Carmen Del Sol

It was really fun being in Miami, and of course staying at the new sustainable 1 hotel chain. While I was there I was able to peak into their boutique which has so many cute lines, and Immediately I was stuck by the shoes that they sold. I tried on Sandals from a line called…

Turning Helplessness Into Action

We all suffer to some extent from the existential dread and threat of environmental change and rising CO2 levels – if you haven’t thought about it at all then you might be in complete denial or totally oblivious to current events and the news ( though I wouldn’t blame you considering how negative it all…

Plastic Bag Banned NYC

After a long journey with protests and a plastic bag task force grappling with the issue, governor Cuomo has officially banned plastic bags in New York! “It is estimated that New York uses 23 billion plastic bags every year with 50 percent of those plastic bags ending up in landfills and around the city and…

Greenwashing or Real? Take on Zara and H&M’s sustainable lines

It feels out of place – ┬ákind of like seeing a vegan in line at McDonalds. ┬áRest assured, fast-fashion conglomerates are releasing sustainable collections amidst the copious clothing lines they already offer in their fast fashion department stores. Many questions have crossed my mind when seeing the new advertising for these lines such as: if…