I love to sleep. When my head hits the pillow at the end of a day, I'm usually snoozing inside of 10 minutes. I'm also a fan of the cat-nap. In fact anything remotely resembling sleep rests well with me"¦including beds. A literal luxury in many parts of the world, the bed happens to be … Continue reading The Sanaz(zzzzzzzzz) Bed
They're watching you - the advertisers and marketing gurus - keeping track of your every eco-purchase. And since the so-called green "trend" doesn't seem to be such a trend after all (see What's the Story), these marketing experts are watching more closely, and with green colored glasses. Who is this green fashion consumer and what … Continue reading What’s Your Type?
I already know there's a reader out there who will find this post extravagant, excessive and possibly even outrageous. And if that reader is you, rest assured that I can hear you already. You're saying things like "don't waste our time. It's ridiculous to pay that for a dress or a coat, when the sky … Continue reading I Dare You to Read This Post About Alabama Chanin
I've said it before (in Say Yes to Seconds) and I'll say it again - I have no interest in looking like the twin of every eco-chic woman walking out of Barneys. I lean toward unique and edgy, and there's no faster way to get there than with vintage, especially when it comes to jewelry. … Continue reading Guide to the Best Eco Jewelry Designers
When it comes to treating myself well, let's just say it's taken time, but I now consider myself an expert in the art of self-care. My focus covers the insides and outsides; spirit and body; brain and brawn. I take time to read, practice yoga, run, laugh, love, take naps, get manicures, share with friends, … Continue reading PATYKA: Organic Self-Care in a Bottle
In the days of old and eco-oblivion, you could travel the world, sleep anywhere with 5 stars and be assured of a restful, luxurious, guilt-free experience. In the 90s, smaller "boutique" hotels began to crop up - but pampering, not green, was still the priority. If you're a frequent traveler who happens to have acquired … Continue reading Go Green, Good Traveler: Introducing Starwood’s New ELEMENT hotels
You separate aluminum, glass and plastic. You bring your own bags to the market and you use non-toxic cleaning products in your home. Recycling has become as much a part of your life as checking your email and going to the gym. Maybe there isn't a hybrid parked in your garage, but you're all about … Continue reading Hybrids for Hire
On most days I think I'm still 25.* I feel and think and act young-ish, so many of my friends are younger, and yes, I've been known to date a younger man" once or twice. Every so often I'm rudely awakened from this fantasy - like when I hear a song from my college days … Continue reading Don’t Shy Away from Silky Shorts