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Macie Kreutzer grew up in South Carolina and is a Southern girl at heart; but after living in New York City upon college graduation and then moving to the west coast she has become a California girl, residing in San Diego now for nearly eight years. Macie has worked in fashion marketing and PR for such acclaimed brands as Valentino, JLo by Jennifer Lopez, Kangol, Charlotte Russe, House of Deréon and Julez Bryant. Her passion for fashion is more than just a career choice but a topic she loves to write about and discuss. She has written for 944 Magazine and taught courses at Fashion Careers College in San Diego. Macie’s other interests include pop culture, books, film, travel and entertaining. As a mother to her son, Kane, the topic closest to her heart is motherhood.

Eco-Friendly Fashion By Future: Standard

Conscientious shopping is becoming more important to today’s savvy consumer who is looking for clothing that is fashionable but also environmentally conscious. While it is a great feeling to find the perfect outfit, it’s an even better one to know it was made with respect to the environment and the workers who created it.  San Diego-based online boutique Future:Standard was founded on this principle as it aims to provide fair-trade, eco-friendly clothing and accessories that are stylish, fashionable and affordable.

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In the boutique’s “$50 Or Less” category, the I’m With The Band top by Threads For Thought comes in a trendy native print and is made of organic cotton and produced in socially responsible factories.  Threads for Thought even takes it a step further with portions of their sales going to an environmental charity.

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Looking for something on the dressy side? Try the flared sleeve tunic Bedford dress by Sunner made in Los Angeles, California, with sustainable silk that has been spotted on Kourtney Kardashian who is a fan of the line.  Jewelry gets the eco-friendly treatment as well.  Proudly wear your zodiac sign with a necklace from Ija Designs that is made with recycled metals and by sustainable practices in Oregon.  These are a just a few of the many items Future:Standard carries, all following the practice of producing fashion with “green” materials and in a respectful way.

Photo Credit: Future:Standard

Future:Standard is generously offering an exclusive 15% off discount to Miss A readers from now until midnight on Wednesday February 1st.  Simply enter promotion code SHOPECO15 at check out to receive your discount.  Shop with a guilt-free conscience for your next look at Future:Standard and be proud to look good while doing good.



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