Top 10 Fall 2014 Fashion Trends

Eco Etsy Treasury

Get a jump start on next season’s big looks by picking some of them up now. Take inspiration from the runway and from our very own sellers on Etsy. 1. ‘60s Mini’s Longtime vintage lovers have been trotting out their ‘60s mini-dresses for decades. For the rest of us, let it be known that judging […]

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Plus Size Fashion – Let’s Talk

Curves Take Command

There has been quite a bit of interest over the past couple of years in the plus-size community.  So much so that retailers and magazines (such as ModCloth & Plus Model Magazine) have started to pay attention and do some research. Alight.com has complied the results of the many surveys taken and created this very […]

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How to Choose the Perfect Dress for your Body Type

Spring is in the air, and soon summer dress season will be upon us.  Here are some tips for choosing the right style to flatter your figure: 1. TOP HEAVY/BUSTY: Firstly, before we even get to clothing: a well-fitting and supportive bra will be your best friend if you are on the busty side.  Clothes […]

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Earth Day & the Perils of Greenwashing in Fashion & Beauty

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April is a happy month for those of us who are nature-lovers and proponents of all that is green and sustainable. We get to revel in our green choices, give ourselves a pat on the back, and then challenge ourselves to learn more and to do even better. With Earth Week (Apr 16th-22nd) and Earth […]

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Spring 2014 Fashion Trends – What You Need to Know

Iris Apfel quote

I have a bit of a confession to make- I have mixed feelings about the new set of “trends” forecast every season. Personally I much more appreciate the personal style approach: discover what you like that makes you feel good, and wear that- NOT what some magazine on the stands tells you is a “must-have”. […]

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5 Ways to Make 2014 the Year of Sustainable Style

Eco Chic

Many of us start a new year with resolutions- to eat more healthy, exercise, and other challenges to be a better, happier person. Another way to be happier and healthier is to make more earth-friendly choices. You can do it stylishly, too. Need a little inspiration? Before you add to your wardrobe, consider these 5 […]

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Holiday Gifts & Get-ups for the (Eco) Fashion Lover

holiday fashion picks

With the holiday season upon us, chances are you’ve got at least one party penciled in on your calendar.  Whether it’s a work function, a night out with friends or a New Year’s Eve celebration, you may be looking for a little inspiration for your outfit. There’s no right or wrong way to do holiday […]

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What Green Fashion Needs – A Nutritional Label

Team Eco Etsy Fashion

I see many shades of green- especially when it comes to fashion.  Vintage, second-hand, sweatshop-free, organic, re-purposed, recycled… there are so many ways to participate in eco-friendly fashion.  Below are some picks from fellow Eco Etsy team members TheSlowCatwalk, PierogiPicnic and VeraVague. Awareness is growing and more consumers are interested green fashion, and I’m sure […]

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