This summer, the great outdoors serves as fashion muse. Animal prints and motifs are back with a vengenance (and, thankfully, available for vegans as well), hair is beachy and messy and safari-inspired pieces work as well for day as for night. Channel your inner wild child with these sustainably savvy fashion picks, and don’t forget the sunscreen.
Alkemie Cicada Ring
Who doesn’t love being lulled to sleep by the tranquil sounds of Cicadas? This stylized version, handmade in Los Angeles from 100% reclaimed metal is a great reminder to slow down and relax. Available in a gold or silver patina.
Badger SPF30+ Anti-Bug Sunscreen
There are some kinds of wildlife that you just don’t want to interact with that much. This mineral sunscreen and natural bug repellent by Badger is made with Certified Organic ingredients and DEET-free bug repellent, protecting you from sunburns and nasty bug bites at the same time.
$17, Badger Balm
Karla Colletto Snake-print Halterneck Swimsuit
With a dramatic plunge front and low-cut back, Karla Colletto’s swimsuit is hot number for summer. Wear it to the pool or pair it with a floor-length skirt for some casual beachy evening glamour. Each Karla Colletto collection in made in-house, ensuring all pieces maintain the brand’s signature tailored quality that combines high fashion with flattering silhouettes.
$240, Net-a-Porter & Karla Colletto
Hearts of Darkness Bounty Ankle-Strap Wedge
Wedges are the go-to shoes for spring and summer, just because they are easy to walk in but still give you that little something that happens when you wear heels. Leopard is one of those patterns that never seems to go out of style. Pair these with florals and bright colors and you’ll be the epitome of eco-chic. These vegan wedges are made in an ethical, sweat-shop free factory in China, by sustainable shoe line Hearts of Darkness.
$150, Cri de Coeur
Chainmail Clutch by Heather Heron
This stylish clutch by Southern California-based designer Heather Heron is made in the U.S. from vegetable-dyed Organic leather and Japanese boro fabric. Wear it with jeans and a simple tank for casual daytime elegance or pair it with a long flowy dress and metallic heels for a warm summer evening.
On sale for $230, Juno & Jove
Cargo Jersey Mini Skirt by Edun
Take safari chic to a whole new level with this stylish mini skirt from Edun, featuring pockets for all you need to carry on a safari through the jungle or the city. Go from day to night by dressing it up with a detailed or tailored top and strappy heels.
Lulu Organics Hair Powder
Hair powder, or dry shampoo, as it’s also called, is essential for creating big, wild hair. It works best when you haven’t washed your hair in a day or two and creates amazing volume and body. The hair powders by Lulu Organics and made with all natural and Organic ingredients and come in four delicious scents. My favorite is the new Vetiver and Black Pepper, a woody layered scent with notes of dark black pepper and coriander oil.
$30, Lulu Organics
This post in collaboration with Coco Eco Magazine