- Karl Lagerfeld has set the theme for this year's Bal de la Rose du Rocher in Monte Carlo as "Belle et Pop," which will combine the imagery and music of France's Golden Age with the latest trends in rap, hip-hop, and soul. [WWD]
- After previously showing in Milan, Burberry will present its next menswear collection in London. [Telegraph]
- Macy's latest brand literally comes straight from a magazine. Teen Vogue collaborated with the retailer on a collection that launches in stores and online today. [WWD]
- Meanwhile, Lily Aldridge has teamed up with Velvet by Graham & Spencer on a 13-piece capsule collection, which reflects the model's signature "boho rock-and-roll glamour" style. [Vogue UK]
- The Salvatore Ferragamo Museum will explore the mystical role of shoes in mythology through its next exhibition, The Amazing Shoemaker — Fairy Tales and Legends About Shoes and Shoemakers. [WWD]
- Condé Nast has premiered video networks for Glamour and GQ to kick-start the development of its newly created entertainment division. [Mashable]
- Iris Apfel's second collection of sunglasses for Eyebobs is now available. [SheFinds]
- Karlie's Kookies might soon be stocked at a Whole Foods near you. [The New York Post]
- Nicholas Kirkwood looks to architecture to inspire his fancy footwear: "The curve, the line, the angles, all of it is close to the structure of a bridge, if not of a building in itself." [AnotherMag]
With the debate of what's actually in our cosmetics always on the forefront of beauty news, it's easy to ask, where can you find products that are actually safe? Believe it or not, it could just be where you buy your groceries. The Campaign for Safe Cosmetics has ranked Whole Foods as the leading retailer in safe cosmetics, according to its retail report. "Whole Foods Market is by far the leader," the report states, "because of its policy of screening more than 400 chemicals of concern from its premium products; offering an extensive range of safer alternatives; and communicating its safety commitments and progress clearly to the public." Other retailers in the report included Walmart, Target, Macy's, and CVS.
Whole Foods has long been beating the trail of healthy cosmetics, having announced its Premium Body Care standards in March 2008. This clearly states that products displaying the Premium Body Care symbol meet standards of safety and environmental impact, among other factors.
There are no federal laws that regulate what "organic" really means in the beauty world, which led Whole Foods to create its own standards. Since it's a national chain, that means more and more customers have access to products that are not only safer for themselves, but also safer for the environment. So the next time you're shopping for organic lentils and kombucha, you might want to swing into the personal care aisle and stock up on some earth-friendly products. Your body will thank you.
Most people never see salmon anywhere but in the store or on a plate. In the supermarket, salmon is typically filleted, with the scales (and most times skin) removed, so only the beautiful, coral-colored flesh remains. Though we read the labels about the fish's origin and whether it's wild or farmed, we really know very little about the journey of that fish.
To share the story of how fish travels from sea to table, Whole Foods Market invited food writers to meet a salmon fisher and explore a fishery at Fisherman's Wharf in San Francisco, CA. Beyond just a tourist destination, the wharf is actually a busy, active dock, where fishermen unload fresh fish off their boats, pack them in ice, and distribute them to purveyors like Whole Foods Market.
Click through to learn more about the fishing rules and regulations and how wild salmon travels from the sea to your dinner table.
You can be savvy with Whole Foods grocery shopping if you know the tricks of the trade. People are loving organic food, especially with documentaries such as Food Inc. shedding light on unhealthy farming practices. But going organic can be more expensive, so I turned to Ashley Hawkins, spokesperson of the supermarket chain, for some tips on how to save. She says:
- Follow the guide: Pick up the Whole Deal value guide that highlights deals, contains coupons, budget-friendly recipes under $4, and money-saving tips. It's also available online!
- Be a tourist: Take a value tour. There are in-store value gurus lead tours to show shoppers how to find the best deals and enjoy savings.
- Save with social media: Most stores or metro areas have their own Twitter and Facebook pages, and they definitely list deals and specials there. Additionally, many stores have deals for the "mayor" of a particular store via Foursquare check-ins.
- Scoop your herbs and spices: Buy only what you need, usually for less than 15 cents per teaspoon.
For more Whole Foods secrets, read on!
Buying groceries from the local Whole Foods or other health food store (like January Jones did last weekend) often means you're doing your body good. Once you're there, the choices you make may also do good for the planet. Follow these earth-friendly tips on your next grocery shopping trip.
- Choose an eco-friendly mode of transportation: Reduce smog-causing pollutants by walking, biking, carpooling, or taking a bus to the store. Getting there by foot or two wheels is also good exercise, so it's a double bonus.
- Shop with reusable bags: Just think about all the waste created from using disposable grocery bags. Do your part by bringing reusable bags for groceries and produce. Not only are you doing good for Mother Earth, canvas bags have sturdy handles, which make them easier to carry, and their durability makes them less likely to burst open, which means no wasted food. If you forget your bags, always choose paper bags over plastic.
Keep reading for more eco-friendly ways to hit up your health food store.
This year, we celebrated Thanksgiving a bit early with a special promotion: we asked you to vote for your favorite Thanksgiving side dish, main entrée, and dessert recipes from Whole Foods Market, with each vote going toward a donation to the Whole Kids Foundation. See our reader-chosen top picks for the Thanksgiving table when you keep clicking.
What's Your Go-To Thanksgiving Dessert? Vote to Donate and For a Chance to Win $1,000 From Whole Foods Market
This Thanksgiving, we're not only giving thanks, but we're also giving back with a special Whole Foods Market Thanksgiving giveaway. To enter to win a $1,000 gift card to Whole Foods Market, check out our six favorite desserts from Whole Foods Market's recipe collection by clicking through the slideshow. Then, vote for your favorite; for every vote cast, YumSugar will donate 25 cents to the Whole Kids Foundation (up to $5,000). After you've cast your vote, check out the last slide for details on how to enter to win.
Help us donate more by voting for your favorite side dish and main dish. Don't forget to check out Whole Foods Market's Thanksgiving Shop for everything you need for your holiday meal. Now, click through to pick your favorite dessert, and we'll donate to the Whole Kids Foundation!
What'll Be Your Main Dish For Thanksgiving? Vote to Donate and For a Chance to Win $1,000 From Whole Foods Market
This Thanksgiving, we're not only giving thanks, but we're also giving back with a special Whole Foods Market Thanksgiving giveaway. To enter to win a $1,000 gift card to Whole Foods Market, check out our five favorite main dishes from Whole Foods Market's recipe collection by clicking through the slideshow. Then, vote for your favorite; for every vote cast, YumSugar will donate 25 cents to the Whole Kids Foundation (up to $5,000). After you've cast your vote, check out the last slide for details on how to enter to win.
Help us donate more by voting for your favorite side dish, and stay tuned for more recipes in the coming week. Until then, click through to pick your favorite main dish and we'll donate to the Whole Kids Foundation! Don't forget to check out Whole Foods Market's Thanksgiving Shop for everything you need for your Holiday meal.
This Thanksgiving, we're not only giving thanks, but we're also giving back. Introducing our special Whole Foods Market Thanksgiving giveaway! To enter to win a $1,000 gift card to Whole Foods Market, check out our eight favorite Thanksgiving entrées from Whole Foods Market's recipe collection by clicking through the slideshow. Then, vote for your favorite side dish; for every vote cast, YumSugar will donate 25 cents to the Whole Kids Foundation (up to $5,000). After you've cast your vote, check out the last slide for details on how to enter to win.
Tune in over the next two weeks for more Thanksgiving recipes and more chances to win. Now, click through to pick your favorite side dish and donate to the Whole Kids Foundation.