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Kirin Rinehart

 
Kirin RinehartKirin Rinehart is a Bay Area-based freelance writer and blogger. In the past, she has held professional positions in the fields of apparel and furniture design that helped to feed her lifelong passion for discovering creative forms of design in different mediums. She received her bachelor's in business from the University of San Diego but quickly returned to her roots in the Bay Area.

Kirin is now pursuing a law degree, but her love of fashion,art and design keep her creative thoughts flowing through writing and blogging.

Kandals: Eco-Friendly, Cruelty-Free Shoes Worth Stepping Into

Kandals: Eco-Friendly, Cruelty-Free Shoes Worth Stepping Into

TOMS may have made the humanitarian concept of footwear famous, but Kandals hopes to bring a sustainable front to the industry through their line of versatile slip-on flats for women. Kandals’

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Edoheart’s Lingerie Collection Preserves African Textile Culture

Edoheart’s Lingerie Collection Preserves African Textile Culture

Eseohe Arhebamen-Yamasaki, better known as Edoheart, has a vision. It’s one of rediscovering, rebuilding, and replenishing local traditions and communities in Africa through art. She hopes that by

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Rekh & Datta’s Bahaus-Inspired Block Prints Elevate the Art of “Slow”

Rekh & Datta’s Bahaus-Inspired Block Prints Elevate the Art of “Slow”

Fashion trends may come and go, but for Rekh & Datta designer Rebecca Layton, “slow” is the way to go. By “slow” we mean the slow fashion movement. So what is the slow fashion

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Fischer: Effortlessly Cool Clothing for Men and Women, Made in America

Fischer: Effortlessly Cool Clothing for Men and Women, Made in America

“A man should look as if he has bought his clothes with intelligence, put them on with care and then forgotten all about them.” —Hardy Aimes Take a look at Fischer and it’s easy to see how

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Atelier Laure Paschoud’s Modular Clothing Lets You Customize Your Look

Atelier Laure Paschoud’s Modular Clothing Lets You Customize Your Look

The driving force behind Laure Paschoud’s collections for her label, Atelier Laure Paschoud, is the ability for each piece to tell a story. Whether inspired by a concept, like Braille, in her A/W 2012

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Ishi Makes Organic, Naturally Dyed Vests That Promote Livelihoods in India

Ishi Makes Organic, Naturally Dyed Vests That Promote Livelihoods in India

Very rarely does a fashion choice have the opportunity to make a profound influence on a global scale. For Harish Patel, a few compliments sparked an idea that became the Ishi vest. After returning from a

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Annie + Jade Bridges the Gap Between Sustainability, Boutique Fashion

Annie + Jade Bridges the Gap Between Sustainability, Boutique Fashion

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Sara C Recreates “Nature’s Edge” by Launching Eco-Ethical Collection

Sara C Recreates “Nature’s Edge” by Launching Eco-Ethical Collection

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Natalia Allen’s Minimalist Dresses Are Made by Robots in the U.S.A.

Natalia Allen’s Minimalist Dresses Are Made by Robots in the U.S.A.

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Buy One of Activyst’s L.A.-Made Gym Bags, Help a Girl Play Sports

Buy One of Activyst’s L.A.-Made Gym Bags, Help a Girl Play Sports

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Jesse Kamm Exemplifies California Cool With Her Handprinted Eco-Apparel

Jesse Kamm Exemplifies California Cool With Her Handprinted Eco-Apparel

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Hellen van Rees Turns Scrap Yarn Into Chanel-Inspired Wearable Sculptures

Hellen van Rees Turns Scrap Yarn Into Chanel-Inspired Wearable Sculptures

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Ecoology Make Eco-Friendly Wardrobe Basics Look Anything But

Ecoology Make Eco-Friendly Wardrobe Basics Look Anything But

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Eon Promotes Supply-Chain Transparency, Gunslinging for Fall 2012

Eon Promotes Supply-Chain Transparency, Gunslinging for Fall 2012

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Feng Ho’s Print-Happy Eco-Fashion Collection Boosts Livelihoods in Malawi

Feng Ho’s Print-Happy Eco-Fashion Collection Boosts Livelihoods in Malawi

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14 Eco-Friendly Jewelry Gifts for Mother’s Day

14 Eco-Friendly Jewelry Gifts for Mother’s Day

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Jaida Hay Creates Fluid Ethical Garments Inspired by…Sumo Wrestling?

Jaida Hay Creates Fluid Ethical Garments Inspired by…Sumo Wrestling?

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With Days Left on Kickstarter, SOLO Eyewear Unveils New Colors, Styles

With Days Left on Kickstarter, SOLO Eyewear Unveils New Colors, Styles

With less than a week left on its Kickstarter campaign and more than $18,000 raised, SOLO Eyewear is headed for the home stretch with several new colors and styles, including “Bamblues,” the

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