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Creative Chaos

Does your life feel chaotic sometimes? Hi, same 🙋! ! ! That’s why May’s Extra Report theme is all about calming the chaos. It’s National Physical Fitness & Sports Month, Mental Health Month and for us ladies, we have National Women’s Health Week in there, too -- so it seems like the perfect time to hit a little reset if we haven’t been living our best/calmest lives. BUT, not all chaos is bad, and that's why we’re kicking this month off with a chaos-themed event: Round 1 of Creative Chaos was awesome, so we’re very excited to pop up at this pop-up event again. Connect + shop with local fashion designers and curators, along with some other really amazing art and...

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Gucci, Versace, Neimans, Oh My!

Hopefully, you’re not totally sick of reading about/hearing about/seeing things on sustainability, because we’ve got some more for you! This month we’ve talked a lot about how we can all make more sustainable purchases, and a lot of that focused on buying things that have already been loved (ie buying second-hand). You know that is our favorite way to shop at ASOME, but the reality is, we don’t all, always, purchase second-hand. But another reality is that we want sustainable options when we do buy new, and the market is hearing that loud and clear, see ⬇ Fast Fashion ✔Zara: 90% of their stores are eco-friendly & have clothing donation sites; they use renewable resources to power their offices; their...

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🌎 Day with Fischer Studio ! ! !

Happy Earth Day! This month we've been talking about sustainability, so we're wrapping it up with a person that's a top go-to of mine for all things sustainable: Fischer Studio owner, Lori Lawler. If you don't know Lori, you should, because she's a bad babe + sustainability queen. Lori and I sat down to chat about her life, her studio, all things sustainable and do a little shopping - captured by one and only Lauren Donovan! Check it out here!  Making her way back to Iowa, after LA-ing it up as an apparel designer, Lori opened Fischer Studio in Mainframe Studios to bring a little LA back to Iowa. Fischer Studio houses brands and one-of-kind items that have to meet Lori’s...

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Cheap & Chic: The Recycle Edition

I think most of us (hopefully!) know all about traditional recycling - sort it, stack it, drop it, etc. Not the most glamorous thing, but we gotta do what we gotta do💪 So, we don’t need to go any further into that, and will instead focus on another type of recycling: shopping! We might not always think about shopping =ing recycling, but when done right, it totally does. How? Shop second-hand🎉Goodwill, Salvation Army, that thrift store in the middle of nowhere, your friend’s closet…#ASOME!, it all counts as second-hand which means you’re helping do your part to lessen your carbon footprint. And although I think we’ve made INCREDIBLE strides in removing the stigmas around shopping second-hand, there are still some...

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