Take Action Take The Audubon Pledge…..

Hummingbird.

I love watching my hummingbirds in our yard during the summer months and slowly they are leaving to migrate south for the winter and I will miss them. At the peak of their summer stay at my house I was running back and forth replacing the sugar water daily. At one point there were 8-10 hummingbirds battling it out for … [Read more...]

5 natural remedies for an itchy dry scalp….

Dandruff

Anyone can grab a bottle of anti dandruff shampoo in their local grocery store but why use all those harsh chemicals on your scalp? Most of those anti dandruff shampoos have toxic ingredients and don't really treat the underlying cause of dandruff... Dandruff is just dead skin cells. The skin flakes off the scalp and … [Read more...]

Nina Ricci 80s silk dress…

Nina Ricci

  I don't know anyone that doesn't love vintage Nina Ricci, no-one! Awhile back I had a client in my store DOUBLETAKE who's grandmother worked at Nina Ricci back in the 50s & 60s and she said that the craftsmanship was impeccable and it truly is. The inside of a vintage Nina Ricci item is so well made, … [Read more...]

Patagonia isn’t just your typical fashion brand….

Recycled clothes.

Patagonia is a California based clothing company founded in the early 70's and they have never been your typical fashion brand. Patagonia is always searching for new innovative ways to protect the planet all while looking stylish. This is a clothing company that takes responsibility for every item they manufacture-from … [Read more...]

Sweden recycling revolution is happening now….

Sweden recycling..

My ultra fabulous friend Arlo tagged me recently on Facebook with this articled titled 'Sweden Recycling 99% of Garbage, Edging Closer to Zero-Waste.' I urge you to read and watch the video but I will give you a readers digest version of this article... Sweden in on a recycling revolution right now with 99% of their … [Read more...]

Climate change bring heat waves around the world…

Drought.

Reports are out and last year in Australia the record breaking heat wave that country experienced was largely attributed to human caused climate change.  Australia wasn't the only country that experienced record breaking temperatures, Japan, Korea, China and Europe were also affected. Scientists after scientists are … [Read more...]

Teal Traina 60s little brown dress….

Teal Traina.

If you are ever bored take yourself on a magical ride and go to www.1stdibs.com and type in Teal Traina. It's a FAB FAB FAB label and one that everyone doesn't already know, which is always a way to stay ahead of the curb.  Teal Traina died in 2002 at the age of 85 years old. Teal Traina was a 7th Avenue legend who … [Read more...]

Columbus Day but why????

Leif Eriksson.

500 years before the birth of Christopher Columbus, Vikings discovered America.  The Viking discovery of America occurred centuries before Columbus landed in the New World in 1492. The man who discovered America was Leif Eriksson, yes that's right Leif Eriksson. He was believed to have been born in Iceland around A.D. … [Read more...]