By Lindsay Talbot

Gone are the days of burlap sacks and tattered hand-me-downs. Dressing green is going chic.

We’ve made strides in applying environmental and ethical practices to food (organic! Non- G.M.O! Locavarism!) and beauty (all-natural! Cruelty-free! Recyclable packaging!), but when it comes to greening our wardrobes, sad hemp hippie-wear still springs to mind.



What is it? Fabric made from nylon waste (such as old fishing

nets and carpets), developed by Italian company Aquafil.

Fans: Mara Hoffman, H&M, and Speedo.

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