Accessorize Your Life
You don’t need to start big when shopping for sustainable style. Accessories – like shoes, purses, sunglasses, jewelry and other small items – are a good place to start if you are looking to green up your wardrobe. Plus in these bare-bones budget times, you don’t need to spend money on a whole wardrobe. Mix-and-match accessories with the same dress or same pair of jeans and totally transform your outfit.
Belt it on with some great vintage or handcrafted finds like this photo buckle available on Etsy.
Or this floral creation by M “n” M Designs also available at Etsy.
Bling it out with some recycled glass bangles by Smart Glass Jewelry.
Bag it up with some serious eye candy from Ecoist. These eye-catching bags are made from recycled candy wrappers and recycled wood handles produced by weavers in Mexico and Peru.
Bring it on And if you’re one of the lucky ones, win a prize pack from Payless ShoeSource’s new line of green shoes and accessories: zoe&zac. Prize includes a zoe&zac clutch and beaded hoop earrings (below) plus a $30 gift card to purchase your own pair of shoes!
Post a comment telling us what you are doing to celebrate Earth Day and one lucky winner will be chosen.
Summer Rayne Oakes
Model-activist and author of Style, Naturally
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