Rebekah Green: Intelligent Jewelry Design

One of the most heartbreaking parts of “going green” was that I had to put the brakes on what I like to call my “jewelry acquisition project.”  I love jewelry and not just the funky fashion kind–I like the real stuff.  Gold, silver, diamonds and gems.  I’m pretty sure I was a pirate in my former life. Rebekah Green has come to my rescue.  Her designs use only 100% recycled metals, fair trade gemstones, and are manufactured locally in Los Angeles, CA.  And they are also completely gorgeous and…wait for…

Eco Chic Weekly: September 11, 2009

Ecco*Eco has a peek at the fabulous John Patrick Organic Spring/Summer 2010 collection! Learn about the exciting new materials being used in eco fashion at Eco Fashion World. Looking to accessorize for your fall wardrobe?  Eco-Chick recommends MuiChic! Five Natural Beauty Tips (Old School Style!) on The Eco Diva. The lines of ethics and eco-style can get blurry–Ethical Style demonstrates the process of conscious consumerism in their Justify My Love piece. Feelgood Style reports on the FDA assurances that, although there is still lead in lipstick,  it’s all “ok.” I hate to break it to you, but according to The Girlie Girl Army…Leopard…

Jaszy’s Jewelry

Jaszy McAllister is a rising star in the world of sustainable, ethical jewelry.  Her pieces are organically inspired, delicate yet artistic, and sophisticated enough to meet the discriminating tastes of any fashion-conscious woman.  Jaszy was kind enough to answer a few interview questions for Fashion, Evolved this week: 1.  Where do you get your creative inspiration? I believe I am inspired by just about everything!  But ultimately colors speak to me.  They can be representative of so many things; red brings to mind fire and passion, blue – water, peace and…

Weekly Five!

1.  Blue Canoe Bamboo Wrap Dress ($98) Fresh and lovely…and easy to wear!  This bamboo/organic cotton blend wrap dress is a perfect chameleon piece for the summer.  Wear it with a statement necklace and strappy sandals for an afternoon affair; or pull your hair into a ponytail and cruise around town in casual elegance. 2.  Tony Pomeroy “Orchid” Gold Earrings (*inquire) Tony Pomeroy creates beautiful jewelry out of reclaimed gold.  These environmentally sound Orchid earrings are chic, sexy and luxurious. 3.  Form & Fauna Reunited Creme Grass Flat Sweet, fresh, and adorable–it’s so hard to find sustainable shoes this…

Aster & Sage Flower Power

Aster & Sage is known for the their funky-mod bags and accessories, many of which focus on geometric designs in bright colors; but this season the sustainable style company is offering something a little softer.  Their floral designs can be worn as brooches, bracelets, or hair adornments.  Like the other Aster & Sage products, these darling flowers are made from 100% recycled polyester microsuede made from soda bottles and fabric scraps. Prices range from $22-30.  Visit Aster & Sage’s online store to buy yours…

Everybody Green!

Everybodygreen.com has added to their very popular collection of cornstarch resin jewelry this month!  Previously they had these cute bracelets in different color combinations which feature a little metal “Go Green” tag.  Now they have seed bead necklaces to go with them!  These lovely strands can be mixed and matched, twisted into colorful braids or worn loose for a bohemian look. The best part?  Proceeds from the sale of the jewelry goes toward excellent green charities like: Earthday Oceana Earth Resource Foundation Clean Water Fund Heal the Bay Their goal is to raise $1 million to donate to these wonderful environmental…