Thursday, December 14, 2017
Looking for an eco-conscious party dress to take you through all of your holiday events now and into the New Year? Found: this luxurious maxi sweater-dress that is a full-fashion knit of ultra-soft baby alpaca (60%), nylon (35%) and wool (5%). Its dramatically simple A-line style features a classic crewneck and rib trim. Colors are a luscious wine Cranberry or cozy Charcoal. Just $218 from Peruvian Connection. In fact the entire site's fashion selections are eco-friendly and very collectible.
Friday, December 8, 2017
Need last minute stocking stuffers? Yummy eco cashmere ankle or knee socks are now on sale! Garnet Hill cashmere is made from the fine, downy undercoat of Kashmir goats. Eco-Cashmere is made from the natural white, beige, and brown fibers. Undyed and unbleached, they are processed with even less water and zero chemicals. From start to finish, every step in their manufacturing process takes place under the glass roof of a world-class, eco-conscious production facility. Now just $25 and $28 per pair.
Monday, November 27, 2017
Need a gift idea for other eco-minded friends? This hand loomed burgundy scarf made in Peru by skilled artisans features a textured, variegated ikat pattern tassle ends. Made by Fair Trade Artisans using eco-friendly organic cotton and low impact dyes. Just $98. Available online from Indigenous.
Tuesday, November 21, 2017
Have a very green holiday 2017 season with this eco-friendly spruce green velvet top! This is a wrap front top features a shawl collar and full sleeves with button cuffs. You'll be the standout among those little black dress gatherings. The shape of this top goes perfectly with new wide leg pants and midi skirts as well as those standbys in your closet: the pencil skirt and maxi skirt. Just $148 from Reformation.
Thursday, November 16, 2017
If you're just getting into eco fashion, there's no better first purchase this time of year than a coat or jacket. Moto jackets have become a fashion stable that cuts across a wide swath of styles from bohemian to trendy. This one, in addition to being vegan, therefore eco-friendly has more than the usual moto details including zippers at the cuffs, snap closures,
lining and detachable faux fur collar accent. AND, its machine washable. Available from Free People for just $198. Great gift idea for Holiday 2017 from you to you or drop a hint!
Tuesday, November 14, 2017
Looking for eco-friendly outerwear? This Zady .08 tailored wool coat has timeless sophistication and has been produced with equal measure of style and sustainability. The company sourced the highest quality, warmest wool, then fully lined the coat and pockets with silky tencel,a durable eco fabric made in a waste free process. These materials are expertly tailored into a classic single breasted, notched coat in New York City. Find this coat online at Zady. Investment priced just $450.
Monday, October 23, 2017
Wow! What a great eco-friendly apparel find for the upcoming holiday 2017 season. This stylish eco modal fabric kimono features a colorful border print pattern that is perfect as THE accessory for a basic black eco dress, skirt or pants. It's floaty, lightweight and because it's "one size", makes an ideal gift for a friend, that's luxurious, eco-friendly and costs only $68. Find it online at Free People.
Sunday, October 15, 2017
Becoming eco-minded? Want to update your basic black fashion staples with eco-friendly choices for Fall/Winter 2017? We suggest going for the new midi length in this eco-friendly cashmere sweater dress. It will probably be one of the most comfortable dresses in your wardrobe. Knitted of 100% grade-A Mongolian cashmere it features a flattering V-neckline, long sleeves, and relaxed fit. Besides being eco-friendly this dress is soft, warm and lightweight. With the right accessories it can be sporty or dressy. Available now from Everlane for just $155.
Friday, October 13, 2017
Whether you call them Baseball jackets or Bomber jackets, for Fall 2017 they are the new moto. This one in eco-friendly Lyocell fabric features an attention-getting print [abstract camo maybe] that is perfect with jeans and all of those black skirts and pants in you closet. The style is all about casual with that relaxed fit, zip front, pockets and rib cuffs. Pair it with that long black tank dress or those new palazzos for a night out. For casual add some vintage jeans. For career try a new pleated midi skirt or your stand-by pencil skirt. Go a little greener and have fun with eco fashion. This one from French Connection on sale for $74.99
Saturday, October 7, 2017
Congratulations on your decision to dress more eco-friendly. Fortunately, today the choices are really fun and fashionable. For instance this eco-friendly silk velvet tunic from CP Shades features a flattering deep V-neckline, roll-tab sleeves, and designer detailed pintucks. All of this style swirled into a beautiful shade of Sangaria. Available in sizes xs to xl from Garnet Hill. At $268 consider it your eco gift to yourself for the holidays are place it on a wish list!
Friday, October 6, 2017
Cashmere is the perfect eco-friendly choice for fall and winter fashion. And,for Fall/Winter 2017 cashmere has style that goes way beyond classic. For instance, this season the thing to look for in any type of top is sleeve interest. That's where this eco-friendly cashmere sweater wins the day or night. Its relaxed fit and elegant ruffle trim bell sleeves make this sweater the perfect pairing for gray, camel, winter white and other woolen or corduroy neutrals for day, while at night it works with chiffon or satin pleated maxi or midi skirts or velvet skirts and pants. Available online from Club Monaco for $289.
Thursday, September 21, 2017
Need the perfect versatile eco fashion to transition into Fall 2017? This drawstring shirt dress of eco-friendly Tencel is the ideal choice. Bonus: it is one of the main fashion colors for Fall 2017 fashion. Dress has a flattering silhouette whether it is worn loose or with the drawstring cinched. Go casual with short booties or flatforms or surprise with heels or boots with heels. Have fun layering it over leggings and under a military inspired jacket. Dress features long, cuffed sleeves and a hi-lo handkerchief hem. Find it now for just $128 at French Connection.
Wednesday, September 6, 2017
Want to add to your eco-friendly fashion collection with a new print and the new longer look in fashion? This easy-wearing scoop neck, pull-over tank style dress is made of eco-friendly 98% viscose rayon and 8% spandex. The colorful jacquard knit print has an irregular artistic stripe pattern is perfect for career and travel. As the weather turns cooler just layer it beneath any of your favorite jackets and cardigans. Different from other man-made fibers, Rayon is not synthetic, being made from regenerated wood pulp, an Eco-natural, cellulose-rich raw material. Rayon is soft, strong and absorbent, which makes for an ideal garment in keeping the wearer cool and comfortable. This Rayon fabric is a marvelous combination of knit refinement and practicality, with a superb silk-like aesthetic. Available for $112 in sizes xs-xl from Tianello.
Thursday, August 31, 2017
Eco-friendly modal knit dress [95% modal and 5% spandex]checks all of the early fall fashion boxes for 2017. Color: Olive, a new year-round shade that has worked its way out of purely military looks and into mainstream fashion. Shape: Trapeze, a flattering swing shape. Sleeveless: So that you can add a jacket or cardigan and move right through winter and into spring. Great for casual, career, or travel. Made in USA.
Modal is a type of rayon, a semi-synthetic cellulose fiber spun from reconstituted cellulose, typically of the beech tree. Although it can be used alone, it is often blended with other fibers since modal is known for its softness. This eco-friendly fabric is also easily machine washed due to its high wet strength. Find it online now at Windward Trading Company.
Thursday, August 24, 2017
Eco chic dressing is easy with this Modal and poly dress. It's the perfect transitional dress for right now. Dress in Evening Sky [navy]has great style featuring a flattering shift silhouette and cold-shoulder sleeves with tie accents. Eco-friendly fabric of 66% modal and 34% poly has a great look to it and is machine was and dry. On sale at Zappos for $70.99.
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.
Wednesday, June 28, 2017
Eco-friendly and a fresh, fantastic take on white linen. This relaxed fit dress features a dramatic soft, ruffle for a truly feminine style. Made from high quality prewashed 100% linen for a perfect, comfortable fit. It will not shrink after you wash it. Plus, the more you wear it the softer it gets. Wearing linen fashions in summer allows air to flow through the fabric easily and lets the body breathe. Simple, trendy and comfy! Available in white and a range of colors. Made to order for just $82.41 from 220 Linen on Etsy.
Tuesday, June 27, 2017
Looking for an eco "go-to" weekend top that you can mix with indigo denim, black or white pants and skirts as well as colorful prints? This is the one. This light Blue Chambray top made of eco 100% Lyocell combines the ease of a tank with the edge of overall type back adjustable straps. The front features a relaxed bodice with notched hem and the back is V-cut. In sizes xs-xl at Lulus. Priced just $49.
Monday, June 26, 2017
Want an eco tropical vacay experience? Here it is: a 2-piece eco modal floral wide leg pant and crop top that sways to its own design rhythms. Easy going eco fabric forms a floaty top with adjustable straps and extreme wide leg pants[both lined]. Top can be reversed for a different look. Wear them together or separately with crisp white or worn in denim. Available from Free People. Price $148.
Sunday, June 25, 2017
Eco gingham checks in 100% cotton are hot fashion and so are off shoulder blouses. Put the two together and you have an eco-friendly fashion moment. This eco stunner from Ann Taylor features a ruffled off-shoulder neckline and button back for a totally feminine style. Long raglan sleeves with button closure. Now on sale just $69.99 by visiting Ann Taylor online.
Thursday, June 22, 2017
Eco fun fashion for Summer 2017! This bare shoulders romantic dress is designed using 100% natural Baltic linen that has been prewashed for extra softness. Its relaxed shape features a scoop neckline and two side pockets. This bespoke dress will be made just for you so please allow 3 to 5 working days. You have a selection of 16 colors including the color shown. Available in sizes xs to xl. Priced just $91.27 from the Etsy shop Linen By Blue Naïve.
Wednesday, June 21, 2017
Eco enthusiasts run the gamut from those who favor posh intricate bohemian styles to minimalists. Relaxed fit is a common denominator. This long, double layer organic pima cotton jersey dress works for either. From its thin straps combined with a decorative halter that ties in back to its tiered hemline this maxi delivers style that can be embellished or left to speak for itself. Bonus: the back features the straps ending in a deep, curved V. Just $138 from Indigenous.
Tuesday, June 20, 2017
Looking for an eco shoe that can pound a few sidewalks in style and not kill your feet? Try these metallic cork wedge sandals! The brushed gold metallic eco-friendly "leather" is uber fashionable and the adjustable Velcro straps allow them to fit as though they were made just for you. The cork wedge heel is 2 and 1/2 in. high [2 in. platform height] so you have some arch support rather than pounding your soles flat on concrete. The EVA foam cushioned insole provide marshmallow-like softness. Find them online for $59.00 at Eco Vibe Apparel.
Sunday, June 18, 2017
What could be cuter than this eco-friendly 100% cotton striped romper named "Effie"? It features adjustable straps, lining, elastic back waist for comfort and rolled hem on the legs. The stripes go crazy in a vertical, horizontal and diagonal mix-up that is eye-catching beachside, poolside or strolling on deck. For each of these eco-friendly rompers purchased, you prevent 2.5 articles of clothing from being sent to a landfill.
All of Ystr's garments are cut to order. Please allow 3-5 days of production time so that they can continue to make clothes you'll love without contributing to fashion waste! Buy it online at Ystr Clothing for $128.
Saturday, June 17, 2017
One look at these eco-friendly cotton shorts and you can already hear the waves and feel the wind. They play right into the retro fashion trend with high waist and wider legs. The button trimmed panels give a crisp look and they have a little stretch for structure and comfort. Dress them up with this uber feminine flounced crop top as styled here or pop on a classic thin striped tee or tank. Now on sale just $75 from Aritzia.
Friday, June 16, 2017
Eco organic linen is a top choice for Summer 2017. This eco-friendly Mara Hoffman jumpsuit is a cotton candy sweet shade of pale pink featuring the long lean line of flare leg pants and a layered strapless bodice. Richly textured. Understated. Ultra feminine. Designed as a reflection of her own personal style and travels, Hoffman's globally inspired collections are crafted by way of sustainable, eco-friendly practices with the help of her close-knit team in NYC. Priced $280 from Anthropologie.
Wednesday, June 14, 2017
Be an eco rock star! This bohemian style white maxi dress designed using eco modal fabric with a 100% cotton lining[from the waist]. It feels super soft and fits the body amazingly. Dress features a loose fit with long sleeves that can be rolled and buttoned up to a 3/4 length and side pockets. Front is embellished with embroidery detail and shells buttons. Great for eco weekends by the ocean, weekends at festivals as well as dinners out with friends. Fin this dress online at Hanamer on Etsy for $95.
Thursday, June 8, 2017
Eco Cool? Sustain Summer 2017 with this way cool indigo tie-dye maxi dress with V-neck and adjustable straps. Comfortable from every angle and designed using eco friendly modal knit fabric. Available in small, medium or large. Get it now just $168 from Gypsy 05.
Tuesday, June 6, 2017
Eco and Retro fashion just keep getting cooler and cooler...even for a hot day at the beach. This one piece eco swimsuit from Vitamin is called the Ava, you know that super glam retro movie star. Its angled cutouts frame your front torso and double straps cover just enough of the back to be both cool and sexy.
The suit is made from Vitamin A's exclusive Black EcoLux®, a superfine sustainable jersey made in California from RECYCLED nylon fiber and LYCRA® Xtra Life™ fiber for a sculpted fit. Suit is available in black and three other shades. Check it and other eco styles out at Vitamin A Swim, a swim and beachwear company doing its part to lighten its environmental footprint. Price $169.
Thursday, June 1, 2017
Time to visit the green grocer, green up your closet and save a little green for Summer 2017. Put a little fun and funky style in your weekend with this eco-friendly boho ruffled and wrapped maxi. Fresh colors and print that feel happy! It's ethically made in India of 100% rayon and available in sizes XS-Xlg online from Soul-Flower. Priced just $36. This is an eco find for sure.
Tuesday, May 16, 2017
Eco fashionistas, here comes the sun! You'll be ready for beach walks or strolling in the park with this relaxed fit wrap mini dress. Mini dresses are experiencing amajor resurgence for Summer 2017 and this washed denim sun dress is an exceptionally cool and stylish way to take advantage of warm sun and cool breezes. Dress is just $79 Australian dollars [currently $58.74 US. Available from The Fifth Label, an eco conscious
and ethical company.
Wednesday, May 10, 2017
What's more basic for Summer than this 100% linen tunic that works for your fashion cred so many different ways. Wear it as a beach cover-up top. The gauzy linen fabric lends an effortless resort look. Wear it with relaxed linen pants and shorts or toss it on over your swimming suit after a day in the sun for an easy transition from beachwear to daywear. This tunic/beach cover-up is hand-loomed by artisans in Turkey and exhibits quality that will last for years to come. Available in sizes Small/Medium or Large/Extra Large in white and two other colors. Just $99 from Vivaterra.
Saturday, April 22, 2017
This 7-product trial kit contains a full regimen for a daily beauty routine for healthy-looking, radiant skin.Specially curated by Tata,this 7-product kit contains a full, one-time regimen for radiant, healthy looking skin. These products provide targeted results to moisturize, exfoliate, and balance the look of the skin, while still remaining gentle enough for sensitive skin. The Try-Me Kit for Sensitive Skin costs $18 at Tata Harper Skincare.
Thursday, April 13, 2017
Make a splash with this eco-friendly Tropicana one-piece swim suit from Reformation. Designed using an eco-friendly black and white gingham check fabric made of 85% recycled polyamide and 20% elasthane. This suit has a distinct retro vibe featuring a center front cut out and tie, high rise lined bottom and open upper back. Poolside price $168.
Wednesday, April 12, 2017
-Fitted playsuit with flared short
Want to add a weekend eco fave to your closet for Summer 2017? This eco-friendly denim romper from Fifth Label has miles of style in soft washed denim. It is designed with a sexy back with wide V-straps, plus side waist and back cutouts. The front is a demure sleeveless top. Other features include in-seam and back patch pockets. Price is $89.95 AUD[Australian Dollars]
Wednesday, April 5, 2017
Ready for a standout eco swimsuit? This suit from Koru Swimwear features a print by surf artist Jay Alders, who is internationally recognized for unique artwork depicting his love of the ocean and surf ing. The back of the suit is designed to be tied a couple of diff erent ways.
Made in Italy of the new ecological fabric called Renew, which is made from 80% recycled polyamide fiber derived from production waste, scraps and also finished products and 20% Xtra Life LYCRA® elastomer. The fabric is exceptionally soft and
provides excellent UV 50+ protection. Price, $170 in sizes X-small to X-large.
Monday, March 13, 2017
Jumping into the eco-friendly fashion market this season? Here's a great starter piece: a black linen jumpsuit
made by an ethical company Ystr Clothing. Jumpsuit is made of 90% linen and 20% polyester with a fashionable surplice
bodice and a comfy elastic waist. Just $198.
All of garments are cut to order. Please allow 3-5 days of production time so that they can continue to make clothes you'll love without contributing to fashion waste!
Ready to jump into an eco-friendly spring and summer fashion for 2017. Even if you're only adding a few eco-friendly items this relaxed fit, black sleeveless jumpsuit has fashion to the nth degree! Bodice has surplice pleated interest and the comfort of an elastic waist. Made of 90% Linen, 10% Polyester. All garments from ystrclothing.com are cut to order. Please allow 3-5 days of production time so we can continue to make clothes you'll love without contributing to fashion waste!
Just $198...and where can you not wear this? So a real investment in ethical fashion.
Tuesday, February 7, 2017
Wide leg palazzo pants are the way to ease into spring and summer 2017! These eco-friendly ones by Soul-Flower are a comfy pair made from eco-friendly 95% organic cotton with 5% spandex for stretch. They are available in olive, wine and gray with black roll-top waist in sizes xsmall to xxlarge. Relax. Life is going your way in cotton palazzo pants ethically made in Nepal just $54.
Saturday, January 28, 2017
Are you eco chic? You are if you're adding eco-friendly fashion items such as this blush sweater coat to your wardrobe. Blush is one of those magic shades that I hope never goes out of style. And why should it? In winter it pairs beautifully with greys, taupes, winter white and black. In spring in can continue mixing with those neutral shades and branch out to pair with tonal shades of blush and other lush pastels.
This sweater coat, called the Safira, is designed by Ulla Johnson using naturally dyed organic cotton that has been handloom. It is all motion and energy with fringe detailing, draped front, contrast stitching. It has straight sleeves and is 31” in length. Enjoy a new degree of eco chic by visiting Ulla Johnson online. Price is $575. [Currently available in petite/small.]
Saturday, January 7, 2017
Is one of your New Year's Resolutions for 2017 to Go Green and revamp your winter fashion closet...or at least part of it? This eco-cashmere tunic is the perfect place to start. For instance, it incorporates all of the soft, warm goodness of cashmere into a gently flared floaty tunic that has a way of making even the worst wintry day feel a little better. Better yet it is available from Garnet Hill in Eco Sand [shown] and five other great shades. Sizes XS to XL. Was $188, now reduced to $68. Shop now to find this and other eco fashion selections.
Eco-Cashmere is made from the natural white, beige, and brown fibers. Undyed and unbleached, they are processed with even less water and zero chemicals. The seams of our sweaters are linked by hand at a maker that sells to only a handful of high-end clothiers in Europe... and to one in the United States: Garnet Hill. From start to finish, every step in their manufacturing process takes place under the glass roof of a world-class, eco-conscious production facility. With proper care, your cashmere sweater will last for years and years.