Ethical Cozy Chic

Well friends, I have to say I feel like I’m a super early adopter of cozy chic…like since forever! So happy it’s being embraced by the masses! There are a couple of ways you can embrace cozy chic! First let’s talk about one of my favorites(!)…the cozy oversized sweater. The Cozy Sweater (inspiration sources: black on black // sweater + skirt // sweater + boyfriend jeans // sweater + tights) How to Wear… With skinny jeans/leggings– Probably the easiest silhouette. I love the version… View Post

Ethical in Pink for Breast Cancer Awareness

Two of my favorite women in the whole wide world are breast cancer survivors. They are marvelous women who have inspired me in so many ways, but their love and strength and goodness is second to none and one day I hope to be the women they are. So in honor of them I thought I’d share some ethical pinks to show your support for Breast Cancer Awareness Month. (L-R: glass studs –$9.95 // candy slant shoes – $75 //… View Post
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Ethical Fall Jackets

(L-R: swing trench – $138 // snow parka – $89 //quilted liner jacket – $54) So I’ll finally admit it…it’s just about time for me to wear a jacket! The official start of Fall isn’t till next week, but it definitely has already started feeling like Fall in New York. It’s a little too soon for me (I really love summer!), but on the bright side I heart Fall jackets so much and there are some really great ethical Fall jackets around this season!… View Post

Ready for Plastic Bag Ban?! – Fold Up Totes!

(L-R: batik fold up tote – $28.49 // tortex ultralite tote – $14 // feed 100 bag – $45) GO California!!! State governor Jerry Brown says he will probably sign the bill on banning single use plastic bags in the state of California! That means if passed only paper bags and reusable bags will be available at stores to customers and they’ll have to pay at least 10 cents to buy one. I personally think this is AWESOME. So in light of… View Post

Ethical Summer Hats

(fedora rafia hat – $89) Well, mid summer time! I actually hate when summer ends, I just love it so much. One thing that I’ve been a little obsessed with this summer is hats! My gawsh! I don’t know why I didn’t wear summer hats before…they provide some great shade and shield you from summer showers, and the right one instantly can make an outfit! So in honor of my new found love here are some of my fave ethical… View Post

Ethical Picks for the 4th-Red, White and Blue

With the 4th of July next Friday and the US playing on Tuesday in the World Cup, I thought no better time to pick out some ethical patriotic gear you can be proud to wear all summer long :). L-R : proud mary cap -$85 // alternative apparel flag dress-$102 // alternative apparel shirtdress-$112 // white charm bracelet-$15 // melissa heart flip flops-$55 // lace pants-$54 // blu marble bangles-$20 // white and blue clutch-$19 // chiapas bazaar blouse-$49 // mata traders… View Post
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Ethical Swimwear: The One-Piece

So the bf and I are going on vacation in TWO SHORT WEEKS! YAY! We’re off to Turks and Caicos so swimwear has definitely been on my mind! Here are some faves in one-piece swimwear. All the bathing suits are made in the US :).  First Row (L-R): black standard one-piece (removable ruffle) $131 // española one-piece $147 // zebra print zip front $47 // janie one piece mint – $121 // nomra kamali collection $150 // Second Row (L-R):… View Post

Trending: Ethical Pastels

I have to say I think pastels are having a huuuge moment in fashion! Go pastels! I secretly have always loved pastel colors. I don’t have a very sugary style, but I like that pastels make me think of soft served ice creams and sorbets 🙂 and now that they’re more in vogue than ever a nice variety of pastel items are popping up everywhere and they are definitely more in my style wheelhouse. (L-R: blush tee dress-$68 $36.99 //… View Post

Ethical Winter Coats and How to Pick One for You

Okay I’ll finally admit it…winter is coming :(. I am a HUGE believer in investing in a great winter coat. I bought a new winter coat last year from Hessnatur (saaadly, closed US shop) but before that I used the same one for 5 years!!! A couple of reasons why I splurge on a coat: 1) A good warm coat, even at a bargain, will not be cheap…so might as well! 2) I hate being cold! HATE! So if it’s… View Post

ClosetDash-The Easy Way to Clean Out Your Closet

Hi friends!!! Holy moly do I have a gem for you! I did a major, major, MAJOR cleaning out of my closet last month and the wonderful people at ClosetDash TOTALLY rescued me! The genius idea of Jennifer Lee, ClosetDash provides a really simple and green solution to update your closet. Nationwide you can swap online (details here)…or just shop ;). But if you happen to live in NYC / Manhattan ClosetDash has made it even simpler to refresh your… View Post

Consciously Trending…Sweatshirts and How to Wear Them

I am in deep deep love with how sweatshirts are looking nowadays :). These lovelies along with the fall runways of 2013 of were all about taking the sweatshirt from lounge wear to street wear. 5 Ways How to Wear Sweatshirts (L-R) Look 1 (image source): Pair with a flowy skirt. The key to the new twist on the easy wearing sweatshirt I feel is juxtaposition. The right sweatshirt adds a fresh take on a floor length maxi in a… View Post

Ethical Swimwear-One Pieces

Like I said in my ethical bikini post, I like to be a little more covered on the beach, so naturally I am a biiiiiiig fan of one pieces and I’m happy that now more than ever there are really super hot ethical one pieces available! Here are just some of my faves… First Row L-R Red One Piece by Norma Kamali-$150: I think this Norma Kamali suit could be a go-to suit for years-simple, classic and sexy.The famed designer… View Post

What to Wear-The Ethical Wedding Guest

I don’t know about you friends but summer into fall marks the wedding season for me. I’m definitely at that age where your friends are getting married and having awesomely fun wonderful beautiful weddings! Seeing two people promise to be there for each other for the rest of their lives is something that always touches me…I am so a crier at weddings! But I’m not a girl who likes to buy a one occasion dress. I like wedding guest dresses… View Post