Issue #24
September 15, 2011

Fall Fashion: From Runway Orders to Ethical Choices

Fall’s right around the corner, whether we like it or not. And for many of us, a change in season means a change in wardrobe. The runways are calling for hem lines to drop this autumn. Bell bottoms and wide leg pants are making a comeback. Mustard and rust are the colors of choice, polka dots the pattern, and chokers the accessory. ... Read More

Should I Stop Buying Leather?

I’ve been taking steps to improve my social and environmental impact as a consumer for several years, and this week, I've been thinking a lot about leather. Is leather inherently bad? Is it just a meat industry waste product? Are animals exploited to make it? Does it pollute? Are there realistic alternatives to leather? ... Read More

What do Hazmat suits and eco-shoes have in common?

You can take a great pair of shoes almost anywhere. Unstitched Utilities makes shoes that have been lots of places already. ... Read More

Drink and Be Wary

Your glass of wine might be better for you than it is for the planet 'Drinking local' is an option for a few lucky North Americans—those living close to a vineyard. For them, reducing carbon emissio ... Read More
Issue #24
September 15, 2011