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A vegan silk… we’re going to find one!

A vegan silk… we’re going to find one!

Lucy Tammam November 28, 2014 0

Hello Chic Vegans! This month my mission is focussed on creating a real silk that is also vegan. I figured if I can find enough empty cocoons, wild and discarded by their original inhabitant,

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New Thanksgiving Traditions

New Thanksgiving Traditions

Dianne November 27, 2014 0

During the holidays, many people get swept up in traditions that have been in their families for years, participating in them without much thought or question, for ex., eating turkey, buying presents, etc. In

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Interview Series: Candle Cafe’s Joy Pierson

Interview Series: Candle Cafe’s Joy Pierson

Robin November 26, 2014 0

Nutritionist, cookbook author, restaurant owner, and generally amazing.  That’s Joy Pierson, co-owner (with partner Bart Potenza) of the New York’s famous Candle Cafe and Candle 79 restaurants.  Chic Vegan was able to steal a

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Product Review: Arbor Teas

Product Review: Arbor Teas

Zsu Dever November 25, 2014 0

I was thrilled to receive a few samples of Arbor Teas brand loose leaf teas to review. I was at first impressed by the organic certification that all their teas come with, and the

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Accessorize Compassioniately and Fashionably with Truth Belts

Accessorize Compassioniately and Fashionably with Truth Belts

Adrienne Borgersen November 24, 2014 1

  Take it from this Fashionista – it hasn’t been easy to find durable, quality, belts that are not leather and also stylish. I’ve had drawers full of plastic & pvc belts that crack

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Canopy Verde Carroll Clutch – The Perfect Vegan Gift

Canopy Verde Carroll Clutch – The Perfect Vegan Gift

Dianne November 21, 2014 39

If you’re looking for that perfect vegan gift this holiday season, look no further than the Canopy Verde Carroll Clutch. The Carroll Clutch is great for a weekend brunch date, cocktail party, or just as an everyday bag to

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Exotic Handbags by Sous Sus: Encouraging a Compassionate Alternative

Exotic Handbags by Sous Sus: Encouraging a Compassionate Alternative

Adrienne Borgersen November 20, 2014 3

I was blown away, when I received my olive-metallic toned, faux-python skin tote bag from California based designer Sous Sus! It is just gorgeous, well constructed, roomy and goes with everything I own. I

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Interview Series: Sarah Gross from Rescue Chocolate

Interview Series: Sarah Gross from Rescue Chocolate

Dianne November 19, 2014 0

I first met Sarah Gross about four and a half years ago at a vegan potluck, where she was the guest of honor and had been invited to talk about her then-new company Rescue Chocolate.

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Recipe: Classic Veggie Chili from Nava Atlas

Recipe: Classic Veggie Chili from Nava Atlas

Nava Atlas November 18, 2014 0

This chili recipe isn’t revolutionary, but a plant-based repertoire wouldn’t be complete without it. For a classic combo, serve with Corn Kernel Cornbread and a colorful salad, combining mixed greens, tomatoes, carrots, cucumbers, olives, and

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Recipe: Yin-Yang Thanksgiving Pate from Zel Allen

Recipe: Yin-Yang Thanksgiving Pate from Zel Allen

Zel Allen November 17, 2014 0

With a touch of playful sculpture, two tasty appetizer pâtés become one very striking yin-yang presentation with an underlying philosophical Taoist message: a balanced approach to the opposites that occur in everyday life. Both

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