News — sustainable RSS



New store in Brookings, OR !!

Hello friends, I have some exciting news!   I am opening a new shop in my hometown of Brookings, on the beautiful Southern Oregon Coast. When, you ask?   Wednesday, July 27th !!!! I realize I am a little late to announcing - I have been busy putting the most beautiful shop together! It has been a lovely experience with a great support team  in Brookings.  Mostly my family - from my partner doing a ton of the on site construction work, my dad and brother offering redwood boards and alder poles from their wood shop, my sis and her kids helping with a deep clean, as well as my mom supplying the plants you see! I am loving being...

Continue reading



Bedstu

A brand with amazing creativity, beautiful designs and uniqueness  Bedstu focuses on  natural, eco friendly  materials like  vegetable tanned  leather and  plant based dyes  Their designs  are unique, every bag  is handmade with  natural  variations that can not be  duplicated  Bedstu founded in 1995 with one main goal, to always be sustainable and eco friendly. they have kept their ever word since.  Every bag is made with the highest quality vegetable tanned leather, plant based dyes and water based glues.    At bedstu everything is handmade by real people with love and care put in to each and every product.    The true beauty of their products is found in the natural imperfections, of each piece of leather.  In 2010 they even held...

Continue reading



Bamboo leggings for every day!

¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬†¬† ¬†¬† ¬†¬†¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬†¬† Life in the rural Northwest requires clothing that is comfortable, layerable and adventure-ready. I confess that I, fashion designer, wear leggings at least 6 days a week. Bamboo is supremely soft and breathable‚ÄĒ perfect for all day and into the evening. This remarkable fabric has a lightweight luxe feel that can elevate your mood and add warmth and color to a classy outfit, or¬†accompany you into the rugged outdoors. I‚Äôve designed these with a nonbinding waistband so they hug the body without cutting or compressing. Whether I am out chopping wood, foraging for mushrooms, in an online yoga class, or in the work studio sewing...

Continue reading



Apples and a BOGO Sale!

Hellloooo!!!!!!  Oh lordy what a whirlwind since last time I’ve checked in with you all.  How are you? There is so much to chat about, so many new experiences in  our lives, I don’t know where to start.         Perhaps I will start with today's plan which is to pick the remaining Granny Smith apples off the tree and pull out my new food dehydrator!  Apple tree you ask?  Yes my partner and I moved to the S. Oregon Coast in June.  We found the best spot deep in the redwoods which came with fruit trees, gardens already started and bordering a forest in which we can forage and explore as far as our legs will take us.  As...

Continue reading



GET THOSE SHOPPING CARTS READY!

Get your carts ready, Its a mothers day blow out sale!  This Sunday May 10 only, you get an extra 30% off all items!  This includes face masks, gift certificates, in store formal wear, all clothing, jewelry, accessories, mens and already reduced sale pieces.     Shop now for all those items you have wanted, and finalize your carts on Sunday to receive that rare 30% off everything sale!. *New - You can choose to pick up your order at the Kauai shop or the Portland studio.  Only available where product is located, naturally.  Both locations do not stock all items.   Discount is applied automatically at checkout, no code necessary.One day only, not valid on previous sales, not valid on formal dress preorders, ...

Continue reading