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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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  • Clothing Inspired By Euclidean Geometry

    This is part of my Fall 2018 women’s clothing collection, which is inspired by Euclidean Geometry. In other words, circles, squares, triangles and rectangles. This top is made from two circles. I use delicious fabrics. I also print my art on fabric, using a digital printing process. Come see me at EDGE Designers NYC to […]

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  • cropped-laura_made-right-here Tucson Designer Laura Tanzer Victorious at Phoenix Fashion Week

    Tucson Designer Laura Tanzer Victorious at Phoenix Fashion Week Designer of sustainably chic, quality engineered clothing Wins Coveted Prize Tucson, AZ (October 17, 2016) This past Friday, October 14, 2016, Laura Tanzer WON the Emerging Designer Competition at Phoenix Fashion week, held every year at Talking Stick Resort in Scottsdale. Phoenix Fashion Week bridges emerging designers […]

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  • Video from Phoenix Fashion Week 2016

    Video of Laura Tanzer’s runway show finale at Phoenix Fashion Week 2016 Caylee Cottrell opened the evening with tap dance Caylee was awesome and having so much fun! The crowd was delighted by this entertainment performance. Moments prior to walking the runway, Caylee danced wearing Laura Tanzer: Italian cotton knit pants in gray, and Italian […]

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  • cropped-laura_made-right-here What Sustainability Means to Laura Tanzer

    What does sustainability mean to Laura Tanzer?  Since I am an advocate of sustainable action, I thought you might be interested in my perspective on this subject. BEWARE – I have a deep and abiding interest and knowledge of this subject. My ‘mini treatise’ on this subject will be a bit dry…. READ ON, and […]

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  • Laura Tanzer at Moxy Modern Luxury Magazine photo shoot Modern Luxury Scottsdale – Style Watch interview

    Modern Luxury Scottsdale is a beautiful magazine focused on all things luxury, sophistication, and stylish in Scottsdale!  Shopping, playing, eating, and the Scottsdale scene…I love it!  I am super excited about this interview in the Style Watch column in the September 2016 issue of the Scottsdale edition, page 52. I spoke with author Masada Siegel […]

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