Comfy, Sassy and Eco-Friendly?

Finally! One of Vancouver’s best kept secrets has come out of hiding. Eco-friendly and cost affordable clothing companies for non-yoga/outdoorsy types does exist! and even better, it’s local!

Lav and Kush designer/ president Angela Saxena is deeply devoted to helping the environment while designing pieces that compliment the female form. Doing what they can to lessen their impact on the environment, Lav and Kush choose their fabrics carefully, primarily using fabrics such as bamboo, soy, hemp and organic cotton and are also members of environmental groups such as PETA. All the while, with a passion for fashion, their line features sassy and sexy pieces with plunging necklines, flirty ruffles, and form-fitting wraps. Even T-shirts are strategically designed to hide any “food babies” on those bloated days! Available all over North America, you can pick up Lav and Kush at Vancouver shops such as Life of Riley, Nimama Maternity, Barefoot Contessa, and others.

Not to leave out the opposite sex, another eco-friendly company known as Twice Shy designs clothing for both men and women. Experiencing the dilemma of not being able to find trendy and organic clothing, founders Jen McCormack and Michael Ziff created Twice Shy. With a strong dedication to helping the environment and having fun doing it, Twice Shy has grown exponentially over the years and have recently expanded their line to include Fig, an organic line for kids. Twice Shy and Fig are reasonably priced and can be found in numerous shops around the city. Twigg and Hottie, Belly and Beyond, and Riot are a few places that you can find these great lines.

For more information, visit Lav and Kush, Twice Shy, and Fig Kids. Know of any other local eco-friendly designers? Post a comment and let us know!

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3 Comments »

  1. Raul said

    Great write up, you guys! One of the things that we lack in is fresh recycled clothing! I have a few write-ups about that on my blog, particularly from my coverage of EPIC 2008.

    Awesome to hear you highlight this kind of important eco-friendly clothing stuff!

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