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Oi Mei – Artisan-made Pillows for Peace

Sometimes inspiration strikes at the most unexpected moments. For Aimi Duong it happened while in Business School and spending a year abroad. She had visited rural villages in Thailand, Myanmar, Vietnam, Laos, Cambodia…

Inspired by Heroines of the Past & Sporty Retro Dreams – Swedish Hasbeens SS12

Swedish Hasbeens has been creating innovative takes on the traditional Swedish clog for five years now, using all natural materials (more on Designer and Creative Director Emy Blixt’s thoughts on inspiration and sustainability…

Emy Blixt, Creative Director of Swedish Hasbeens Talks Inspiration & Sustainability

Some things just never get old, like Swedish clogs. Especially when they are brilliantly reinvented every year by Emy Blixt, Designer and Creative Director of Swedish Hasbeens. The brand showed its Spring/Summer 2012…

Zimride – A Community-Powered Ridesharing Platform That Can Keep Cars Off the Road

We all have somewhere to go, the question is: how do we get there? Services like Zipcar are becoming more popular every day, but how can we utilize all the cars that are…

Good News: Week 17

Green consumer behaviors are on the rise and the fair trade label shows an increase in sales and allure. Swapping out some foods for others can be a lifesaver. Why the foodie movement…

Future:Standard – Ethical Fashion for the Stylishly Conscious

I long for the day when something does not need to be labeled “green,” “sustainable” or “fair trade”—because everything is made with the utmost concern for the environment and everyone around us. Online…

Dreams for My Daughter – Creating the World We Want for Our Children

Today, March 8th marks the 100th anniversary of International Women’s Day, celebrated around the world. Gender equality, child health and maternal health are three of the cornerstones of the United Nation’s Millennium Development…

Goodlifer: Amanda Walker - Organic Perfumer

Amanda Walker – Organic Perfumer

Did you know that most mainstream perfumes contain toxic, potentially cancerous, chemicals? Amanda Walker certainly does. Her company, A Perfume Organic, makes perfumes that are as luxurious as they are natural. I met…

Goodlifer: Interview with Alabama Chanin's Natalie Chanin

Interview with Alabama Chanin’s Natalie Chanin

After spending twenty years abroad abroad, traveling, living and working as a costume designer, Natalie Chanin returned to her hometown Florence, Alabama with the intention of producing a short documentary focused on stories…

Goodlifer: reMade USA - Giving Old Jackets a Second Chance

reMade USA – Giving Old Jackets a Second Chance

The last thing the world needs is more stuff, right? The amount of clothing that gets thrown into landfills each year is staggering, yet we keep producing more and more of it, replacing…

Goodlifer: Interview with Loup Charmant's Kee Edwards

Interview with Loup Charmant’s Kee Edwards

I first met Kee at a party in a friend’s community garden on the Lower East Side, and was immediately struck by her kind demeanor and calm radiance. We chatted about our mutual…

Goodlifer: Interview with Danielle Venokur, Green Event Planner

Interview with Danielle Venokur, Green Event Planner

Through her company dvGreen, Danielle helps people plan sustainable parties. She does everything from small weddings to large conferences, always ensuring every step of the event planning is carried out in the most…

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