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Going green: AS SEEN ON YOU

2020 is here, and that means so are all the resolutions we're attempting to fulfill (I'm right there with you, more on resolutions another day:) but for now - IMO, the simpler we can make it all, the happier we'll be. And that goes big time for going green(er) - a resolution many of us made for the new decade 💚 I get asked a lot about how to make sustainability a part of everyday life, and this question often comes with a little fear and a nervous undertone - followed by the 'what if I can't do it all' mentality that so many people have. My answer to that: F it and don't worry! Anything is something and a fabulous start. Do...

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Happy *sustainable* Halloween 🎃

It's Halloween Week! We really love this holiday, but know it can get pretty scary out there trying to find the perfect costume... and one that won't make the planet scream😱 We put together few ASOME ideas + places to shop that won't scare the 💩out of the 🌎 for your final frightening Halloween fiestas!   First stop, your closet! You'd be amazed how much is in there (or borrow from a friend!) that can help you create the perfect look. Example: grab some black, some glasses, a few friends and you've got yourself one helluva an eclipse 🌑 Or grab your fave shoulder-padded top, add 1 tiger and you've got this magic:   *And if you're like me, you probably have some headbands or...

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Why YOU should #SecondHandSeptember

As we all know...it's Second-hand September! Need some more inspo to join the party? No prob. We're re-upping a few of our favorite reasons to shop second-hand on #theextrareport this week: Reason #1 = Environmental Impact  Shopping second-hand means you can feel great about your purchases because you're helping the 🌎! We can quit filling landfills with fast fashion (as much as possible) and lessen our carbon footprint by buying some fab second-hand finds! Reason #2 = Workers' Rights Many times (especially when it comes to mass-produced items and apparel) workers' rights and labor laws are not well monitored. We have all seen and heard the horror stories of awful working conditions, and when we continue to buy new over and over...

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#SecondHandSeptember

If you're like what the what is #SecondHandSeptember? Info here!: "Every week 11 million items of clothing end up in landfills. Throwaway fashion is putting increasing pressure on our planet and its people - it’s unsustainable. Now there's something you can do to help. Join Second Hand September and pledge to say no to new clothes for 30 days" - founded by Oxfam. If you're like why is this in Septemeber? Got you!: September is usually associated with a little thing, you may have heard of it, Fashion Week... (Sep 5 - Sep 13: New York Fashion Week; Sep 13 - Sep 17: London Fashion Week; Sep 17 - Sep 23: Milan Fashion Week) It's also the changing of seasons which usually =...

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Will The Good 2

Will The Good 2 was soooooooo awesome! We can't thank everyone enough who came to shop, drink, eat, dance, pose, hula-hoop and hit the pole -- and my friends who helped make it happen: Yelp, Goodwill of Central Iowa, AC Hotel East Village, Figment Art Photography, Club B-Fit and DJ Rock Paper Scissors and the ASOME babes. My heart is full knowing so many of you are so down to help save the earth...one second-hand purchase at a time. We all really can make such an incredible impact with our purchase power and practices, can't wait to keep spreading the #secondhandstyle word and way with you all 💚♻️💚 Here's a recap of the night, and check the rest of the amazing...

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