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Five Tips to Successful Thrifting

Better known by “Juniper James,” the name of her company, and her childhood imaginary friend, Kari is an independent fashion stylist and blogger in Sacramento. Specializing in all things thrift, second hand and unique, she’s a wealth of information for those of us that aren’t sure where to begin. Not to mention, she’s an expert at throwing together an outfit for almost any occasion with less than $20. Here’s five of her most helpful tips.

February 14th

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

Introducing Willian by Designer Keia Bounds-Thompson

Willian, a ready-to-wear women’s fashion business headquartered in New Jersey, utilizes a variety of natural and organic fabrics, often combined with vintage materials reworked into contemporary silhouettes. Designer Keia Bounds-Thompson, also proprietor, sought a a sustainable fabric consultant. With her sweatshop-free and eco-friendly vision, Keia and partner James Thompson embraced 100% certified organic with natural […]

May 31st

The Most Practical Eco-Holiday Gift On Your List

The most practical holiday gift on your list is something anyone can use…reuseable grocery bags. This ultra-organized system of grocery bags is made from 50% post-consumer plastic and has a separate place for hot/cold items, produce and dry goods. Ranging from $7.99 and up, this system makes for a great stocking stuffer or holiday gift.

December 8th

Respecting Earth by Urth Means

For the past two years, founder Monica Ralli of UrthBags in California, developed strategies to inspire people. Her goal was to create a stronger sense of eco-consciousness on our overly-disposable planet. Monica also planned how to stimulate the job market. She intended to provide work that would benefit local craftsmen and women’s organizations worldwide. Simultaneously, […]

November 22nd

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 Bigwardrobe.com.” Emma explains that it’s like a small environmentally-friendly version of eBay. […]

November 14th

Eco-luxury Infant Clothes Competition Summary

If you didn’t catch the Best Eco-luxury Infant Clothes Designer competition winner, read about Carrie Jekogian for LoelaBabiez Organics here. The first runner-up is Tina Bossy for Bossy Baby and the second runner-up is Rachel Hart for Miss Sugar Pops. Be sure to read the related posts below to discover all the terrific nominations.

October 14th