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Green Living: Summer Eco Apparel: Stylish and Sustainable - Cool fashion for the warmer months

Green Living: Summer Eco Apparel: Stylish and Sustainable - Cool fashion for the warmer months

When I daydream about summer, I can’t help but visualize warm nights under the stars, breezy walks along the coast, leisurely strolls through the farmers' market , bike rides and al fresco dining. Also on my mind: All the feminine, flowing clothing I get to wear while doing those things. Perhaps there is no better time to get decked out in eco-fashion than summer, when being closer to nature makes wearing eco fabrics extra appealing. But it’s not just about organic cotton or hemp anymore. It’s also not just about being sustainable. Today’s eco fashion is very much about function (hello, moisture-wicking material!) and style (hooray for bamboo blends!). Here’s a look at our favorite eco-fashion tips and trends for summer: Bamboo makes breezy styles breezier Bamboo has long been touted as an eco-friendly wood alternative for everything from cutting boards to kitchen floors. ...

Full article: http://life.gaiam.com/article/summer-eco-apparel-stylish-...

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