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Eco-Fashion: Going Green at The Museum at FIT in New York City

This lava colored dress is from Costello Tagliapietra’s spring 2010 collection and gets its color via AirDye technology. Photo Courtesy AirDye via Creative Commons License Eco-Fashion: Going Green The Museum at FIT through November 13 This exhibit is free of charge and housed in the museum of the Fashion Institute of Technology, one of the […]

July 19th

Soapwalla Handmade Skin Care

There is something very satisfying about handmade skin care products.  So pure and straight-forward – you can almost feel the passion that goes into them.  Such is the case with Soapwalla products. Soapwalla Chef (and yes, she does call herself a chef) Rachel Winard was kind enough to send me a selection of her lovely handmade […]

June 14th

PETA to Give Away Fur Coats to the Homeless

Many people including Mariah Carey, Kim Catrall, and Sharon Osbourne have been sickened by exposés of animals on fur farms, resulting in the donation of thousands of fur coats to PETA. On November 28th, under a sign stating “Free Fur Coats,” PETA and A Better Place will hand out dozens of fur coats to some […]

November 27th

Project Earth Day

If you are looking for a fun party in New York to celebrate Earth Day and curious about new green indie designers on the rise in the city then check out Project Earth Day: Project Earth Day, a fashion show staged in the urban fabric center of New York City, is dedicated to the promotion of green design and […]

April 17th