Summer Rayne Oakes
5 MINUTES WITH
SUMMER RAYNE OAKES:
MODEL AND CO-FOUNDER OF SOURCE4STYLE
I CAN’T LIVE WITHOUT … nature.
I RELAX BY … unwinding in my hammock with a good book.
I LIKE TO … go trail running on the weekends.
I THINK BEAUTY IS … a deep, textured mind.
MY FRIDGE USUALLY CONTAINS … distilled herbal teas.
MY EXERCISE ROUTINE IS … running, cardio, dance, and stretch.
MY FAVOURITE BEAUTY TREATMENT THAT LEAVES ME LOOKING AND FEELING NATURALLY BEAUTIFUL IS … a therapeutic massage.
MY NUMBER ONE BEAUTY TIP IS … wear sunscreen.
Summer Rayne Oakes is a model-activist, author of bestselling style guide Style, Naturally, and CEO/Co-founder of Source4Style, a B2B online marketplace that allows designers to discover and source more sustainable materials from a network of global suppliers. She has developed more environmentally-preferable collections with a variety of brands, including Payless ShoeSource’s zoe&zac line, MODO eco eyewear, Aveeno, and Portico Home.
Summer is Editor-at-Large for Above Magazine and has recently written-produced her first film – an environmental art short called eXtinction, which will debut in 2012. Vanity Fair has named Oakes a “Global Citizen,” Outside called her one of the “Top Environmental Activists,” and CNBC called her one of the “Top 10 Green Entrepreneurs of 2010.”
Summer Rayne is a graduate of Cornell University with degrees in Environmental Science and Entomology and is a Udall environmental scholar, PERC Environmental Fellow, and National Wildlife Federation Fellow. You can follow her on Twitter.