Just bag it!


Linda Wong, founder and creative director of Canopy Verde, was known among her childhood friends as the “bag police” for insisting among her group to use fewer plastic bags while shopping. Fast forward a few years and she is now designing women’s eco-friendly bags.  Coinciding with the birth of her first child, Canopy Verde was … Continue reading

Fashionable Philanthropy


Fashion and philanthropy have always been a fashionable pair. Countless designers, artists and members of “Haute Société” have for year combined their glitz, glamour and wealth for the benefit of many worthy causes. From Elizabeth Taylor, to Princess Diana and countless others in between, their charitable donations and passion for helping other have been fine … Continue reading

Celebrate International Women’s Day!


Today is International Women’s Day, and I dedicate this blog post to my mom, Matilde (that’s us in 1985). According to the organization’s website: “International Women’s Day (8 March) is a global day celebrating the economic, political and social achievements of women past, present and future.” So what better to celebrate this special day than … Continue reading