ECO CHIC

It’s chic and easy being “green” when eco-friendly products like these are available! Gone are the days of drab sweaters and sad-looking handmade garb – now you don’t have to sacrifice style to save the planet. Happy shopping… Peace!

For the home:

Jane Gray for Stray Dog Designs, Artichoke Lamp, $640, handmade from recycled materials from artisans in Haiti. Also available with low-VOC paint.

LightenUp Designs by Lisa Goldberg created this Grandma’s Cream & Sugar Set, $100, made with only natural clays and handmade, non-toxic glazes.

For mama:

Snob blazer, $210, from L.A. designer Alexis Lamontagna, made of 95 percent organic cotton.

Boat bag, $98, by Harveys, made in Santa Ana, California from scrap seat belts. The tote is lined with hemp fabric printed with water based inks.

Tussock Top and Sedge Pants by Theives. Top available in Organic Cotton Jersey for $142, or Organic Wool/Organic Cotton Crepe for $190. Organic Cotton Twill pant for $268 (love the ruffle waist!)

100 percent Vegan, faux suede bootie in eggplant from Olsen Haus, $225.

Bailey Keyhole Blouse by Kelly B Couture, made of 95 percent hemp, now $67.20 at BTC Elements

Cameo Pendant from Brooklyn-based design company Wrecords by Monkey, $56, made from vinyl records (super cool vintage look!)
For baby:

Mitten sweater by Oeuf, $84, made from 100 percent Bolivian alpaca wool, crafted by Bolivian workers who thanks to Oeuf, are able to provide schooling to Bolivian children. Sweater available at inhabitat shop

Sam Crib with Red Flower Blossoms from MUU, $1375, made in the US by woodworkers and craftsmen using locally-sourced wood from certified sustainable sources and recycled wood fiber MDF (formaldehyde-free) and are coated with non-toxic lacquer.

For the beach:

Tizi Cut Out Swimsuit by Kelly B Couture, $130, made of 65 percent bamboo and 27 percent organic cotton and made in California. Available at BTC Elements

According to InStyle, Kate Bosworth loves this Fly Away tote, $37.99, from Make Love Not Trash, a Southern Californian company whose mission it is to make environmentally-friendly products by eliminating waste.
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