustainable Fashion

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  • Dec 2, 2013
I had come to a special, several-day event on the invitation of Heller to see learn more about the C.L.A.S.S. textile library, which supports, consults with, and markets sustainable fabrics worldwide.
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Green News You Must Know: These Retail Companies Are Toxic

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  • Nov 1, 2013
There’s a potential new Superfund site in Queens. Is it near you? [NY Times] After months of pressure, Target is going to reassess the beauty products it carries and their ingredients. [Ecouterre] There are more naturally-inclined celebs than you think! Check out this list of beautiful, sustainable people. [EcoSalon] Lexus...
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The Best Sustainable and Local Fashion I Saw at Capsule

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  • Oct 31, 2013
  Capsule is a fashion trade show, where buyers from boutiques and stores, and media like me, wander around checking out what will be available from small, independent designers during this season and next. It’s a huge event, with acres of tables and booths showing jewelry, accessories and clothing. By...
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