Auralis: Supersexy Summer Eco Style

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The Convertible Jumper can be worn like this, or as a strapless top (shown below) or several other ways.

I had a lovely evening last week at the Ethical Fashion Forum meetup in NYC. Hosted by the one-and-only Bahar Shahpar, I had some great discussions (some of which I’ll be following up on in a future post). I also had the chance to chat with Auralis Herrero-Lugo, whose Summer collection (the eponymous Auralis) is gorgeous, ubersexy, and fabulously contrasty in black and white materials.

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This is a close-up of the Convertible Jumper also shown above, with the straps converted to a strapless top.

Speaking of which, “Auralis studied the texture and techniques of puertorican painter Angel Otero’s work. His bobbin lace (mundillo-like) textures led Auralis to incorporate hemp gauze, organic cotton dobby and jersey in to her collection.”

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The Flirty dress lives up to it’s name with a prettily tiered skirt, and superlowcut bodice which might look revealing now, but will be just right during the steamiest Summer days. Made from a hemp/organic cotton mix dobby.

Auralis hopes to get into denim and would ideally like to work with farmers to “help promote organic agriculture in Puerto Rico.” I can’t wait to see what this designer who is so attuned to cut and draping can do with denim!

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The Asymmetrical top is one of those pieces that will go with so many other pieces. Skinny jeans or leggings, a mini skirt, or shorts. Made from a bamboo/organic cotton mix.

About Starre Vartan
Starre Vartan is editor-in-chief of Eco-Chick.com and the author of the Eco-Chick Guide to Life.

One Comment

  1. Great article, love the eco movement in fashion at the moment. For all the Aussies out there interested, check out http://www.Article22.com.au too. They have eco friendly designer urban clothing and are in the process of getting some really cool recycled retro furniture happening too.

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