Staff's Posts

  • Palm Springs: Vacation in Style at the West Elm House

    By Staff | Travel

    Be among the select few to stay in the Palm Springs pool home that has been transformed into a Living Show Room by West Elm. The West Elm House is an idea house created to inspire and guide architecture and design enthusiasts when it comes to the art...


  • Whole Foods' Limited Edition Beauty Bags - on sale today

    By Staff | Beauty

    Whole Foods Market has declared this week Beauty Week and is offering special discounts on facial care and cosmetics. From March 22 to 28, all facial care and cosmetics will be 25 percent off. In addition, on Friday, March 24, stores will offer limit...


  • Chance to Own World's First Bioengineered Spider Silk Tie

    By Staff | Men

    Bioengineered spider silk might not sound very fashionable, but the resulting products are. If you've been following our Material Matters series, you know that innovations in textiles are having their moment. This week, tech and fashion colli...


  • The American Politician's Daughter with Fashion Actually Made in the USA

    By Staff | Women

    While much of the news this week focused on Nordstrom dropping President Trump's daughter Ivanka's (not made in the US) eponymous line, not enough news was made about former VP Joe Biden's daughter's fashion launch. This week Ashley Biden, daughter...


  • IKEA to launch African design collection in new collaboration

    By Staff | Living

    IKEA has teamed up with a group of designers, architects, artists and creatives from South Africa, Kenya, Senegal, Egypt, Angola, Ivory Coast and Rwanda to collaborate around modern rituals and the importance they play in the home. The designers are...


  • Vivienne Westwood Creates Unisex Collection for Fall

    By Staff | Women

    “We’re very keen on unisex. It sounds like a joke, but in fact it’s all about styling. Swapping clothes with your partner means you can spend less." London’s queen of punk, Vivienne Westwood, will be back on the catwalk for fall on Monday w...


  • Global Fashion Leaders and their Sustainable Pledges for 2017

    By Staff | Women

    "The small steps cost us little in the way of effort, money or time, but the cumulative effects can be enormous" - David Suzuki, Canadian academic, science broadcaster and environmental activist. Living sustainably is about choices. Some small (pape...


  • Mindful Holiday Traditions: Showing the Love with Handmade Gifts

    By Staff | DIY

    This season, in addition to our Magnifeco Holiday Gift Guide, we want to share more mindful ways to celebrate the holidays and asked some of our favorite people for their holiday traditions. Today, Nicole Bridger shares some easy homemade gift idea...


  • Mindful Holiday Traditions: Mimi's Sengalese Tchiakry

    By Staff | Living

    This season, in addition to our Magnifeco Holiday Gift Guide, we want to share more mindful ways to celebrate the holidays and asked some of our favorite people for their holiday traditions. Today, Mimi Plange shares her Senegalese Tchiakry (pronuc...


  • The Holiday E-Cards that Also Save the Planet

    By Staff | Living

    If you haven't found what you need through our Holiday Gift Guide, especially the ethical gift cards, how about sending an e-card - one that also makes a donation to protect biodiversity. The David Suzuki Foundation offers e-cards with original water...