Author: ecochiccayman

Sage Larock: Making Waves With Sustainable Fashion

Taryn Sage Larock is making waves in the fashion industry.  As a former model and now fashion designer, her passion for fashion and dedication to ocean advocacy reflects in her modern sustainable luxury collection of swimwear and apparel.  Her collection is “clothing that is naturally beautiful both inside and out” it is entirely sustainable, ethically made, animal cruelty free and made with the ocean in mind.  Sage Larock offers limited edition pieces that have a timeless and classic appeal.  At the heart of her clothing line is staying authentic to her love for the ocean by ensuring all of her pieces are made in both a sustainable and ethical manner.  A key component to her swimsuit collection and apparel is that they are made from “sustainable fabrics such as organic OEKO-TEX® certified cotton, Italian recycled poly fabric, which is made of recycled fishing nets and plastic debris recovered from the ocean, and extra soft hemp jersey, which is grown and produced without any chemicals” highlighting eco-friendly options that transcend and create sustainable luxury fashion. Sustainability …

The Holiday Gift Guide: For The Beauty and The Stud

“Le Visage is a luxury cosmetics and skincare boutique renowned for its expansive selection of exclusive brands, advanced skincare products and devoted customer service.”- Le Visage Ready or not, the holidays are on their way.  It’s that time of year when we all like to add a little more glitz and glam to our look.  Even the guys take pride in looking debonair in their sleek suits during the holidays.   Le Visage  has an array of fabulous gifts that are the perfect match for the beauty buff and stud muffin you know and love. Gifts for Her: The Beauty For the lady who is a bit of a beauty buff, whether it’s your bestie or sister who loves to look glamorous at parties and chic at the office, Le Visage has narrowed down the top 5 beauty essentials that make the perfect gift this holiday season.  These top of the line cosmetics and skincare products will have you wanting to indulge a little and buy yourself something nice.  Curious what makes these products so …

Bee Line Designs: Buzzing About Holiday Gems

Gale Tibbetts, is a Caymanian artist and founder of Bee Line Designs.  Gale handcrafts an exquisite collection of island chic jewelry.  Her collection comprises of unique pieces made from Swarovski crystals, semi-precious gem stones, pearls and a selection of metals.  The heart of her jewelry is capturing the essence of island life.  She draws inspiration from the natural beauty of our island, the ocean and nautical themed pieces specific to the Cayman Islands.  Gale has been designing and making handmade jewelry for the past 35 years.  In addition to her collections, Gale is always happy to create custom designs and pieces. The Holiday Collection   ’Tis the season to sparkle and look glamorous.  Gale’s signature holiday collection dazzles with Swarovski crystals.  This limited edition designed just for the holidays features iconic holiday classics such as: Christmas Trees and Snowmen. Her craftsmanship reflects elegance and simplicity.  These holiday gems are the perfect accessory to wear for your upcoming holiday party. Holiday Earrings: CI$25 Islands Vibes   Gale’s island inspired collection is a nautical theme specific to the Cayman …

3 Girls & A Kiln: Gift Guide Island Chic Ceramic

Meet The Girls! 3 Girls and a Kiln is composed of the three dynamic artists based here in the Cayman Islands.  Their signature style is ceramic artwork that is “Island Chic” with a great emphasis on capturing the essence of island vibes.  They primarily draw their inspiration from the natural beauty of our island— a place they call home.  Other inspirations come from their love to create fun designs, witty typography, and their artistic backgrounds.  Their collection is always evolving but staying true to island vibes.  This year they released a chic black and white lion fish themed collection.  The beauty of this collective talented trio is that they come different art backgrounds which compliments one another whist bringing innovation to their brand and sophisticated line of modern ceramic products. Holiday Gift Guide: Gifts Under $50 from the 3 Girls & a Kiln Collection   ’Tis the season to seek out handcrafted island chic gifts perfect for your friend, loved one or family member that is the artist, the hostess, the homemaker and/or the foodie.  …

PWC Ocean Awareness Week: Saving Sharks

PriceWaterhouseCoopers (PWC) kicks off their second annual Ocean Awareness Week on Sunday, 19th November 2017.  In the spirit of ocean advocacy PWC’s employees are showing their love for the ocean and commitment to ocean awareness by competing with one another in a series of Ocean Friendly Challenges.  Bonus! This year, they are extending an invitation to community of the Cayman Islands to take the challenge to raise ocean awareness whether as an individual, with friends and family or with your colleagues.  In addition, PWC’s Ocean Awareness Week would like to use this opportunity to raise awareness for sharks.  In particular, they would like to highlight the dedicated hard work and commitment to protect sharks by the Cayman Islands Department of Environment through their Cayman Islands Shark Project. Cayman Islands Shark Project By Dept. of Environment and Marine Conservation International. The Cayman Islands Sharks Project provides information leading to a greater understanding, both locally and regionally, of the need to conserve these species and the environment on which they depend. With the help of acoustic tags, …

SAMUDRA Skin & Sea: Wild about Seaweed & the Ocean

“Samudra means ‘ocean’ in Sanskrit” All roads lead to the ocean; as the name suggests the ocean is the driving force behind Samudra Skin & Sea, their mission, vision and advocacy. Founder Shilpi Chhotray has an extensive background in marine biology, conservation and ocean advocacy. Her love for the ocean and dedication to the betterment of the environment is rooted in her eco-friendly skincare line, Samudra Skin & Sea. Shilpi teamed with up with inspiring and likeminded women, and together they built a socially-conscious skincare brand based in San Francisco, California. They are a mission-driven company seeking to provide products that are made from pure ingredients that gives value to an individual’s personal wellbeing, and is good for the planet. Every step of the way they have the best interest of the planet in mind with a focus on protection of the ocean. Their ethos, is staying authentic to their love for the ocean by providing a line of skincare products that combines ecological integrity, personal wellness and honest ingredients. They believe in educating consumers …