Big Ideas

This Is Not Painted on the Sole of an Expensive Shoe

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OPENING UP TO WHAT’S GENUINE

You can’t buy self-acceptance in a store. It doesn’t come over the counter or with a prescription. Self-acceptance can’t be carried in a designer handbag, or painted on the sole of an expensive shoe. It’s not an easy sell, in fact, this isn’t a commodity at all.

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How Real is the Made in USA trend?

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INSIDE THE HEART, MINDS AND BUSINESSES OF TOP MAKERS TO ASK WHERE IS MADE IN USA?

America fell behind as manufacturing followed low labor costs overseas. And now a decade later, the momentum of onshore technological advances has disappeared with it.

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Diamonds, Gold and Change

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TOP JEWELRY DESIGNERS ARE TAKING THEIR OWN GLAMOROUS MEASURES FOR INDUSTRY CHANGE

“Producing one single gold ring can generate up to 20 tons of mine waste, with mercury and cyanide going into the water system.” So who are this new pack of jewelry designers changing the way we decorate with wearable art?

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