The Ecologist

 

More articles about
Related Articles

Green to a Tee

The Ecologist

1st March, 2011

Great quality basics plus an emphasis on Fairtrade and organic fabric have made eco-label Liv one to take note of

With the concept of eco-fashion gaining ground, it’s not surprising that the last few years have seen an explosion in the number of eco-friendly and ethical brands available. From People Tree to Edun, there’s something for every look and every price point.

One of the best of the new bunch is 100 percent organic label, Liv. The eco-equivalent of Boden, it stocks a mixture of clothes and homeware, including ranges for men and children, with the emphasis on quality basics.

This month sees the launch of their S/S11 collection, which includes the floor-sweeping Hanbury Maxi dress, £165, and the ultra-sophisticated Gannow dress, £95, which comes in purple, black or cream. Other top picks include the 100 percent organic cotton pyjamas, £45, and the sweet, cream, striped Dormston top, £75.

‘Liv wears its heart on its sleeve: it’s transparent to the beholder in how it’s produced, how it’s designed and how it makes you feel when you’re wearing it,’ says Liv’s fashion and knitwear designer, Dawn Foxall. ‘I design to create beautiful, desirable and wearable pieces which make women feel good from the inside out.’

Find out more at: www.liv.co.uk

Add to StumbleUpon
  READ MORE...
GREEN LIVING
Top 10…Organic Denim
Cotton accounts for 25 percent of the world’s agrochemical use, so isn’t it time you switched to organic denim? Ruth Styles rounds up some of the best green jeans around

GREEN LIVING
Ada Zanditon: London Fashion Week's greenest rising star
One of London Fashion Week’s hottest new talents, eco-designer Ada Zanditon is one to watch, says Ruth Styles
GREEN LIVING
A good sport
Say no to exploitation and eco crime with French sportswear company Veja’s ultra cool, ultra green trainers

GREEN LIVING
Eco-fashion: how green became the new black
With London Fashion Week just around the corner, Lida Hujic, author of The First to Know, charts eco-fashion’s journey from naff to hip to even-sold-at Tesco
GREEN LIVING
Top 10… Ethical Labels to Love
Once seen as a style-free zone, green fashion is officially cool. Ruth Styles tries on 10 fashion-fabulous brands for size

 

Previous Articles...

ECOLOGIST COOKIES

Using this website means you agree to us using simple cookies.

More information here...

 

FOLLOW
THE ECOLOGIST