August 2011 - Metro Hippie
Monthly archive August, 2011
LEAF Vanity

LEAF Vanity

Just saw this photo series on Nissan LEAF’s Facebook page and thought it was quite clever… Owners of the new all-electric auto are sharing their pride in a number of ways, one of which is on personalized vanity plates. Some fun ones in here! Let’s take a look… and last but not least, my fave...
Project Aura Lightin' Up

Project Aura Lightin’ Up

I pride myself on minimizing the number of wants in my life, but damn… I WANT this!… in fact, I NEED this! It’s a want for the ridiculous amount of style that oozes from it, and it’s a need for its functional purpose of promoting safety… this thing truly embodies the power of design, and...
Ridin' the Talk

Ridin’ the Talk

I’m excited to be share with y’all a cool project/adventure a friend of mine is taking on. Cindy Gilbert is the director of the Minneapolis College of Art and Design’s Sustainable Design online programs. I’ve gotten to know her a bit over the months as she’s brought me on to the faculty to lead an...
Zem's 5 tips for Super Chic Moms

Zem’s 5 tips for Super Chic Moms

Zem Joaquin is the founder of EcoFabulous, a popular green website geared towards stylish individuals who want to affect environmental change while staying true to their most authentic (and fashionable) selves. In this interview, Zem shares some helpful tips to guide parents in making more ecologically conscientious decisions while gaining much coveted “cool mom” status....