Ms. Charm Tips: A Quick Guide to Eco-Friendly Fashion

Do not forget to celebrate Earth Day on Monday, April 22.

What does Earth Day mean to you?

For me, it means giving back in environmentally friendly ways and embracing eco-friendly fashion.

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Eco-friendly fashion is more than what you may think.

Types of eco-friendly fashion are:

  • Natural Fashion: Jewelry or accessories made from natural items such as shells and rocks.

Baltimore Example: Whichgoose 

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  • Organic Fashion: Using only organic fabrics in the making of clothes. The fabrics are only considered green if  should come from a green farm or place that has been documented as green manufacturing company.

Baltimore Example:  Sweet Pepita 

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  • Locally Produced Green Fashion: Green clothes, jewelry or accessories made locally. This means clothes or accessories that are not made from sweatshops.

Baltimore Example:  Red Prairie Press 

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  • Upcycle Fashion: Re-spun fibers spun from old fabrics used to make new clothes and accessories.

Baltimore Example: Kalai Kai

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  • Vintage Fashion: Clothing treasures from the past.

Baltimore Examples: Gogo’s Retread Threads, My Dear Vintage 

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