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Friday, December 26, 2014

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Eco-Fashion Friday Finds – the little black dress


handmade little black dress

(above) Mia Lola Asymmetrical Little Black Dress takes its shape from two separate pieces: a midi length dress plus an asymmetrical top. Fabric is 95% Viscose from bamboo and 55% Spandex for some stretchability. Perfect for travel and easy care. Handmade in Canada, ( find @ JessicaRoseFashion on etsy $242.62).

coco dress

seville vicose black dress

(above) Take your pick: Coco ($188) or Seville ($218) via eco-conscious Reformation. (more…)

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Friday, December 19, 2014

eco-fashion friday finds: winter shades of grey


organic bamboo yoga leggings

(above) Head turning … Everyone needs some great-looking yoga leggings. These yoga pants are made with sustainable bamboo terry. The fit is slightly roomier than most thinner leggings so you may want to go a size down if you like a snugger fit. They feature a beautiful original henna style wing print to reflect your yoga spirit. The organic bamboo fabric is super soft and with the option to fold down the high waist and shorten the length at the ankle. Great for running around or a serious yoga experience. $47.81 from Sea of Wolves Design

vegan eco fleece sweatshirt

(above) Make a statement … This handmade, off the shoulder Eco-fleece sweatshirt is hand silk-screened with a “Vegan” design on the front.

materials: Eco Fleece, water-based ink and a bunch of attitude. $37 from FTLA Apparel

handmade recycled cashmere wrap

Versatile and fun … This recycled cashmere OOAK wrap (above) is handcrafted in grey cashmere. One size fits all, handcrafted from 100 percent recycled cashmere sweaters. The wrap can be (more…)

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Friday, December 12, 2014

eco-fashion friday finds – green gifts


Today’s collection of personal eco-fashion faves highlights gems and jewels to add a little sparkle all year, every year.

recycled sterling ring

(above) Who doesn’t love a cool ring? Handcrafted in NYC, this Crescent Spine Ring is made of recycled sterling silver; ($198) find @ odetteny.com

faire collection eco errings

(above) Ethically sourced, designed in NYC and artisan-made, owner Amanda Judge’s Faire Collection helps artisan communities in Ecuador and Vietnam reach a global market. Glam Drop Earrings ($28) @ fairecollection.com

stacked rings

recycled sterling necklace

(above) Based in Northboro, Massachusetts, you can customize baubles and accessories @ heartandstonejewelry.com. These personalized rings are made of 100 percent recycled sterling silver; ($95/each).

recycled gold jewelry

(above) If you choose to splurge … from recycled 14 karat gold and silver, a beautiful aquamarine necklace ($490) from designer MelissaJoyManning.com

sacred stud ring

expandable bracelet

(2 above) Alex and Ani – rings, bracelets, necklaces to suit your every mood. Hyacinth Stud Rings ($28) and Bangles (solar sky’s blessing wrap – $38)

eco earrings

(above) Ecofashioned from Mason Jar Glass, pretty drop earrings ($27) from Bottle Up Designs via amazon.com

Enjoy your holiday festivities … stay warm and green.

related: more eco fashion finds from The Alternative Consumer

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Friday, December 5, 2014

eco-fashion friday finds – let’s get crunchy


eco elf hemp arm warmers

(above) There’s a new Hobbit film to be realeased soon …. why not dress for the opening with something evocative of Middle Earth? These lovely arm warmers are organic, vegan and fair trade – hand-knitted and embroidered – they feature organic hemp and recycled materials. $63.54 from designer Anja Pulleyn and Eco Elf

olga road upcycled leather jacket

Do you want a leather jacket, but have major issues with wearing virgin leather? Olga Road’s leather jackets are upcycled from old, used leather trench coats that have oodles of character. The upcycled coats are sorted and examined to identify unique qualities. When a unique design feature of the original trench coat is identified, it is incorporated into the design of a new jacket. Most Olga Road jackets are priced from $197 to $229 @ olga road

upcycled tree of life necklace and earrings

(above) The Tree of Life Green Leaf in Resin pendant and matching earrings feature copper wire recycled and recovered from old TV sets. Each piece is handmade and designed by Celina Ortiz. $55 from Recycled Beautifully

nomad hemp wear

(above) Nomads Hemp Wear doesn’t just make stylish clothes out of hemp, they incorporate a bunch of eco-friendly fabrics and raw materials in their designs. Nomads’ Trilluim LST top is made from 67% bamboo and 28% organic cotton. The peekaboo design falls off the shoulder with grommets on the collar and buttoned cuffs. $61 @ ella

related: more eco-fashion featured on The Alternative Consumer

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Friday, November 21, 2014

eco fashion friday finds – the fab four


Today’s little collection of eco-fashion faves …

track handbag

(above) The Track Handbag features exterior pattern made from recycled plastic and interior a nice soft cotton; from socially conscious fiveaccessories.com ($58)

eco sweater

(above) A blend of innovative eco threads, the lightweight Cardamon Cardigan short, choice of 3 cool colors from hornytoad.com ($99)

recycled material

(above) Made in Italy, the Raglan sweater is ecofashioned from (more…)

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