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To donate or not to donate…

This article is a good reminder that even if your tees are too worn out for Elisabethan, it’s still worth donating them to thrift stores that can send them “downstream” to textile recyclers. Just ask if they do. And as for what age group donates their clothing most, we see more »

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Blog, Findings, Inspiration

Does Fashion matter?

Interesting read about a thoughtful, motivated, savvy young woman who is looking at what a career in fashion means today, and what she is doing about it… “I’m not even the same designer that I was. I think it’s for the better,” Luna said. “I don’t want to sound snobbish more »

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Blog, Findings, Inspiration, Studio

March 17

Top o’ the morning to you! What are YOU wearing today? Any green? Elisabethan definitely gives a nod to our Irish ancestors… Luck of the Irish to you on this St. Patrick’s Day… and everyday! And here’s an Irish saying to for you… “May you never forget what is worth more »

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Laundry is overrated

Came across this great video from grist.org with help from my cousin Dana and her roommate… and while it may a bit of preaching to the choir, aka Elisabethan peeps, it’s good to be reminded there IS a price to cheap clothes — because those price tags can be so alluring. Keep watching to see more »

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Blog, Findings, Studio

T-uesday

We know it’s been a little while since we did one, but here’s the T-uesday T-rrific T-shirt for this week! Just right for this time of year…

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Lost in Translation?

Thanks to Sandy Clark for suggesting the name “T-rrific T-uesday T-shirts” for our weekly post of some of our more “notable” T-shirt finds… Here’s this week’s… it’s a bit of a head scratcher.

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Blog, Findings, Shows, Studio

hellooooo

This Saturday we will be at the ASPEN SATURDAY MARKET—-9am to 3pm in downtown Aspen, CO… And DEFINITELY mark your calendars if you are within striking distance of Paonia… Join us for a trunk show where WE get to play host!!  

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Blog, Findings, Inspiration, Uncategorized

JET SET RECYCLING

I heard a story on NPR (where I get pretty much all of my news) before the holidays about Charlotte, NC’s airport and the major RECYCLING program they have instituted. Then, wouldn’t you know it, I actually changed planes in that VERY airport on Christmas day…  Their recycling cans were more »

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Blog, Findings, Shops, Uncategorized

Toot toot!

We just can’t resist sharing a glowing blog post about us by one of our oldest & most fave stores — NEST in Clarksville, MD.  Thanks, Anastasia! Click here to see it for real —  OLD MADE NEW AGAIN  — or my cut & paste job below… at MARCH 30, 2012 It was more »

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Recycle Runway

Look what we saw in the airport in Atlanta… as I said on Facebook, it’s got to be a good sign when you’re going to a trade show to sell your recyclo-centric clothing and there is an exhibit in the airport of recyclo-centric clothing! These are done by Nancy Judd—learn more »

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Boo!

Betty’s Trick or Treating Jack o Lantern, circa 1973. I really took that out for collecting candy. It seemed so big at the time… Happy Halloween!

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Findings, Products, Studio

October morning

On the way to the studio this morning… I wore shorts & fingerless gloves—-it’s October! The thermometer on the bank downtown said 45 deg F. I found these great old peanut butter jars in the free box outside the thrift store on my alley. I love that fat Peter Pan more »

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