Women

  • Style can be complicated but AWAVEAWAKE makes it easy

    By Melissa | Women

    Style can be complicated.  It can stay stagnant, vary, evolve.  It may depend on how we feel or how we want to feel.  Who we want to be or at least try to. That is what makes describing ourselves, our aesthetic that complicated.  Explaining it, g...


  • Time for some spring "greening" - what to do with things you don't wear

    By Kate | Women

    How many times have you cleaned out your closet, dropped off heaps of things at the donation center, only to find yourself back in a cash register line thinking, "Didn't I just get rid of one of these?" As the seasons change and we prepare for the bi...


  • Boutique of the Week: Ethica

    By Kate | Women

    Honduran sisters Melissa and Carolina Cantor are the co-founders of a new, New York-based online retailer dedicated to high-style ethical fashion. With Ethica, the Cantor sisters aim to to connect consumers and companies that share a commitment to so...


  • Sustainable Fashion: 100% Australian

    By Kate | Women

    Working from their home studio in Brisbane Australia, Sarah Garrett-Hodoniczky and Jason Hodoniczky started their first ethical fashion label, Rant Clothing in 2003. Determined to support local manufacturing in a competitive globalised market, Rant...


  • Designer Spotlight: Valerie Gregori McKenzie

    By Kate | Women

    Before I went to Vietnam, I searched 'eco-fashion' on google to see what, if anything, I would find there. Valerie Gregori McKenzie's name came up time and time again. Her dedication to sustainability, preserving Vietnamese artistry and supporting w...


  • 6 Trends for Spring from Eileen Fisher

    By Meg | Women

    The EILEEN FISHER story seems to come out of a fairy tale. It was 1984 in New York City when then interior and graphic designer Eileen Fisher was having a hard time getting dressed. Wanting simple shapes and clothes with certain proportions in beauti...


  • Kowtow Clothing: sustainable + modern

    By Meg | Women

    Kowtow means to “To kneel and touch the forehead to the ground in expression of deep respect, worship, or submission”. The striking, minimalist fair-trade brand Kowtow seems to embody that practice in their production, while their unisex esthetic...


  • Ethical denim brand review - 5 clean jean brands

    By Meg | Women

    Formerly a hard labour and rebel clothing item, jeans are now a staple of any modern wardrobe. Having made their way onto almost every booty in the world, by the 1990's they were once again deemed the bad-boy of fashion. This was due to the tradition...


  • Cuffs - easy, breezy curated second-life

    By Melissa | Women

    Since 2004, Cuffs Boutique in Midtown Sacramento has been offering its customers (both men and women) a carefully selected mix of clothing that is both old and new.  If you want something no one else is going to have- this is the place to go.  Forg...