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Summer season is grillin’ season. And, for those of us with noses primed to sniff out a neighborhood barbecue, this can present quite a sustainability conundrum. See, even though most of us love a good food-related gathering, there’s one thing most of us don’t especially......

If you’re like us, you simply can’t get enough of dat summer suuuun! It bronzes skin, lightens hair, and brightens our general outlook. There’s really no wrong way to enjoy this warm, inviting summertime treat… but there definitely is a better way to protect your......

It’s officially summertime, which means you may be gearing up for some outdoor adventures. Camping is one of America’s favorite ways to enjoy nature. And, while it’s certainly “greener” than staying indoors and eating up electricity with television, there are still plenty of ways to......

While some recognize Chicago as the gritty backdrop for some of TV’s most popular dramas, from SHOWTime’s Shameless to HBO’s The Chi, most might not know of the city’s staunch commitment to being “an environmentally-friendly destination.” For nearly 20 years, Chicago has worked hard to......

Whether you’re a seasoned yogi looking to expand your community or a novice eager to learn more, yoga festivals are an amazing opportunity to meet like-minded people interested in deepening their skill set. Here, we provide a list of the top 5 yoga festivals in......

Things are heating up, the layers are coming off, and everyone is after that perfectly sun-kissed summer glow. Here are our favorite products and services for boosting your glam glow from the inside, out. Honeybee Healing: This one-of-a-kind, full-service nutrition, wellness, and lifestyle company understands......

Like chocolate and peanut butter or sliced cucumbers and ice-cold water, summertime and great music just go together. This season, add a few of these smash-hit music festivals to your calendar, all of which are setting a new standard for sustainability (while giving you the......

Whether you’re an eternal sun chaser or just slipping off for a weekend getaway, these top five eco-friendly summer picks will keep you cool, confident, and ready for absolutely anything. Explore with more… Take in the sights and have everything you need nearby in a......

Summertime is the perfect time to dine “al fresco,” and we’ve got everything you need to green your meal on-the-go. Whether you’re planning a full day escape or taking a mid-day break in the sunshine, these top picks make any meal waste-free and Mother Nature-approved.......

We are incredibly proud to have partnered with The Noces. Founder, Holy, grew up watching Malagasy craftswomen create products with high quality materials like raffia, cotton and zebu leather. Her respect for these female artisans led her to create her own line of conscious bags......

Los Angeles, California: Sustainable fashion hat company Andeana Hats, is introducing a Global Impact Marketplace in Downtown LA’s The Row. Partnering with Novica, Verte Luxe and Awamaki to offer goods from global and local artisans that help support vanishing arts and cultures, and eradicate poverty......

Les Ruches makes Forbes.com Mother’s Day gift list this year and we couldn’t be prouder. Les Ruches gained notice from Forbes real estate and decor writer, Amanda Lauren at the Verte Luxe Eco-Fashion and Resort Event at the FP Contemporary Art Gallery last February. We......

With it’s stunning coast and magnificent hikes, we are so lucky that every day is Earth Day in Honolulu. Honolulu ranks one of the greenest cities in the U.S. for so many reasons. It has one of the highest percentages of green space and more......

QYKSONIC proved that innovative beauty is world-wide when it launched to international global success this past year. The ZOE, a 3-in-1 sonic cleansing device offers a completely new way to care for the skin. The Zoe is the world’s first antimicrobial face and body device......

Amanda Louise Swimwear is a brand that is all about Women Supporting Women. This year, they launched their Team Sponsorship Opportunity and the Team AmandaLouise Calendar. In the spirit of sisterhood amidst competition, AmandaLouise Swim offers design expertise that includes a measuring tape, an eco-friendly......

To get to know Katabanko Couture, is to know owner, Colleen Bankovich. A huge hearted soul with a gorgeous eye for art and design, Colleen believes in true love for all. A proud supporter of the Equality Act and LGBTQ rights, Katabanko welcomes Brides, Grooms,......

As Corc Yoga has grown, so has their commitment to the community. Corc Yoga gives a percentage of every purchase to youth mental health organizations in Portugal. They are dedicated to working with the Desafio Joven Teen Challenge Portugal and the Youth Mental Health Project.......

Natural Beauty is all the rage this spring and we couldn’t be happier about it. From bronzed cheeks and dewy skin to a bright pop of a lip and shadow, finding eco beauty that is also on trend is easier than ever before. FLUSHED CHEEKS:......

Lipsticks for the Eco-Minded Who knew natural beauty could look and feel so good?! Dr. Lily Ros lipsticks are made with 100% all-natural ingredients and pigments, carefully crafted for a vibrant, moisture-rich look. For every day or a night out, these lipsticks provide long-lasting color......

Spring has sprung and bridal season has begun. It is your duty to make the bride feel as special as she is by throwing her the perfect shower. Host an eco chic shower full of bliss that celebrates the Verte Luxe woman she already is.......

AUSTIN, TEXAS- What’s not to love about Austin? With 22.1 park acres per 1,000 residents and 13.1 miles of bike and walking trails along the hip Barton Creek Greenbelt, this city has a fun eco-vibe that makes people want to come back again and again.......

The UN predicts that “89 percent of us will be living in an urban area by 2050” (Newsweek.com). With so many Americans flocking to city life, it is even more important for us encourage green efforts and to make them healthy places to live. From......

This winter has been an epic one for California ski and snowboarders. We have experienced record snowfall that makes everyone, even those more inclined to the “Apres Ski” want to hit the slopes this season. Nothing could be better than bluebird powder days and cozy......

“The love of a mother is known to be the strongest motivator and it can lead to amazing accomplishments.” Dr. Lily Ros products were created out of necessity and concern for women, especially mothers, everywhere. When Lily was pregnant with her son, the baby was......

Is it just me, or is everyone ready for spring? I can’t wait for longer days, warmer weather and to get back outside. One of my favorite outdoor activities is gardening. Try some of these tips for having a gorgeous, eco-friendly garden this spring. First......