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As summer’s heat wave rolls in, here are some great ways to look and feel cool as an organic cucumber. Today’s collection of sustainable style includes one of a kinds from etsy, as well as eco chic pieces from a couple of our favorite online shops.

(above) Try this funky but chic piece on for size – an upcycled t shirt necklace … designer Chick Pea sourced the cotton fiber from an old t-shirt, and deconstructed brass buckles from a pair of winter boots that came with too many doo-dads. $26, get 10% discount with coupon available via etsy.com

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(above) Straight from Paris – snag this swanky and versatile tote made from cashmere-wool and lined with water resistant canvas. Roomy and durable, it’s designed to last a lifetime. find @ etsy.com $106.72 

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(above) Everybody loves a beach scene … whether partying on or off sand, get buttoned-up and look spiffy in a Lalesso Bwana shirt dress – either flirty on its own, or more tailored with shorts … detail: hand-carved coconut buttons. find @ Kaight NYC boutique and online shop; $110.

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(L to R above) Receive free shipping on 2+ items now through 6/13/11 from one of our favorite online etailers, Gaiam.

Day to night tank dress $58 and Grecian Tunic $48; both in bamboo/organic cotton/3% Spandex blend for easy to wear & care summer fare.