What a great collection of eco chic articles! She Inspires an Australian Inspirational Blog put together a wonderful collection of Eco Chic articles /blogs on recycling, reusing old clothes into Eco Chic.
Tons of great ideas from Salvation Army to Road Kill Fashion, shoes, purses and clothes. I got inspired and I think anyone that is interested in upcycling, recycling and reusing their clothes into new Eco Chic Styles, check out the site!
Quick peek at a few of the Eco Chic Designer~
Learn about Currie Lee and her ethics-based brand that incorporates fashion with social and environmental concern. Her products are upcycled from natural materials and manufactured by women who earn a living income. Lee demonstrates that going green and being ethical doesn’t have Upcycling Goes Mainstream: Britain’s Biggest Retailer Tesco Teams Up with From Somewhere for New Fashion Collection
Find out about From Somewhere, a new label in the UK that is teaming up with Tesco to make a collection of upcycled dresses. This new collection will be made from Tesco’s waste textiles. Take a look at these great new designs here!
Is it true, Roadkill on the Runway? Yes it is, although it may seem morbid fashion designer, James Faulkner, has made it happen. Check out how he turned sad and gory roadkill into fabulous and fashionable hats.
Looking for a new purse? Why not look into upcycled purses? These bags are made from discarded lolly wrappers and pop-can pull tabs. Not only will you stand out in a crowd but these purses are hand made, signed by the maker and one of a kind!
Recycled hand bags are all the rage and are one of a kind. You won’t have to worry about any of your girlfriends showing up with the same purse! Salvation Sacks makes their handbags from recycled materials in seven simple steps. Find out where you can get your one of a kind hand bags!
Turn your old leather pants into a chic new handbag! Paris designers are turning old leather duds into cool new bags. After getting the idea while visiting Africa, they have brought the idea of recycling clothing back to Paris. Read this article to find out more!
With Posh Swaps “swapping is the new shopping”. Find out about where you can do your next swap and find great clothes! Also Po-Zu has launched their ethical and ecological footwear retail website. Buy shoes with an environmental consciousness in mind.
Clothing made entirely in the USA from repurposed & recycled textiles. Materials include: men’s cotton dress shirts, cotton jersey knits, wool suits, vintage ties, leather remnants, out-of-fashion bridesmaids gowns & cocktail dresses, wool felt remnants, vintage buttons & buckles, wool & cashmere sweaters, golf slacks, used car salesman clothing from the 1970s, silk boudoir attire, cargo pants, military surplus.