News, Interviews & The Latest — Sustainable Fashion

Spotlight: 100% sustainable lingerie brand ProClaim

Alexis Stroman

Tags girlpower, sustainable fashion, Who Made My Clothes

Spotlight: 100% sustainable lingerie brand ProClaim

  For those not familiar with the person(s) behind the brand, tells us a bit about yourself. Where are you from? I’m originally from St. Louis, and spent some time in Minneapolis before moving to San Francisco nine years ago.  I find living in this diverse, beautiful city truly inspiring.    How was PROCLAIM born? And what is PROCLAIM? Proclaim is an eco-friendly nude lingerie line proudly made in San Francisco.The idea for Proclaim has been in the back of my mind for as long as I can remember.  As a woman of South Asian descent, the narrow definition of the...


Interview: Samantha, blogger of THISISITT

Alexis Stroman

Tags Entrepreneurs, Fashion, girlpower, sustainable fashion, womensnetwork

Interview: Samantha, blogger of THISISITT

Tell us about yourself: Where are you from? I’m originally from New York but have been living in New Orleans for the past four years where I attend school. This year, I have spent a lot of time making photographs, eating food, and sitting on the porch with my growing collection of leafy plants. What got you interested in Blogging? How was THISISITT born? I started blogging because I was always interested in fashion and wanted to showcase my personal style along with some of my photography. THISISITT is a means to express myself creatively and has evolved with my...


Spotlight: StyleLend

Spotlight: StyleLend

For those who may not be familiar with the Woman behind the brand StyleLend, Who is she, who is Lona?   Lona Alia is the Founder & CEO of Style Lend a fashion rental marketplace.  For the past 5 years she has dedicated her time building and prototyping various fashion/tech startups in Silicon Valley. She founded StyleLend.com 3 years ago to help women around the world have access to the world’s most coveted closets and in the process promote sustainable fashion consumption.   Where is she from - If you ask Lona where she is from, she would probably answer "the world!"...


Spotlight: Starch Slides

Alexis Stroman

Tags Eco Friendly, Entrepreneurs, Recycle, sustainable fashion

Spotlight: Starch Slides

Hi Shannon, Thank you for sitting with #RinconCult to discuss Starch Slides. We are huge fans and would love to share this amazing brand with our readers. To get started, tell us a bit about the woman behind Starch Slides. Where are you from? What are your hobbies? I was born in California and raised in Kansas. I am very active, I love hiking, biking and working out. I also love learning whether it be watching a documentary, reading a biography or looking at cool blogs and learning about new brands that are starting and doing inspiring things. I am lucky to live...


Minimalism and Veganism: Making the connection (Article Share: ModVegan.com)

Alexis Stroman

Tags minimalism, sustainable fashion, veganism

Minimalism and Veganism: Making the connection (Article Share: ModVegan.com)

MINIMALISM AND VEGANISM: MAKING THE CONNECTION November 26, 2016 ModVegan If you’ve been either a vegan or a minimalist for very long, it’s likely that you’ve noticed that the two often go hand in hand. I was actually interested in minimalism long before I was a vegan, but I read Leo Babauta’s blog Zen Habits, and was intrigued by the fact he was vegan. Since then, I’ve noticed there are a surprising number of vegan minimalists, myself included. But why is that? What is Minimalism For me, minimalism as a lifestyle is not about the minimalist aesthetic. Instead, it’s about making room in...

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