What shall I do with my desire to live the natural life? The natural life is an ethic of earth care where we seek to move away from the mass-produced world of chemical laden products that in the end harm our environment as well as our bodies. Now this does not mean a break with the modern world, but more so crafting the organic into to a world that is going increasingly in-organic. So we have begun by buying from farmers markets when we can. We are vegan six days a week. We do yoga on Saturdays. We find a grassy patch and walk through it bare foot. We reuse, recycle and compost. But what about how we shop?
In the 90s in Venice, California, there were a few great vintage shops and many, many great boutiques. For a time, when I moved to New York, I missed the little stores where I could find unique hand-crafted things, old things, or pre-owned things. Then boutiques become all the rage in NYC and the people started to frequent thrift stores in the strange economic times. But weRead More »from Why Shop at Online Boutiques