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LYDALI: Valuing Beauty, Preserving Local Craft

June 6, 2013

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Spearheaded by San Francisco-based friends Lydia Harter and Ali Price, Lydali is an online store that offers a curated selection of one-of-a-kind goods including jewelry, accessories, and housewares. Featuring brands like Proud Mary and Raven + Lily, Lydali works with artisan cooperatives and companies in 25 different countries. Each ethically produced item has a story that contributes […]

The Quality Conundrum

September 4, 2012

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I shop therefore I am by Barbara Kruger

This is part 4 in a blog series exploring our wardrobe and our lifestyle: who makes our clothes, where our clothes come from, and why a struggle for quality over convenience might just change our outlook on life and the world around us. Read part 1, 2, and 3. Here’s a recap: We started by observing disposable […]

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NYC Design Collective Held First Pop-Up Shop in East Village

October 7, 2013

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Six eco-conscious NYC designers came together yesterday afternoon at 75 E 4th Street in the East Village for a collaborative pop-up shop made possible by Made in the Lower East Side (an awesome org that offers short-term multi-use spaces as community hubs). The storefront showcased a combination of apparel, accessories, and jewelry all from brands […]

American Summer: Life, Liberty & Courage to Pioneer

July 4, 2013

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Having grown up in the mountains of California and Idaho as a young girl, I am amazed at how my upbringing continues to direct my current path. Beyond my family built home many miles from any sign of pavement, I used to explore my surroundings on foot and by horseback. It wasn’t uncommon to spend […]