No Birkenstocks Here: Eco Fashion Week Proves Being Green Can Be Chic

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October 6, 2010

Who says fashion can’t be eco-friendly? No longer a mere trend, eco-fashion doesn’t mean hemp clothing or Birkenstocks anymore. Eco-fashion boasts a fully dedicated fashion week in Vancouver, and green fashion shows were featured during the New York, London Paris and Milan Spring/Summer Fashion Weeks. These high-end events proved that it’s easy being green with all the new earth friendly innovations out there and you needn’t sacrifice style or luxury to be earth conscious. We’ve always had the best eco-beauty and fashion, and here are some more buys that you’d never suspect were sustainable.

You’d never guess that this Sonya Kashmiri Coin Purse ($122) was an eco-fashion choice. Sonya Kashmiri’s designs are being sold through the special YOOX collaboration with Esethica.

U2’s Bono and his wife Ali Hewson created eco-conscious line Edun in order to encourage trade with Africa. This Edun Organic Cotton Flared Tank ($78) would be perfect over leggings.

The group behind London’s green fashion show, Esethica has teamed up with YOOX to sell eco-conscious designer’s goods like this Henrietta Ludgate Long Dress ($295). This classic was made in an eco-friendly wool jersey. Add a vegan clutch and pumps, and the look is complete.

Eco-treat your home (no stinky composts here) with this floral scented Dayna Decker Botanika Collection Candle in Violetta ($54). It’s animal friendly and free of chemicals.

The environmentally conscious and fashion forward line, Butter London’s  3 Free Nail Lacquer ($14) just landed stateside. Free of the three eco-offenders usually found in nail polish, formaldehyde, toluene and DBP, the polish comes in heavily pigmented, high fashion colors so there is no need to sacrifice style for earth friendly fingers.

For more green inspiration, check out our guides to the best eco-friendly cleaning products, eco-friendly shopping, and eco-friendly shoes and handbags. Subscribe to SHEFinds.com for the latest exclusive fashion news.

 

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