Victoria Klein

 
Victoria KleinVictoria Klein is a freelance writer, amateur photographer, virtual assistant, and former model. Born in central Indiana, she has also lived in Ohio, Michigan, Minnesota, San Francisco, and currently resides in Connecticut. Her writing focuses on sustainable living, personal health, fitness, and spirituality. Her photography centers around the beauty around us that we often overlook.

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Hetty Rose Launches Ready-to-Wear Versions of Its Vintage-Kimono Shoes

Hetty Rose Launches Ready-to-Wear Versions of Its Vintage-Kimono Shoes

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Klik Klik’s Magnetic Jewelry Kit Offers Endless Design Possibilities

Klik Klik’s Magnetic Jewelry Kit Offers Endless Design Possibilities

A silent yet infinitely powerful force of nature, magnets are driving a new kind of fashion revolution. Leading the charge (pun intended) is Brooklyn designer Kellar Williams, whose Klik Klik Jewelry

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Jewelry Designer Casts Vintage Lace in Recycled Gold, Silver

Jewelry Designer Casts Vintage Lace in Recycled Gold, Silver

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Recycled Sock-Monkey Mittens, Scarf, Hat Offer Cruelty-Free Warmth

Recycled Sock-Monkey Mittens, Scarf, Hat Offer Cruelty-Free Warmth

Calling all my fellow ’80s kids: The cool-as-a-cucumber sock monkey we’ve loved for decades is back and radder than ever. Fairly made in Binghamton, New York, Green 3’s

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British Designer Makes Elegant Jewelry From Recycled Plastic Bottles

British Designer Makes Elegant Jewelry From Recycled Plastic Bottles

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Alienina Repurposes Everyday Scraps Into Extraordinary Jewelry

Alienina Repurposes Everyday Scraps Into Extraordinary Jewelry

From trash to treasure; it may be a hip eco-conscious idea, but can garbage be chic? Milan-based Alienina does a damn good job of proving it that thesis. Founded in 2008 by designer Eliana Venier,

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“Oil Spill” Jewelry by Golfo Collection Reflects Price of Human Greed

“Oil Spill” Jewelry by Golfo Collection Reflects Price of Human Greed

Have oil spills gone hip? First, Italian Vogue recreated the devastation for an artsy photo spread. Then, Bed Stü launched a line of oil-splotched shoes that called attention to Gulf Coast cleanup

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Creative Recreation’s 3-in-1 Boot Goes From Bootie to Over-the-Knee

Creative Recreation’s 3-in-1 Boot Goes From Bootie to Over-the-Knee

From short to tall, tall to Redwood proportions, Creative Recreation’s new three-in-one boot design is customizable eco-chic. Available later this month, the Moretina Hi fetches a pricey $450, but

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Striped, Argyle Organic-Cotton Knee-High Socks by Zoe & Zac

Striped, Argyle Organic-Cotton Knee-High Socks by Zoe & Zac

News flash! Geek chic is now eco-friendly, too. Payless’ Zoe & Zac line (designed by eco-model extraordinaire Summer Rayne Oakes), features affordable, sustainable shoes and accessories. The

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WithIntent Transforms Abandoned Tents Into Recycled Festival Fashion

WithIntent Transforms Abandoned Tents Into Recycled Festival Fashion

Think “music festival” and you’ll either conjure up visions of crowds, drunks, and stinky port-a-loos or peace, love, and contraband baked goods. One thing that isn’t likely to

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“Skin Trade” Documentary Reveals Horrifying Truth Behind Fur in Fashion

“Skin Trade” Documentary Reveals Horrifying Truth Behind Fur in Fashion

Suffering for fashion is one thing (think sky-high stilettos, rib-cracking corsets, and sprayed-on jeans), but getting some hapless animal to do it for you is quite another. Skin Trade is a new indie

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PocketFlops: Recycled Flip-Flops That Fold in Half For Portability

PocketFlops: Recycled Flip-Flops That Fold in Half For Portability

Heels can cause agony, packing for a trip is frustrating, and gym showers are anything but clean. What’s a gal to do? Los Angeles-based Floc Designs has a pair of space-saving flip-flops that will

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Much A.D.O. Over Herb-Dyed, Ayurvedic Clothing That Heals All Ailments

Much A.D.O. Over Herb-Dyed, Ayurvedic Clothing That Heals All Ailments

Can your dress reduce high blood pressure? Will your pants ease eczema or psoriasis? According to India’s Ayurvastra tradition—literally “life dress” in Sanskrit— fabric infused with

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KeoK’jay: Fair-Trade Eco-Fashion by HIV-Positive Women in Cambodia

KeoK’jay: Fair-Trade Eco-Fashion by HIV-Positive Women in Cambodia

In a country fraught with struggle and strife, hope has a new name: KeoK’jay. The socially conscious enterprise offers handmade, fair-trade designs with style to spare, while providing jobs for

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Recycled T-Shirt Couture by Angela Johnson Elevates the Humble Tee

Recycled T-Shirt Couture by Angela Johnson Elevates the Humble Tee

What do Von Dutch, the U.S. Army, and the Phoenix Police Department all have in common? Their logos have all found their way onto Angela Johnson’s rags-to-riches couture creations. The Arizona

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Mother Maria Brings Eco-Fashion to Australia (By Way of Paris)

Mother Maria Brings Eco-Fashion to Australia (By Way of Paris)

For Aussie label Mother Maria, baguettes met boomerangs to inspire one of the most charming collections of the season. Defined by chic shapes and feminine details, “Parisienne” brings

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Beautiful Soul’s Refashioned Kimonos Are Inspired by “Madame Butterfly”

Beautiful Soul’s Refashioned Kimonos Are Inspired by “Madame Butterfly”

Forget Memoirs of a Geisha; kimonos have migrated from the realm of the exotic to the wearable. Beautiful Soul, an eco-luxury label based in London, is refashioning vintage Japanese kimonos into modern,

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Design a Bag From Cat-Litter Packaging, Win Trip to Green Catwalk in NYC

Design a Bag From Cat-Litter Packaging, Win Trip to Green Catwalk in NYC

Get ready for your debut on the catwalk—with a little help from your cat! To commemorate the launch of its 100 percent recyclable cat-littler bag, Yesterday’s News is asking planet-conscious cat

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