Ethical Fashion | Modern Mysticism

Sunday Thrift

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Sunday Thrift

  I've always loved the process of buying. I'm actually energized by being presented with infinite options and zeroing in on the best one. I am (usually) laser-decisive. So, becoming an ethical fashion-pusher means that I get to flex this mental muscle less often. Consumption (sigh) is the enemy, which means I buy less and sell less. There are loop holes, thank God, and one of those is the science---nay, art!--- of thrifting. I won't go into the statistics of the toll the fashion industry is taking on the planet. I've written about it in other blog posts and Huff...

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Full Moon Crystal Cleansing

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Full Moon Crystal Cleansing

    I have to admit, I never felt the urge to work with crystals until well into my 30s. It didn't necessarily seem odd to me, but unnecessary. Like many aspects of my spiritual journey, working with crystals became pertinent at precisely the right time. Go figure :) Although I sometimes use crystals on different chakra points during Reiki sessions, my favorite use for crystals is to enhance my dreams.    Just like us, crystals need a little pampering in order for them to work at their highest vibration. The more you work with and give your attention to...

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Meet the Model

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Meet the Model

We've had so many of you tell us that you want to know more about Heidi, the lovely lady who has become the face of our brand this year. Actually, we had a lot of questions for her, too, so we set up an interview with the multi talented Mom/Model/Artist. Read on to learn more about this special gal! E&A: Would you like to introduce yourself?  Heidi: Yes! Heads up, I’m going to lay this out like a user manual:I go by Heidi Stoker, though my birth name is Jessica Kamp. I like to pretend that the ‘K’ is a...

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The Basics of Tarot

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The Basics of Tarot

Modern day Tarot actually began as a card game in Europe during the 1500's. Then known as Tarocchi, it later evolved into a method of divination and continues to be used as such today. Tarot decks are composed of 78 cards: 22 Major Arcana and 56 Minor Arcana. The Minor Arcana are traditionally divided into 4 suits: swords, cups, pentacles, and  wands/batons. With so many beautifully varied decks available today, there is no universal way to interpret a tarot spread. Certainly the meanings of most of the cards overlap from deck to deck, but it ultimately depends on the interaction...

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To Market

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To Market

MAGIC in Las Vegas is one of the largest apparel trade shows in the world. In late February, I zipped off to this glamorous fashion destination sans kids and felt the biggest rush in recent memory. MAGIC is truly magical--It's where all the beautiful people convene to show, sell, and buy the latest and upcoming trends and styles. The lights are bright, the colors are vibrant, the smiles are big, and the champagne is flowing. If you studied fashion and now work in the industry, MAGIC cements your experience in one, big buzzy aha! moment. This was my first trip...

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