In this weekly podcast, Sophia Amoruso, the self-made powerhouse behind NastyGal, swaps entrepreneurial stories and secrets with some of the world's leading beauty, health, and fashion visionaries. Amoruso went from dumpster diving thrift finds to helming a fortune 500 company, so girl knows how to keep it real. We especially love her chat with Emily Weiss, the founder of Glossier.
Tampa Bay Times food critic Laura Reiley used her vacation time to investigate hundreds of local Tampa Bay restaurants. Her findings revealed lies, deception, and honest mistakes in the farm to table community. As conscious consumers, it's in our best interest to push restaurants for more transparency. Reiley's Farm to Fable report shows what can happen when we don't.
Woodlot was featured in Vogue this week alongside many of our Vancouver friends. Photo credit: Vogue
"When I first met Foaud, he gave me a bar of soap that he’d made. He talked about the recipe, the process, and how he wanted share it with the people he loves most. Today that special soap bar is featured in Vogue, alongside our good friends Tight Club, One Yoga for the People, Le Marché St. George, GRAIN, and one of our most beloved places, Stanley Park." <3 Sonia
Stand-up comedian Aparna Nancheria doing her thing.
Funny women have always garnered big laughs, but in 2016, they're finally getting bigger venues too. From Daily Show alumni Samantha Bee hosting her own late night show, to stand-up comedian Aparna Nancheria and Broad City writer Naomi Ekperigin getting Comedy Central half-hour specials, it seems change is finally coming to the comedy boy's club.
Photo credit: James Random
Gena Hamshaw of Choosing Raw proves that yes, it is possible to recreate a delicious, creamy Caesar salad sans eggs, mayonnaise, anchovies, and Parmesan. Yup, your new favourite Caesar salad is vegan.
The spellbinding Vancouver performer talked to us about her "magical" body creams, and how she stays (mostly) sane on tour.
WHAT'S UP NEXT WEEK?
Team Woodlot talks to Michelle Rizzardo of the stylish Gastown boutique, One of a Few.