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Vancouver Retail Star: Twigg & Hottie

With Vancouver's Eco Fashion Week just around the corner, I thought I'd take the opportunity to chat with local retailer Twigg & Hottie, experts in the art of harmonizing fashion and the environment. Founded in 2003 by fashion aficionados and designers Glencora Twigg and Christine "Hottie" Hotton — adding Jessica Vaira in 2006 — their store is located at 3671 Main Street on 21st Avenue (the […]

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Going Green for Ann & Arayata’s Sumptuous Reds

Sustainability, ethical, ecological are words more often associated with the Urban Outfitter-loving SXSW crowd. But for Ann & Arayata, and its Toronto-based founder Lara Stephenson, environmentally conscious is just as important as trend conscious. The company designs modern raffia handbags that are rooted in the deep heritage of skilled artisans in the Visaya region of […]

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Style

Sustainable Spring Style

Thankfully, more designers seem to be hopping on the eco bandwagon. Here are 10 chic pieces that prove "green" really is the new black.

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