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eco stylish women’s winter hats

Ladies, it’s cold outside; so let’s put a lid on it!  …  some personal faves that may suit your eco friendly fancy. Remember, style can be had at any price.


Above, L to R from Urban Outfitters:

wool leopard cocktail hat ($28).  applique cloche ($34).  fedora ($34).

Below, L to R:

BTC Elements, london cap ($56) hand-knit in Peru;
fairly sourced, 60% Alpaca, 40% wool.

People Tree striped beanie hand-knit wool from Nepal, (£12).


Urge to splurge a little? Below, L to R

From U.K.-based Devidoll, Deborah Lindquist’s tassle aviator cap (£89.60) or snowflake cap (£58.50), both on sale and eco-fashioned from vintage cashmere. Also available in the U.S. via

Whether it’s artsy, trendy, vintage, boho chic or simply designed for nonstop comfort, we’re always looking for an eco-friendly, sustainably-made head turner.

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Tuesday, November 25, 2008

green holiday cards from Redbean Design

When an e-card just isn’t appropriate — curb the eco guilt with these hot off the press, super stylish greeting cards from San Francisco-based, Redbean Design.


A beautiful array of elegant designs printed with soy-based ink on luxuriously smooth, heavyweight and un-coated, FSC-certified, 100% post consumer waste paper. Manufactured with wind power.  The perfect tableau for your bon mot.
Box of 12 square cards with rounded corners, and envelopes $18.

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Let Your Wrist Speak Louder than Words

Tired of bracelets speaking only of your taste in jewelry?  Want to silently, yet actively, express your concern for issues about which you care deeply?


The I’m Tired of bracelets allow you to make a statement while covering your wrist with feel-good fashion.

When you exchange ten dollars for one of these cause-related bracelets constructed of recycled tires and metals, you automatically donate five dollars to an organization working to put issues like global warming, animal cruelty, cancer, autism and AIDS to rest.

Eco-friendly jewelry, and financial jewelry for charities all wrapped up in one fine “fashion statement.”  Find your cause and your charity bracelet @ Add it to the short list of gifts for this holiday season.

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a mixed bag of green news


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