As I am learning to simplify my life by decluttering, and buying less expendable clothing that will eventually be left in a landfill somewhere, I am choosing items that are made with care and intention. Continuing the thread on fashion that isn’t destroying our planet, I have moved on to finding shoes that fit ...Read More
Posts Tagged ‘eco-friendly’
I like to dress in terms of stories. It must be remnants of being an actress that makes me dream in the dialogue of garments, sound tracks and art directed scenarios. For years I was searching in my minds eye for the perfect robe that could be taken to the New Mexican landscape, or that ...Read More
“a product made with regard for the future is a product made with beauty + worth."
I recently posted on how more and more I am becoming awakened to the fact that the clothing brands we choose to support is crucial for protecting the future of our planet. 10 million tons of textile waste end up in landfills each year. The amount of water used, and horrible chemical dyes truly are having an ...Read More
One of my most favorite things in the whole wide world, are fabrics, natural ones like cotton, muslin, and silks dyed with flowers and natural dyes. A few years ago we visited with the masterful Jane Palmer who has been on the cutting edge of natural dyes, creating colors using flowers, bark, roots and cochineal. She ...Read More
My good Friend Nathan Bogle from the sustainable and cool brand Double Eleven has been educating me on the negative impact the fashion industry has on our planet. Not unlike discovering how the traditional cattle industry has been damaging our earth, the dark secrets of the fashion industry are now becoming exposed. New documentaries like ...Read More
An interview with Jena Covello.
Around the age of twenty I developed a lump beneath my arm pit. I began to do some research and even though there wasn’t much information out there then, I realized the toxic implications of using traditional anti-perspirants and deodorants made with aluminim. After not using my traditional antiperspirant the lump vanished. This was way ...Read More