Archive for February, 2011
Women are known to wear their hearts on their sleeves. But what about showing off their brains?
Melissa Slaven-Warren knows how to celebrate the fun, independent characteristics of real women with her Meliciously Yours line of t-shirts for women from ages 5-105. Nicknamed a combination of her first name and the word “delicious”, Melissa decided on the name of [...]
We hit the fall fashion shows and wanted to share with you our thoughts.
Of course, we were most excited about the collection from J. Mendel, the inventive furrier and designer. The inspiration behind his Fall 2011 collection? Tribal touches and patterns from tribal appliques on coats to stenciled sleeves to mink intarsia backs to appliqued dresses and gowns.
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Gyms can be expensive, but exercise gear doesn’t have to be. It can also be eco-friendly if you choose smartly.
Here are a few of the Tribal Gals’ picks to make the earth and your wallet greener:
If you like to exercise outside, hit the ground running with the Casio Solar Runners Watch for $32. It’s solar-powered so you [...]
Anupa Horvil, the designer/founder of Anupa, was on a worldwide backpacking trip when she fell in love with Vietnam and decided to embark on the new mission of merging quality and luxury with affordability and style and launch Anupa handbags. Soon enough, her designs assumed an eco edge as she devoted her time to sourcing ethical materials [...]
If you are anything like us, you barely have time for errands, specifically, laundry and dry cleaning. The stork to the rescue…The Laundy Stork. The Laundry Stork offers a 1 day turnaround eco-friendly laundry service and 2-3 day turnaround Green Earth dry cleaning service in Manhattan and Brooklyn for you urbanites. Even better than the fast [...]
While Valentine’s Day occurs in the United States on February 14th, it is not celebrated in Brazil on this day as it usually falls too little before or after Carnival, a floating holiday infamous for its debauchery. Instead, Brazilians celebrate their Dia dos Namorados (”Day of the Enamored” or “Boyfriends’/Girlfriends’ Day”) day on June 12th most [...]
The Tribal Gals’ top 10 “green” gift ideas to fire up the romance this Valentine’s Day are below:
The Tribal Gals celebrated Valentine’s Day in style last night with a trunk show co-hosted by the sophisticated Henley & Sloan’s British menswear line. Guests perused our latest pieces from Africa and Brazil while enjoying shortbread cookies decorated red in the spirit of the holiday with a glass of bubbly. The most popular gift for men [...]
Democratic Republic of Congo’s first rehabilitation centre for victims of sexual violence called “City of Joy” opened last Friday to assist victims of the mass rape characteristic of the conflict in eastern Congo following the Rwandan genocide in 1994. Funded by the United Nations, the centre was launched in the eastern town of Bukavu by Eve Ensler, author of the [...]