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

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

Green and Red Carpet


This year’s 82nd Annual Academy Awards had a touch of Old Hollywood glam, with a huge nod to modernization, particularly in the green department. With all the nominations and wins for Avatar and its overarching theme of conservation, the message about going green was made loud and clear.