Green Wedding Dresses

Thinking about getting married?  Well, if there’s nothing I can do to dissuade you, the least I can do is suggest some fabulous green wedding dresses!  Greenopia.com has compiled a list of the 50 Most Gorgeous Eco-Friendly Wedding Dresses which they are posting in installments of ten.  So far, we’re up to 30 gowns, all of which are truly unique and stunning with enough styles to satisfy any bride’s personal sense of style.  Check them out: Part I:  1-10 Part II:  11-20 Part III: …

Rosel

  Twitter is awesome.  I’ve met so many cool people using that service.  Who would have thought that 140 characters at a time could be so powerful? This month I was able to make the acquaintance of designer Juliane Camposano.  Her new line is Rosel and is currently based out of New York.  She graciously agreed to let me interview her about her line and the inspiration behind it: Thanks for agreeing to let me feature you and your line on Fashion, Evolved.  I really like the style of your designs and I think…

Weekly Five: June 9, 2009

I’m starting a new feature where I post about five products that have caught my eye this week.  I’m always on the lookout for something new and exciting, so drop me a line at the_q (at) inbox (dot) com if you have any suggestions! 1.  EyeQuatic by Tarte This amazing set of summer cosmetics by Tarte includes a funky mod headscarf, waterproof mascara, and 3 mermaid-inspired lock & roll creaseless cream & powder shadow duos in turquoise, citrine, and tanzanite.   The best part?  The whole thing is only $35! 2.  Mophop High Walnut Infinity…

10 Reasons to Choose Eco Fashion

Photo by Ferran Jorda I spend a lot of time reading and writing about eco fashion and beauty; and I’m absolutely convinced of the value of going green when it comes to personal style.  But at least once a week someone asks me what the “point” of eco fashion is.  So I’ve come up with a list of ten reasons why eco fashion is an infinitely better choice over traditional clothing, shoes, accessories and cosmetics.  Ready?  Ok! 1.  Planet Earth is a Nice Place to Live. Here’s the thing:  there is no other…

Under the Canopy Sale!

Looking for some basic organic cotton pieces at awesome prices?  Check out the Under the Canopy site where you’ll find tees, tops, yoga pants, hoodies and lounge wear ranging from $13.99-$25.99.  Lots of sizes and colors available,…

Mountains of the Moon

Eco Chic is a fairly new movement in the big world of fashion.  While it is true that an industry-wide greening is underway, it certainly is taking its sweet time.  Yet, there are some pioneers that have been paving the way for the evolution of fashion for years.  To wit: Melissa Baswell. Baswell has been creating eco-conscious clothing for almost ten years, originally making them by hand herself and selling them in local boutiques at at festivals. She established her company Mountains of the Moon with $200 and a vision– learning how…

Heidi and Seek

I love indie designers.  They have no fear.  They don’t have to worry about pleasing a mass market sensibility just to keep their stock holders happy; and they can be as creative as they want to be–on their own terms. Heidi and Seek is an independent label of mostly one-of-a-kind pieces by designer Hayley Lau.  Her look is edgy, hip and unique.   Made from reclaimed materials, the fashions of Heidi and Seek are unexpected, pairing unusual fabrics, textures and colors with surprisingly modern results. Hayley Lau, the label’s founder, designs and…

M641 Spring/Summer ’09 – PREVIEW

In September I featured the ethical line from an up and coming company called Madras641. Today I have a preview of their Spring/Summer ’09 collection. I own some of these clothes and they are as beautiful in person as they are onscreen.  The detail in both the design and workmanship is amazing.  For more information on the company or to find a list of retailers that sell M641, visit…

Doie

Every time I turn around it seems that I find a new eco-designer fighting the good fight of green consumerism.  I love how the fashion industry is being revolutionized and turned upside down by these conscious artists! The latest designer is Sara Kirsner of Doie Designs.  Her fabrics are eco-friendly and the style is fresh and youthful.  Whoever said eco fashion can’t be hip hasn’t seen this line! For more information on Doie, visit the main website, or check their list of local…

Why should you choose SPUN?

If you haven’t heard of SPUN yet, don’t worry.  You will.  The lovely and talented founder of the company, Sara Seumae is riding a wave of popularity as her sustainable, chic designs continue to gain a reputation among fashionistas.  I had the opportunity to “meet” Sara online and asked her if she’d let me interview her for Fashion, Evolved: The Q: Do you design all the clothing at SPUN? Sara Seumae:  YES! But I will have to say that the emails from our customers and my mom and sister’s “two-cents” should be also…