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Item of the Day: Megan Auman

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Item of the Day: Megan Auman “Art isn’t easy—even when you’re hot,” wrote Tony-winning composer Stephen Sondheim. For confirmation of that fact, just ask Megan Auman, a longtime jewelry designer who expanded her reach into scarves, decorative pillows, bags and other accessories this year. Trained as a metalsmith, Auman actually …

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“Green” Marketers Alert: FTC Issues New Expanded Green Guides

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Washington—Before you start referring to your products as “environmentally friendly” or “eco-friendly”, you might ought to read The Federal Trade Commission’s revised “Green Guides,” new marketing guidelines aimed at ensuring environmental attributes of a product are truthful and non-deceptive. Released on Monday, the revisions to the FTC’s Green Guides reflect …

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Trend Finder: “Green”/Eco Products

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Who knew fashion could be so friendly—eco-friendly, that is.  This summer designers promote sustainability through “green” and eco-friendly accessories. Expect to see organic yarns, recycled materials, and faux leathers so convincing you might forget they’re synthetic!  Where to Find Green/Eco Products (Sponsored):    Sprout Watches An Eco-Friendly timepiece Style Number: …