Summer’s a-coming, y’all. AKA time to start bringing your swimsuits to the front of your underwear drawers, your shorts from behind a stack of jeans, and straightening out dented straw hats. When it comes time to procure these items, I often find myself with a motley pile of ill-fitting, unfavorable pieces. Therefore, I’ve been compiling a list of spot-on summer finds.
I’m a sucker for pretty things. I’m a super-sucker for sustainable pretty things.
Dig into these sustainable pairings and get geared up for a beautiful summer!
3 Gorgeous Sustainable Pairings for Summer
1. Rika Swimsuit + Welly Bottle
Rika Swimsuit from Botanica Workshop – Botanica Workshop has a “slow fashion” sustainable design practice and is all about using organic and sustainable materials. This block color swimsuit feels both classic and très moderne.
Welly Bottle 12 oz – Grab and go bottle for coffee, tea, or water. Includes a diffuser and keeps drinks cool for 24 hours and hot for 12. Welly bottles are made from natural materials and the company works closely with Charity: Water. For every bottle sold, Welly donates $1 to bring clean water to people in need.
2. Klara Dress + The Skipper Heel
Klara Dress in Dewdrop from Reformation – Reformation makes their pieces from sustainable materials, rescued deadstock fabrics, and repurposed vintage clothing. The Klara Dress is ultra feminine and flirty–perfect for warm weather coffee dates and afternoon tea with your mates.
The Skipper Heel in Azur from RAFA – Vegan, handmade heels made from recycled textiles. All of RAFA’s products are made using ecologically friendly materials and sustainable processes. The Skipper Heel is a vegan iteration of one of the most popular trends in footwear from the past few years–block heels with a vintage flair.
3. KIKA crystal Glasses + Fringe Beach Towel
KIKA crystal sunglasses from GIANT VINTAGE – A wonderful way to be sustainably fashionable is to buy vintage items. This site has tons of vintage eyewear for very reasonable prices. Just be sure when scrolling through to select the vintage sunglasses, not the new ones.
Fair Trade Fringe Beach Towel in pink from The Little Market – Made with eco-friendly dyes. Each purchase empowers artisans at Kara Weaves in India. This beautiful fringe towel is a great choice for trips to the beach or the park (picnic time!).
What pretty, sustainable items are you most looking forward to sporting this summer?
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