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Brook There's Ethically Made, Organic Lingerie
When Brook DeLorme first launched her line Brook There in 2007 as a spin-off of her and husband's shirting label Seawall, her focus was on creating soft, easy loungewear pieces that would highlight the elegance of handcrafted, no-fuss basics. However...
FOOD-DRINK
A Natural Hangover Remedy from Province Apothecary
Aromatherapist and holistic health practitioner Julie Clark of Toronto-based Province Apothecary has a knack for experimenting with different natural ingredients (many of which are organic or picked in the wild from Canadian provinces) to create...
TRAVEL
Word of Mouth: Kelowna
Situated along the pristine waters of Okanagan Lake at the foot of a range of mountains is the city of Kelowna, a microcosm of all that British Columbia's agriculturally rich Okanagan Valley has to offer. The region is considered to be Canada's answer...
FOOD-DRINK
Almond Milk LA
Opening a chilled glass bottle of vibrant yellow turmeric almond milk (aka Golden Milk) reveals not just a delicious drink, but convenient access to a whole food with multiple health benefits. But not all almond milks are created equal; many in...
FOOD-DRINK
Bearded Brothers
Beards are (or, at least, were) often associated with wisdom. While the scientific jury may be out on this one, the facial hair-donning fraternal partnership at Austin's Bearded Brothers might lend a little weight to the adage. The duo creates natural...
STYLE
Province Apothecary Sex Oil
The name is blunt: Sex Oil from Toronto-based Province Apothecary doesn't hide behind any vague adjectives or cute lingo. It's as clear as the oil's list of ingredients, which blends coconut oil, sunflower seed oil, evening primrose oil, GMO-free...
STYLE
May Lindstrom Skin
Launching her line just over a year ago (after giving birth to her daughter), May Lindstrom has already reached global cult status with her nonconformist, handmade skincare products—in particular her eyebrow-raising "Clean Dirt" cleanser. Los Angeles...
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Tosi SuperBites
The numerous options available in the protein bar aisle of the grocery store can be overwhelming—and oftentimes taste disappointingly stale and synthetic. While in need of a pick-me-up when transferring at LAX, we discovered Tosi SuperBites: organic...
STYLE
Waiting For The Sun
by Dora Haller Paris-based brand Waiting For the Sun (aka W/SÜN) may sound familiar; CH recently included their frames in a round-up of sustainable sunglasses. We delved deeper this time by meeting with Antoine Mocquard and Julien Tual, the two...
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Shire City Herbals Fire Cider
by Eva Glettner People have been searching for preventative and homeopathic treatments for the common cold for centuries, and one such remedy is Fire Cider, which has been all but perfected by Shire City Herbals, a Massachusetts-based family-run...
STYLE
Lemongrass Body Oil by S.W. Basics
If you glance over the label on any skincare product sitting on your shelves, you'll most likely find a long list of chemical or synthetic ingredients. Resolutely taking the opposite approach is Brooklyn-based S.W. Basics. To simply label them "all...
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Yummus by Yash
Yashar Nijati—known as Yash—was lucky to try hummus for the first time in Allepo, Syria, which set the bar pretty high. Upon returning home to Vancouver following a summer in Beirut, Abu Gosh, Jaffa, and Amman in 2009, Yash found that the same love...
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Peddler's Creamery
by Mya Stark Imagine ice cream and bicycles—two childhood icons of summer—combined in a new business model with very serious goals. That’s what's going on at Peddler's Creamery, a new sweets haven in Downtown Los Angeles where a purpose-built contraption...
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Kilogram Tea
Beans from Chicago-based Intelligentsia Coffee & Tea are so adored that the latter often plays second fiddle and is overlooked despite the tea's excellent quality. In an effort to showcase and increase awareness of their diverse tea offerings, this...
CULTURE
Cool Hunting Video: NW Cannabis Market
During our recent visit to Seattle, WA we stopped by an unusual farmers market, where instead of tomatoes and tangerines, customers can purchase medical cannabis. The NW Cannabis Market, open seven days a week at two locations, hosts a variety of...
STYLE
Interview: Stefano Terzuolo of GUM Salon
We first met Stefano Terzuolo after the opening of Milan's GUM Salon three years ago. Since then, GUM has become a point of reference for hairstyling throughout all of Italy thanks to their line of organic grooming products available online. Having...
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Interview: Amanda Chantal Bacon of Moon Juice
Amanda Chantal Bacon’s little juice bar on Rose Avenue in Venice, California has turned into a thriving mecca for raw food. This summer will see Moon Juice expanding, with an opening in Silver Lake, and Bacon is feeling inspired. In addition to juice...
DESIGN
Meow Meow Tweet All Natural Herbal Insect Repellent
A stealth blend of all natural ingredients, each bottle of Meow Meow Tweet's herbal insect repellent is created by the capable hands of Jeff Kurosaki and Tara Pelletier, the creative duo behind the Bushwick-based artisanal apothecary. When not...
STYLE
Nahla Beauty
By Tara Lange Working under the mantra that what we put onto our bodies is as important as what we put into it, Nicole Maust gives us Nahla, an eco-conscious, vegan and entirely organic line of skincare made in upstate New York. Common beauty products...
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Slow Hand Organic Whiskey
Spirit and cocktails enthusiasts gathered downtown at LA's GreenBar Collective recently to sample their latest offering, Slow Hand White Whiskey. Made from three organic grains (oats, malt and spelt), this new variety is meant to drink immediately...
CULTURE
Juniper Ridge
Using old world techniques to extract and condense naturally occurring oils from wild plants, Juniper Ridge makes a variety of soaps, perfumes, incense and other amazingly fragrant products with a uniquely transformative quality. Made entirely from...
STYLE
Green & Spring
UK-based skin, body and haircare line Green & Spring employs a simple philosophy for their packaging design: let the ingredients speak for themselves. Listed in full on the front of the bottles and containers alongside lovely illustrations of pastel...
FOOD-DRINK
Ocho Candy
Certainly, there's sugar everywhere. You may have a hankering for the traditional, mass-produced Mars bars and bionic sours on every corner, or wish to hold out for a more sophisticated free-trade 70% cacao gourmet morsel with enough antioxidants...
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Battenkill Brittle
Born from founder Leslie Kielson's energy snack recipe experiments, Vermont's Battenkill Brittle makes bars and crumble full of healthful seeds. A departure from the dense concoctions found in oatmeal bars, Battenkill's version is light, crunchy...
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