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Shop Handmade on Black Friday with the Indie Craft Experience

Buying handmade is a great way to make sure your holiday shopping has a positive impact. By directly supporting a handmade artists, you’re doing more than just helping them live their dream. You know that the product in your hand was produced under humane conditions and that the maker is receiving a fair wage for her work. On top of that, handmade gifts are unique and have so much more heart than something you’d pick up at the big box store.

November 25th

New Gorgeous & Green 2010 Event for Global Green San Francisco (Including Eco Fashion Show)

Heart of Green invites you “to Global Green’s star-studded Gorgeous & Green party celebrating eco-lifestyles with celebrity guests, a runway eco-fashion show, organic cocktails and cuisine, top sustainability companies, and glamorous decor. The gala benefits Global Green USA’s initiatives to green schools in the Bay Area and nationwide. This year will be a Mad Men […]

October 1st

The GreenShows :: NY Fashion Week

NY Fashion Week is almost upon us and with it, green shows are now a permanent fixture on the calendar rather than a quaint anomaly. If you’re there or going, The GreenShows are the place to be…

September 10th

Where Fast Fashion is Born

MAGIC, the world’s largest apparel trade show is where Fast Fashion finds its way from the design room to the retail shelves. This article focuses on the SOURCING expo and the eternal quest for more eco fabrics as I teach a number of Chinese textile reps about recycled materials. And discover a couple of cool eco designers along the way.

August 30th

Eco-Chic Exhibit at Scandinavia House, NYC

The “Eco Chic | Towards Sustainable Swedish Fashion” exhibit runs through August 21st, and is a lovely showcase of sustainable fashion coming out of Sweden. I had never entered the Swedish Embassy (aka Nordic House) before, so this was a pleasant surprise. The exhibit is on the second floor, but on the ground floor they […]

August 2nd

Women Of The Green Generation :: Expo, 12th June.

Many conscious and creative women feel compelled to gather and form new alliances that foster projects, challenge conventional thinking and shift outdated paradigms. By becoming stewards of our planet, our communities and our individual selves we can make a direct contribution to a new lifestyle of health & sustainability that honors and respects the earth. […]

June 9th

Burning Torch Eco-Fashion Sample Sale in Los Angeles This Weekend!

Friday, May 7th, 10 am to 7 pm, Saturday, May 8th, 10 am to 3 pm 1738 Cordova Street, Los Angeles, CA 90007 Author Susanna Schick is the social media manager for Burning Torch as well as other designers. Previously featured here on FeelGoodStyle as well as Your Daily Thread and others, Burning Torch has been making gorgeous, high-end […]

May 3rd

Sublime Performance Art, Tattoo, and Body Painting, where Myth meets Ideal as Signatures on Flesh

Personal expression via the skin is a subtle form of performance art. Tattoo or paint on the skin is ageless, marking fertility rights, Martial celebrations, war games, theatrical works, rites of passage, and ritual indigenous celebrations. Today, more than ever before, as portals, these individualist decorative guides offer signs to inner metaphors and generous poetic […]

May 2nd

The Clever Resourcefulness of Designers at Unique LA 2010

The selection of interesting and beautiful accessories and jewelry at the show this season was overwhelming. Plus so much of it was responsibly made, it was really hard to choose my favorites. These selections reflect my personal tastes and my interests, but there was so much more at the show it was hard to narrow […]

April 29th

Maitri’s Bliss 2010 Gala in San Francisco this Weekend

Honorary Host, San Francisco Mayor Newsom invites those of you in the Bay area to Maitri’s annual signature gala this weekend. Come to this amazing event and auction commemorating 23 years of compassionate care. Bliss will be highlighted with a special performance by Sandra Bernhard. “This stellar event is renowned for superb cuisine, luscious libations, […]

April 28th

The Key to Berlin Takes International Green Fashion to New Heights

What? An International Eco Fashion Marathon Where? Magazin in der Heeresbäckerei, Köpenickerstr. 16/17, 10997 Berlin Germany When? January 20-23, 2010 Press: from 12am – 9pm Open to the public: from 12am – 7pm Website? What else? They offer workshops too. Details on the next page. Our wonderful fellow writer Frans Prins writes in today […]

January 17th

Great Stocking Stuffers and Eco-Fab Gifts for Under $30

The women (and some men) in your life will love finding bath and body products in their stockings…if you choose wisely. Whether it is sweet smelling perfumes, relaxing bath salts or uplifting shower gels make sure to go for the green…as in eco-friendly green. Here are a lot of green bath, body and beauty gift […]

November 29th

Burning Torch by Karyn Craven Recycled Clothing Studio Sale

Burning Torch has long been a pioneer in recycling clothing. Karyn has been buying up old cashmere sweaters, having them cleaned, sorted, cut up and re-sewn into new sweaters here in Los Angeles for many years. Over the years, she has expanded her recycled offerings to include army fatigues and even beaded antique gowns, to […]

November 17th

Big Wardrobe Shopping in UK

Emma, who helps run the Internet’s numero uno fashion recycling website, contacted me to ask if I could imagine opening my wardrobe and choosing from over 10 million outfits? Of course I replied with enthusiasm and she said “welcome to the future of” Emma explains that it’s like a small environmentally-friendly version of eBay. […]

November 14th