Wikipedia defines Eco-fashion as “part of the growing design philosophy and trend of sustainability, the goal of which is to create a system which can be supported indefinitely in terms of human impact on the environment and social responsibility. It can be seen as an alternative trend against fast fashion.” Ethical Fashion Forum defines Eco-fashion as “a broader term used for all clothing, fabrics and accessories that have been manufactured in an environmentally conscious way.”
The holiday season always brings with it an abundance of generosity and gift giving. While we often receive presents that we love, we also occasionally receive presents that aren’t our style or taste. What to we do with these unwanted gifts? The most eco-friendly decision....
Did you hear about the man who paid over $10,000 towards other people’s layaway items at a Toys R Us in New Jersey last week? There’s something about the holiday season that makes us want to give back. #GivingTuesday is a day devoted to just that.
It’s World Vegan Day! Today vegans and non-vegans alike celebrate and promote a lifestyle without animal cruelty. What started as a one-day celebration 23 years ago has turned into a month long festivity of no-meat dinner parties, tasting sessions and spread-the-word rallies. In honor of the occasion...
Often called a natural leather, cork is plant tissue sustainably harvested from the cork oak tree. The eco-friendly material is a renewable resource, as cork trees can be harvested every 9 to 12 years for an average of 150 years. The material is natural, recyclable and biodegradable.
This spring, fashion takes a personal turn, as one-of-a-kind styling sets the season’s tone. Whether you gravitate toward lightweight silk or heftier cotton, dressing like yourself is on-trend for spring and summer. Keep your look fresh and exclusively yours by mixing in a few carefully thought-out pieces, which work well with what’s already in your closet.
Earth Day is an annual call-to-action holiday that encourages people and organizations nationwide to pause and think how to effect positive environmental change. On an individual scale, there are easy ways to save energy and reduce landfill waste. Here are 5 ideas to get you started:
The experts at the Pantone Color Institute have deciphered this year’s global mood to be one of rebirth, re-evaluation and re-emergence, like spring itself. Leatrice Eiseman, Pantone’s Executive Director, has declared Greenery, specifically Pantone 15-0343, to be the color, and most importantly, the mindset of the year.
I can’t pinpoint the moment when I truly appreciated our dear planet, but I can say it started with admiration for Mother Nature’s strength. From the time I was in high school, I was exposed to another world – the emerging world of “health food."