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Jenni Avins

The Inaugural Women Entrepreneurs Festival: Building a Better Movement

Jenni Avins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Jenni Avins

The Women Entrepreneurs Festival was more about building community -- the kind of community that seamlessly melds technology with art. It's the Women's Movement, 2.0.

'Making It' at New York Fashion Week (VIDEO)

Jenni Avins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Jenni Avins

As always at New York Fashion Week, there's been talk about our city's role in the industry. The consensus seems to be that while Paris may be forever more refined, New York is the place for young designers to get their start.

VIDEO: Historic Threads of NY Fashion Week

Jenni Avins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Jenni Avins

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Can Globalization Be Glamorous? Check Out Brazil

Jenni Avins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Jenni Avins

The country's protectionist trade policy, urban migration and growing GDP are contributing to a Brazilian fashion industry that is attracting foreign investment and exporting Brazilian brands.

Video: Jenni Avins' Wardrobe Surgery with Junky Styling

Jenni Avins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Jenni Avins

I first heard of Junky Styling from Mathilda Tham -- you may remember her as the brainy beauty from Sweden.closettour who introduced me to the intersection between environmentalism, psychology and my closet.

Sustainability and Swedish Fashion: A New Website and a New Exhibit

Jenni Avins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Jenni Avins

Four days of reporting in Stockholm was the first step in a journey to define sustainable style, a subject cloaked in mystery. For the last few weeks, I've continued the search for sustainability, enlisting the help of fashion designers, physicists, factory managers and farmers.

Bags, Tags and Automobiles

Jenni Avins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Jenni Avins

Most women in New York City do not drive cars. Sure, we ride the subway, but in many ways, our purses are our vehicles. They might be one of the first things a person notices about us.

Sustainable Fashion Strategy: Play Hard to Get, Take It Slow

Jenni Avins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Jenni Avins

I've seen the topic of sustainability, appear with increasing frequency. And while the fashion industry and the media agree on its importance, no one seems able to land on a definition.