Saving our planet, one maxi dress at a time

Since Earth Day is quickly approaching, I thought it was high time for a feature on sustainable style! Before I get into my finds for the day, I want to introduce you to Summer Rayne Oakes. This beautiful lady is not only an international model, but is also a leading environmental activist. As the worlds first “Eco-Model”  Summer Rayne Oakes wanted to pursue the fashion industry on a quest to clean up our forests and keep the planet alive and well.   For More information on Summer Rayne, you can visit The Eco-Model page, or her home page.

Now to celebrate sustainable style the handmade way, here are, yes, a few Etsy finds that are made from either organic and/or sustainable materials. Enjoy!

//sustainable wooden earrings from k.c.peck//

These beautiful hand crafted wooden earrings are made from either Red Stained Maple, Oak or  Walnut.
The wood is sustainably harvested from the Appalachain Mountains with a growth to removal ratio of 2.29. 100% USA grown.

//Puka open back top from Indigo Sage//

Everything in this stylish shop is handmade from organic sustainable materials in Hawaii. This particular piece is made from soy & organic cotton stretch jersey or bamboo & organic cotton stretch jersey. All the dyes used are also organic! Specializing in indie eco-chic design, her studio is even solar powered! So cool!

//Bike wheel and cross bones Tee from Dark Cycle Clothing//

This great print is accomanied by a shop full of awesome designs. The designs are printed using lightweight ink on ring spun 100% cotton sustainable organic sweatshop free American Apparel shirts.

 //Striped maxi dress from Tammy Jo Fashion//

 This gorgeous maxi dress is Made with 100% sustainable materials found in an Amish resale store in PA. Everything in her shop is wonderfully stylish and sustainable.

 

//Heart banner from The Mad Recycler//

Recycled from old book pages this banner is so sweet! Specializing in sustainable home decor, The Mad Recycler shop is full of pieces that have been upcycled and items that have been repurposed. Just great!

//Heart wooden earrings from Vintette//

These adorable wooden laser-cut heart earrings were made from sustainably harvested wood from Wisconsin. This whole shop is full of vintage beauties and great pieces!

Don’t forget to spread the eco love!Share this on Facebook, twitter, whatever your social networking preference, to share the love of sustainable and organic style!

PS. We will be announcing the winner of the “In Your Closet” giveaway tomorrow! 😀

Happy Earth=Happy Blog

❤ Amy

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