The folks at technical surf and outdoor apparel maker, Finisterre, do a bunch of innovative things with sustainable merino wool – including going surfing with one of their favorite employees (see below):
Related: previously on altCon
This week’s small, edited collection of finds is focused on eco stylish bags for the ladies.
(above) – Here’s a cute organic cotton Weekender from Pansy Maiden, whether meandering at the beach or on higher ground. 100% vegan, natural and machine washable; available in several color combos, ($128).
(above L to R) – Definitely not for the vegan set, but perfect for upcyclers – Uptown Redesigns pre-loved leather coats into eco stylish handbags, totes and clutches; loving the Gray leather exterior with upcycled silk scarf lining; ($90). Also cool are their small bags & totes, as well as their Gone but not Forgotten styles that can be custom ordered.
(at R) From online eco boutique BTC Elements, Stewart + Brown’s roomy Clover Purse in surplus cotton and hemp blend; made in California. (On sale, $73.50)
BTW, 20-70% off sale going on at BTC Elements, for tops, skirts, pant, dresses, jackets, trenches and a few hoodies…all created in an eco conscious manner.
That’s it for now, have a great weekend, and remember to keep that carbon footprint small.
Summer essentials typically include swimsuit, sunscreen, beach towel and reusable water bottle. But here are a few useful items to keep you more eco conscious while on the go, year-round:
Each item is available for only $15 thru May 5:
- To-Go Ware Food Carrier in stainless steel
- Bamboo Utensils – lightweight & reusable
- Eco Travel Mug – compostable & durable
- 100% organic cotton canvas totes
Find @ greenhome.com — tap into GreenHome.com‘s deal of the week by just signing up for their enewsletter.
Artist Christopher Paul definitely has a talent for making old junk into new art. He repaints upcycled old plates to create new decorative pieces. A great way to repurpose lonely single plates into attractive home decorations.
Find these and more upcycled finds at Christopher’s cpstudios etsy shop where his repainted plates range in price from $7 to $14.