More than just granola, organic veggies, solar power and hybrid cars, being green means supporting businesses that use environmentally-friendly fabrics and construction methods.
Sameunderneath makes sustainable, uber-wearable threads for both sexes from bamboo, organic cotton, hemp and soy.
Bølo uses a green approach to shoe-making. Artisans rather than machines sew the shoes from leathers tanned with all-natural vegetable ingredients, using fewer adhesives & cements in the construction process. And at the end of its fashionable life, the entire shoe will be recyclable. Available at Shoeline.com.
figleaves.com features lingerie crafted from bamboo, which requires less water and fewer pesticides and chemicals as compared with traditional cotton production. The Ballet Zhen Bamboo collection features bras, camisoles, briefs and shorts in subtle shades of ivory and mocha.
- Lesley Scott