• three ways to wear a convertible dress Three ways to wear a convertible dress

    Michelle Micalizzi and Laura Tanzer discuss three ways to wear a convertible dress I loved speaking with Michelle Micalizzi of Relentless Talk Radio! One never knows where these conversations will go, and this was so enjoyable. I’m usually a bit shy. Thank you for making me feel comfortable on camera! Relentless Talk Radio invites people […]

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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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  • California Artisan & Craft Show Dates

    I’m looking forward to several artisan and craft shows in California!  Come learn how I use my digital photographs on natural fibers to create one of a kind and limited edition luxurious wearable art.  Come see me in Pasadena and San Francisco and Marin/San Rafael. Contemporary Crafts Market in Pasadena Dates: June 7, 8, 9 […]

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  • shopping womens clothing Tucson 2019 downtown Visit Tucson – Shopping Downtown Tucson

    Shopping in downtown Tucson! According to InStyle Magazine, Tucson is one of the top 10 U.S. travel destinations because Tucson has so much to see and do! After you’ve taken in the gorgeous Saguaro National Park, the Arizona-Sonora Desert Musuem, and the Tucson Botanical Gardens, you will want to go shopping.  I recommend shopping in […]

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  • local artists who inspire us laura tanzer Voyage Phoenix interview: Meet Laura Tanzer

    Local Artists Who Inspire Us In November 2018 VoyagePhoenix interviewed Laura Tanzer for #AZCreatives Local Artists Who Inspire Us.  Here’s an excerpt: Laura Tanzer – what should we know? What do you do best? What sets you apart from the competition? “I design and engineer modern clothing in a sustainable way, right here in Arizona. […]

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  • Local designers inspire eco-conscious trends

    In the September issue, Green Living AZ Magazine’s Laura Madden interviews three local designers about the fight against fast fashion, their inspiration, and eco-conscious trends. Laura Tanzer talks about “conscious consumption“. Marisa Mike advocates growing and raising your own food as much you can. Ruby Farias talks about reducing unnecessary waste at home. Finding Your One […]

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  • limited-edition fashion by Laura Tanzer future of fashion Why Made-To-Order and Limited-Edition Production are the Future of Fashion

    Why Made-To-Order and Limited-Edition Production are the Future of Fashion September 13, 2018 As consumers head online and into stores to shop Fall 2018 clothing, boutique buyers are in New York City shopping and placing orders for Spring 2019. Laura Tanzer is in New York City this week, showing her limited-edition Spring 2019 collection at […]

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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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  • 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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