"I love thee - I love thee, 'Tis all that I can say It is my vision in the night, My dreaming in the day" ~Thomas Hood I wanted to share with you a few examples of the simple sustainable touches I incorporated into my own wedding ceremony and reception. These additions really helped, … Continue reading My Little Green Wedding
Hearts was founded on the idea that "Conscious Minds Create Change". The committed team works with artisans all over the world to create exclusive fashion forward designs that are made with respect for the Earth, AND make a difference in people's lives. I'm thrilled to share with you my interview with the Creative Director of … Continue reading A Fashion Experience Capturing Hearts Around the World
If you're anything like me - you've often got your eyes peeled for innovative fashion design that also happens to be kind to both planet and people. American label 100% NY ticks all the right boxes and I'm delighted to share my interview with their passionate Brand Manager, Chris Anderson. Q. What sparked Daniel Silverstein … Continue reading Want 100% Sustainable Fashion? Head to 100% NY!
This is a special shout out to my northern hemisphere readers - why not be green this Halloween? When witches go riding,and black cats are seen,the moon laughs and whispers,‘tis near Halloween.~Author Unknown Spider Pendant by Rachel Entwistle - This spooky and stylish spider was handmade using 100% recycled silverHalloween Trick or Treat Basket by Prairie … Continue reading Make Your Halloween Ethically Eerie
I've been struggling with illness over the past couple of weeks and it brought that old adage to mind - "An apple a day keeps the doctor away". So here's me blowing a kiss to the delicious apple (here's hoping some healthy goodness rubs off!). A is for Apple Tote by Apple & Bee -This adorable … Continue reading A Is for Apple and E is for Ecochic
Did you know that around the world it is women who are bearing the brunt of poverty and all of the myriad issues that come along with it? Cutting edge eco-fashion label Greenola Style doesn't just know about it...but has decided to do something about it! I recently had the honour of interviewing Greenola's Creative … Continue reading Greenola Style is Combining Fair Trade Fashion with Female Empowerment
I've encountered some extraordinary ethical earrings perfect for the elegant and the ecochic and I wanted to share them with you. I hope you enjoy this exclusive and eclectic mix ranging from the ephemeral to the exotic!Are you excited?Light Bulb Earrings by POT Lab - These brilliant earrings were handmade in Italy using recycled light … Continue reading Eco-Fashionistas, Lend Me Your Ears!
Maria Francesca Batzella is an incredibly unique artist with a poet's soul based in Italy. A graduate of the Academy of Fine Arts in Florence, she is fascinated by the possibilities of paper while remaining mindful of the importance of recycling materials. Heavily influenced and inspired by the mysterious past of the island of Sardinia, … Continue reading LerènieS – Paper is a Precious Gift
I must confess to harbouring a ravenous sweet-tooth. Here's what happens when I combine these sugary cravings with my passion for ethical fashion. I hope you enjoy this ecochic fashion candy!Are You Sherbert? Vegan Flats from ModCloth - Mouthwatering lollipop lush cruelty-free shoes!Candy Oyster Bangle and Necklace by RubyOlive - These individually hand moulded resin … Continue reading Fashion Candy
Recently I read a feature about a designer who felt they were "ethical" for trapping, killing and skinning foxes themselves for fashion. She loved them, she said and was grateful for their sacrifice so that she could stay warm and cosy - to say I was horrified would be an understatement. In response I've gathered … Continue reading For the Love of Foxes