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Treasures: The Bicycle Skirt Garter from Allthatiwant

11/07/2012

Now that I’ve gotten over my fear of biking, it feels like nothing can stop me from riding the streets of New York on my sweet baby Schwinn. Well, except for dresses and skirts that that require more maneuvering than the handlebars. Enter, the Bicycle Skirt Garter from Allthatiwant, a new online shop for female Read More

Treasures: The WHOLE Scarf Series from Rubina and NorBlack NorWhite

10/22/2012

Rubina is a new kind of online shop that allows you to buy luxury hand-crafted accessories, while helping women artisans around the world. Rubina directly connects you with the artisans who make your products, allowing you to become active partners in building their businesses as they make positive change in their own communities.  I’m so excited for the launch of Rubina, a new artisan Read More

Treasures: The Virginia Wrap Dress from Ahkun

10/20/2012

Anh-Thu Nguyen, co-founder of Ahkun and my stylish partner-in-hustling, rocked the Virginia Wrap Dress by Circle Cambodia at the Hester Street Fair earlier today. Paired with a cardigan and tights, it’s seasonless. Available for $52 on ahkun.org. Pictured in steel blue but also available in black, charcoal, and jade.

Fall Sale For Tout Le Monde + Ahkun

10/18/2012

Tout Le Monde & Ahkun are once again joining forces for our final sales event of the season at the Hester Street Fair! Stop by, say hi, and check out some pretty sweet discounts on hand-made artisan items from Cambodia: – Screen-printed krama scarves from Tout Le Monde for $20 (down from $25) – Krama Read More

Pantone’s 2013 Colors Are Trending, Just Like The Tout Le Monde Cambodia Collection

10/11/2012

Pantone just released its color trend forecast for spring 2013. Thankfully, Tout Le Monde was two steps ahead of the curve. If you’re crazy for NECTARINE » Check out that awesome detailing on the KeoK’jay “Behind Royal Palace” tee, hand-screenprinted by Cambodian women living with HIV. If you’re digging the MONACO BLUE + TENDER SHOOTS combo » Read More

Tonight: Conscious Collaborations At Ggrippo Gallery In Brooklyn

08/16/2012

Tonight I’ll be joining friends from the New York sustainable fashion and social enterprise communities for a discussion on conscious artisan collaborations organized by the Ethical Fashion Academy. The event kicks off at 6:30pm at the Ggrippo Art & Design Gallery in Williamsburg, Brooklyn. Each of the participants has a very different story and perspective – Read More

Treasures: Ethical Undies from Tru2U (Coming Soon, I Hope)

08/02/2012

These days, I try to be conscious about every new clothing purchase, but I’m always stumped when it comes to intimates. I’ve found it near impossible to find comfy, quality undies in my price range – and believe me, I’ve looked. Hopefully, this will change with the launch of Tru2U, an up-and-coming line of basic Read More

The Recycled Mosquito Net iPad & Laptop Case

07/26/2012

The item I use most frequently from the Tout Le Monde Cambodia Collection is the Recycled Mosquito Net iPad & Laptop Case from Smateria. Not only is the material rugged and durable, it also has an incredible depth of color and texture. Don’t believe me? New Yorkers can come see it for themselves TONIGHT at Read More

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