Red, White, and Green: 6 Sizzling Eco-Fashion Options to Celebrate Memorial Day in Style
Image via Beklina
If you're heading to a Memorial Day parade or brunching at a picnic on the beach today try dressing the part in a red, white, and/or blue ensemble. We've culled our favorite online eco-boutiques and very own archives for the hautest, stylish, and most sustainable patriotic looks for the summer season. While you won't be able to order these items in time to wear today--after all, the greenest ensemble is the one you already own--they are perfect for any day this summer--so long as the sun is shining--and we hope they inspire you as you peek in your wardrobe this morning.
1. Blue & White T-Shirt by Lina RennellLina Rennell's t-shirt is made by hand in California with 100% organic cotton. Price Tag: $54; Find it at: Beklina.
More in TreeHugger: Spring/Summer 2010: Lina Rennell (Photos)
2. The 'Lizzy' short by Mr. Larkin
Image via Kaight Shop
Mr. Larkin shorts are 50% tussah silk;25% organic cotton; and 25% hemp twill. Price Tag: $225; Find it at: Kaight Shop.
More in TreeHugger: Mr. Larkin Spring 2010 at New York Green Fashion Week (Slideshow)
3. Red Trainers by Ethletic
For our Euro readers, Ethletic trainers offer the classic Converse look with a green twist. These high top sneaks are made with 100% organic cotton canvas, FSC certified natural latex, and are made following fair trade guidelines. Price Tag: £ 39.50; Find it at: Fashion-Conscience.
4. Pleated Fossil Skirt by Shabd Simon-AlexanderImage via Beklina Shabd Simon-Alexander's skirt is made with hand-loomed cotton and hand dyed in New York. Price Tag: $232.50; Find it at: Beklina.
5. Mystique Bikini by Deux FMCredit: Nimli
Deux FM's suit is made in Nova Scotia with remnant fabrics; 94% viscose/6% spandex blend and 100% cotton braid cording. Price Tag: $48; Find it at: Nimli.
More in TreeHugger: The TreeHugger Swimsuit Issue: Sizzling Fashion for an Eco Splash (Slideshow)
6. Nicolette Braided Dress by Loomstate
Credit: Urban Outfitters
Loomstate's dress is made with organic cotton jersey and looks great cinched at the waist with a belt. Price Tag: $128; Find it at: Urban Outfitters via ShopStyle.
More in TreeHugger: Loomstate for Bloomingdale's Surf Lodge Menswear Collection