Sartorial Sustainability Sunday: A Conversation with Susan, vintage enthusiast and owner of Foxy Couture

Sartorial Sustainability Sunday: A Conversation with Susan, vintage enthusiast and owner of Foxy Couture

last... At the tail end of our California roadtrip, we stopped at a vintage store while we were at Carmel by the Sea. The owner of Foxy Couture, Susan, pulled vintage Lilly Pulitzer from backstock, along with Key West Fashions (a label of the same aesthetic and time frame) and provided intel about another brand [...]

Sartorial Sustainability Sunday: A Conversation with Mimi, @theyearoflilly

last week... I virtually met Mimi of @theyearoflilly after she shared with me an amazing resource for identifying vintage Lilly Pulitzer and other brands. Since then, her feed has been on my radar and I find myself checking back at least once week to see how she works Lilly Pulitzer in her {literal} everyday wardrobe. Mimi [...]

Sartorial Sustainability Sunday: Stories from the Past Month

last... "How To Create Sustainable Fashion From Recycled Clothing" by Carina Legl via Forbes, June 19, 2019, accessed June 21, 2019 "Net-a-Porter Launches New Platform That Will Make Considered Fashion More Accessible" by Jessica Davis via Harpers Bazaar UK, accessed June 21, 2019 "Does ‘Sustainable Fashion’ Really Mean Anything?" by Jacob Gallagher via Wall Street [...]

Sartorial Sustainability Sunday: Brittany, founder of A Little Britt of Fun

Sartorial Sustainability Sunday: Brittany, founder of A Little Britt of Fun

last week... Within the first few months of 2019, I found blogger Brittany at A Little Britt of Fun. Lindsay of A Cozy Stylist tweeted about one of Brittany's blog posts about living more sustainable, more specifically about 2019: The Year of Less. I immediately devoured the blog post and followed Brittany across social media. We discussed [...]

Sartorial Sustainability Sunday: A Conversation with Jack L. Carlson of @RowingBlazers

Sartorial Sustainability Sunday: A Conversation with Jack L. Carlson of @RowingBlazers

last week... Recently I discovered the Rowing Blazers End-of-the-Day Rugbies. I was immediately impressed with the resourcefulness and ingenuity of the brand. I reached out to the founder, Jack Carlson, to get his insight on sustainability and social responsibility. L - For those who do not know, you have a Ph.D. in Archaeology from Oxford. [...]

Sartorial Sustainability Sunday: Lela Orr of Project Runway, @designerlela

Sartorial Sustainability Sunday: Lela Orr of Project Runway, @designerlela

last week... Who else has been keeping up with the reboot of Project Runway on Bravo? I especially enjoy the addition of Christian Siriano and Karlie Kloss. The latter is easier to relate to than her predecessor; Heidi lost me circa 2009 when she stated that she found a little bit of an open back [...]

Sartorial Sustainability Sunday: Stories from the Past Month

last week... This week, a round up of articles featuring sustainability in style: "How Sustainable Is Consigning Clothing? TheRealReal Is Glad You Asked" by Steff Yotka via Vogue, April 5, 2019, accessed online April 5, 2019 "Fashion backwards? H&M to trial sales of vintage garments" via Reuters, April 5, 2019, accessed online April 5, 2019 [...]

Sartorial Sustainability Sunday: Michelle Valtas, @Mvaltas

last Sartorial Sustainability Sunday... This week I am excited to introduce Michelle Valtas. I initially connected with Michelle when I discovered her tweets about paring down. I am always impressed with anyone who pursues a more minimal lifestyle. In the effort of wanting to clear out my own clutter, I wanted to chat with someone [...]

Pack a Bag: Airlie, Part II

Pack a Bag: Airlie, Part II

read part I here... One of the strongest green initiatives of Airlie is the property's approach to sustainable agriculture. Not only is there on-site farm land but there is also a community garden. Inviting and integrating Airlie guests as well as locals, into the agriculture component not only facilitates time in the outdoors but also promotes healthy [...]