Design by the numbers


Who says kids furniture needs to be plastic and boxy? Architect and industrial designer Jessica Cohen is reinventing the art of children’s furniture, one number at a time, with brainchild Tambino®. The word Tambino® is a clever combination of “bambino,” Italian for child and her native Hebrew “tam,” which means innocence or child. Jessica’s designs … Continue reading

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

Change your underwear


Sometimes being caught with your pants around your ankles isn’t such a bad thing. Especially if you happen to be wearing PACT Underwear. PACT’s motto, “change starts with your underwear,” is only the beginning of the environmentally-friendly process that occurs with each pair of trunks, boxer-brief, brief, bikini, boy-short and occasional thong. Did you ever think … 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

Green Living Expo, Part V: Bag Lady


From now until November 15th, receive 25% off your entire purchase of Esse Reusable Bags online with the promo code: INTRO25 upon checkout. If you’re like me, you compartmentalize your life into many different bags. I have a gym bag, lunch bag, work bags, going out bags, bumming-around-town bags, and of course, reusable bags for grocery shopping … 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