The Eco-Luxe Go Green Expo hit New York recently, showcasing environmentally responsible luxe goodies. The Rouge Tomate restaurant, known for its locally-grown menu and fresh decor, played host to eco-friendly companies, including Tesla Motors, Hydro Flask, Soda Stream, Divine Chocolate, 360 Vodka, and Jane Iredale.
A spirit of innovation was behind both the newcomers and established brands at the expo. Come along for a virtual tour!
Green designer Alberto Parada and his environmentally sustainable and socially responsible jewelry shone bright.
A model striking a pose for sustainable style as presented by the Ethical Fashion Show.
Skivvies, tees, and totes made from recycled bottles by A Lot to Say Inc.. With inspirational messages printed with AirDye® technology from Colorep®, this t-shirt company uses a no water dyeing process.
Celadon & Celery Events
The event company provided the floral arrangements for the expo and brought to their booth a vertical garden installed in salvaged materials from a Union Square construction site. In addition to their green event services, Celadon & Celery also offers floral design workshops out of their NYC Chelsea studio.
Designer Danna Weiss shares her expertise in the healing power of stones through her powerfully vibing bling and ongoing crystal workshops. As Weiss explains, the company strives not only to adorn you with earth energy, but to protect mother nature by minimizing waste through eco-friendly packaging and donating a portion of proceeds to the National Parks Conservation Association.
Organic skin, hair, and makeup in recycled packaging for Eco Chiquitas. Sparklehearts beauty products live up to their name with glimmer, bright rainbow colors, and sweet fragrances without the toxic ingredients. The duo of moms Hilary Orr and Darcy McMahon behind Sparklehearts have created a playful and hip natural beauty line for girls.
One Lucky Duck
One Lucky Duck, founded by raw-vegan chef extraordinaire Sarma Melngailis, brought a delicious sampling of their treats to the expo. Sachet bags filled with Priti polish also made a festive appearance at the booth. In addition to their delectable takeaway edibles and NYC restaurant Pure Food & Wine, One Lucky Duck carries a broad range of organic lifestyle products.