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5 Ways to be Eco-friendly As A Small Business

At Larone, we care deeply about the environment and our carbon footprint. It isn't enough that our product and operations are as green as possible. We look for ways to save energy in our office and factory, here are some not-so-obvious ways we do our part. 1. Each light bulb has a switch of its own. This way we only turn on the lights that are needed to light the work area of an individual person. 2. In my office, we installed some glass panels on the wall to let natural light in. This allows me to have adequate lighting without having to switch on all the lights. 3. I wear summer dresses and lightweight clothing everyday, not just because...

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4 Easy Ways to Embrace Zero-Waste Lifestyle

1. Refuse single-use, buy refillable 2. Carry a carry-all. (Larone has handbags with or without lining and even removable lining so that you can carry wet stuff from the market or beach as well as your essentials. 3. Support brands that advocate for zero waste in their product as well as in their operations. (Larone uses scrap material from global production to create smaller products such as coin purses or patchwork designs for their local market). 4. Remember that the "zero" in zero waste is a misnomer. It's about making better choices!

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6 Tips on How you Can Decorate Your Home Naturally

1. A simple addition of plants. Sometimes the addition of a single natural object can launch a vignette into perfection. Look for plants that have interesting shapes and colors and are to scale with the rest of the display. 2.Handwoven baskets for catch-alls, trays, and containers.Go all out with the nature theme and slide natural finds into places where the function is the primary purpose. Take, for example, a handwoven basket made of natural fibers can pretty much accentuate the vibe while holding some of your favorite fruits. 3. Green. Greener. Greenest!For your next centerpiece or tabletop display, try this: Gather an assortment of cylindrical vases in various sizes, along with large leaves in a variety of textures and color...

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What makes our fashion different?

  What is in the heart of our fashion? What makes us different? Where else can I start but from the very beginning, over 90 years ago with my grandfather, Alex, an orphan who learned to weave rattan furniture at an early age. He wove a family history of persistence, artisanship, and creativity. As his business grew, he helped many weavers like himself make a living.  My father and mother have continued on his legacy of working with artisans and weavers. My father, Toni, is still in the same handwoven plant fiber furniture business. My mother, Veronica, established Larone handbags in 1984. They have contributed greatly to the promotion of our local handicrafts in the global market and to the livelihood and progress of...

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5 Reasons Why You Should Start Using Sustainable Handwoven Handbags

Fashion is said to be one of the world’s most polluting industries with the rise of fast fashion and materials made of petroleum. But, don’t worry, you still have the power to make positive change by supporting slow fashion created from sustainable materials. Here are the five reasons why you should consider switching to sustainable handwoven bags. 1. They are made of sustainable materials. Most sustainable handwoven bags use 100% natural plant fibers. These fibers are biodegradable and are sourced locally. Producers who opt to go sustainable seek for materials that are not mass produced. Moreover, energy consumption is curtailed since all materials are hand woven.    2. They are absolutely fashionable, and durable. Every piece is intricately designed, and...

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