With a bustling social scene and calendar full of fun things to do, Saint Louis is known as a hub for entertainment in the Midwest. But this week the city ‘slows’ its’ approach to fashion and food and embraces the pace of sustainability.
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Like their food truck predecessors, fashion trucks are revolutionizing the retail experience to bring us the hottest and latest looks right to our doorsteps and/or curbside.
Sportswear manufacturing giant adidas nabbed a game-changing move from Nike, one of its largest competitors, to forever alter the textile dyeing industry. The internationally-known company unveiled it’s first collection of t-shirts colored using DryDye, a sustainable and completely waterless process to dye polyester fabrics, last month.
Sustainable Fashion Designer Tara St. James Shares Inspiration for Fall Collection, Green Closet and Much More
Award-winning designer, upcycling jewelry mastermind and the founder of a school and consultancy for aspiring sustainable designers are only a few of the accomplishments listed on Tara St. James’ fashion résumé. The Montreal-native shared with me her inspiration for the Fall collection, goals for partnering with Ecover’s Green Closet, and how fans and fashionistas can follow her next big move!
Eco-chic fashionistas of Ecover’s Green Closet know buying sustainably-made clothing is only a small part of greening up your wardrobe and lowering your carbon footprint. It’s equally important to use low environment impact, all-natural cleaning products and methods to care for your favorite looks.
Fish pedicures grew in popularity in the United States in 2008, but new findings about possible health and environmental effects are giving state and local governments reasons to take another look at the unusual spa treatment.
Fruits are not only tasty and healthy when eaten, but they can be great applied to your skin, too! Once you get passed the slightly strange idea of lathering food on your body, you’ll be on your way to beautiful, healthy skin.
Summer is here, and the temperatures are rising. It’s time to unpack your shorts and sandals and load up on everything you need for healthy, beautiful skin—fruit. The essential minerals, vitamins and antioxidants found in fruits will give your body’s largest organ an all-natural makeover without the use of expensive creams or procedures.
The Slow Fashion Movement: A Lasting Trend that Gives Back to Consumers, Manufacturers and the Environment
Just as the slow food movement prompted us to think about where and how our food was being produced — agricultural practices, worker safety, cleanliness of factories, treatment of animals, etc. — “slow fashion” encourages fashion “consumers” to consider where and how their clothing is being made and to develop a greater sense of connection to the materials taken from the environment to create their looks.
The 42nd anniversary of Earth Day, April 22, is Sunday, and everyone ages zero to 100 can show their appreciation to Mother Nature and the planet. Here are five ideas for some Earth Day family fun
Formaldehyde in hair straighteners? Lead in lipstick? Perhaps it’s time to update our laws governing cosmetics safety.
Shopping local at farmers’ markets, craft shows and other eco-friendly events is one great way to kick off the Spring season, and you’ll be supporting artists creating completely handmade and recycled products from things you may throw away.
Valentine’s Day is quickly approaching, and it’s a great time to gather up your fabric scraps, upholstery samples and thrift store finds to make the perfect gift for the special people in your life.