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

Vegan Shoe-Lovers Unite!


You don’t have to be a vegan to be a Veganista! As you may already know, I’m a bit of a shoe-a-holic. So when I discovered Mink Shoes, I almost couldn’t believe they were eco-friendly! Rebecca Mink is the mother, creative director and green goddess to Mink, a vegan shoe line that sidesteps leather for … 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

Green Living Expo, Part IV: Upcycled Chic


Meet Marly Elizabeth Ramstad: artist, designer and eclectic green fashionista! As you can see, she’s not one to shy away from colors.  In fact, the more colors the better! Marly started her craft one day just for fun. She makes upcycled jewelry from vintage and found treasures. Her main line of jewelry is her unique pairs … Continue reading