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It all started with weddings

The first socially responsible guide for the soon-to-be-married. Emily Anderson started writing about social good and conscious style in 2007 with her first book, Eco Chic Weddings. Emily’s books inspire people and brands to think a little differently about how to create a stylish lifestyle with a philosophy of sustainability and conscious consumerism.  Emily has a […]

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The True Story of Diamond Engagement Rings

Diamonds Diamonds are the most important group of gemstones in commercial terms. Colorless diamonds (white to yellowish) are the most valuable group of diamonds in the trade. Colored diamonds (red, pink, blue, green etc.) are much rarer and more expensive. Mining of Diamonds India was the first commercial producer of diamonds until the 18th century. […]

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Design your best life with self-love

Joelle Nesen believes happiness at home might begin with interior design. She has a few suggestions about how to create the optimum design for your own om at home.

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This Blog Is Not Perfect (But It Could Be)

No matter how great or how small, all living things are connected to one another. We are all connected. This a beautiful thing to realize. But in the day to day, we’re detached from this connection. I want Good with Style to be a bridge from here to there for people like me who care about […]

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4 Nature-Loving Gift Ideas For A Better Present

  I think a lot of us feel the childlike awe at the untouched natural world. In America, we have an incredible National Parks System that is as important as our most defining characteristics as a nation. The Ken Burns documentary traces the beginnings of the National Park System that remains a vital part of […]

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Places to Get Engaged: The High Line New York

Coming upon a colorful garden tucked between concrete realities is a delightful happening for this city dweller, especially with the humid overcast atmosphere of the past few days. These proud bursts of pinks, reds, purples, yellows and shades–existing only in nature–make me so happy. The effort of planting, pruning, and protecting the garden yields priceless […]

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Mes Soeurs Necklace by Striiike

Hello my sisters (and bros). Welcome back to my blog. Well it’s been QUITE the year, hasn’t it? I recently turned 47 (duuuude). My candidate did not become president. And a bunch of other stuff happened too.  Let’s keep in touch. I should be in town for awhile. Pic Credit: Striiiike/Shop

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Why Being Green Is Not Enough To Change The World

Sometimes, I feel like I am alone. For years, I’ve been in a sort of no-man’s land between mainstream and the green-stream. As a trend consultant, my message to brands is always the same: the consumer only cares about your product if they like it–then they will take into consideration the green-ness of it. If […]

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Never Waste Food Again (And More Wedding Ideas)

If the amount of food wasted around the world were reduced by just 25% there would be enough food to feed everyone on the planet, according to the UN.

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How to Practice Mindfulness Everyday

Yoga helps me everyday and it has nothing to do with my yoga mat. While there are so many people in the world who have found and embraced yoga, there is so much misunderstanding about it by people who are not familiarized with what Yoga really is. But, I’m not going to get into that […]