Ethical Fashion Blog

We are starting a new feature in our newsletter – a charity of the month.  The organization will help drive sales to our site, and in return we will give them a portion of that month’s proceeds.  For the first month (February) we are partnering with a non-profit near and dear to my heart, Broad Shoulders Animal Rescue.
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Hi ho from India.  I am still here and not only is it beginning to feel like I’ve been here forever, but it’s also starting to seem like I will be here forever.  Delhi is the Washington D.C. of India – this capital city is dominated by New Delhi, designed by the British in the 1920s, and what is left of Old Delhi, designed by Shah Jahan in the 1700s.  You can imagine the juxtaposition:  New Delhi contains the house of Jarwahal Nehru and his daughter Indira (both 1970s versions of a more modest White House) and a wide double boulevard w/ trees, fountains, and yes, even grass, that leads from the India Gate to the Government Buildings, while Old Delhi contains the pile-up of hundreds of years of mosques, bazaars, four-story homes, havelis, tombs and temples.  I last wrote from Pushkar, and while there we took a side trip to the Rajasthani city of Jodhpur, before heading further north to Bikaner.
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In the middle of winter we need layers to keep warm, but that can make it difficult to keep a sleek silhouette.  I’ve been wearing fitted turtlenecks under the majority of my dresses to solve that problem.  I love the stark color contrast of black against Mata’s teal ‘Japonaise Dress‘.  (I love the block print on the inside collar)
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