Montblanc Legend Blue ~ new fragrance :: Now Smell This

Montblanc Legend Blue ~ new fragrance :: Now Smell This

Montblanc has launched Legend Blue, a new flanker to 2011’s Montblanc Legend for Men. Discover Montblanc Legend Blue, a new side of the Legend man: elegant, masculine, modern, and timeless. The new Legend bottle reveals the eau de parfum inside through clear blue glass. This fresh woody aromatic scent opens with an aromatic accord of spearmint and lavender, then reveals a woody heart of cedarwood and sandalwood. Finally, ambroxan combined with moss notes leaves a diffusing trail. With timeless charisma and appeal, Zinédine Zidane returns as the face…

Monday scent of the day 2/12 :: Now Smell This

Monday scent of the day 2/12 :: Now Smell This

It’s Monday. Also, Darwin Day and Lincoln’s birthday. RIP Ellen Gilchrist. What fragrance are you wearing? I’m going for spring, in Providence Perfume Co Magnolia Mist. Reminder: 2/16 is  National Almond Day! You know what to do. And for those of you who like to plan ahead, see Scent of the day ~ Friday community projects 2024, where I’ll try (but usually fail) to have the next five or six weeks mapped out in advance. Note: top image is Dreamin’ Dreamin’… The buds of today’s almond. [cropped] by halfrain at…

New York City’s Gradual Transition to a Sustainable City – State of the Planet

New York City’s Gradual Transition to a Sustainable City – State of the Planet

Cities evolve, and great cities are constantly changing. Change comes because of new technologies that bring about economic, cultural, and social change. New York City began as a trading outpost—sending furs, food, and other natural resources to Europe. The port of New York was ideal for the ships of its time, and once we built the Erie Canal, we became the center for shipping goods and resources from all over the American Northeast and Midwest. The city built the facilities required for shipping and recovered fees from shippers. New York…

Influencer Fashion Trends Taking Over Social Media in 2024

Mary Ralph Bradley headshot.

We may receive a portion of sales if you purchase a product through a link in this article. They say all the world’s a stage, but I personally think of it as a runway. Style inspiration is everywhere—in strangers on the streets, the color palette of a fruit bowl, a scroll through Instagram, and in my case, my work. Not only do I work for a fashion company co-founded by two influencers who dress with the best of them, but I have the honor of collaborating with many creators in…

How To Use Earth911 To Improve Your Community’s Recycling & Reuse Results

How To Use Earth911 To Improve Your Community's Recycling & Reuse Results

“Recyclable” labels are popping up everywhere, but companies seldom provide the information needed to actually recycle or reuse a product or its packaging in our communities. Join Earth911’s more than 2,000 volunteer curators to help your community identify what materials every local option, from the blue bin and transfer stations to private recycling and nonprofit reuse programs — we need diverse collection and processing infrastructure, one that people can find and use with confidence, to jumpstart the circular economy. While we applaud efforts like The Recycling Partnership’s Recycle Check app…

Earth911 Podcast: EVRNU’s Stacy Flynn On Creating Circular Fiber For Sustainable Fashion

Earth911 Podcast: EVRNU's Stacy Flynn On Creating Circular Fiber For Sustainable Fashion

Clothing and textile recycling has historically been scarcely available to consumers. It has yet to be successful, with clothing piling up in warehouses or being sent overseas instead of becoming a new generation of apparel. Stacy Flynn, CEO and co-founder of EVRNU, a textile innovations B Corporation, works to reduce the fashion industry’s environmental impact with a circular, recycled cotton fiber called Nucycl. In this crucial conversation, Stacy discusses how we can encourage companies to stop making products while washing their hands of the environmental consequences of the take-make-waste approach…

How to Balance Hormones: A Nutritionist’s Go-to Tips

Edie Horstman

You’ve committed to resolving your menstrual symptoms (goodbye, PMS!), but you don’t know where to begin. Or, you’ve recently been diagnosed with a hormonal imbalance, like PCOS. Or maybe, you’re keen on switching from birth control to natural family planning. At any rate, you’re ready to learn how to balance hormones. Welcome! You’ve come to the right place. Unfortunately, as women, we’ve been taught that suffering through crippling cramps, mood swings, skin woes, and intense cravings is normal. But I want to let you in on a secret: None of…