Green Fashionista

One woman's quest toward green fashion, green design, green work, and green living

Why organic clothing is expensive January 12, 2008

Filed under: affordable,fashion,organic — Anne @ 8:12 pm
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I have often wondered why organic clothing is, on average, so much more expensive than non-organic clothing.  The founders of Lotus Organics explain some of the reasons for the expense from the perspective of the clothing makers and entrepreneurs.  I’m keeping my fingers crossed that as consumers increase their demand for organic clothing, the prices will decrease as the industry is encouraged to innovate growing and production technologies.


Organic fashion for the home January 10, 2008

Filed under: affordable,organic — Anne @ 8:47 pm
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West Elm is having a sale on some of its organic cotton towels and sheets.  Although they are not fashion we wear, they’re cute for a fashionable, eco-friendly home.


Affordable jeans January 8, 2008

Filed under: affordable,fashion,organic — Anne @ 4:39 pm
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Searching for organic casual wear, I found some relatively affordable ($100-$120) organic cotton jeans from Mavi.


C&C does organic January 7, 2008

Filed under: fashion,organic — Anne @ 10:35 pm
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C&C California, the maker of totally wearable t-shirts, has launched an organic line.

I love the “Go paperless…” t-shirt.  Even without buying the tee, you can still learn from the handwritten tips on the inside of the shirt (where the label would usually go).  I’m impressed and totally inspired.