Author archives: Andrea Krystine Plell

P Nosa & His Solar Sewing Rover

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Whilst enjoying some of San Francisco's fashionable events --particularly IndieMart-- we came to meet a very humble and talented dude from AZ, Paul Nosa, sharing his hand-made patch art. Upon asking people to think of a scenario in '5-words-or-less', he sews his interpretation on the spot and free-hand.. eh, I mean free-stitch. But it's not just his art t[...]

Happy Birthday F:S!

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Future Standard, an online boutique providing ethical clothing and accessories, is having it's 1st birthday and we are all invited. From now until Monday take 20% of your order with code [WERE1ML]. That includes new arrivals AND sale items! All clothing is handpicked by owner/ecofashionista Jessica Althoff.. so you know it's good.

OMG [haute fair trade] shoes

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So, I'm currently in lust with the urban, folk, fair trade goodness of Osborn Shoes... A little about these peeps: Founded by Aaron and Carla Osborn, Osborn Shoes began as the desire to combine humanitarian efforts in Guatemala with a fashion project. The dream manifested itself in 2007 when Aaron met a cobbler in need of work while he was doing char[...]

Kristinit & Friends Eco Holiday Shopping Extravaganza

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Make some room this Saturday, December 10th for an afternoon of food, champagne and eco luxe merchandise by KRISTINIT, ANITA ARZE, SWEET SPRUCE, and BETH SPRINGER! What: Annual Holiday Salon Hosted by Kristinit When: Saturday, December 10th from 1:00- 6:00 PM Where: Los Angeles, CA (RSVP kristina@kristinit.com for exact location)  **** ABOUT THE DESIG[...]

'eXtinction' showcasing tomorrow!

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For those of you in "the know" on eco fashion, you must have heard this lovely lady’s name more than a few times. Her name is not the only thing that embodies nature--you see her passion and love for it in everything she does! Summer Rayne Oakes. If you have ever seen her model for a sustainable brand or on the runway of an eco fashion show, bought a pai[...]

The Art of Michelle Stitzlein

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At REFIX we get warm and tingly all over when we see people recycling the post consumed in super awesome ways. It makes us happy to see, and it also inspires us to get more creative with the waste or packaging left over from items we consume. Michelle Stitzlein creates found object art / sculpture from recycled materials, including piano keys, broken [...]

Threadshow SF REFIXed

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Since our new home is SF it was clear that we attend this season's Threadshow for a small reunion with our San Diego peeps. The event was held at the Metreon in San Francisco. Some 100+ exhibitors filled the space with one-of-a-kind pieces, reworked vintage clothing, recycled and vinyl accessories, to those cute little hats and something that just might be t[...]

REFIX Fall Preview 2011

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Featuring the talents of: Photography by: Louiza Vick - louizavick.com Stephanie Torres - modelmayhem.com/​1038247 Clothing & Accessories: Emily Factor - emilyfactor.com GreenBees - shopgreenbees.com Hunt & Gather - huntandgathershop.com Makeup & Hair by: Adriana Lopez Charlyn Sanchez Art Direction/Video & Editing: And[...]