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Making New York Fashion Week More Sustainable

I love clothes, fashion and shopping, but in all honesty, I can’t fit one more article of clothing into my closet. I would love to say that I’m always eco-friendly when I shop, but

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Welcome Fall with NAU x Snow Peak

I’ve always been a fan of NAU’s hip, urban-dweller aesthetic. Their trench coats—a personal favorite—are not only lightweight, but also easy to store and available at a moment’s notice. Adding to this cachet is the

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Exercises to Improve Your Golf Game

Calling all weekend warriors: Lower your golf score, prevent shoulder and back injuries, and also learn how to swing and chip with more stability and power. How? By adding a simple warm-up before you

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Imaginative Toys Made from Eco-Friendly Materials

Always on the lookout for new sustainable designs, I visit NY NOW twice a year. This summer I discovered many green toys including the YOXO building system by Play from Scratch made from 100

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Biking in Style

It’s now very fashionable to see beautiful people riding all around New York City on blue bikes. Since its introduction in 2013, the bike sharing sustainable system of transportation known as Citi Bike has

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Tai Chi for Flexibility

I used to avoid the power of kickboxing and boxing because it hurt my aching hips too much. It felt too masculine and tough-feeling on my body. No style of martial arts truly inspired my rhythmic flow

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Skin Deep: Reducing Fine Lines

Wrinkles! Everyone eventually gets at least a few. However, do consider the following to reduce or stave off those fine lines. Although prescription vitamin A derivatives (retinoids) have long been the gold standard for anti-aging

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Lobster for Labor Day

Nothing speaks to summer like a Maine lobster. If you are lucky enough to have had your fill of lobster rolls, lobster salad, or plain old steamed lobster, and you are looking for something

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Boost Vitamin D and Tone Up with These Moves

My paddle-boarding sister-in-law, Jamie, shocked me when she confirmed she’s vitamin D-deficient. Jamie, 42, got a quick blood test at her doctor’s office due to spiraling hormonal issues and PMS-like mood swings. “I was so

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Bamboo Toothbrushes: A Green Alternative to Plastic

During my lunch break at the Amish Market in midtown Manhattan, I noticed the bamboo toothbrushes by WooBamboo last week. For years now, I have been writing about the eco-friendly benefits of this rapidly-renewable

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