Archive for the ‘Fashion and Beauty’ Category


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Fed By Very Green Threads

A Good News Story

This is a good news story – a very good news story. It’s about a big vision. It’s about one person having a dream to make a big difference and doing it! It’s about substantive, lasting good news and don’t we all need more of that? Meet Alok Appadurai, co-founder of Fed By Threads – the very first national sweatshop-free,…

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Filed Under: Environmental Impact, Fashion and Beauty, Health, Innovation and Technology, Newsletter

Best of Show: Rethinking Fashion

Sass Brown, founder of EcoFashion Talk, author, editor for Coco Eco Fashion Magazine and Acting Associate Dean, School of Art & Design, Fashion Institute of Technology in New York City

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Filed Under: Fashion and Beauty, Radio Show
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The Big Green Apple Experience

I will try to capture and convey the magic – and do it justice – from my recent visit to The Big Green Apple. Here are five highlights. The magic just didn’t stop! On the Fashion Institute of Technology’s 10th annual Sustainable & Design Conference in New York City. I can’t do it justice. I can only say […]

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Filed Under: Awareness & Action, Blog, Environmental Impact, Fashion and Beauty, Health, Kids
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The Big Green Apple Experience

In the last newsletter I tried to capture and convey the magic of the first part of my big green trip to the East Coast. I have no earthly clue as to how I am going to report on the second part of it spend in New York City and do it justice but I will do my best because the magic just didn’t stop.

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Filed Under: Environmental Impact, Fashion and Beauty, Gardening, Health, Home, News, Newsletter, Travel

Art Speaks: Nuclear Energy

Mary Lou Dauray, award winning artist & consummate traveler – Since 2009, Mary Lou has been creating artwork reflecting her concern about man-made climate destruction.

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Filed Under: Awareness & Action, Environmental Impact, Fashion and Beauty, Health, Home, Kids, Radio Show
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Why Thrifting Matters

Judith Simmons, Marketing Specialist, Goodwill Industries of Southern Arizona & Michael Meyer, Vice President of Donated Goods Retail and Marketing at Goodwill Industries International

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Filed Under: Fashion and Beauty, Health, Home, Radio Show, Reduce, Reuse, Recycle, Tucson/Southern Arizona Community

Fashion Giant with a Conscience

Amy Hall, Director of Social Consciousness at EILEEN FISHER – Yes, Eileen Fisher! While 97% of all garments in the US are made elsewhere, they produce 20% of their fashion in Los…

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Filed Under: Environmental Impact, Fashion and Beauty, Health, Radio Show

Rethinking Fashion

Sass Brown, founder of EcoFashion Talk, author, editor for Coco Eco Fashion Magazine and Acting Associate Dean, School of Art & Design, Fashion Institute of Technology in New York City

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Filed Under: Environmental Impact, Fashion and Beauty, Radio Show, Reduce, Reuse, Recycle

Clothes that Fit Your Morals

Scott Leonard and Matt Reynolds, Co-Founders of Indigenous – In this case, Indigenous is synonymous with organic, fair trade, ethically sourced and guilt free clothing.

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Filed Under: Environmental Impact, Fashion and Beauty, Health, Home, Kids, Radio Show
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The White and the Green Elephants

Eight Mrs. Green Reflections

Just about everyone I know has been to, or at least been invited to, a white elephant holiday gift exchange party. Typically everyone brings an unmarked wrapped present and people take numbers, get to pick their gift to open or “steal” a present that has already been…

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Filed Under: Fashion and Beauty, Food and Wine, Health, Home, News, Newsletter