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B2B Fashion SF

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We were invited to the B2BFashion SF fashion event, produced by Shoppista – an online boutique marketplace- and the B2BFSF fashion committee. Covered by the Style Bistro, this fashionable affair took place on the rooftop of The W San Francisco and commenced with a virtual market and champagne mixer filled with Bay Area merchants and the SF fashion elite. [...]

Help The Athenaeum

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As a nostalgia queen and 'save-the-libraries' enthusiast, I totally admire what The Athenaeum is doing- or trying to do- for a more "sharing" economy in San Francisco. The Anthaenum is the brainchild of Shaye McKenney, owner of La Library- a former prototype clothing library housed in San Francisco's Mission District. The Athenaeum will be "an eco-friendly f[...]

Pinterest Addict

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So we began our Pinterest adventure under the premise that we would get to browse pretty pictures and add a little insight into the eco fashion world. Upon our amusement of the all the pretty pictures, we became obsessed. There's truly not a day that I wouldn't just mind sipping a cup of coffee [or wine] and rummaging through a plethora of inspiration. &n[...]

To Shop or to Swap?

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While doing a robot-routine check on all the usual [fashion] suspects online, I felt a slight panic. A sad demeanor came over me as I watched more and more lines, designers, and trends being developed. While some may question why I had this negative reaction from so much *beautiful* *dream-inspired* creation at work, I couldn't help but feel the abuse of tre[...]

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[...]