• Ethical Jewelry: A Sparkling Commitment to Sustainability

    Introduction In a world where ethical consumption is becoming increasingly important, the jewelry industry is undergoing a profound transformation. As consumers become more conscious of the environmental and social impacts of their purchases, the demand for ethical jewelry is on the rise. In this blog post, we’ll delve into the concept of ethical jewelry, exploring […]

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    March 13, 2024 By Deena Danielle
  • Introducing Shop Nomad Moda – Shop Sustainably without Sacrificing Style

    Shop Nomad Moda is live! This is something that I’ve wanted to do for a long time. If you know me, you know I absolutely love thrifting. I love the experience of going around thrift stores in Los Angeles, and perusing the racks and aisles searching for a gem in the haystack of old clothes. […]

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    October 25, 2020 By Deena Danielle
  • Brands to Watch This Spring

    As I’ve become more interested in brands ethics and sustainable practices I wanted to create a little list of brands to watch. I recently attended a Zero Waste/ Create event in Los Angeles put together by Jen Griswold and Social Set Studio which featured People of Leisure (where this dress is from), Lather, A Weathered […]

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    June 12, 2019 By Deena Danielle
  • Earth Day

    In honor of Earth Day this look is comprised of a thrifted skirt from Goodwill and pieces that have been worn before. The headband I’ve had forever. The shoes are my gym shoes. The blazer I got for a Holiday party. The shirt is really a bodysuit that I got last summer. The necklace and […]

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    April 21, 2019 By Deena Danielle
  • Siku Jewelry – Launches Online Shop

    Siku Jewelry Flex Collection Look Book I am absolutely thrilled to share this news with you. This has been a long time coming. Siku Jewelry has launched and now has an online shop! View our website here. Model Ryli Smith wearing Flex Necklace Flex Collection We launched with the “Flex” Collection. So, this first collection from […]

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    July 12, 2018 By Deena Danielle
  • Designing for the Future : Trends We Need to Consider Now

    Can you design a dress, car, or interior to future-proof it? Certainly yes, to an extent. Future proofing is definitely something to consider when initiating a new project. Any design blossoms from creativity. Hopefully that’s innovative in itself. But, to be successful (and profitable) long term, the design must be timeless. Timelessness in style is […]

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    June 10, 2017 By Deena Danielle
  • 10 Ethical Festival Fashion Brands to shop without compromising “cool”

    Festival season has started. Ultra and Coachella have already happened in Florida and California, and there are many more festivals with amazing line-ups scheduled for this summer. I myself, love a weekend away to enjoy some of my favorite bands, dj’s, and good vibes, but it’s important to be a conscious festival goer. Festivals, and […]

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    May 3, 2017 By Deena Danielle
  • Adidas x Parley : From Sea to Shoe

    Adidas x Parley is a beautiful collaboration. Adidas partnered with Parley to create a sneaker made from repurposed plastic. It’s wonderful to see more and more designers implementing eco conscious practices. It’s so essential to the evolvement of design. I wrote a post about “Designing For the Future” that delves into this topic even further. “PLASTIC IS […]

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    September 28, 2016 By Deena Danielle
  • Emma Watson’s Met Gala Dress

    If you haven’t seen it by now you should know about Emma Watson’s Met Gala dress. The dress is not only beautiful, and amazingly crafted, it is also made from recyclables such as plastic water bottles. The dress is designed by Calvin Klein. It’s a multiple piece gown that has a bodice, pants, and trail. The […]

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    May 6, 2016 By Deena Danielle
  • Designer Behnaz Farahi: Caress of the Gaze

    3D Design I was lucky enough to stumble across Behnaz Farahi “Caress of the Gaze”. What struck me about the work by the 3D designer and architect is the seamless integration of art and science. She is based in Los Angeles. Her work pushes the limits of how we traditionally define immobile objects. Imagine clothing […]

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    February 25, 2016 By Deena Danielle