Sea worthy duds
Set sail - or just look the part - with these nautical eco-friendly duds.
Thu, Jun 01, 2006 at 10:12 PM
Photo: Eugene Gologursky
The proceeds from this limited-edition bag—made from sails used in championship races—go toward sending the U.S. sailing team Horton-Nichol to the 2008 Olympics. $395, seabags.com
STAND AND DELIVER
The soles of the Earth “Nantucket” sneaks, which are made from recycled plastic, were designed to promote good posture. $99, earth.us for stores.
A BIT OF LACE
Loyale’s swingy organic cotton “Murrieta” top is so lightweight and cool, it’s like having built-in air conditioning. $72, Hempsown; 707.826.0577
PLAYS WELL WITH OTHERS
Crisp, white jeans, like EDUN’s “Sylph” jeans in white deconstruct, always look sharp. $175, bloomingdales.com for stores
Brooklyn-based label Left Field reinvents a preppy classic in organic cotton with a hand-pressed varsity letter–style anchor patch. $75, leftfieldnyc.com
Lightweight organic-cotton cargo shorts from Of the Earth fold up small so they fit easily in your beach bag. $58, backcountry.com
NO SWEAT EDUN’S
Lightweight zip-up sweatshirt, made of organic cotton, is just right for cool nights on the dock. $155, nordstrom.com for stores
Converse goes green with a hemp version of their iconic All-Stars, and conserves material by skipping the laces. $61.99, converse.com
THE SUN TIMES
The Citizen Eco-Drive “Sailhawk” watch has a yacht-racing timer, and runs on solar or artificial light, so you never have to replace the battery. $500, citizenwatch.com for stores
This article originally appeared in Plenty in June 2006. This story was added to MNN.com in June 2009.
Copyright Environ Press 2006.