Friday, July 15, 2011

Eco Fashion: LBD Oriental

Okay, your black dresses are a wardrobe staple, but every once in a while you need to update your collection with one that is eco friendly. This black organic cotton jersey dress is a perfect choice. The princess seams follow the contour of the body, while the wide side panels create a full skirt.

Best of all it comes with a great fashion accessory. The reversible obi style belt is made from a woven hemp/cotton. So there you go. A wardrobe stable with a fashionable Oriental accent. Stylish and eco chic. Just $112 from Edna & Wilhemina on Etsy.[]

Thursday, July 14, 2011

Eco Fashion: Eco Shoes

Okay, you may not be into tattoos and may not have a single Ed Hardy tee in your closet, but these eco friendly vegan wedge heels caught your eye for two reasons:(1) they're wedge heels therefore a certain level of comfort even at higher elevations and (2)the Oriental influence of the design makes these the perfect way to latch onto the Oriental fashion trend. Pair these with an LBD modal eco fab dress and some Far East accessories and your set to go. Just $89.

Wednesday, July 13, 2011

Eco Fashion: Ruched Yoga Pants

At last some new eco fashion and push the envelope style comes to the world of yoga pants. I found these on Etsy in the cool eco fashion store Padma Sutra! I agree with the designer that the pants remind me of of petals on a peony. They are slimming in the thigh and flare out like angel wings when you move.

In white they are especially cool for going out. Just pair them with a white top from this shop for that head-to-toe white hot eco fashion look that is sweeping through this summer. In eco friendly 95% Bamboo and modal fabrics. Also available in Black, Coral, Natural, Amethyst, Navajo or Crimson. $95.

Sunday, June 19, 2011

Eco Fashion: Vegan Wedge Sandals

Nude shoes are super popular for Summer 2011. And no wonder they make your legs look longer and go with all of those yummy pale neutrals in your closet. These eco-friendly vegan shoes from Chinese Laundry have every base covered when it comes to must have items in a shoe. They have wedge heels. They are platforms. The platforms are cork. They are nude color. Plus the lining is stripe! and they are just $69.95 at Zappos.

Thursday, June 16, 2011

Eco Fashion:White Hot Fashion for Summer 2011

Dazzling white is white hot this summer so is it any wonder we're scouring the web for fresh ideas in bright white fashions? Case in point is this white top is basic as a tee but has a definite edge. Made of eco-friendly viscose fabric from Bamboo and Organic Cotton jersey. From its soft cowl neckline to its gathered pocket detail, its turns everyday casual into a little something more. Just $54
at Salts, a Canadian eco-fashion shop on Etsy.

Thursday, June 9, 2011

Eco Fashion: Asymetrical Reversible Top

This top from A.Elle Design is the perfect answer to what goes into your bag for a summer weekend! Asymetrical styling gives this eco friendly top made of bamboo (67%) and organic cotton (30%) and spandex (3%)a sophisticated fashion senisbility that works well with pants or skirts.

Reversibility makes it a great investment. Chocolate reversing to Ocean, Raspberry reverses to Natural, and Black reverses to Sage. They will even do a custom color combo if you have something else in mind – just give us 2-4 weeks to ship. Just $49 from

Monday, June 6, 2011

Eco Fashion: Ruffle Tunic with Racer Back

I just discovered Are Naturals! This online eco store has a good selection of casual eco-friendly fashion including this sassy, ruffle-trimmed racer back tank top. It's made of eco-friendly bamboo viscose (95%) with 5% spandex for stretch. I personaly love this luscious ginger color, but it is also available in black, red and marine blue. And the price is only $48.

Sunday, June 5, 2011

Eco Fashion: An Eco-Friendly Summer Top

From its eye-catching draped cowl to its neckline frill, this top is over the top with style and comfort you'll enjoy all summer long and beyond. The fabric is an eco-friendly blend of lightweight, Soy/Organic Cotton jersey with a four-way stretch.

Its olive color is one of those superb neutrals that you can wear year round. This would look great with a long print skirt that picks up the top's color as well as all of the denim and khaki in your closet.

You won't find this top in a big box store, but on Etsy in the Hemp Couture shop.

Wednesday, June 1, 2011

Eco Fashion: Espadrille Wedge Sandals

Is this the perfect summer shoe or what? This vegan-friendly cutout, lace up espadrille wedge by Nude Footwear has it all! They are the perfect way to underscore a romper, short sundress or long skirt and, of course, they go with all the denim and nautical fashions in your closet. The price: just $90. Available from or check for other stockists.

Tuesday, May 31, 2011

Eco Fashion: Vegan Ruffle Handbag

Frills of ruffles and ruched straps on this handbag make it difficult to resist this sassy eco fashion handbag. And the palest grey color [unexpected] cinches the deal. It's just the right eco fashion bag to amp up a closet full of grey and black for summertime.

That's right add some crisp white tops and pants and cool accessories and your wardrobe expands to fit an airy summer filled with fun. You can't see it, but this eco fashion handbag sports a fun black and white patterned lining inside. Just $76 from

Sunday, May 29, 2011

Eco Fashion: White Summer Dress

The search is on for the great white dress this summer and this eco fashion white shirt dress by Annie Greenabelle makes the list. This new edition of an oversized shirt is simople yet genius. I love the two roomy front pockets with little tie detailing.

Add an eco fashion hat or a colorful scarf for a change of mood. Toss on some bangles with personality. Or just pop it over some white eco cotton pants. As the weather heats up this is a go to choice for keeping your cool! At $74.40 it's a great buy. Check out all the other great eco styles in this ethical designer's online fashion boutique.

Saturday, May 28, 2011

Eco Fashion: Stripe Dress With a Twist

Stripes continue to be big news in fashion and this organic 100% cotton jersey dress from People Tree is the perfect go to dress this summer. Paired with hi-rise wedge or flat sandals this dress works for the office or out for lunch and shopping with friends.

I love the asymmetric twist shoulder detail, which elevates this eco dress above being just another tee shirt dress and gives it a little more fashion savvy. Its short capped sleeves and scoop neckline add effortlessly to its style.

Friday, May 27, 2011

Eco Fashion: Flare Pants for Spring 2011

I just found this Peruvian Collection site and love their eco fashions especially these versatile wide-legged trousers made of 80% Tencel® and 20% linen. Linens in a natural color has always been a spring and summer favorite of mine.

These Excursion Trousers are at once classic, retro and fashion forward, which is not an easy achievement. And they go with virtually everything from other pastel neutrals, to crisp whites, to dark colors and muted tones.

Their versatility makes these eco pants a fab item for weekend travel and they're on sale for $149!

Tuesday, May 17, 2011

Gaiam Swingy Eco Tank Dress

If you haven't checked out Gaiam lately, do so. This early eco lifestyle store has some of the best buys around in versatile eco fashion for spring and Sumemr 2011. A perfect "for instance" is this Black Swing Dress that goes from Friday office to Saturday evening to Sunday brunch. is the perfect look for day or evening.

It's a silky-soft blend of 67% bamboo, 30% organic cotton and 3% spandex. Pack it and go. Shown in black but also offered in petunia and pewter.

Sunday, January 30, 2011

Eco Fashion:Leda Bag

Based in San Francisco and Brazil, Escama Studio makes beautiful recycled eco fashion accessories using crochet and recycled aluminum pull-tabs. The Leda handbag shown here is a stylish example. A fundamental part of Escama Studio is to credit the artists who create each accessory. Each piece comes with a hang tag bearing the signature of the person who made it.

The artists work in co-operatives located outside of Brasília, Brazil. The groups offer women and men in the community a means to earn a living wage through handicrafts.