Organic Spa Blog

fair trade and natural soap at Ten Thousand Villages

Lately I’ve been buying natural or organic soaps as souvenirs whenever I travel. A lot of times because I’m curious to find out if they are locally made or use ingredients specific to the

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Nature-inspired furniture from New Zealand

One of my favorite countries to visit is New Zealand. It has spectacular landscapes and an incredible pool of sustainable designers. I was lucky enough to spend 10 days on a business trip last

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Handcrafted jewelry made from bullet casings

Intrigued by a feature article about “extraordinary women” I was reading the magazine “Fast Company” on a flight last week. That’s how I discovered the gorgeous jewelry line by Austin based design studio Raven

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Eco-conscious fashion locally designed in Canada

On a recent trip to Vancouver I discovered the local fashion label Nicole Bridger. Her flagship store is based in Kitsilano and has an extensive selection of sustainable tops, dresses, cardigans, and pants. The

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Leap Forward to Spring

I recently had the pleasure of attending the Capsule menswear trade show in New York City. The unbelievably humid day did not stop many global clothing brands from showcasing what they have in store for spring next year.

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