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Eco Fashion Week 7th Edition

The seventh edition of Eco Fashion Week starts this Sunday, October 6th in Vancouver, Canada.   PHOTO CREDIT: Peter Jensen   “As a trailblazing platform for responsible fashion, this multi-faceted event combines a bewitching runway experience alongside a raw and honest discussion of sustainable fashion practices. Eco Fashion Week welcomes a global audience, live streaming of seminars […]

Eco-Spirituality, Bamboo Clothing and Helping the Homeless

Laugh, learn and listen to the Green Divas Radio Show & Podcast!

A profound show to say farewell to HomeGrownRadioNJ as we move on to our new studio digs – WMTR 1250AM in June. There was a wonderful energy in the studio, which was partly because of our in-studio guest, author Caroline Fairless, who brought a light-hearted, but powerful message about connecting the green/sustainability movement to the awesome spirit of nature. We talked about Caroline’s book, The Space Between Church and Not-Church: A Sacramental Vision for the Healing of Our Earth.

May 31st

Meet one of the Madras behind M641 Clothing: Vegetarian-inspired fashion with an eco-twist.

Going green isn’t as difficult as it used to be with the array of vegetarian delights and eco-friendly products available on the market today, and environmentally-conscious clothing is becoming as popular as the fashions themselves. But M641 takes it one step further with a philosophical approach to designing clothes that are living, breathing representations of the spirit, […]

November 30th

Nike Recycles Your Shoes for a Sustainable Future

We all have old shoes lying around the house, no longer suitable for athletic activity, but seemingly too decent to be sent to a growing landfill. Now you can recycle your athletic shoes with the Nike Reuse-A-Shoe program and they could become a basketball court, track, field, playground, or consumer product.

November 10th

Expanding the Fashion EcoSphere: the eco-fashion compass points North for Vancouver Fashion Week

While eco-fashion is becoming more mainstream with an increasing number of environmentally conscious designers serving up sustainable styles and earth-friendly frocks, the runways are typically reserved for regaling the glitz and glam of overly indulgent attire. But this week, Vancouver turns the spotlight on sustainability with its first ever eco-focused fashion night, Friday, November 7th, […]

November 6th

Serving up Sustainable Vacations, Hold the Backpacks and Granola

In the past, hearing the phrase ‘eco-travel’ likely conjured up images of backpacking along some earthy trail or setting up a tent on open terrain. You probably never envisioned white sandy beaches, deep blue oceans, or a gleaming beacon of 5-star luxury beckoning you to paradise.  Sure, there are still plenty of adventure tours and […]

November 5th

Lend a Helping Handbag: eco-friendly finds that fuse fashion with philanthropy

In the past, when you’ve thought about helping the environment, things like recycling, using rechargeable batteries, cutting back on your power and water usage, and carpooling or bicycling to reduce pollution probably leapt to mind.  I doubt that carrying a chic, designer bag topped your list.  But with all of the eco-minded designers popping up, using alternative […]

October 23rd

San Francisco’s Fashion Scene: Is Sixth Street Becoming The New Seventh Avenue?

San Francisco is teeming with fresh design talent. Here it’s not just about what looks good that is pushing forward the city’s growing fashion industry, it’s also about what feels great, both for the consumer and for the industry itself. The Innovative Fashion Council of San Francisco is pushing for dedicated fashion district on Sixth Street in San Francisco that will promote sustainaibility and environmental consciousness in the fashion industry. The word is that when it comes to style, San Francisco has received a lot of calls from London and Paris lately.

October 3rd

Project Runway Frontrunner Is Eco-Chic

If you’re like me, you’ve been glued to your set watching Project Runway.  Why wouldn’t you be?  It’s a reality show where the contestants, though they may be obnoxious like other reality shows, actually showcase legitimate talent (well, mostly legitimate talent) by creating amazing garments under extreme time constraints.  Couple that with the snarky nature […]

September 17th