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AWEAR 2014: Eco Fashion Worn by Stylish Changemakers

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I was so honored to be featured on Kestrel Jenkin’s awesome project, AWEAR2014!

What is AWEAR? “AWEAR is a project intended to help inspire us to think about where our clothes are made, what they are made of, and who made them.”

The photos above and below were a fun eco fashion ensemble I put together to go to Portland (and for AWEAR, Day 46).

What am I wearing?

Orange Mohair Cape (vintage from The Salvation Army)
Scarf (by Virginia Johnson, fairly dyed in India by a women’s co-op)
Hearts Cardigan (80s vintage from London)
Dress (by Feral Childe, made in NYC)

Tights (by Gudrun Sjödén, made in Italy with low-impact dyes)
Boots (by El Naturalista, handmade in Spain with vegetable-tanned leather)
Earrings ( By Natalie Frigo, made in NYC from recycled metals)
Knit Bracelet (by Study NY, made in NYC from upcycled textiles)
Metal Bracelet (by Growing Jewelry, handmade in Austin, Texas)

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Go check out all the other incredible outfits on AWEAR2014 and follow them on Facebook!

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Starre Vartan is founder and editor-in-chief of Eco-Chick.com and the author of the Eco-Chick Guide to Life. She's also a freelance science and environment writer who has published in National Geographic, CNN, Scientific American, Mental Floss, Pacific Standard, the NRDC, and many more. She lives on an island in Puget Sound with her partner and black cat. She was a geologist in her first career, and still picks up rocks wherever she goes.