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{January 20, 2009}   Greening In The New Year!

I, like many of my fellow eco-fashionista are dealing with the time-honored tradition of how to bring in the New Year with style. I firmly believe that setting the right tone for the coming year starts on day one. So as I click and thumb through my e-catalogs, I’ve resolved that my choice of 2009 attire will always be fashionably conscious.

I have narrowed down a list of several great eco-finds. So regardless of if you’re attending an upscale private party, an explosive outdoor celebration, reflective spiritual observance or low key celebration with family and friends, these selections are sure to work well.

Charmoné is a great place to start for gorgeous feminine shoes.
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This fabulous and flirty velvet d’orsay sandal with satin ruffles will work well with a simple slip dress. In Bordeaux or Black. Charmoné shoes are Vegan, Eco-Friendly and Sweatshop-Free. Check them out at charmone.com

Now to hang out with family friends in the comfort of home. This pair from Pikolinos evokes style, comfort and conscientious.
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Pikolinos has been awarded a certification for its environmentally friendly production of its shoes. They strive to use all-natural leathers, free of chemical treating, with natural and biodegradable soles.

This pair was made for dancing, toasting and making resolutions. catalog_cock1Designer, Mink perfectly pairs sophistication and whimsy with I love the chains that dangle at the ankle.

Cock is a bright cherry satin T-strap with a titanium spike heel. The peep-toe is adorned with brass-studded hardware.

34178_in_dl4 “For auld lang syne”. Stella McCartney once again makes an eco-statement. I found these thigh-high boots at net-a-porter.com. These sustainable wedges are simply hot!

Happy New Year!

~Ar

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Michelle says:

LOVE the look of the Charmoné shoe!

I bought the Esperanza style from NEUAURA really captures the Victorian era styling but with a modern twist. Velvet ribbon laces, Very beautiful!



Michelle,
I couldn’t agree with you more. Neuaura shoes are great. Their styling is smart and the collections are classically diverse. I’m looking forward to their Spring/Summer collection. I will be featuring some of my favorites from them soon. Please visit often.

Thanks,
Arlene



Michelle says:

Arlene,

One more site that I wanted to give a shout out to is http://www.vegetarianshoesandbags.com/

I have found that this site is really a one-stop shopping place, with vegan shoes and boots for the WHOLE fmaily, but they also carry great looking vegan handbags and accessories.

I was definitely impressed!



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