Eco chic …conscious couture … recycled runway … whatever you choose to call the growing movement of choosing garments, footwear and accessories while considering their origins, materials, sustainability and the working conditions in which they were crafted, is undoubtedly in. And eco-fashionistas Natalie Portman, Gwen Stefani, Lea Michele, Sienna Miller and Demi Moore all prove that we’re not talking about hempy, “earth-friendly” potato sack anomalies. Alongside New York Fashion Week this year was the inaugural Eco Fashion Week at The Green Shows, where clothing with a conscience sashayed down the runways.
Closer to home, Rachel Lessne at Green Envy in Brick Market Place is proving ethically sound, fair trade fabulousness is easy to achieve. Check out this casual but conscious look for fall … click the link below the fall look she’s created and the look she’s wearing.
Yoke tank by Indigenous Designs, fair trade, hand-loomed in Peru using 55% organic cotton and 45% Tencel. $42