Gone are the days when you have to sacrifice style for sustainability. There's an influx of eco-friendly brands that are offering stylish clothes and accessories without compromising efforts to help save the planet. From organic and recycled fabrics to local and handmade production, it has become extremely easy for all of us to help protect the environment through simply by getting dressed.
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The five outfits are composed solely from eco-chic designers that will have you feeling good about your look as well as your carbon footprint.
When it comes to an interview, you want to look your best. An updated white poplin top and a fluid trouser are the current fashion work go-to's. While a simple flat, modern handbag, and minimalist jewelry add flair.
Shop the look: Where Mountains Meet top, $395; wheremountainsmeet.com. Cienne pants, $365; shop.ciennenewyork.com. Raven + Lily handbag, $364; ravenandlily.com. Rafa shoes, $290; maison-de-mode.com. Machete earrings, $38; shopmachete.com.
Keep it casual and cute for brunch with the ladies. A striped knit and denim pants with edge (check out the fun zipper on this pair!) are foolproof when worn with a comfortable woven slide. Add a pop of color with a bright handbag, and you're good to go!
Shop the look: Kowtow top, $258; us.kowtowclothing.com. Edun trousers, $550; edun.com. Brother Vellies shoes, $515; brothervellies.com. Able handbag, $118; livefashionable.com. Slate + Salt earrings, $127; slateandsalt.com.
HIGH SCHOOL REUNION
It's your 10 year high school reunion, and you want to make an impact without looking like you're trying too hard. Go for a flattering wrap dress and sensible heeled sandals to add a little extra height, and you'll still be comfortable for a night of mingling. Simple accessories complete the look.
Shop the look: St. Roche dress, $278; maison-de-mode.com. Coclico shoes, $365; amourvert.com. Filbert bag, $275; shopfilbert.com. Tribe Alive necklace, $38; tribealive.com. Nisolo ring, $24; nisolo.com.
Whether you're hitting the gym or just running errands, a sweatsuit is the most comfortable choice. Add color to the classic gray set with a T-shirt underneath and muted accessories for a casual yet cool vibe.
A fun and flirty dress is a date-night essential, especially in a spicy red tone. Add metallic accents like these pointy-toe pumps and dangly earrings, and you will be sure to knock their socks off.