Style Spy: Eco-Friendly Fashion
Sustainable beauty, clothing and accessories can also be super-stylish.
QUALITY AND COMFORT
Pikolinos—a Spanish shoe brand—crafts stylish, chic footwear while maintaining the utmost respect for the environment. These sneakers are made of premium leather that is naturally dyed and treated for softness.
Pikolinos Mesina WOY, $170 at pikolinos.com or click on the store locator tab to find a pair near you.
This is so much more than a fashionable tote. It’s handmade in Bangladesh by women who are members of the Rishi caste, a marginalized group who would otherwise have very limited access to steady employment and fair wages.
Essential Companion Tote, $39.99 at Ten Thousand Villages, One Greenville Crossing, 4021A Kennett Pike, Greenville, 428-0340.
Mark Schieferstein, a devoted minimalist and metal sculptor, handcrafts all of his jewelry from things like ball bearings, industrial castoffs and deconstructed broken umbrella parts.
Skrap Monkey brass dangles, $60 at Gallery 37: A Destination for Artful Living, 8 S. Walnut St., Milford, 265-2318.
One hundred percent of the total ingredients in this hydrating mask are from natural origin. Lather it on anytime your skin is feeling dehydrated and irritated.
Tata Harper Hydrating Floral Mask, $95 at Houppette, 4021D Kennett Pike, Greenville, 421-9036.
Dover artist Arden Bardol designs unique fine art jewelry using metals and polymer clay. She has a degree in architecture from Carnegie Mellon University and creates whimsical, one-of-a-kind pieces, like this choker that can also be worn as a pin brooch.
Arden Bardol necklace, $290 at Gallery 37: A Destination for Artful Living, Milford.
JUMP FOR JOY
This cotton and linen jumpsuit—perfect for those in-between weather days—is from designer Ulla Johnson, who has the majority of her items produced in Peru and India.
Army green jumpsuit, $118 at MILOU, 125 E. State St., Kennett Square, Pa., (484) 732-8056.
This reusable, washable shopping bag can hold up to 50 pounds. Plus, for every bag sold, 20 cents is donated to Ocean Conservancy.
Blu Bag Reusable Shopping Bag (shown in Crete Blue pattern), $9.95 at Wilmington Country Store, 4013 Kennett Pike, Greenville, 656-4409.