One Chic Wrap, Worn Three Ways: Abrazo Style [+ Enter to Win It!]


I collaborated with two other ethical fashion writers on a style challenge to take one versatile wrap – a blank canvas if you will – and make it distinctly ours. It saw it as a rare chance to dress up and an opportunity… Continue Reading

The Woman Bringing Biotech to Fashion Entrepreneurs: Interview with Debera Johnson at SXSW Eco


This week I’m at SXSW Eco to soak in some sustainability knowledge. Everyone here has been calling it the “sister event” to its bigger and bandier musical sibling, South by Southwest (SXSW). To me, it feels more like an idealistic only child.… Continue Reading

Style Review: MATTER’s Classic Jumpsuit Honors Prints + Provenance


MATTER Prints seems to embody everything I champion here on The Peahen: slow production, quality craftsmanship and, arguably the most important thing, provenance. In practice, these core philosophies mean MATTER values the communities it works within, and not just at the surface… Continue Reading

Green Your Clean Part 1: Is Sustainable Dry Cleaning Bogus?


There are so many things that make Austin a green city. Accessible vegan food, check. Killer secondhand shopping, check. Composing culture, check. Freegan makers and artists, check. Sustainable dry cleaners, check? Since moving here, I’ve fully embraced the lifestyle. I’m eating… Continue Reading