Spring has, as they say, sprung, and there's no better way to spend the day than lounging outside—unless you're working for the greater good, al fresco. Join in for one (or all five) of these outdoor opportunities, and help keep the great outdoors in tip-top shape.
Aldea Home invites you to their new location on the Valencia Street corridor during Earth Day weekend to meet British-born San Francisco writer Billee Sharp! Her new book, Lemons and Lavender: The Eco Guide to Better Homekeeping, is an invaluable resource for anyone looking to shift their lives to a more planet-honoring paradigm with "tools to reclaim a purer, tastier, healthier and less expensive way of life."
While, yes, we’re well aware that every day is Earth Day, this week brings the official day and, with it, plenty of ways to celebrate cleaner, greener and more sustainable style.
Here are six:
Say what you will about the term "green" being thrown around entirely too much, but there's no denying that the movement has also created some pretty rad results.
Eco-conscious fashion has finally shaken off its crunchy exterior (thank god), and designers and fast fashion companies are getting refeshingly innovative with sustainable fabrics.
Even better still, staying local has extended past slow food and farmers' markets with up-and-coming local designers taking the spotlight.
So for this week's Look, we focused on puttting together a pretty spring ensemble that highlights exactly that:
1. Garden Collection by H&M Floral Scarf, $12.95
It’s officially Earth Day today, but shouldn’t everyday be an earth day? Where your wardrobe is concerned, it’s easy to make that happen at these top eco-friendly San Francisco shops and boutiques:
Eco Citizen: Fair trade, eco-conscious fashions from such designers as EDUN, Loomstate, Linda Loudermilk and Del Forte Denim are on display at this Russian Hill boutique.
EcoLogiQue: Low impact production methods and sustainable materials are behind the clothing and organic products for men, women and children found at this Hayes Valley destination for eco-friendly labels such as Sweetgrass, Naked Cotton and Under the Canopy.