Cecilia Culverhouse

 
Cecilia CulverhouseCecilia is a consultant, writer, and artist based in San Francisco. Drawn to sustainable fashion through her experience as a social entrepreneur and consummate style-seeker, Cecilia enjoys highlighting design innovators in this space. When not writing or consulting, Cecilia connects people to people and to resources and explores human connection in video. There, she captures how intimacy unfolds in a brief moment, between two people. In pauses, Cecilia meditates, flâners about town, photographs street art, and uses her MacGyver abilities to repurpose items into household solutions.

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D&H Jewelers’ Conflict-Free Wedding Rings Feature Reclaimed Metals

D&H Jewelers’ Conflict-Free Wedding Rings Feature Reclaimed Metals

Tying the knot with a sparkling ring is many an environmentalist’s dream, but not its often-produced side effects of civil war, human rights abuses, and environmental degradation. San Francisco’s

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Convert Style Features U.S.-Made Brands With New E-Commerce Platform

Convert Style Features U.S.-Made Brands With New E-Commerce Platform

Convert knows a good thing when it sees it. The Berkeley, Calif.-based boutique is following the likes of Everlane and Zady with an ethical online marketplace of its own. Launched late October, the

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Levi Strauss Unveils Dockers “Wellthread” Process for Sustainable Sourcing

Levi Strauss Unveils Dockers “Wellthread” Process for Sustainable Sourcing

On Wednesday night, Levi Strauss disrupted fast fashion by unveiling its Eureka Innovation Lab with the launch of Dockers Wellthread, a product development process and men’s line that puts at the front

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Sylvia Heisel Turns Eco-Technical Fabrics Into Street-Chic Clothing

Sylvia Heisel Turns Eco-Technical Fabrics Into Street-Chic Clothing

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Personalize Your iPhone With Sylvia Heisel’s 3D-Printed Bioplastic Cases

Personalize Your iPhone With Sylvia Heisel’s 3D-Printed Bioplastic Cases

What do corn, fashion, and three-dimensional printing have in common? They’re the latest in mobile accessories: a new line of monogramed iPhone cases 3D-printed with polylactic acid filament, a

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Cole + Parker: Boldly Patterned Socks That Support Entrepreneurs in Need

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Colorant’s Naturally Plant-Dyed Cashmere Knits are Beautiful to Behold

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“Re-Commerce Boutiques” Put a Fresh Spin on Consignment Shopping

Move over eBay: The next wave of resale shopping is here. Akin to brick-and-mortar boutiques, Twice and Threadflip auctions for more personalized shopping that reaches a broad audience in the re-commerce

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Oliberté Creates Jobs in Africa by Manufacturing Its Shoes on the Continent

Oliberté Creates Jobs in Africa by Manufacturing Its Shoes on the Continent

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Jeffrey Campbell Designs Exclusive Vegan Shoe Line for Convert Store

Jeffrey Campbell Designs Exclusive Vegan Shoe Line for Convert Store

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Is TOMS Shoes’ “One for One” Business Model Doomed to Fail?

Is TOMS Shoes’ “One for One” Business Model Doomed to Fail?

TOMS’s buy-one-give-one business model is as popular as it is oft-copied. But Cheryl Davenport of Mission Measurement, a strategic consulting firm based in Chicago, wishes the label had more soul. In a

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Hila Martuzana Translates Cycles of Nature Into Stunning Tyvek Dresses

Hila Martuzana Translates Cycles of Nature Into Stunning Tyvek Dresses

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Replay Jeans Introduces Water-Free “Laser Wash” for Denim

Replay Jeans Introduces Water-Free “Laser Wash” for Denim

The denim industry is a thirsty, energy-intensive beast, but a new treatment technology by Replay Jeans could reproduce the supple, broken-in look of vintage denim without the heavy environmental cost. In

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Lisa Våglund Upcycles Festival Tents Into Stage Costumes

Lisa Våglund Upcycles Festival Tents Into Stage Costumes

Music festivals create more than merriment and boozy afterglows; they also generate a prodigious amount of trash. Lisa Våglund, a recent graduate of the Danish Design School, pitched a solution,

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London College of Fashion’s “Community Repair” Project Highlights Mending’s Role in Sustainable Design

London College of Fashion’s “Community Repair” Project Highlights Mending’s Role in Sustainable Design

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Snoozer Loser Offers Brightly Hand-Printed Linen Frocks in Natural Dyes

Snoozer Loser Offers Brightly Hand-Printed Linen Frocks in Natural Dyes

Fancy meets function this fall with Snoozer Loser’s charming lineup of dresses, tunics, and trapeze tops, which the New York label hand-screens on 100 percent eco-linen using water-based inks.

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Schmidttakahashi Uses iPhone Tech to Track Upcycled Garments’ History

Schmidttakahashi Uses iPhone Tech to Track Upcycled Garments’ History

Even as art-school classmates in Berlin, Eugenie Schmidt and Mariko Takahashi shared a fascination for people and what they wore. The kindred spirits soon launched Schmidttakahashi, a fashion label that

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8 Sustainable Designers at Berlin Fashion Week’s GREENshowroom

8 Sustainable Designers at Berlin Fashion Week’s GREENshowroom

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