Tuesday, August 15, 2017
Add some eco cool to late Summer 2017 with this soft and silky Tencel dress that can evoke a languid look no matter what the occasion. Tencel or lyocell is a sustainable fabric, regenerated from wood cellulose. It is similar in hand to rayon and bamboo, both regenerated fabrics. However, Tencel is one of the most environmentally friendly regenerated fabrics.
It is long and glam lending its lines to strappy little heels, slides or even kicks.made from soft and silky Tencel. Pockets add to the charm. Available in soft black (shown) dark charcoal grey, light grey or blue. Price a wardrobe stretching $118.57 from the We Are Stories shop on Etsy.
Friday, August 4, 2017
Cool down a hot August in the city with a dress that just may be THE slip dress to round out Summer 2017. This is anything but a classic slip dress. It features all of the current hot fashion details like those thin twin spaghetti straps that criss-cross in back. Plus the tulip skirted mock wrap front cascading into a hi-lo hemline that flutters in the breeze. The front bodice is lined.
Dress is made of eco modal and poly blend that is a perfect easy-care knit in a beautiful washed red sunset shade. Find it now at Lulus for just $55. Sizes xs-L.
Thursday, July 27, 2017
Eco transitional maxi in ultra-soft cotton/modal. This eco fashion dress features a scoop neckline and convenient side-seam pockets. Its flattering lines flare from the bust over the body to a sweeping curved hem. Enjoy it for local entertaining or take it traveling. Find it now for just $89.95 at Soft Surroundings Sizes xs to xl.
Tuesday, July 18, 2017
Retro swimsuits are in, and eco-fresh swimsuits are really IN! And this 2-piece eco swimsuit from Reformation has all of the tic boxes checked off. Shown here is a "Monte Carlo" top featuring a sweetheart neckline and bowed front and a high-rise "Mandalay" bottom in the season's freshest retro check: gingham. It's particularly a head turner in green [styles are available in black and white gingham also.] Fabric used in creating the suit is a lightweight stretchy 85% recycled polyamide and 20% elasthane. Top is priced $98 and bottom is $78 from Reformation. Feel good about shopping. Feel good about the planed.
Wednesday, July 12, 2017
Eco-friendly fashion is a sure way to feel better about fashion investments. Set your stripes on summer fun with this jumpsuit made of eco-sustainable Lyocell/linen with a cotton linen. The pinstripe fabric [thin black on white] has a retro baseball vibe and the style is a really cute take on the hot off-shoulder trend and wider leg pants.
Lyocell is a fiber that represents a milestone in the development of environmentally sustainable textiles. Lyocell is made from cellulose found in wood pulp which has been harvested from tree farms. This eco fiber is produced via an advanced 'closed loop' solvent spinning process, with minimal impact on the environment and economical use of energy and water.
Find this fun eco jumpsuit now at Club Monaco for $289.00.
Monday, July 10, 2017
Eco fashions are never fresher than when created using shades of blue. This eco-friendly artisan blue print caftan by MIRTH is a hand block design printed on a double layer of 100% handmade cotton fabric to give a faded effect.[The top layer is then recycled to make the pouch your caftan comes packed inside.] Mirth was started in 2016 by sisters Erin and Katie of Houston, TX after discovering heritage textiles over the course of several years of travel and exploration. The handmade fabrics sourced from artisan communities bring a story to each piece. Find this now by visiting Shop Latitude. Priced $288. For other styles visit Mirth Caftans.
Friday, July 7, 2017
Here's the eco caftan to round out your summer and lounge around in whenever! Flowing and floaty this eco-friendly caftan by Proud Mary is an indigo shibori dyed caftan made of 100% organic cotton voile that is handwoven, dyed and sewn in Mali. The indigo is also locally harvested in Mali, West Africa. One size fits most. Priced $160. Find it online at Accompany, where every purchase has a purpose, uniquely artisan made, fair trade and globally philanthropic.