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Chopard joins the Green Carpet Challenge with Livia Firth

Sustainable fashion favourite, Eco-age.com re-launched their website this week and Firth announced her new Green Carpet Challenge (GCC) partnership with luxury jeweller Chopard, in Cannes. Chopard has worked with the Cannes International Film Festival for 15 years. Partnering with the Alliance for Responsible Mining, Chopard and Eco-Age have produced an exquisite set of jewellery called “The […]

Spotted: Update an Old Necklace with Nail Polish

It seems like every year there are new hip colors and color combinations, but buying all new accessories to keep up with that ever-changing palette is expensive and not so hot for the planet. Instead of hitting the big box store for a new necklace in wine tones for fall, you can grab a couple of bottles of nail polish and update something that’s already in your jewelry box!

November 26th

Bike Chic: An Invisible Bike Helmet

Biking in summer can be sweaty business, and I always feel like there’s sweat just collecting underneath my helmet all summer long. Not to mention that your bike helmet can totally mess with your hairdo. That’s fine if you’re biking for recreation or exercise, but if you’re cycling to work or a social engagement, it can be kind of a bummer.

Enter: the invisible bike helmet.

August 31st

How-to: Clean Thrift Store Shoes

So, after Maria’s roundup last week of DIY shoe refashions, have you hit the thrift store for shoes to alter?

If the thing that’s holding you back is the ick factor, ick no more! It might seem gross to wear second hand shoes – especially styles that don’t call for socks – but armed with the right cleaning products, you can wear your thrifted shoes without worrying about picking up some nasty foot fungus. I’ve been wearing second hand shoes for years, even ballet flats, and so far this method has worked for me!

June 11th