Ethically & Sustainably Made Hats By NINAKURU

Today, I want to highlight NINAKURU, a luxury brand creating fashion the right way.  NINAKURU designs and sells bespoke and ready-to-wear Ecuadorian Panama hats, ethically sourced wool hats, sustainably sourced straw bags, and other accessories. Aside from the fact that hats are fun, writing this felt appropriate given that we just completed the seventh Fashion […]

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Solid Shampoo Bars – Spring & Vine

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Spring & Vine. All opinions are 100% mine. Solid Shampoo – Spring and Vine I love when niche items become normal. Solid shampoo bars used to be few and far between but over the last couple of years, they’ve grown in popularity. I recently […]

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Nine Items you Shouldn’t be Recycling

Recycling is complicated – it is an imperfect solution to a global problem. I feel obligated to reduce my consumption of single-use plastic and to recycle as much as possible. However, food and beverage companies don’t make that easy.  They produce products which are single-use (hence more wasteful) and often choose virgin plastic rather than […]

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 Home Compostable Packaging by noissue

Last Christmas, my parents gave me a vermicompost system. My interest in household waste and decomposition has continued to grow, and I was excited to learn about noissue, a company that makes home compostable packaging. Who is noissue noissue was founded in 2017, by Josh Bowden and Auguste Gaur. They’d been looking for sustainable and […]

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Bespoke Ethical Jewelry with Alkimee

So many of the items that we buy have ethical alternatives: the shoes we wear, the toiletries we use and the bottles we carry. I bought sustainable dental floss in Brooklyn… on the other end of the spectrum, jewelry is the most discretionary item that we can buy. Let’s face it, it’s pure luxury. Yet, […]

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Cut out Single-Use Plastic with Lilybee Wrap’s

I’m trying to reduce the amount of plastic in our home. Today, I want to talk about plastic wrap, also known as cling film and saran wrap. Over the last six months, nearly 80 million Americans have used at least one roll of plastic wrap. Like plastic bags, thin, flimsy saran wrap can’t be recycled […]

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