Urban Renewal by Mari Santos recycles T-shirts and makes cute outfits. She's a design student from Toronto.
Thursday, August 30, 2007
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Wednesday, August 15, 2007
Any fans of America's Next Top Model might recognize this season's model for Beau Soleil. Melrose does a nice job of showing off the collection's comfortable and stylish designs. The collection boasts some innovative touches such as this asymmetrical dress with a removable recycled leather strap to make a fun strapless as well.
Or this dress which is simple and sleek for the office with a neck detail that reveals some skin making it perfect for happy hour.
Anne Salvatore Epstein, launched her eco-friendly dress collection called BEAU SOLEIL, named after the designer's favorite oyster. The company's focus is on sustainability, fair trade and labor, as well as organic raw materials with the end goal to offer consumers environmentally healthy clothing choices without sacrificing fashion.
Sunday, August 12, 2007
Ebay is selling 700+ Anya Hindmarch famous eco-friendly bags. So if you missed your change to get one, you can pick one up on the rebound! Some are knockoffs, but most are authentic. You can choose from the UK -brown version or the US-navy version. I'm still thinking of nabbing one just for the fun of it. But for some reason, I don't really want to be seen in public with it. Why is that?
Wednesday, August 8, 2007
So excited to see some fall collections popping up online, it makes my job so easy! This season, Thieves is going dark - well black to be exact. Their sustainable fabrics include bamboo jersey, hemp yakwool, merino wool, organic cotton, hemp silk and hemp organic cotton denim. Their style is modern but with a touch of romance like the boho styled dress/tunic above. Buy their wares here (fall collection not yet available)
Sunday, August 5, 2007
Under the Canopy was born in 1996 with a mission to make a positive impact on the future of the planet, creating a product line that utilizes the Earth's resources in an ecofriendly, sustainable manner. Our line of EcoFashion offers only the most sophisticated, luxurious, high quality, comfortable and fashionable styles. Our products are made from innovative organic fibers and fiber blends such as organic denim, organic cotton angora and soy. Our newly launched, cutting-edge Organic Tee collection, "108", offers 18 soulful taglines on 6 nature-inspired colors.
The way we see it, we all live under the canopy of our planet's ecosystem. Pollutants and harsh chemicals that need not go into the production of clothing erode this fragile canopy every day. Through designing a line of clothing made from environmentally friendly fibers that were sown and grown without the use of these chemicals, we offer consumers a chance to eliminate large quantities of pesticides from their bodies, their homes, the Earth, and their children's futures.
Thursday, August 2, 2007
Grace Cello out of Montreal, provides stylish basics that are sustainable. Their a group of thinking people who have more than just design on their minds, they're working in the context of building an eco-city:
commerce can be as enjoyable and healthy an experience as one intends it to be. the problem being that most commerce nowadays is big commerce, and it seems that as things get big ethics become a very small concern.
we are small, however; just a few people working to contribute to a more interesting vision of the world, where design can be beautiful while at the same time conscious of the environment it is embedded in, and the people depended upon to do business.