• fashion takes a holiday Fashion Takes a Holiday

    From the Laura Tanzer newsletter: Fashion Takes a Holiday News You Can Use: November 2018 This section is devoted to interesting news in and around fashion. This month I focus on Fashion for the Holidays. There are many websites with holiday fashion styling, ideas, & advice. Our favorites include: WHOWHATWEAR VOGUE INSTYLE For the Truly […]

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  • Andrea LeBeau and Laura Tanzer at FMNC Fun with Andrea LeBeau at FMNC

    I met Andrea LeBeau two shows ago and we became fast friends! Andrea designs and hand-paints exquisite felted tunics, shawls, pull-overs, and artwork from natural fibers such as wool, and silk. Like myself, Andrea believes in sensational sustainable fashion. During a break at FMNC we took a moment to try on a few of each-other’s […]

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  • What is a Triple Bottom Line?

    It’s A Simple Bottom Line, Tripled Environment, society, and economy are equally important, yet there is a hierarchy of importance. This triple bottom line hierarchy can be expressed in a diagram. The Triple Bottom Line Components: Ecosystems Simply put, the ecosystem provides the context in which we develop our social and economic systems. It is […]

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  • Greenwashing 4 Ways to Spot Greenwashing

    My thoughts today touch on the topics of sustainable reporting, public relations, and greenwashing within business organizations. What is greenwashing? It is whitewashing, with a ‘green’ twist. In other words, it is a coordinated effort on the part of members of an organization (formal or informal), to hide, obfuscate, or alter facts that are deemed unpleasant […]

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  • Sustainability 101

    “Go Green!” How many times have you heard this or seen it as part of a new business advertisement? In Sustainability 101, I talk about the core of being sustainable. Some believe the phrase “Go Green!”, and “sustainability” to mean the same thing. I’m here to tell you sustainability is much more than a marketing campaign! […]

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  • Laura-Tanzer-One-Of-A-Kind-Chicago-April-2018 One Of A Kind Chicago

    Laura Tanzer at the One Of A Kind Chicago Show I am excited to exhibit my wearable art and select women’s clothing designs from my Spring 2018 and my Fall 2018 collections, at One Of A Kind Chicago Show, April 27-29, 2018 The Mart, Chicago, Booth 7-1101. Body Geometry I believe clothing can be much […]

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  • What is sustainability?

    Three elements of sustainability Sustainability can be defined as any system’s ability to withstand and maintain a healthy, prolonged existence while preventing a harmful impact. Sustainable actions and decisions are those that consider the long-term implications of our decisions rather than merely focusing on the problems of today. They acknowledge social, economic, AND environmental dimensions […]

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  • FMNC Fashion Market Northern California April 2018 Fashion Market Northern California

    Laura Tanzer at FMNC I am showing my Fall 2018 collection, titled Euclidean Geometry, as well as several immediate delivery designs at Fashion Market of Northern California April 15-17, 2018 San Mateo Event Center, Booth #658 Body Geometry I believe clothing can be much better – our clothing can be timelessly chic as well as […]

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  • Tucson Open Studio Tour 2017

    This new configuration of a two weekend Open Studio Tour is a lovely a new paradigm. Since I participate in the Open Studio, I never get to go to other artists’ studios. This year I was able to! The first weekend, Sept 30 and Oct 1, was the “North of River Road” tour. Next weekend, […]

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  • Three Ways to Dress for a Fundraiser Event

    OMG! How should I dress for my upcoming fundraiser??!! If you are anything like me, you have this ‘fashion angst’ a few times during fundraising season. And now you are thinking, “She designs and makes clothes, she doesn’t have a problem!”. Have you ever heard that old phrase about the shoemaker’s children? Yup. That’s me. Making for […]

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