Trendy on a Budget: Making Fashion More Eco-Friendly

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While on my flight to Cali this past May, I read a magazine article about a company called Amour Vert (“Green Love” en francais). Amour Vert is committed to making great clothing with a design philosophy that promotes zero waste. Think non-toxic dyes, efficient use of fabric and carpooling fabrics with local businesses. On top of this, they pledge to plant a tree in North America for every Amour Vert T-shirt purchased. How impressive is that? After reading the article, I started thinking. What kind of carbon footprint am I leaving behind due to my fashion whims?

After doing a little bit of research, I was pleasantly surprised at the number of brands that carry eco-friendly lines: asos the green room, Freedom of Animals, kowtow, Claire V., and H&M, just to name a few. So on my latest trip to H&M, I sought out the conscious line and picked up this fab bomber jacket. How luxe is this piece? One thing’s for sure. One can be eco-conscious without compromising style.

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ABOUT THE AUTHOR: LINDA NGUYEN

Etsy_Club-Monaco_headshot-300x275I’m a is a thirty-something Boston-based blogger behind Trendy On A Budget. With a career in financial services, I spend most of my days in a professional and conservative environment.  With the encouragement of my closest friends, I started Trendy On A Budget in 2013 as a creative outlet for one of my passions: fashion. I love fashion. But I love it even more when I find a great deal. My goal with Trendy On A Budget is to make finding those deals easy and to prove that looking good shouldn’t cost that much!

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