Sustainability

Sample Sale Education: Ethical, Fair Trade and Sustainable

Most of us are sample sale aficionados because we can't afford to pay retail prices. Some of us are because we love the thrill of finding a good bargain. But the rise of ethical consumerism has introduced yet another motive to keep us on our toes... More »

Luxury Resale's Quiet Reckoning - July 14th

High-end re-commerce sites like The RealReal and Vestiaire Collective do big business, but the luxury resale market faces challenges ahead. More »

Today In Retail Therapy: Working Through Second Hand (Clothing) Bias

I am not going to lie, I love living on the Upper East Side. No, it’s not exactly sample sale heaven, but there are so many other benefits that make up for that. More »

Do Sample Sales or Vintage Shopping Fit Into Conscious Life?

We’re well into January, so it seems only appropriate to follow up on our 2018 new year resolutions. Are you still sticking to yours? Or have you already abandoned them in the back of your closet like your beloved velvet stilettos that make your... More »

EcoSessions : Crafting Connections

[ September 27, 2017; 3:00 am; ] FIT's Textile and Surface Design Department and New York Textile Month Present: EcoSessions : Crafting Connections More »

So, Are Second-Hand Shoes Really Selling Better than Second Hand Handbags?

Let’s get real - the folks over at Business of Fashion are reporting a new trend. Imagine, for a moment, that expensive shoes are now selling faster than handbags in the same category. Read More... More »

The road to making money

I cannot hide my satisfaction at being on the distribution list of some of the most prominent large public relation companies. Of course I’m sure that there are some other 2999 bloggers on their books too, but I choose to believe that I am... More »

Sustainable September: Eat Locally

Riding the green wave are restaurants screaming from their bamboo surfboards, “Eat local, Dude! Buy local, man! Cowabunga.” Tasting Table toots that it’s been suggesting local since it’s launch. Dude, wasn’t that like... More »

Organic Nail Spa: W!NK

It’s summer, and we can’t trot around with tattered toes and dirty digits, but traditional nail salons give us a headache and leave our pure bodies feeling toxic! In early May, I discovered WINK Beauty Bar, the only eco-friendly beauty... More »

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