If the phrases “earth-friendly clothing” and “sustainable fashion” make you think of wannabe Deadheads clad in tie-dye T-shirts, hemp skirts and beat-up Birkenstocks, it’s time to tune in and turn on to all the fierce eco-fashions available today.
In honor of Earth Day, we’ve rounded up 10 chic styles made with organic and recycled materials that look totally hip—not hippie. Far out!
Unpredictable spring days mean you should always have a jacket handy. This chic black and purple number, made using recycled polyester, will keep you warm, stylish and eco-friendly. Sold!
Karma “Stark” anorak, $168, Nordstrom
2Green With Envy
Show your love for eco-friendly designs with this scoop neck, swan/heart-print T-shirt made from 100-percent organic cotton. All hipsters know green is the new black.
Loom state ‘This Swan’s for You’ T-shirt, $65, Loomstate
Every woman needs a pretty white blouse in her wardrobe. This style is so sweet and feminine you’ll find yourself wearing it again and again. Made with recycled and organic materials, this chiffon number proves green is good.
O by Organic tie-neck blouse, $98, Anthropologie
4Back in Black
The LBD gets an eco-chic update with this dress made from 67-percent sustainable bamboo, 30-percent organic cotton and 3 percent spandex. Trust us: Audrey Hepburn so would have totally worked this dress.
Gaiam pleated boatneck dress, $78, Gaiam
Eco-conscious gets the eco-adorable treatment with this knee-length, floral-print dress that features 100-percent recycled polyester lining. And at this price, you’ll have money left over to donate to your favorite green charity. Win-win!
H&M Conscious Collection dress, $14.95, H&M
Add a little quirkiness to your spring wardrobe with this scoop neck blouse that boasts an artsy crochet detail the shoulders. Ruched sides balance the wide sleeves and knowing it’s made with 60-percent organic cotton and 40-percent recycled polyester fabric just sweetens the deal.
Threads for Thought “Serafina” crochet top, $79, Piperlime
7To the Maxi
The maxi length is still hot for spring, and this long racerback tank dress will ensure you look pretty sizzling, too. How cool is that?
Alternative Apparel Eco-Streaky Racer Maxi Dress, $68, Alternative Apparel
Make your spring wardrobe pop with cropped skinny jeans in an eye-catching color or bright white. This stretch twill denim is made from eco-friendly organic cotton and is dyed at a facility that uses two-thirds less water than normal. Color us happy!
Eileen Fisher organic cotton skinny ankle jeans, $178, Eileen Fisher
9Lace It Up
Be sure to pencil in time to pick up this knee-length lace pencil skirt. Lined with 100-percent recycled polyester and made with 70-percent organic cotton, it’s sweet, sexy and eco-friendly to boot.
H&M Conscious Collection Ace skirt, $14.95, H&M
This short-sleeve, open-front cardigan is great for spring, but we suspect you’ll wear it all year long. Made using 53-percent organic cotton and 47-percent rayon from sustainable bamboo, it‘s comfy and eco-fabulous.
Gaiam shawl collar sweater, $99, Gaiam