Monthly Archives: August 2011

Pretty Green Fashion Finds

As you probably know by now, my eco philosophy is that it shouldn’t be hard to be green, it’s ok to be just a little (pretty!) green and that being green can be totally lovely, fun and fashionable. When it comes to eco-fashion, here are a few of my recent favorite pretty green discoveries.

Loving Eco

I just learned about this cool green flash-sales site through one of my favorite blogs, A Cup of Jo. Featuring up to 70% off on eco-friendly fashion, cosmetics and accessories, Loving Eco is a fabulous way to try out green brands at great prices. How pretty are these lip stains and bamboo sunglasses?

Josie Maran Lip Stain w/ Argan Balm – Set of 2, $15 at

Rawa Bamboo Sunglasses, $72 at

Rent the Runway

I’ve been meaning to try out this super cool fashion site since a friend scored a gorgeous designer dress for New Years Eve a few years ago. The concept is simple: “rent” a designer dress at a fraction of the cost, wear it and send it back to be cleaned by their eco-friendly dry cleaner. They’ll even send you more than one size the first time you try a particular designer, let you rent a backup dress for only $25, and give you everything you need to send the dress back, pre-paid. They also offer awesome accessories and bridemaids dresses (hint, hint, green bridezillas!). Sure, you’ll be shipping stuff back and forth, but instead of always buying a new dress for every event, taking up space in your closet (and eventually the landfill), you’ll be able to share the wealth with other deal-loving, tree-hugging fashionistas.  I’m definitely eyeing these beauties for some upcoming events.

Milly Sunny Summer Dress, $50 rental at Rent the Runway.

SACHIN + BABI Petal to the Metal Dress, $150 rental at Rent the Runway

Mark & James by Badgley Mischka Fierce Flame Dress, $50 rental at Rent the Runway

See, not a piece of hemp clothing in site. Pretty green, right?


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