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Green Fashion Trends

January 7, 2011 IADT Las Vegas, Fashion Design, IADT General 0 Comments

Environmentally friendly fashions seem to be popping up everywhere. Brands like Victoria's Secret, H&M and Banana Republic are using eco-friendly materials in their designs. It seems like "green" is becoming the new black, especially in today's uncertain economy.

So if you're a fashionista who's ready to go green, read on.

Vegan Shoes - Some animals can rest a little easier thanks to vegan shoes. Brands like Beyond Skin use materials like cotton-backed polyurethane and post-consumer cardboard to create luxurious-looking treats for your feet. You can now step out in style without having a guilty conscious.

Organic Beauty Products - As you know, fashion and beauty go hand in hand. Of course you always want to give good face. Why not do it responsibly? You can with organic beauty products. Many beauty brands are adding organic lines. You can also find a wealth of organic beauty products in natural food stores. These lines are made without harmful ingredients like parabens and are not tested on animals.

Organic Clothing Lines - Many companies are rolling out organic clothing lines. Target recently partnered with the organic label Loomstate to develop a reasonably priced collection of 100% cotton fiber clothing. Looking to add some green fashions to your wardrobe? Check the Web. Sites like thegreenloop.com offer fashions from a number of conscientious companies.

Clothing Swaps - What's the best way to reduce, reuse and recycle your wardrobe? Clothing swaps, of course! Swap parties are becoming more common. These parties give you the chance to share your style with others. You also have the opportunity to snag someone else's great finds. If there aren't any swap parties in your area, host one of your own. Or go online. Swapstyle is a free online swap party. You can trade 24 hours a day with people from around the globe.

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