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Sustainable Spring Scarves

Spring was AWOL this past week in San Francisco. So I found myself more often reaching for a scarf and jacket rather than sandals and a skirt. Here is a round up of sustainable scarves.

Azuri Organic Cotton Scarf from Nimli.com

Organic Cotton Spring Scarf by Margiwarg from Etsy.com

Squid Scarf by Gaiaconceptions from Etsy.com

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A Pencil Skirt Made Out of Recycled Cotton by Levi’s

Everyone needs a pencil skirt in her closet. It’s just one of those versatile pieces that you can dress up or down depending on the occasion. This one happens to be made of stretch denim containing recycled cotton. Way to go Levi’s!

Levi's Vintage Pencil Skirt Clean Air

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A Dress Design for Organic Cotton Eyelet Fabric

I’ve been thinking about the organic cotton eyelet fabric (below) that was used in a shirt from Aventura Clothing in a previous post.

Eyelet Fabric in Remi Organic Cotton Shirt from Aventura Clothing

It inspired me to draw this sketch of a dress that would play up the rows of eyelets that make up this pretty material. Would you buy this from Aventura Clothing if they made it?

Bouclé San Francisco Eyelet Dress Design

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Refined Yet Casual Organic Cotton Jersey Skirt from Hessnatur

Hessnatur Organic Cotton Jersey Skirt

Great design means walking a fine line between simple and elaborate, stylish and sensible. Hessnatur‘s organic cotton skirt does this beautifully in an A-line shape with mini tucks. Refined yet casual, this piece could complement a sophisticated top or just a plain T.

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A Spring-Time Shirt in a Flirty Fabric: Organic Cotton!

Aventura Clothing Remi Organic Cotton Shirt

Just in time for spring, this organic cotton shirt by Aventura Clothing reads timeless. Light and airy, the material on this piece creates a playful effect thanks to rows of tiny eyelets. Worn by itself or with a bright tank underneath, you’ll be ready for that first picnic in the park.

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Pick Your Favorite Tunic

Edun Idris Tunic from http://www.nordstrom.com

Pretty Birdie Open Back Tunic from http://www.etsy.com

ISDA & CO Square Neck Tunic from http://www.zappos.com

City chic, yoga cool, or preppy clean. No matter your look, there’s an eco-friendly tunic just for you. Made of organic cotton, Edun‘s racy version features a slim fit, contrasting trim and cutouts on the sleeve. Pretty Birdie‘s relaxed cut comes in hemp and organic cotton jersey, with an open back, wide cowl neck, sleeve tabs, side pocket, and skinny belt. And last but not least, ISDA & CO‘s minimal design, offered in organic cotton, is a study in geometry thanks to a square neckline formed from a rectangular bandeau.  Clearly, the choice is yours.

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Triangle Pattern Top in Organic Cotton Jersey

Lina Rennell Top from http://www.beklina.com

Easy and casual. That’s the effect of the this hand-printed Lina Rennell top available at Beklina. Made in Northern California of organic cotton jersey, this shirt may become your favorite for Spring, offering a pattern that evokes a far-away place.

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