Giorgio Armani teams up with Livia Firth to take on the Green Carpet Challenge

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The idea that recycled plastic bottles would be mentioned in a story about haute couture seems unlikely at best, but leave it to Italian Fashion Icon Giorgio Armani to create magic in the… Continue reading

Ice Pressed Olive Oil, the final step to perfection?

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In its 6,000 year history, Olive oil has been recognized as both a culinary and a medicinal treasure.  In fact, it was referred to by various civilizations as “Liquid Gold” and a “Gift… Continue reading

You can have your Champagne and drink it too! (if it’s Organic that is)… A Champagne Toast for 2012

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We like to begin a new year with a champagne toast because champagne is, after all, synonymous with luxury.  For most people however, that’s where it stops, with the image or perception of… Continue reading

A rare find: Swans Island Blankets, Handcrafted Organic Merino Wool Blankets – Just in Time for the cold weather…

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Swans Island Blankets has been providing hand loomed blankets since the early 1990′s. With a desire to preserve the art of handlooming and an increasingly rare focus on superior craftsmanship, Swans Island Blankets… Continue reading

Heading to Toronto for TIFF? … here are some Green spots you might want to check out !

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Well it’s on!  The 2011 Edition of  Toronto’s International Film Festival gets underway today.  Though we’ve still got a way to go, Toronto’s green side has evolved nicely and led us to some… Continue reading

George Clooney and Brad Pitt in Toronto for TIFF… and our green gifts???

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It’s been confirmed, George Clooney and Brad Pitt will be among the list of celebrities attending this year’s Toronto International Film Festival.  I wonder if they decided to take part to get an… Continue reading

Leather iPad Case: A Tale of 2 Cases

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Could you tell the difference between these two iPad Cases?  Both are made of high quality Italian leather, both are grey, both would protect an iPad or reader from scratches and smudges, and… Continue reading

David Rothschild: The Adventure Continues…

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…. In it, the British adventurer talks about our failure to promote the environment and make it interesting and inclusive. I have to agree with that, the planet is in need of a good rebranding strategy

Yves St. Laurent joins the Green Side: Now We Really Have Turned a Corner

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Well, the green message is getting through!  It‘s been a long road, with still some way to go but  consumers and manufacturers are starting to realize that you can create beautiful and desirable… Continue reading

A truly unique luxury getaway! Immerse yourself in the rich natural beauty and vibrant culture of Uruguay

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Located on the peninsula of Jose Ignacio, 12 kilometers northeast of Punta del Este, the Playa Vik Resort and the Estancia Vik Resort ensure an escape like no other where you can experience… Continue reading