A Few Cool Brands: November


You caught me. I skipped my cool brands post in October. That’s because I was searching for really standout pieces, some of which I’ve included in my holiday gift edit.  I promise your wait was worthwhile. This month, I found an architectural necklace… Continue Reading

Ethical Holiday Gift Guide: For Fun or Funding


Yesterday morning. Read email subject line: Need holiday gift ideas for you… Oh shit. It’s here. Reaction: frantically write gift lists for everyone I know, sleuth email for deals, rope boyfriend into taking photo to be superimposed onto head of Walgreens-generated dancing elf for e-card,… Continue Reading

Get Your Ethical Priorities Straight: 5 Things to Consider


  I often get asked, “How do I begin shopping ethically?” which I always counter with another question, “Well, what matters most to you?” Ethical shopping is complex. The more you learn about where clothes come from and how they are made, the more… Continue Reading

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