All posts in " sustainable style "

Saving the Endemic Dolphin

By Zoe Helene / December 8, 2014

Brittany and William Trubridge, a yogini and a freediver, share thoughts on how to save our oceans and beaches—and a very special dolphin—from environmental threats.


Eco-Friendly Rain Gear: Natural Rubber Boots

By Elke Erschfeld / November 19, 2014

Rain boots are the perfect commuter accessory for fall and winter. They keep your feet dry and can be quite a fashion statement with so many colorful options out there. But did you ever consider the environmental impact they can have? Most rain boots are made of synthetic rubber or PVC (polyvinyl chloride), which can […]


Closing the Loop with Recyclable Flip Flops

By Elke Erschfeld / April 16, 2014

Soon it will be flip-flop season. The backless sandals make me feel like summer is finally here and give my feet a sense of freedom. Unfortunately, most flip-flops are made of synthetic rubber and are rarely recycled. Even worse, they often end up in landfills. Especially since many retailers offer them as disposable fashion accessories […]


Spa News April 2014

By Organic Spa Magazine / March 4, 2014

The Great White Shirt Everyone needs a great white shirt or two, it’s a wardrobe staple. And spa style just catapulted to a whole new level with these easy, breezy, tunic-style designs from the White Lace Shirt Collection by Char Designs (, based in Santa Fe, NM, and now available at Travaasa Resort & Spa […]


Top 10 Smart Travel Essentials

By Rona Berg / March 4, 2014

A few little extras to enhance your journey. Anything can happen when you travel. That, of course, is the thrill of heading off to destinations unknown. But your trip can be just as thrilling—and a lot more comfortable—if you bring a few smart essentials along. For me, the criteria are simple: I look for natural […]


Think Local: Sustainable Furniture for Urban Homes

By Elke Erschfeld / February 5, 2014

Over the last few months I have been on the hunt for eco-friendly furniture since I just moved into a new home. It’s a loft-type space with high ceilings, and I needed some tall modular bookshelves and a media console. My search led me to urbangreen, a home furnishings manufacturer based in Brooklyn, which uses […]


Fit For Fashion

By Organic Spa Magazine / January 15, 2014

It’s a New Year’s resolution that never gets old: to drop some pounds and get in shape. To help get you motivated, we’ve rounded up a selection of stylish fitness gear that’s also eco-friendly and made with sustainable practices. And we’ve even included a few apres-workout picks that will have you enjoying your post-run (or […]


Spread Some Holiday Joy with Sustainable Accessories

By Elke Erschfeld / December 18, 2013

Every year there’s a Holiday Fair at Grand Central in New York City leading up to Christmas. It’s a great way to do some last-minute gift shopping for family and friends. More than 70 vendors offer handmade and local gifts that range from soaps, jewelry, toys and clothing to home goods at the historic Vanderbilt […]


Sustainable Holiday Fashion

By Karim Orange / December 17, 2013

This is such a magical time of the year, lots of parties and holiday cheer, so what’s a girl to wear to stay holistically hip? Here are a few ideas from Amour Vert and designer Neide Ambrosio for the holiday events in your life. Check out Amour Vert‘s sustainable holiday line called Decadence (love the name). Decadence […]

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