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Ashley Paige – eco chic swim suits


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Take the plunge this summer with Ashley Paige‘s hot hot hot, eco-friendly beach wear. Her unique handiwork is available at Saks, Henri Bendel and many fine boutiques across the US. Ashley’s eco styles have graced the likes of Lindsay, Brittany, the sisters Hilton, Gwen Stefani and Liv.

Stop by studio 1616 Cahuenga Blvd (at Selma Ave) in Hollywood; phone 323.460.6700 for store hours.

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Monday, May 7, 2007

Organic Tees and More from KOPALI


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Inspired by the philosophy of literary legend, William Blake,
No Enemy represents “true peace, true Justice, simple logic.” Grounded in the belief that we are only limited by our
own imagination, this socially aware designer of Kopali organic tees wears its heart on its sleeve, pant leg and other body parts as well.

aimsorganic.jpgMy youngest sister CariLu, (I have 3 sisses), gave me a Kopali organic tee just like the one pictured here, in a beautiful shade of green, and I adore wearing it — it’s luxurious, comfy and holds up beautifully when machine-washed.

Best if all, my mind rests easy knowing that it’s free of toxic pesticides, it was made fair-trade, and with water-based dyes.

Find @ noenemy.org and Whole Foods.

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4 Copas – world’s first certified organic tequila


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Now the green movement is finally getting somewhere. I find my crochet and macrame works are more creatively expressed after a couple of organic margaritas.

Some other distillers may try the “all natural” or just plain “organic” tags but these folks are the first and only certified organic tequila distillers, and they actually care about agave farmers, harvesters and growing conditions.

Named Tequila of the Year 2006 by Wine and Spirits Magazine.

4 Copas store locator

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Jute Hammock from Traidcraft


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The temps are rising and the sun feels great. Time to swing into relaxation-mode in this multi-colored jute hammock made by Traidcraft a charitable trade company fighting poverty.

£50 (on sale for £35 now) @ ethicalsuperstore.com

Produced in partnership with CORR-The Jute Works, a charitable trust created to help the women of Bangladesh by providing home and work making handcrafted items from locally grown jute.

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monday’s mixed bag of green news


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