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The Gentleman's Fund. Octoer 2008. Better Men Better World Search Nominees. Sean was one of the nominees for GQ Magazine's Better Men Better World Search. The search was conducted as part of The Gentleman's Fund, an initiative of GQ Magazine and many other partners.
Social Venture Labs. August 13, 2008. If Sustainability were a person, I'd be Sean Schmidt. Startup guru Christine Haskell interviews Sean on his Nordstrom and Sustainable Style Foundation experiences. Sindicated on Seattle Examiner and StartupNation.
Kojo Nnamdi Show. July 2, 2008. Clothing and Culture: Ethical Fashion. Sean joins Jo Paoletti and Priya Patel on the Kojo Nnamdi Show to discuss ethical fashion.
WorldChanging WorldChanging Seattle. May 16, 2008. Emerging Resource: The Smart Set. Julia Steinberger waxes a bit poetic about The Smart Set.
Ballard News Tribune Ballard News Tribune, April 1, 2008. Group hears sustainable ideas. Dean Wong. The Ballard News Tribune reviews several projects presented at the Sustainable Ballard monthly gathering, including SSF's Sustainable Industry & Design (SID) Institute, Museum, and Hall of Fame.
Seattle Magazine Seattle Magazine, April 2008. Entertaining: green goes glam. Kelley Moore. Seattle lifestyle and design diva Kelley Moore sits down with Rebecca Luke, Sean Schmidt, and friends to chat about environmental issues and entertaining.


KUOW Logo KUOW Weekday with Steve Scher. Thursday, April 12, 2007. Socially Responsible Products and Design. An hour discussion with host Steve Scher on whether style and sustainability can co-exist.
The Daily logo The Daily (University of Washington). April 3, 2007. Film Fest Encourages Eco-Friendly Lifestyles. An article on the Hazel Wolf Environmental Film Festival including Sean's comments during a Global Warming & Communication panel discussion.

Utne Logo Utne Reader. January/February 2006."Not too Sexy for the Earth" by Andi McDaniel. An article on making sustainability appealing.


"The Lazy Environmentalist" Radio Show. September 26, 2005. Aligning Sustainability and Style. SSF's co-founders featured along with Leslie Hoffman of Earthpledge in a discussion of sustainable style with host Josh Dorfman (available for download & podcast).
Seattle Post - Intelligencer. May 2, 2005. Seattle non-profit pushes style that's sustainable. An article on SSF and the 2005 OSSA Awards. April 29, 2005. Outstanding Sustainable Style Awards. Coverage of the 2005 OSSA Awards.
Portland, OR - February 10, 2005. West Linn shop specializes in sustainable style. SSF Style Ambassador comments on Portland's Greenloop and sustainable style trends.
Portland, OR - February 3, 2005. West Linn boutique carries sustainably stylish products . SSF Style Ambassador comments on Portland's Greenloop and sustainable style trends.


Natural Home Magazine - September, 2004. Sustainably Stylish: who's the eco-fairest of them all. Natural Home Magazine picked up our 2004 Best-Dressed Environmental List and ran with it.
Evergreen Monthly - July, 2004. Style point: fashion & sustainability do mix. Evergeen Monthly's Emily Garland interviews SSF Co-founders Rebecca Luke and Sean Schmidt on their efforts to save the world in style.
HoBO MAGAZINE Issue #4, 2004. Seattle: bibio tech. In an article by Matthew Putnam on Seattle's new library, SSF Style Ambassador and Co-founder Sean Schmidt comments on style and sustainability in Seattle.
Seattle - Post Intelligencer. January 27, 2004. Students gain awareness of environment. SSF and Seattle-area YESC partner on student symposium.
Seattle - Grist Magazine. November 3, 2003. Dear Me column. SSF Co-founder's week-long diary on his trip to LA.


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