One of the time-honored New Year fashion traditions is, of course, the wardrobe overhaul. Join me today with my guest Greta Eagan – sustainable style expert, author of Wear No Evil, founder of Style Society and curator of FASHIONmeGREEN – as she shares some invaluable practical pointers that will help you build a better closet in 2015. Greta shares about the process of writing and publishing her book, the details of her newly-developed fashion share company, a few of her winter fashion and beauty go-to’s, and some tips for a closet cleanse to start the year off fresh!
Plus, I have a great playlist full of exciting new music from innovative artists like Jessica Pratt, Brika, Panda Bear, Dan Deacon, and more. So open that closet door and get ready for a sustainability-minded makeover with Sew & Tell on BreakThru Radio!
The newly published Wear No Evil offers a fantastic resource for cleaning up your fashion act!
Greta’s picks for monochromatic winter whites make a striking, elegant ensemble
And be sure to check out…
– Greta’s new company Style Society – apply for an invite to join the community!
– One of my go-to fashion blogs is Greta’s FASHIONmeGREEN, where she presents the latest and greatest in sustainable style, like the UK label Chinti + Parker and online retail site Zady.
– Ecouterre’s “Closet Cleanse” article, featuring tips on completing a wardrobe overhaul, and their Eco-Fashion Predictions for 2015!
Odds & Ends
*Read all about Banana Republic’s upcoming debut at NYFW from Fashionista.
*Sample the full upcoming new album “On Your Own Love Again” from vintage-y chanteuse Jessica Pratt via NPR’s First Listen.
*The video for Dan Deacon’s new single is soooooo trippy, but still fun and whimsical!
*A sophisticated spin on another deliciously sinful comfort food for winter: tuna noodle casserole from Food52 (and here’s a version for your crockpot!!)
*My new favorite lullaby album for our little miss – also makes great bed/nap/rainy afternoon listening for adults!
*Gin makes a rare appearance in wintertime, but luckily for us fans, Paste Magazine just published a roundup of cold-weather-friendly drinks featuring the floral spirit! (Plus, if you haven’t tried my personal favorite yet, hop to it!)
(Photo by Colby Droscher)
Feb 20 – Sunset Tavern – Seattle, WA
Feb 21 – Electric Owl Social Club – Vancouver, British Columbia
Feb 22 – Doug Fir Lounge – Portland, OR
Feb 23 – The Barnlight @ University of Oregon – Eugene, OR
Feb 25 – The Chapel – San Francisco, CA
Feb 26 – The Atrium, The Catalyst – Santa Cruz, CA
Feb 27 – Carpenter House – Long Beach, CA
Feb 28 – The Echo – Los Angeles, CA
March 17 – Rote Fabrik – Zurich, Switzerland
March 19 – Hauskonzerte – Munich, Germany
March 20 – Jazz Dock – Prague, Czech Republic
March 21 – Franz Mehlhose – Erfurt, Germany
March 24 – Divan du Monde – Paris, France
March 25 – Stereolux – Nantes, France
March 26 – Botanique – Brussels, Belgium
March 27 – Aalhaus – Hamburg, Germany
March 28 – Stengade – Copenhagen, Denmark
March 30 – Atlas – Aarhus, Denmark
March 31 – Gruner Salon – Berlin, Germany
April 1 – Karlstorbahnhof – Heidelberg, Germany
April 2 – Exit07 – Luxembourg, Luxembourg
April 4 – Cafe Bar – Bexhill-On-Sea, United Kingdom
April 5 – The Gate Arts & Community Centre – Cardiff, United Kingdom
April 6 – Mono – Glasgow, United Kingdom
April 7 – Night & Day Cafe – Manchester, United Kingdom
April 8 – St. John on Bethnal Green – London, United Kingdom
April 9 – Bleach – Brighton, United Kingdom
April 11 – Paradiso Kleine Zaal – Amsterdam, Netherlands
April 12 – Ekko – Utrecht, Netherlands
(Photo by Shawn Brackbill)
Jan 24 – Sugar Mountain Festival – Melbourne, Australia
Jan 26 – Laneway Festival @ Silo Park – Auckland, New Zealand
Feb 16 – Islington Assembly Hall – London, United Kingdom
Feb 18 – Divan du Monde – Paris, France
Feb 19 – Paradiso Noord @ Tolhuistuin – Amsterdam, Netherlands
Feb 20 – SchwuZ – Berlin, Germany
Feb 25 – Rough Trade NYC – Brooklyn, NY
Feb 27 – Eagle Rock Center for the Arts – Los Angeles, CA
Feb 28 – The Chapel – San Francisco, CA
(Photo courtesy of Dam Gila Facebook)
Feb 13 – Subterranean – Chicago, IL
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