It’s a Summer Solstice time of Year

It comes every year, Summer Solstice.  It is a favorite day because the sun shines for so long.  This official day of summer moves many of us to want to celebrate in some way so I thought I would share a ritual with you that you can do to celebrate. Choose your favorite or a new crystal that evokes feelings …

Put some Zen into your Garden

image by Alejandro Cámara López A Few Simple Garden Additions to Help You Achieve Zen Zen is the tranquil state that many dream of achieving, yet the turmoil of a fast-paced world often makes this endeavour hard. However, there are a few methods that can help you regain a sense of peace and calm in your outdoor space by adding a …

What Sustainability is to me.

For Me Sustainability means Create slow fashion. Try to do what you can to make your footprint as small as possible.  How?  As much as we can we use fabrics made in the USA. We sew locally We dye low impact which uses less water and no heat We use our cuttings to make other things trying my best to …

Sustainability Myth #2 Bamboo

Myth #2:  Bamboo is a sustainable fiber. Really?  In order to process Bamboo it is done chemically, leaving pollutants that seep into the ground water. The most popular method is the process used to make the silky soft bamboo fabric you find in sheets, underwear and more. This “bamboo rayon” is produced through a highly intensive chemical process, similar to the process used for rayon. …

Sustainability in Fashion Part 1

On Thursday I was part of a panel speaking on Sustainability in Fashion.  We had a great turn out and I realized how few people, even in the Fashion Industry knew that much about it so this series of posts will be my attempt at that. To give you a brief background about who I am and what brings me …

Braids, Boho and Brides

Wedding season is coming and what is better for the Boho Bride then Braids!  I asked my friend and stylist Francesca from Follicle Studio to give us some looks. “Braids or Plaits as known in the UK are and have been at the forefront of hair fashion dating back some 30,000 years!!!! From the runway to the aisle, beach, gym, …

Trending Spring Makeup 2017

From my favorite makeup artist Megan Ambroch of SH Cosmetics.  If you have not checked out her makeup yet you should.  I have terrible problems with most makeup but Megan’s is all Organic and it makes my skin look awesome. SH Cosmetics anti-aging baked mineral shadows glide on effortlessly and are creamy for an eye opening youthful glow.  restore a …