This is my first in a series of blog posts called Dreamers & Doers. I’ll be focusing on women who dared to break away from the corporate mold and go out on their own, to create the kind of life that they truly envisioned for themselves. The world needs dreamers and the world needs doers. But above all, the world needs dreamers who do.
Barrettes made from Algae
A few months ago I saw Eco-Blogger Tiffany, from Green with Tiffany, talk about her time spent on a plastic pollution expedition with 5Gyres, where she and a team of volunteers and scientists went on a journey sailing through the Atlantic from Bermuda to Iceland. 5 Gyres Research Expeditions collect cutting-edge plastic research that empowers legislation, design change and education. Most of the things we buy are disposable plastic: packaging, cosmetics, (information taken from www.5Gyre.s.org) Checkout the website for more information. even barrettes. What if there was an alternative to commercial grade plastics?
On a Mission: Buying fewer New Clothes
My mission of not buying any new articles of clothing starts today. There are so many alternatives, especially in LA, of great places to shop for womens clothing where you can help save the environment, not spend alot of money, and look great to.
Use, Re-Use then Repeat
I love this phrase. It is so simple, yet so important and effective.
Never too young for Fashion.
Recently I discovered Goodwill Rare in Anaheim, CA. They have a great selection of pre-loved clothing, shoes, accessories and home goods. I am trying to teach my young daughter that you don’t have to buy new, when there are so many existing, usable resources out there.