How to Make Your Own Laundry Detergent

Have you ever wondered how to make your own laundry detergent?
Well, that answer might be “no”. Many of us don’t think twice about our laundry detergent. We toss it in with our wash, close the lid, and that’s that. Why bother making our own?
The answer is because the detergent we can make at home is [...]

Natural Ways To Get Rid of Stains

Ok, one look at that kid and you know his parents are going to have a heck of a time getting those grass stains out. I do not envy them.
When we’re facing a pair of pants smeared with green grass stains (or worse), most of time we reach for chemically-ladened products like Tide or the [...]

How to Host a Clothing Swap Party

Now that summers on its way, you might be itching for some warm-weather fashion gear. I know, I go through it myself every time the season changes. But instead of buying a ton of new clothes, why not host a clothing swap party for your friends?
Clothing swap parties are full of awesomeness for several reasons.
Reason [...]

The Eco-Friendly Alpaca

When you’re shopping around for eco-friendly fabric, don’t forget about alpaca! Alpaca is a wonderfully soft fabric similar to wool, but it’s markedly different when it comes to its impact on the environment.
The Eco-Friendly Alpaca
Alpacas are considered by many experts to be the oldest domesticated livestock in existence. The animal originated in South America, primarily [...]

Our Responsibility As Consumers

When it comes to fashion, we’ve made great strides in the past five years. Companies know that we consumers are becoming increasingly aware of the impact the industry has on the environment; as a result, many have gone to great lengths to lessen their footprint.
But, sometimes they slip through the cracks. And when they do, [...]

1 Easy Way To Make a Big Difference This Earth Day

Earth Day is this April 22. People all over the world are gearing up for clean ups, festivals, and awareness campaigns, all of which are very good things.
I know it’s easy to get overwhelmed when we start thinking about the myriad of environmental problems we’re facing. And Earth Day always brings these problems to the [...]

Awesome Accessories That Support A Worthy Cause

Don’t you love accessories? I sure do. I once read a quote attributed to an editor at Vogue during the 1950s. She said that accessories were the way we told our personal story. And I think she’s right. Accessories, more than anything else, give the world clues about who we are and what we believe [...]

Buying Eco-Clothing From Pop-Up Boutiques

If you live anywhere close to New York City and you’d like the chance to buy some seriously cool, high fashion eco-clothing, then you’ll want to head over to Grand Central terminal starting April 19.
What’s going on?
Well, to celebrate Earth Day, The Green Shows (the only fashion show that only showcases sustainable/eco designers) will be [...]

The Short and Sad Life of a Silkworm

I love the feeling of silk. It’s so luxurious, and I feel really special every time I put silk anything on.
The only problem with traditional silk is that the silkworm, the little caterpillar that spins the silk, lives a very short, sad life thanks to our demand for this luxurious fiber. This is why I’ve [...]

The Women We Work With…

It’s so easy to forget how lucky we have it here in the United States. Here, women can be anyone and anything they want to be. We live in a free country where we’re only limited by our imagination. And it’s amazing to see some of the things we’ve accomplished.
Unfortunately, the entire world doesn’t have [...]