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  • The new, subtle ways the privileged signal their wealth

    By Staff | News

    Given that everyone can now buy designer handbags and new cars, the rich have taken to using much more tacit signifiers of their social position. In 1899, the economist Thorstein Veblen observed that silver spoons and corsets were markers of elite s...

  • Changemaker: Liz Dee

    By Staff | Changemaker

    Liz Dee is changing the conversation about food production and sustainable business through her dynamic experiential base as a food company executive, ethical vegan, and impact investor. As a co-owner and Executive Vice President of Smarties Candy C...

  • How to Spend your Tax Refund: A Self Care Retreat on the Amalfi Coast

    By Kate | Travel

    Did you get a tax refund and want to splurge on some self care- vegan style? Vegan Chef, TV Host and Wellness Expert Leslie Durso has designed an amazing retreat that just might do the trick. Join her, Gaia Herbs founder Ric Scalzo and yoga instruc...

  • 10 Tips to Extending the Life of Everything in your Wardrobe

    By Kate | Living

    One of the aspects of sustainable fashion is to resist the urge to purge. To buy things you plan on keeping for a very, very long time and then actually keeping (and wearing) them. Or, as Vivienne Westwood so beautifully says, "Buy less. Choose wel...

  • Changemaker: Francisca Pineda

    By Kate | Changemaker

    Francisca Pineda was a typical New York designer, she loved her yoga, ate organic food, and had what she thought was a "health conscious life". It wasn't until a life altering event exposing her to the toxins in the very fashion products she designed...