Shoesday, June 24, 2008

Today’s vegan shoe hearkens back to the days when ladies wore hats and gloves and put on pearls to go shopping.  In fact, it was designed based on the shoe Sophia Loren wore in Dolce Vita.  Black faux leather with a small “kitten” heel.  It’s sexy but ultra feminine and graceful. Available from veganstore.co.uk. …

Know Your Clothing

GreenGirlsGlobal is a fantastic blog about eco-style.  They are based in the UK which gives those of us in the U.S. a nice objective world view of issues as they pertain to the fashion industry.  There’s a great article up today called: In The Closet: Know Your Clothing. I don’t know about you, but I have become almost obsessive about checking labels on my clothes before I buy them.  As the article points out, it’s also kind of an interesting exercise to go through your existing wardrobe and get an idea…

Crow Clothing

Recipe for success:  Take one gorgeous woman.  Add brains, a top-notch education, an enormous heart, and a sense of style–and what do you have?  Damali Ayo. Damali is one of those people who is very quietly, very earnestly, and very effectively changing the world.  She earned her degree at Brown studying public policy and American civilization; then spent several years as an artist, activist and lecturer.  Last year she set out to revolutionize the fashion industry.  After doing extensive research on capitalism she sat down and created not only a…