Category Archives: clothing

could you wear the same dress for one year?

Sheena Matheiken is! 1 dress. 365 days. But then she has a strong creative sense of fashion, and an apparently bottomless collection of accessories in her closet to make it work. Not only is this a creative experiment and inspiration, … Continue reading

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line drying: good for the earth, good for your clothes

90-degree April days, a perfect time to inaugurate my new clothesline. Did you know your clothes dryer accounts for about 10-15% of your house’s energy consumption? Do you know where all that lint comes from? YOUR CLOTHES! Have you noticed … Continue reading

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got old Crocs? recycle them!

Just got new Crocs. The info sheet included their recycling program! Wear your Crocs until they’re all worn out. Drop them at a participating retail shop, which you can find on their site. (I found 11 places within 25 miles … Continue reading

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ESP Day 20: Clothes Swaps

As I write this, I’m wearing a cute, comfy shirt-with-hoody and jeans that I picked out at a clothes swap this afternoon.  I don’t swap clothes every day, but almost every day for close to a decade, I have worn at least item … Continue reading

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